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General Lewis Inn - Jefferson Dining Room

301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
+1 304-645-2600
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We stayed at the Inn and had dinner there on 6/25/18. Taylor, our server, was a model of warmth and professionalism. We sat at one of the front outside tables to take advantage of the beautiful view and Lewisburg's great Main Street. We started with...More

Thank nycbetty
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Dinner was seriously expensive for what was served. I had the special, which was a huge pork chop. The meat was pretty good, but it was overcooked and dry. I did like the sauce quite a bit. The sides were excellent: nice salad, very tasty...More

Thank brtech
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I was in Lewisburg/White Sulphur Springs to volunteer at the PGA's A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier, and had dinner at the General Lewis Inn on my last night in town, July 8, 2018. I ate in the dining room since it was very sunny...More

Thank Buffleheadjoey
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A beautiful historic inn & restaurant has been turned into a yuppie bar. Generations of families loved this place but no longer feel welcome.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

First time in Lewisburg, used TripAdvisor for dinner. What a great spot. Historic Inn which has rooms available and dining. Warmly greeted upon arrival and promptly seated. Chloe met us and took our drink orders. Specials were explained and we both ordered Ribeye steak. Sides...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the restaurant a couple years ago and was not impressed, but we heard it was under new Ownership and wanted to try again. Everyone can have a bad day. Poor girl was very over loaded with tables. One server to take care of...More

2  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Both dinner and breakfast were good experiences. The food was good and the service was, too. We look forward to eating there again.

Thank Zebra71
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Charming atmosphere with an extensive breakfast and brunch menu.(they also serve dinner but we did not try it) I had the eggs benedict and my fiance ordered the eggs BLT both were good,

Thank DmHF18
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing I had an omelette and oatmeal and freshly squeezed orange juice I found the service was excellent and the quality of the food and attention to detail was amazing. The accommodations wasn’t comfortable, the beds were uncomfortable and wasn’t set up...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Recently had brunch. French toast was fair, but fruit was not edible. Waitress needed training. Optimistic that improvement is possible.

Thank Restorer220
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3 December 2015|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe the General Lewis Inn would be large enough. From our visit, I'd suggest the Greenbrier in White Sulpher Springs, only 10 miles away.
Elizabeth K
24 January 2015|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
Hi-- That sounds nice! Don't know when we'll pass by again, but we definitely enjoyed it! Best, Bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Lewisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 304-645-2600
We serve contemporary Southern cuisine, in a farm to table format. We believe that excellent food should taste excellent.
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