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RA Bistro

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1344 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1805 (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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Forest, Virginia
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great place for hamburgers, for salads, and for those general kinds of foods. Service was terrific, even though it was a very busy time at the restaurant and our server was particularly nice and helpful.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was all right, nothing special. Waterstone nearby would be better, Parking was a problem. I would say that there are better places downtown.

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Thank margwat2016
Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

RA Bistro is consistently great -- great food, great service, great atmosphere! It's a little more expensive than the average chain restaurant, but why would you want to go to the average chain restaurant?! RA is worth the few extra bucks and then some. Check out the prix fixe specials (include weekend brunch) or the $9 lunches and it becomes... More 

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Thank Pandandrum
Madison, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We were passing thru Lynchburg and needed a light lunch. RA fit the bill with a good choice of salads. Friendly environment and right sized portions. Glad that we stopped.

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Thank Neil M
Lynchburg, Virginia
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

One of the top restaurants at LYNCHBURG on my list. The place is good, so are the hostesses and of course food is amazing and quite unique I'm not a foodie but yes I do love the food there and quantity certainly is filling, irrespective of its starters or entrees I always top it up in the end with their... More 

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Thank Arun K
Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Good food fast service something for everyone!! Good atmosphere! Great location near downtown with plenty to see and do!!

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Thank photodadmp
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We brought our three grown daughters and dined at R.A. Bistro for the first time this past weekend. We all liked what we ordered, including the delicious dessert. The service was excellent... I tend to drink a lot of iced tea, and at restaurants, that usually means my glass is often empty before the server can come and refill it.... More 

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Thank ilovebooks42
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Love the food and unique atmosphere. We take all of our out of town guests to this gem! The Chicken Parmesan is the best ever. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Cpvaughn
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The food at RA is great. If you are in the mood for a burger GO HERE. The Big Cheese is a truly great burger. Atmosphere is a little noise and the place can get busy. Definitely worth a stop in.

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Thank David S
Long Island
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is my second poor experience at the bar, I chalked the first one up to the bartenders just being super busy but the second time was much more aggravating. The first time I came in and sat at the bar I was with my father and we were not greeted until 5 minutes in when we asked for menus,... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, 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 St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1805
    (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?