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Crowne Sterling

Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, VA
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Ranked #61 of 273 restaurants in Lynchburg
Price range: $20 - $100
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bistro
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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58% Recommend
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English first
Lynchburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Chatham, Virginia
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We had soup and salad for lunch. Salad bar was excellent. Soups were just average. Service excellent and atmosphere very nice.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We had our work Christmas party at Crowne Sterling today. TERRIBLE service. We waited over an hour for our food. When it arrived, the crab cakes were cold and burned. Those who ordered soup and salad were not served their soup until those with entrees were done eating. The reason? "The potato soup is so good, we always run out... More

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were in town on business and heard the Crown Sterling was the best place for a steak - and it was!! I had the 5 oz filet and stuffed strimp. My steak, medium rare, was cooked to perfection. Our server, David, was attentive, friendly, and provided great advice. He helped make our experience a cut above. The restaurant staff... More

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Wichita, Kansas, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

While in town for a family graduation, I took my wife back to the place where we got engaged 18 years ago....The Crown Sterling. I had heard it was under new ownership so I wasn't sure it would be the same....thankfully, it was like we remembered it. The tables were arranged like before so we were able to seated where... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to the Crown Sterling for our anniversary and they treated us great! Our waiter was very attentive. I got the ribeye and my boyfriend got filet and lobster. They also gave us a free parfait for our anniversary. We were very happy with everything! The new management has done a great job at bringing the... More

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