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Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, VA
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Ranked #73 of 274 Restaurants in Lynchburg
Price range: $20 - $100
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bistro
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Quality of the food was terrible. Last ate here years ago and was awesome but guess new owners now and it has slipped a lot. Steaks were overcooked and under seasoned. Baked potato dry. Only thing decent was salad bar but could get the same at a low end restaurant for a cheaper price. Oh, busboy wearing a white coat... More 

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Northern NJ
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Interior decorating is a little tired, as was the staff and make-it-your-own salad bar (1 lettuce choice? Really). Food was good (and steaks very good). Desserts were excellent. Not a place for young families, unless your children are very well-behaved and know what "use your inside voice" means. ;-)

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Staying overnight in Lynchburg, we didn't want to eat at a chain restaurant. I was in the mood for a steak. Google turned up Outback but also the Crowne Stirling. So, not knowing anything about the place, we decided to try it. Glad we did. As others have said, the service was very good without being overbearing. The waiter took... More 

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Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was my first time visiting. From the moment I walked in the staff made sure my experience was wonderful. It was so nice to be waited on by a polite and mature staff. Loved the atmosphere and the decor. Food was wonderful and cannot wait to visit again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

From a positive perspective, the service was excellent and the retro atmosphere is cool, but the food was average at best. The salad bar looked like it had fresh ingredients but the serving bowls were small soup bowl size so the serving size was very small. My wife and I ordered sirloin and one was served cold and the other... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I had moved to Lynchburg two days earlier. The choices looked good but my expectations were low given that it was restaurant week which often means less than the best in many locales. From the moment we entered, Jamie and Missy treated us like long lost friends. Our waiter told us he had worked there for years and his attention... More 

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Central New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had been told by the owners of our B&B that The Crowne Sterling was one of our best choices in Lynchburg. Our waiter was great: he was attentive without being overbearing, made several suggestions which were very helpful, which made for a pleasant experience. Unfortunately, we found the meal we had to be just average, with a sort of... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The crown has been my favorite for years but went through different owners and lost some of its appeal, but since amie and Missy have been running it the quality and service is back to ecellent. I eat at steak houses all around the country and I will put their steaks and prime rib up against any, including Ruth Chris... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

We ate here as part of a large group. Service Extremely attentive service. Food terrific. My wife had the prime rib which was cooked to perfection. I had the tuna steak. It was great. The baked potatoe was the best I have ever had. Terrific salad bar with wide selection. We had private room with nice atmosphere. My only complaint... More 

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Amherst, VA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We went to Crown Sterling for dinner on Valentine's Day. Long wait as they were not taking reservations but we decided to wait. Service was a little less than par but as I said it was an extremely busy night and the waiter was doing the best he could. I felt maybe they had not expected so many people and... More 

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Additional Information about Crowne Sterling

Address: Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, VA
Phone Number: 434-239-7744
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Bistro

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