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Shoemakers American Grille

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1312 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1804 (Main Street)
+1 434-455-1510
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Leesport, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town to visit our grandson in college and wanted to treat him to a good dinner. And we were very happy with our choice. I don't remember any restaurant where ALL the staff was as friendly as this place. After we left we talked about it. Every single employee in the place said hello to us at... More 

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Thank Philip W
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

Philip, thank you so much for the review! We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your evening with us. We do hope we will get to see you again in the near future. More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting from Area just outside of Washington D.C., and also having visited variety of restaurants around the major vacation spots of the world, from Korea to New York to Bahama to Jamaica to Philly! I was totally blown away by this nice quaint and eclectic restaurant in probably the best non major metropolitan city in the heart of Virginia! The... More 

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Thank IHG777
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

We are very honored by your kind words of praise! We hope that we get the priviledge of serving you again when you are back in Lynchburg. More 

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

This is not my first visit to Shoemakers having been an occasional customer since they first opened. For this trip I chose the 12 oz. New York Strip and requested it be cooked to medium well. I also requested a peppercorn sauce though the steak is not offered with this topping. The steak came with the sauce I had requested,... More 

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Thank Pinktower
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

We appreciate your thorough and thoughtful review. We are so glad you have enjoyed dining with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling on business to Lynchburg for 2 days with 6 colleagues and we received a restaurant recommendation from my client ‎for dinner. Sounded like Shoemakers is considered one of the best if not the best restaurant in town. The recommendation was spot on and we had an excellent meal. The restaurant is nestled into an old shoemaking factory... More 

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Thank EaglesFan11
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us a thorough and thoughtful review. We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

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

The setting of this restaurant is in a former shoe factory. The walls are still the original brick. The food was excellent and service was outstanding. We visited here last year for our wedding anniversary and decided to return this year as well. We were not disappointed!

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Thank Bsnbsn16
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

Happy anniversary! We are so glad you decided to celebrate with us two years in a row. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and excellent service. Ribeye was one of the best I've had. We try to stay at the craddock terry every time we are in Lynchburg but this is the first time we've eaten at Shomakers. Very special. Definitely a do-over.

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Thank Mollynorthern
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

Wow, thanks so much! We are so happy you enjoyed your dinner with us. We look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Lynchburg! More 

Nellysford, VA
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378 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a conference and for $50 had delicious crab cakes, salad, filet mignon with bearnaise sauce, and cheesecake. Every dish was fabulous!

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Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 stars, we appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Moneta, Virginia
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Craddock Terry Hotel (who claims no affiliation to this restaurant but it's in their building) and made reservations for our anniversary dinner for 7 p.m. on a Tuesday Night. Weeknights shouldn't be too busy to not be able to accommodate being on time for a reservation, but they were not. Our table was not ready. They... More 

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Thank Darlene N
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

Darlene, we are really disappointed to hear about your experience with us! Our aim is to have not only the best food but the best service as well. We have sent you a private message, let us know if you haven't received it. Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. More 

Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed everything we ate here at Shoemakers. We started off with the fried oysters and they were so tender and had an incredibly amazing, light breading on them. Then for my entrée I got the Filet & Crabcake, the filet was seasoned perfectly and the crab cake was like a light crust, crab filled cake. So much crabmeat!... More 

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Thank Kristen R
Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

Hi Kristen! Thanks so much for your thorough and thoughtful review, much appreciated! We hope you will return soon to visit us again! More 

Lexington, Virginia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We moved to Lexington, Virginia from the NYC metro area in 2014. While we love our new home we've had a difficult time finding a restaurant where the drinks, appetizers, entrees and desserts were all excellent. We've found many restaurants where one or more were, but Shoemakers is the only one we've found where everything worked. We're anxious to return,... More 

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Melissa P, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemakers American Grille, responded to this review

Lee, we appreciate your kind words and the 5 stars! We hope we will get to serve you again soon. Thanks again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, American
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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
Description
Connected to The Craddock Terry Hotel at Bluffwalk Center, Shoemaker's Grille offers the finest cuisine in Lynchburg.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?