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205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
434-846-4976
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet
Description: Lynchburg's Premiere Indian-Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant. Taste...
Lynchburg's Premiere Indian-Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant. Taste homemade Indian and Lebanese food. Try our lunch buffet Monday through Friday. Many Vegetarian dishes. Menu includes Gyros, Hummus, Tabouli, Falafel, Baklava, Chicken Tikka Masala,Homemade Parathas, Biryani, Chai, Mango Lassi and the best Kheer (rice pudding).
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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great stop

We were traveling through Lynchburg on a roadtrip and I'm so glad we stopped here to have lunch. The buffet was fantastic, just what I needed and at a really reasonable price. The food is wonderful and the owner incredibly friendly and helpful. If we stop through Lynchburg again, we'll definitely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
sunsea29
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Richmond, Virginia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were traveling through Lynchburg on a roadtrip and I'm so glad we stopped here to have lunch. The buffet was fantastic, just what I needed and at a really reasonable price. The food is wonderful and the owner incredibly friendly and helpful. If we stop through Lynchburg again, we'll definitely be back. Highly recommend it.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband and I have been passing this little restaurant every week on our way to church. Last week we finally decided to stop in and give it a try! The food is delicious. It is fresh, full of flavor, and very reasonably priced. However, the highlight of our trip was meeting the owner. He played with our girls and... More 

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Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

So excited to find a place in Lynchburg with mango lassi - and much more! We stopped here for lunch and have zero regrets. Their mango lassi is delicious. We also ordered falafel - I believe it was a Lebanese style falafel, served cool. It was a little dry to my taste (I'm used to Greek and Palestinian falafel) but... More 

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Lynchburg, VA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I enjoy visiting family operated ethnic restaurants and this one provides double benefits, since the menu includes both Lebanese and Indian offerings. I have never been enamored by the name "Hot & Cold", but the enjoyable taste of the food prepared on premises overcomes that minor marketing flaw. You can't go wrong with the daily Indian lunch buffet, but don't... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I slipped into Hot and Cold Cafe on a chilly night to grab some dinner before heading to a concert downtown. The owner and his wife both greeted me cordially and told me to pick a seat. I initially intended just to order water, but the owner convinced me to give something else a try (he simply pointed out the... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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66 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

What I enjoy about Hot and Cold is the atmosphere. You sit close together and get to meet other people. This arrangement is not typical of Lynchburg dinning. My wife and I enjoy the Indian food. Very good with fresh ingredients. Unfortunately, there is not a large selection.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It serves Indian-Mediterranean food made on the premises. We had the buffet at lunch time on a Saturday. I tried a little of everything and enjoyed the mild flavors. The owner explained that there was a hot sauce if desired. Quoting from the menu, choices include:Starters. Sandwiches, Wraps, Cafe Special Medley Wraps etc. There is a web site that would... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our first time for Hot and Cod Cafe on Oct 21. Warm greeting by the owner, Uday has been here for 8 years. He's a neighborhood fixture now. Makes a point to explain the buffet menu. Our buffet had several vegetarian choices, okra was specially good, Uday uses a little ginger and other spices, I forget but he is happy... More 

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Eastern Shore, Maryland
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319 reviews 319 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We finally decided to try H & C Cafe after many, many trips to Lynchburg to visit daughter and grand kids. And we found out what we've been missing. This place is just off the main street in downtown L'burg... which really isn't too busy on a fall Saturday at 12:30 in the afternoon. The smells are wonderful when you... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were stumbling around Lynchburg looking for a late lunch. It was around 3PM and Hot & Cold sounded like a good sandwich place. We drove up and I said "looks Greek" from the food listed on the window. Walked in and smelled like and Indian restaurant. Looked at the menu and it was both! Kind of. Having photographed a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: 434-846-4976

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children

Description

Lynchburg's Premiere Indian-Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant. Taste homemade Indian and Lebanese food. Try our lunch buffet Monday through Friday. Many Vegetarian dishes. Menu includes Gyros, Hummus, Tabouli, Falafel, Baklava, Chicken Tikka Masala,Homemade Parathas, Biryani, Chai, Mango Lassi and the best Kheer (rice pudding).
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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