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Al Ryan Mediterranean Restaurant

Mediterranean flavors of gyros, shawarma, kebabs, grilled veggies, stuffed grape leaves and more; dessert choices include baklava, maa'moul and kounaffeh. Specialty coffees too.

817 1/2 Main Street
P: 845-3500
F: 845-8300
M-F 11am - 3pm; Fri & Sat 5:30pm-8:30pm
Cao Artisan Chocolate

Handcrafted artistan chocolates; organic fair trade cacao beans; Coffees and hot chocolate.

908 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
P: 847-2970
Cater This To Go

Located just inside The Allied Arts Building,  Downtown Lynchburg.  All menu items are "TO GO."  Like their Facebook page to see daily specials and menu items.

725 Church Street
P: 515-1250
Daily 8:00am-10:00am; 11:00am-2:00pm
Depot Grille

Train themed restaurant adjacent to the railroad and James River. American fare for both lunch and dinner.

10 Ninth Street
P: (434) 846-4464
F: (434) 846-2590

Serving "tapas" type meals. Blackboard specials with micro brewed draft beer and a good wine list. Fine local organic ingredients make for a healthy and tasty dining experience. Want a more personalized take on this restaurant? Read the reviews.

1120 Main Street
P: (434) 528-0070
Grains of Sense

Coffee, tea, inspiration!  Grains of Sense is a family-owned micro-coffee roastery and tea gallery.  Open Wednesday and Saturday.

Lynchburg Community Market
1219 Main Street
P: 540-885-5167
Hot & Cold Cafe

Lynchburg's premiere Indian-Mediterranean fusion restaurant. Homemade, healthy, and delicious! Lots of vegetarian dishes, too! Lunch buffet available. Closed Sundays.

205 Ninth Street
P: (434) 846-4976
M-F: 10am-6pm, S: 11am-5pm
Jimmy's on the James

A real classic Southern American Bistro & Speakeasy, Jimmy on the James serves superb food, splendid drinks, a song or two from yours truly, and who knows what else. We here at JIMMY'S insist on an experience you'll receive nowhere else.

610 Commerce Street
P: (434) 845-1116
T-Th 5pm-11pm; F-S 5pm-12pm
Lynchburg Community Market

The Lynchburg Community Market is the third oldest Farmer's Market in the country. The market has several dining options for you to consider for Breakfast and lunch. Barbs features breakfast all day and a wide variety of burgers and sandwiches hot off the grill. Irene's Home Cooking offers just that, home cooked favorites like fried chicken, rolls and cornbread with all the fixins. Philippine Delight brings you a variety of oriental favorites including kabobs and stir fries. Fresh Market Café is a fresh alternative featuring quiche, soups, salads, and sandwiches that include locally grown and organic ingredients. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, local farmers sell produce and other farm related products and baked goods. Stop by the Lynchburg Community Market and become part of "The Best Thing Growing!"

1219 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24501
P: (434) 455-4485
M-Sa: 7am-2pm
Main Street Eatery

A comfortable and elegant restaurant on historic Main Street. Choice continental and new American cuisine in a quaint setting. Seafood, beef, duck, veal and seasonal menus. Oktober Fest, Oyster festival, and game weeks are posted on the website. Now offering the famous Kobe Beef! Available by the ounce and grilled to your choice.
Read the opinions of others!

907 Main Street
P: (434) 847-2526
Market at Main

This full service breakfast and lunch restaurant offers a variety of selections in an old-style lunch counter atmosphere. Dine in or carry out available. Also shop in the expanded convenience store, with an emphasis on local and natural products.

904 Main Street
P: (434) 847-9040
M-Sa 7am-2pm, Su 8am-3pm
Philippine Delight

Oriental fast food, eat in or take-out. Authentic Philippine pork or chicken kabobs and more!
Catering available.

Community Market
12th & Main Street
P: (434) 384-5654
R•A {Robin Alexander} An American Bistro

Downtown Lynchburg's newest restaraunt offers a variety of unique appetizers, seafood, pasta, and sandwiches. This is not your everyday bistro, but a place to relax, enjoy the rustic atmosphere, and savor the mouthwatering dishes.

1344 Main Street
P: (434) 845-1601
F: (434) 855-1602
M-Th 11am-10pm; F 11am-11pm; Sa 4pm-11pm
Shoemakers Fine Dining

Top gourmet-dining. Great steaks and fresh seafood combined with the freshest locally grown organic ingredients all prepared in an open finishing kitchen. Excellent offering of wines. An open-air courtyard overlooking the James River offers al fresco dining in season. Four private dining rooms, accommodating from 8 to 40 people, are available for celebrations or meetings. Dinner only.
Great reviews!

1312 Commerce Street
P: (434) 455-1510
Texas Inn

Locally known as the Tea Room, the Texas Inn is a cash only establisment. This joint can feed 500 patrons, 15 at a time! This is real short-order food fixed right in front of you. Best known dishes are the Cheesy Western and Chili.
What others have to say!

422 Main Street
P: 846-3823
M-Sa 24hrs!
The Boiler Room Lounge

The Boiler Room Lounge is accessed by a "secret" entrance! Really, it's no secret but it is a unique entrance, between The Parlor and the City's parking lot, right on Ninth Street. Look for the sign on the brick wall. Now, let's get back to the food. It's very good! Appetizers start at $6 and six signature burgers are offered for $12 each and served with one side; entrees are served with two sides and range from $11 (Fettuccini Alfredo) to $28 (Parisian ribeye). And the melts in your mouth! Be sure to ask for the "tour" and they'll show you the Boiler champagne chiller! To top it off, on Fridays and Saturdays you'll be entertained by local jazz muscians.

904 B Main Street
P: 434-455-0016
M-S 5pm-10pm
Waterstone Fire Roasted Pizza

This is definitely not your average pizza joint. Choose from tasty appetizers, gourmet salads, pastas, sandwiches, pizza, and desserts. The unique atmosphere will have you coming back for more again and again! Serves lunch and dinner seven days a week. Local draught beer and specialty martinis offered.

1309 Jefferson Street
P: 434-455-1515
Langhorne Road
La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

Some of the best authentic Mexican food this side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 

2245 Langhorne Road
P: (434) 528-6800
The Farm Basket

Features a small shop with specialty foods, plants and gifts. Also offering a broad assortment of gourmet selections and cafe menu. Lunch delivery availiable.

2008 Langhorne Road
P: (434) 528-1107
F: (434) 847-8622
Osaka Japanese Express Restaurant

Hands down one of the best Japanese restaurants in town! They serve delicious favorites like teppanyaki steak and chicken and steak and shrimp hibachi among many others. Top it off with their renouned "Yum Yum" sauce!

4901 Fort Avenue
P: (434) 385-0182
M-F 11am - 10pm; S-S 12pm - 10pm
Thai '99

Serving authentic Thai cuisine..

21 Wadsworth Street
P: (434) 528-2855
F: (434) 528-5348
Lunch M-S 11am-2:30pm; Dinner 5pm-9:30pm
Old Forest Road
King's Island

Enjoy Chinese, Japanese, & American Cuisine served in an elegant atmosphere. Lunch buffet available.

2804 Old Forest Road
P: (434) 384-0066
F: (434) 384-0068
Monte Carlo Restaurant

Delicious Italian dishes. Reservations accepted. Dinner served only.

3230 Old Forest Road
P: (434) 385-7711
Blue Marlin Seafood Market and Deli

Are you a fan of seafood? Blue Marlin offers only the freshest fish and a large selection of seafood and seafood products, along with excellent service and attention to detail. Dine in or carry out - menus are available for both! Call or stop by to find out daily specials.

2223 Bedford Avenue
P: 434-846-1600
Tue-Fri 10am-7pm; Sat 9am-5pm
Isabella's Italian Trattoria

Enjoy Northern Italian Cuisine in an upscale casual atmosphere. Featuring gourmet pizzas, pastas, Tuscan grilled meats and fresh seafood. Reservations accepted. 

4925 Boonsboro Road
P: (434) 385-1660
F: 434) 385-1662
Mon - Closed; Lunch - Tues-Sat: 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner - Tues-Thurs: 5pm-9pm, Fri-Sat: 5pm-10pm; Sunday Brunch 11am-2pm
Magnolia Foods

Delicious sandwiches, salads, and desserts served in a casual setting or take-out. Great selection of wine, beer, cheese, and specialty groceries. 

2476 Rivermont Avenue
P: (434) 528-5442
F: (434) 528-5343

A really good, simple, classic Italian restaurant - and it's not stuffy. Everything on the menu is made fresh daily. Lunch includes sandwiches and salads; dinner sports pasta entrees like carvonara, putanesca, and spaghetti and meatballs. Outdoor patio seating available.

2496 Rivermont Avenue
P: (434) 846-2585
M-Th11:30am-10pm; F-Sa 11:30am-11pm; Su 11:30am-3pm
Milano's Restaurant

Fine Italian cuisine and fine dining in a casual atmosphere. Daily lunch buffet.

5006 Boonsboro Road
P: (434) 384-3400
F: (434) 384-4391
Pok-E-Joe's BBQ

A real down-home BBQ joint! All the meats (turkey, ham, chicken, sausage, beef and pork) are smoked under hickory wood for up to 16 hours and served on their own or in wraps and sandwiches. Also, feast on home-cut French fries and family favorites like mac & cheese, pinto beans, creamed corn, and hush puppies. And to top it off, they have what they believe are the best hamburgers in town!

4925 Boonsboro Road
Boonsboro Shopping Center
P: (434) 386-5937
M-Th 6:55am-8:09pm; F-Sa 6:55am-9:09pm
Rivermont Pizza

Located on historic Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg's only wood fired oven has been locally owened and operated sinze June 2008. Local ingredients used whenever possible! Rivermont Pizza has 20 microbrews on tap, an interesting wine list, and nightly food specials. Live music can be found almost every night of the week, and flat panel TV's are provided for every kind of spring event.

2496 Rivermont Avenue
P: (434) 846-2877
Tue-Sat 11:20am-3pm; Sun-Thu 5-10pm; Fri-Sat 5-11pm
The Cavalier Store

Voted by the locals as one the best places in Lynchburg to get a hamburger! This place is loaded with atmosphere!

2920 Rivermont Avenue
P: (434) 845-3837
Sachiko's Porterhouse

A fine dining steakhouse which is open nightly for dinner and serves an array of beef, lamb, seafood, and chicken on the menu, as well as assorted pastries from their own in-house bakery. Private dining rooms are available.

126 Old Graves Mill Road
P: (434) 237-5655
Wards Road
Doc's Diner

A new local favorite. Located just a step away from Liberty University's campus, this diner offers a nostalgic atmosphere coupled with cheerful service. Breakfast is served all day, a wide variety of juicy burgers are offered, and an elaborate dessert menu tops it all off. Come visit and try the delights!

212 Mountain View Road
P: 434-582-2888
Jersey Mike's Subs

Authentic Subs

3919 Wards Road Suite D
P: (434) 582-1300
Joe Beans

A drive-thru coffee shop that serves specialty coffees, teas, smoothies, and baked goods. Whole and ground coffee beans available for purchase. 

20722 Timberlake Road
P: (434) 237-7100
F: (434) 237-7800

Your KOTO Dinner Includes Hibachi Shrimp Appetizer, Japanese Onion Soup, Salad With KOTO Special Dressing, Along With Fried Rice. Each Dinner Is Prepared at Your Teppanyaki Table in the Finest Japanese Tradition by Our KOTO Chefs and Served With Our Oriental Vegetables Complemented by Our Seasonings and Exotic Sauces., Koto Dinner, (Served With Entree Only), Appetizer Shrimp (6 Pcs.), For Children, (10 Years and Under), Tuesday Evening Early Bird Available All Night

2160 Wards Road
P: (434) 237-2190
Milan Indian Cuisine

Spicy and aromatic Indian favorites cooked in an authentic tandoori oven are the specialty at this restaurant, which also offers a wide range of vegetarian options. Milan's is open daily for lunch and dinner. A lunch buffet is offered seven days a week.

2124 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA
P: (434) 237-7990
The Drowsey Poet

The Drowsey Poet offers a wide selection of unique sandwiches, warps, and salads. There's also an exotic selection of fresh ground coffees including Sumatra, Ethiopiean, Costa Rican, Columbian, Hawaii Kona, Toasted Macaroon, Blue Mountain, and more! Save room for a world famous Milton Milkshake too!

Candlers Station
3700 Candlers Mtn. Road
P: (434) 845-8800
M-Th 7am-11pm, F 7am-12am, S 9am-12am, Su 12pm-10pm
Neighbors Place

Casual family dining. A wide variety of American cuisine and a full service bar.

104 Paulette Circle
P: (434) 455-4300
F: (434) 455-4301
The Muse Coffee Company

A "local flavor" coffee shop where they remember your name. The coffee is roasted and ground on site!

1509 Enterprise Drive
Lynchburg VA 24502
P: (434) 237-8878
M-Th 7am-9:30pm; F 7a-10p; Sa 8a-10p; Su 2p-7p
TY Thai Cuisine

Authentic Thai cuisine. Asian, Thai, vegeterian, bar. Outside dining, take-out.

112 Tradewynd Drive
P: 239-8424
This is not intended to be a complete listing of all Lynchburg restaurants.
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