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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 - 23:00
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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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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

retro atmosphere , cheerful service a bit of Cajun cuisine, excellent menu choices and mostly local ingredients. A deck with great views and a nice covered patio.

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Thank realestatebroker041
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

We appreciate the review and we hope to get to serve you again soon! More 

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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Drinks are always great and tap out Tuesday's are fun. Food is mediocre and the service is spot on. You can come with a crowd as big parties are their thing, I think they should lay off the curry and the sparklers in drinks and concentrate on good food and food service!

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

Tabby, we appreciate you stopping by to give us a review. Glad you love the Tap Out Tuesdays! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

Lynch Station, Virginia
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151 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The salmon is absolutely perfect, as is the lettuce wedge salad with skewered steak. Portions are large, service is excellent, and the ambiance is quaint and relaxing.

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

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. Thanks for the 5 stars! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great, greeted at the door with a smile, excellent waitress, apps were delicious. Drink menu more than i could ever understand, very helpful tips and suggestions made, the night was going great. I ordered my steak and I prefer mine well, I am the customer... I was told no they would not cook it that way, so I... More 

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

Oh no! We are so sorry about this mix-up. We absolutely will cook a steak however you like it - from rare to well done. We are grateful you brought this to our attention so that we can correct it. Thank you so much for your feedback and we look forward to serving you again. More 

Forest, Virginia
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my meal. It was my birthday and RA Bistro was the only restaurant open on New Year's Day. I went with my family. Food was tasty. Husband had a wonderful hamburger, daughter had good salmon and yummy mashed potatoes and I had chicken breast with sun dried tomatoes and goat cheese.

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Thank Bsnbsn16
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Happy belated birthday! We are glad you enjoyed your meal with your family. We hope to get to see you again soon! More 

Sanford, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fine dining and terrific price. The service was top notch starting with the hostess and finishing with the waitress. The food was fresh and amazing.

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Thank gc0013
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at RA Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate your kind review. We look forward to serving you again, soon we hope! More 

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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in today and was greeted by hostess who told us we'd have to wait 5-10 minutes for a table, although the place was empty. She said they only had 1 waitress and had to space us out (but can't we sit???) Bartender Daniel saved the day with quick service at the bar. We watched him hustle our entire visit,... More 

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

Hi Tracey, we are so glad Daniel took great care of you, thanks for understanding. We hope we will get to see you again soon! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

locals will be convinced by the title. Everyone else just needs to know that this is when you can get a $2.00 beer that is not PBR.

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

Thanks so much for the 5 stars! Yes, we love Tap Out Tuesdays! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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 18 November 2016

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 

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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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?