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Shoemakers American Grille

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1312 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504 (Main Street)
+1 434-455-1510
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Connected to The Craddock Terry Hotel at Bluffwalk Center, Shoemaker's...
Connected to The Craddock Terry Hotel at Bluffwalk Center, Shoemaker's Grille offers the finest cuisine in Lynchburg.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food

We didn't have to wait for a table and the people were very nice. The food was delicious and matched the $70.00 cost.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Chichee2015
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Roanoke, Virginia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We didn't have to wait for a table and the people were very nice. The food was delicious and matched the $70.00 cost.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I don't often post using this account, but my experience this past weekend was too good not to share. Shoemakers was one of the best dining experiences we've had in years. After saying goodbye to our child at Lynchburg college, we entered the restaurant with heavy hearts after a difficult goodbye. Our dining experience at Shoemakers completely lifted our spirits.... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I met my husband here to celebrate my birthday. I arrived a bit early and sat at the bar to wait. I enjoyed a Manhattan, which was quite tasty, and the Ahi Tuna appetizer. The tuna plate was small, but the fish was perfectly prepared and just the thing. My husband enjoyed a cocktail as well. The bartender was engaging,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Over the years Shoemakers has been open we have had many excellent meals. Their menu is varied and supplies choices for everyone. The wine list is expensive for Lynchburg, but delivers great value for quality and well known wines. As a rule, the food and service are good, but on occasion the wait staff can appear to be under trained... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

this is a wonderful restaurant. I tend towards fresh vegetables grilled fish and steaks, Shoemakers delivers on both. That being said I have had the steak salad which was also terrific. The space is great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

lobster and filet mignon melts in your mouth top shelf cocktails. definitely will return and try dessert

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I got fried oyster appetizer and a wedge salad for my meal -- delicious! My husband got the crab cake. Our friends got beef tenderloin and Mahi-mahi. All delicious. The service was great and the atmosphere is wonderful. Inside the Craddock-Terry building, Shoemaker's has original exposed brick walls and lots of other architectural details that would make it feel at... More 

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We thank you! More 

Jonesborough, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was our second trip to Shoemaker's and once again it was terrific! This time we met three friends for dinner. Shrimp cocktails served at the bar were excellent -- ice cold, firm, and spicy cocktail sauce. The dinner special was a ribeye steak, and everyone enjoyed that. I had fantastic salmon and my husband enjoyed the cioppino. I had... More 

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Thank you - we're so happy you and your friends enjoyed everything! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

When I first arrived I was thinking this would be a great experience, after hearing about this restaurant for months, I finally got to try it. Upon arrival, I was greeted by the manager who didn't look so excited to see me, whatever.. I was told if i crammed myself into a corner with 5 other people surrounding me I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Best steak you will find for price service impeccable.Asked for and got the table I wanted.parking can be a problem

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Ray, we appreciate your review - thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1312 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-455-1510

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Connected to The Craddock Terry Hotel at Bluffwalk Center, Shoemaker's Grille offers the finest cuisine in Lynchburg.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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