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Isabella's Italian Trattoria

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4925 Boonsboro Rd, Unit 2, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2240 (Old Boonsboro Road)
+1 434-385-1660
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Forest, Virginia
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came with a large group of people. Service was efficient and friendly. The lunch menu, because of the large group, was more limited than usual but more than adequate.

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Thank Bsnbsn16
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Isabella's for your large group! We are lucky to have the several areas to accomodate groups of six all the way to 40 and above! More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, great ambience, attentive waitress. Too many great items on the menu to choose from. We got the lobster bisque, delicious, and the lasagna bolognese and mushroom pizza. There were several tables who had gotten the pizza I saw, so definitely a hit. Delicious food and I recommend driving along the river to see all of the historic homes... More 

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

So glad you both decided to visit Isabella's as a kick-off to your anniversary trip. I hope you enjoyed your time in Lynchburg. Happy anniversary! More 

Dursley, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Food was great, staff were friendly patient and accommodating. Price was excellent and I loved the decor and style.

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Thank exploration88
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

I am glad you described your visit to Isabella's as "Amazing"! I feel your amazing experience came from the fact that I am surrounded by amazing people who often work from the wee hours of the morning until the late late hours of the night. Without this incredible staff I'm afraid you would have had a much different experience so... More 

England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancé had booked this place as a surprise the Friday before Valentine's Day. We felt comfortable there the moment we stepped through the doors. The staff are friendly and the food is extremely good and a very good price considering (They could easy put the prices up). I honestly believe this is the nicest place we have eaten our... More 

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Thank seddon333
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

I'm interested in hiring you as an ambassador for Isabella's! Thank you for the very kind words and we hope to see you before you leave (actually if you wouldn't leave that would be better!). More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We come to Isabellas at least once a week We've had wonderful Sunday brunches on the patio, large group luncheons in one of the back private rooms, romantic elegant dinners, and met in the bar for drinks after special events Everything about this restaurant is first class The service is impeccable The food is outstanding The atmosphere is subdued elegant... More 

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Thank Amy D
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your loyalty to Isabella's and for your kind words about your weekly visits! I promise we will work hard to make sure that we keep meeting your expectations! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Isabella's Italian Trattoria is a great place for a romantic dinner and just as great for a family meal. I would say the atmosphere is nice.

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Thank S T
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about Isabella's! More 

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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Always excellent food and service. I got a chocolate beer that was amazing. I get the sausage and chicken orecchiette that is always fabulous and my wife gets a flank steak salad that she raves about as well. It is locally owned and operated and that's a win win here in the burg!

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Thank Tabby B
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent lunch at Isabella's. Operating as an independent restaurant gets tougher year after year as more chain restaurants and dining options pop up, but we never were in this business because it is easy. We will continue to create food with the highest quality ingredients presented and served by... 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 17 January 2017 via mobile

A friend gave us a gift card, so we decided to try Isabella's for lunch. The atmosphere is pleasant, and the service is good. We had salads, soup, and paninis, all of which were tasty. The Fuji apples dressing was particularly good. We have been to Italy several times, so we are familiar with genuine Italian food. Isabella's was certainly... More 

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Thank leesvillelake
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

I am glad your friend gave you a gift card and hope that he or she gives you many more in the future! Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts about your experience. More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had been wanting to try Isabella's for some time but had not been able to get a reservation. This place was definitely worth the wait. The server as well as the owner/manager were so kind and accommodating. The lasagna was some of the best I have ever tasted. Other high points were the desserts - tiramisu, pecan pie, and... More 

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you have not had an easy time getting a reservation and am glad you thought it was worth the wait! We are fortunate to have a great following of locals and out-of-town guests that keep us busy. Besides calling the restaurant directly for a reservation, you may also make a reservation directly from our... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly owners and staff. Good food and the best tiramisu this side of the Mississippi ! All the desserts are good and the coffee too! You can for a full meal. Also just for coffee and a dessert.

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Thank puffaluff2016
Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed the tiramisu. It is made in Italy and it is the best we have ever had! The Trager Brothers coffee from Lovingston, VA is great too! 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$ 13 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4925 Boonsboro Rd, Unit 2, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2240
    (Old Boonsboro Road)
  • Public Transportation: The Boonsboro Shopping Center has a Lynchburg City Bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-385-1660
Description
Isabella's Italian Trattoria is a family-owned neighborhood restaurant serving contemporary northern Italian cuisine in a sophisticated, yet casual setting. Isabella's has formed strong relationships with local farmers to highlight the best ingredients of central Virginia. Isabella's is the perfect choice for a night out with friends, a special date, or a business event. The restaurant offers a variety of dining choices - casual bar dining, patio dining, private dining from groups of 15 to 25, and semi-private dining for groups from 30-40. Isabella's also has a retail wine market on premises offering hand-selected wines from around the globe at very competitive prices.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?