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Al Ryan Mediterranean Cuisine

817 1/2 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1507
+1 434-845-3500
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb” (10 reviews)
“hummus” (7 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
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817 1/2 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1507
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Reviews (32)
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've only had his Shawarma, but I can't fathom how it could taste any better. The interior is nothing special, but it's clean, and the owner/chef/waiter :-) is friendly. He cooks-to-order, so everything is fresh and served hot. Tip - if going for your lunch...More

Thank RebeccaJean113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We as a family have been eating Mediterranean food and while and while visiting Lynchburg Va we tried this restaurant and they were very friendly and the food was great. We will go back again.

Thank William K
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to be able to treat myself to another fantastic and flavorful meal at Al Ryan! Al Ryan, and I refer to both the food and the owner, are a local treasure! He prepares the food to order so the aromas tantalize...More

1  Thank kamikazekiddo
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Traveling through Lynchburg around lunch time decided to stop and see what was available. Was very surprised to find a Middle Eastern restaurant on the main drag. Was not expecting this, and even more so to have it be genuine, not frozen McShwarma. I had...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a very good meal, especially when you consider the reasonable price. You can get a lot of food for $10-13.

Thank GlennyB58
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This small, out of the way restaurant was a surprise. The lamb dishes were superb, well prepared and presented. The chef said the only meats he serves are lamb and chicken, goat (dinners only), and fish if he can get it fresh. Hot tea was...More

Thank 199betty
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Can't go wrong here. Food is always excellent! Prepared fresh for you. Authentic flavors. Lamb ---- so nice to get good lamb! Tried the Curried Lamb on 07/29 - Terrific! Went back on the next day and had makloubi for the first time on 07/30;...More

Thank kamikazekiddo
Reviewed 30 July 2016

You won't find anything like it around. The food is freshly made and delicious . Best hummus and tabbouleh !

Thank grace s
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We made a point to stop at this restaurant in route to Charlottesville. The Turkish coffee is amazing, as are the little fig and pistachio desserts I had. I also had the lamb stuffed grape leaves that were made when I ordered them. BEST I've...More

Thank SuzanneRimmer
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I called in an order to Al Ryan while visiting family. I was tired of eating standard Southern cuisine (which I love) and wanted something different. When I arrived the owner was incredibly apologetic because the baba ghanoush I'd ordered had been left out on...More

Thank 12kayj
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james R
Where can I find your menus and prices?
23 February 2015|
Response from Glennmeister | Reviewed this property |
If you Google the restaurant, you'll find the website for Al Ryan. There is a dinner menu there. trip advisor won't let me paste the link. Against the rules.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 1/2 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-845-3500
  • E-mail
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