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The Dahlia

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
2221 Bedford Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2713
+1 434-846-0601
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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2221 Bedford Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2713
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Calamari was the most tender, perfectly cooked we have had in many years, including Italian piers fresh off the boats. Shrimp and grits were just excellent, as was the fried jumbo shrimp and fried oysters. A little hard to find and parking on the street....More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came with a large group of people. We had a private little room, like a cozy cave or alcove. Given the large number of people, the service was EXCELLENT and very attentive.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Do not judge this place from his outside appearance!! We thought our friends had played a joke on us but when you walk thru the doors, everything changes! Really good food, great service! My work associate had the rockfish special and she really liked it!...More

Thank Mimibots
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We were traveling through Lynchburg and while there, I was looking for a new and different place to have my birthday dinner. I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor, and decided to give it a try. So glad that we did! The food and the service...More

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The food and service simply could not have been better and with all of the Happy Hour and other specials there was plenty to choose from for any budget. I cannot speak for the others, but the half dozen Chesapeake Bay oysters - served raw...More

1  Thank Lee N
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Ok, I do have to say that I'm a bit partial. We live within walking distance of this restaurant, and it has quickly become our go to. They have a carefully curated menu of dishes that they have perfected. I love the grilled cheese (with...More

Thank hillcitybride
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We visited on a Monday just before Christmas. We had 6 people, and we made a reservation for 6:30. Little did we realize, that another popular downtown restaurant was having its Christmas Party that night-and had closed for dinner. The overflow clearly came here-and The...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

In the past month I’ve taken my family here three times. For me, i’ve had that oyster craving that just won’t let up. The oysters have always been light and not too bready. They go exceptionally well with a good IPA. For desert you have...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Unpretentious local joint in an out of the way area of town with a terrific menu of seafood delights at reasonable prices. We started with calamari and scallops appetizers. Both perfectly prepared and delicious. Entrees were fried oysters crab cakes and shrimo 'n grits. Everyone...More

Thank Santino49
Reviewed 23 July 2017

While visiting family, my brother-in-law treated us to lunch at The Dahlia. We tried to go around noon and couldn't find a parking place during the busy lunch hour! After a few errands, we returned around 1pm and were immediately seated. Our delightful waiter, Billy,...More

Thank Helen B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2221 Bedford Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-846-0601
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