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RA Bistro

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1344 Main Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504 (Washington)
+1 434-845-1601
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went here for lunch with my niece. She had the cheese quesadilla and a Caramel Apple martini, and I had the Fuji Apple salad and a Peach martini. All were delicious, and the service was great. The restaurant is located in a historic building that has been rehabbed and is quite trendy. Parking is convenient and free.

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Thank Cheryl M
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl, thanks so much for the 5-star review! We appreciate you and your niece coming in for lunch. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Virginia, County Cavan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner with my wife's neice and boy friend and we all had wonderful meals. Entrees were reasonably priced and everything on our table met or exceeded expectations. Stayed in Lynchburg for the night and we felt as if we hit paydirt in selecting the Bistro.

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Thank Dr_John_52
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks so much, we appreciate the review! We hope the next time you are in Lynchburg you'll stop in to visit! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed Robin Alexanders (RA) several times. The service and menu has been great every time. My favorite is the crab cake dinner. Yummy

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Thank Blandview1948
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

The crab cake is a very nice choice! Thanks so much for stopping by to review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fun find for a couple of out-of-towners! The menu had a broad variety and eclectic mix and everything we had was excellent. The service was attentive and the atmosphere was interesting and lively.

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Thank Chuck W
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Chuck, thanks so much! We appreciate the 5 stars and hope to see you back soon! More 

Rustburg, Virginia
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is always fresh and amazing! The prices are very reasonable and you get plenty of food. We love going here!

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Thank Christi T
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks so much Christi! Thanks for being such a loyal customer! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed a lovely late dinner here with friends. Happy with the generous pour of wine at a most reasonable price, house wine, and another generous portion of food, salads, burgers, appetizers, all around. Lively atmosphere, great location.

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Thank Caroline72747
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Caroline! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us. We hope you will see you again soon! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant has the same menu, it's small, and you can't customize it because they order their food pre marinated. So you can't get any of the dishes without the sauce or with a different size because it all comes pre-prepared. I don't understand the fuss about this place honestly. There's nothing special, You Can't customize your meal, and the... More 

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Thank GRAwanderingCE
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Hi! We are sorry to hear you didn't get the exact dish you were hoping for. A majority of our menu items are made from scratch, and we pride ourselves in customizing dishes to our customers liking. What dish were you wanting to customize that you weren't able to? More 

Goode
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love eating at RA's, the food is always fresh and the staff is so inviting and fun! I love being able to ask for little changes to the menu items and have them say, no problem (different flavor of cheese etc.). Highly recommended if you love to eat!

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Thank Rick L
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks Rick, we appreciate your high recommendation! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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123 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I am in town visiting with a friend and she picked Raven Alexander for lunch. Inside his cozy and welcoming. The service is attentive and the food was delicious. I ordered the Santa Fe salad with chicken skewers and was most pleased. She ordered a medium well chipotle burger and in my opinion it was cooked too much but I... More 

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Thank nancy q
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Nancy, we appreciate the review! Thanks for stopping by for lunch and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

RA is one of the best restaurants in Lynchburg! Delicious food, great Sunday brunch, and good deals on drinks. I love coming here for brunch, lunch, dinner, or drinks. You can't go wrong!

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Thank Kimberly S
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Awe, thanks so much Kimberly! We appreciate the kind review. We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1344 Main Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
    (Washington)
  • Public Transportation: Located close by and throughout downtown Lynchburg.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-845-1601

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?