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Shoemakers American Grille

1312 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1804
+1 434-455-1510
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, American
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1312 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1804
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Judy my wife treated me to very nice meal at Shoemakers Restaurant in Lynchburg recently and it was one of the best experiences we have had in a while. The food was excellent and prepared just the way we requested. Jen Reilly the manager and...More

Thank Jackie C
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Jackie, we really appreciate your thoughtful review! We're happy to hear that your meal was excellent and prepared as requested. We hope to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food very good and specialty salad was excellent. Our server was impeccably trained. Kitchen very very slow and put a bit of a damper on an otherwise great meal. Restaurant did not appear busy which was also surprising for a Saturday. I wonder if all...More

Thank oibboy
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear that the food was excellent and you enjoyed the atmosphere and service. We apologize that your wait was longer than expected. Thank you for your feedback, we look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at the Craddock Terry Hotel, went here for dinner. An old tobacco warehouse, it oozes with character and charm. Steak and seafood are superb. Prices are reasonable for a high quality meal. Service was top notch. Enjoyed it greatly!

Thank Chuck M
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Chuck, we are so glad you came to dinner, and enjoyed our steak and seafood. Thanks for stopping by to leave us an excellent review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere and the unique building. Food was delicious and service was wonderful. We had a big crowd so we had a room to ourselves. Couldn't ask for better service. The desert was heavenly!

Thank cl w
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're happy to hear that our service and food were wonderful! Thanks for the excellent review.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I have been here several times this was our daughters 1st experience! They are now spoiled! Food, service, atmosphere all 5star!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so happy to have served the whole family! Thanks for leaving us a 5 star review, and we hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice adaptive reuse of former shoe factory. Well done inside and out. Cuisine and service is top drawer as well.

Thank BR549StateCollege
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you appreciate our atmosphere, food, and service. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally made it to Shoemaker's! Celebration of an anniversary made it a special occasion and we were not disappointed. The service, the ambience, and oh yes the food were all top notch! We had the calamari appetizer, which was perfectly prepared. For entrees we choose...More

Thank Carolyn0806
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy Anniversary and thank you for the excellent review, Carolyn! We hope to see you both back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night. We came for the happy hour appetizer specials and ended up sitting inside with no specials. However, the ambiance was great. The staff was very friendly. They all greeted us. Our booth was great. It was romantic and we...More

Thank TravelChick0004
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by to leave us feedback. We're glad you enjoyed our atmosphere and your meal. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Kona steak served at Shoemakers was as good as any I've ever eaten, maybe even the best. We enjoyed everything about eating there including the ambiance.

1  Thank Donna P
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Donna, we are thrilled that you loved our steak. Thank you for the excellent review, and hopefully, we'll see you back again soon!

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Shoemakers is where you go when you are in the mood for fine dining in Lynchburg, VA. From the relaxed atmosphere, to the swift service to the best steaks in the entire city, you can NEVER go wrong with this place. Highly recommend.

Thank Goroma N
Lindsay P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We really appreciate the recommendation and the 5 stars! We are so glad you love our atmosphere and steaks.

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Seemed to be mostly business casual I saw no signs of a mandatory dress code. Did not try any fish this visit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1804
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-455-1510
  • E-mail
Description
Located on the Bluffwalk in historic downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, Shoemakers American Grille offers fine cuisine in an upscale industrial setting. Its shoe themed rooms and décor reflect Lynchburg’s rich history in the early 1900’s as the mecca for all things shoes and tobacco. Bar opens Monday - Saturday 4:30 pm for Happy Hour.
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