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Shoemaker's Fine Dining

1312 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
4344551510
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Ranked #2 of 272 Restaurants in Lynchburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Main Street
Description: Offering the best of both worlds, Shoemakers gives off that cool, downtown vibe while nestled along the bank of the James River. From fresh-off-the-boat seafood and mouthwatering cheesecake, to beers brewed right next door, Shoemakers boasts something for everyone. And if that's not enough to draw you in, the hospitality is second-to-none.
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We fell upon Shoemaker's a bit by mistake on a recent trip through Lynchburg. And what a treat! We enjoyed a great dinner at the bar. We started off with sharing calamari. My husband had vegetarian platter which was beautiful! I enjoyed the chop salad with skit steam and a side of Spinach Succotash. All of which was pretty good.... More

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We're so happy you found us - Thank you very much for writing this review - come back soon! More

Largo, Florida, USA
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were staying at the hotel for an overnight visit and decided to visit Shoemakers since it was on property. Having no other information we sat down at the bar for drinks and never left. Great service, great drinks good appetizers and a great steak. Not sure you can go wrong if you choose Shoemakers for a meal.

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Allison D, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemaker's Fine Dining, responded to this review

So happy you found us and enjoyed your evening - thank you! More

Frederick, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Sjhoemakers is a lovely restaurant on the James in Lynchburg. It is located in a historic shoe factory. Exellent dining experience. Menu is delightful and foods are all made from scratch and fresh ingredients.

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Kathryn - Thank you! More

Vienna, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was amazing. My husband and I both ordered specials. I had the mahi with tempura shrimp and he the ribeye with Gorgonzola cheese. Yummy. So much food! Service was friendly and attentive. Atmosphere was stylish and current. We come from DC area so were not shocked by the prices which were comparable to what we would pay there.... More

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Allison D, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemaker's Fine Dining, responded to this review

Lily - Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we're very happy you enjoyed your meal! More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Would recommend this place for dinner. Located in Downtown Lynchburg, the restaurant has a lot of charm... located next to (maybe part of) an old shoe factory. Everything we ordered tasted delicious and was well seasoned. Our son had grilled chicken added to his pasta that was so flavorful and moist; it perfectly seasoned and grilled.

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Thank you Andy! More

Port Townsend, Washington, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Rated far & away best restaurant in Lynchburg and it’s obviously true. Every staff person (not just hostess and waiter) offered a greeting when we entered, and every one offered a farewell when we exited - never had that happen before. Great menu choices. The place was packed on a Saturday night - hustle & bustle so don't expect it... More

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Allison D, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemaker's Fine Dining, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we're very happy you enjoyed your meal and experience! More

north carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We dined here with friends during the week. Fortunately we wanted to eat early so were able to get a last minute reservation. Salads were good, calamari appetizer was nice and tender, and the fried oysters flavorful. The special was panko encrusted grouper with a small crab cake over asparagus risotto. It was delicious! The only reason I give the... More

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Thank you - we really appreciate your review! More

Lovingston, VA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Shoemakers is a little pricey but it is the place to go for a special occasion or if you want to be guaranteed of an excellent meal and not feel like you threw your money away. From ambience to service to food, in ten years we have not found another restaurant within an you from us as consistently excellent as... More

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Deborah - thank you very much! More

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The hostess Sienna was very welcoming and showed us to a nice private booth. Our server, Cliff, was excellent. The food was outstanding and we enjoyed the evening from appetizers to dessert.

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Allison D, Guest Relations Manager at Shoemaker's Fine Dining, responded to this review

Thank you and we're very happy your enjoyed your Birthday dinner!!! More

yorktown virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was a nice fine-dining place in a town with not that much fine dining---so my expectations were not that high. I was very pleased with the whole experience--it's adjacent to the restored shoe factory cum hotel and its ambiance and decorations were rustic and absolutely perfect for the place. Service was excellent---wine was good--food was also good. My steak,... More

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Thank you for taking the time to review us - we appreciate it very much. More

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Additional Information about Shoemaker's Fine Dining

Address: 1312 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
Phone Number: 4344551510
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: American

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