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Cavalier Restaurant

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2920 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503-1408
434-845-3837
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 6
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Burgers and Fries

That is about it. Good burgers, GREAT fries and a wonderful dive setting. The setting in interesting and the choices are limited, but what they have is really good. A Lynchburg institution!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Trish K
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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Couldn't tell you what the food was like, as the manager came to my table and told me to LEAVE as he would NOT serve me. Why? Because I had on a loose tank top, a small tattoo on each shoulder, and a nice pair of shorts on. I had just returned from Operation Desert Storm I and he said,... More 

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

The food is always good here. This is a family friendly location with microbews on tap and great burgers. Do not miss out on their seasoned fries with the ranch dip. Laid back very casual, just plain good food and friendly service. The Cavalier Burger is their specialty. I have not found anytihng on the menu that is not good... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

That is about it. Good burgers, GREAT fries and a wonderful dive setting. The setting in interesting and the choices are limited, but what they have is really good. A Lynchburg institution!

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I'm a little biased as my fiance's stepfather owns the Cavalier, but as a new visitor to the restaurant this past year I must say it's a great local sandwich dive with terrific food. The french fries are seasoned with seasoning salt, the nachos and onion rings are top notch, and every sandwich I've had here is amazing. It's funny... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great place to sit with friends and have some fries and burger and a cold one. Wide variety of folks eat here, so I like the atmosphere and good times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stopped by the Cavalier on Saturday afternoon and had a yummy burger and fries. Some great beer and good atmosphere was had by us, and we loved the fries with ranch dip. Such a small menu with just the good stuff, made it easy to choose! I felt like anything would be delicious here, and I am looking forward to... More 

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Forest, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Even though we've lived here for almost 20 years, today was our first visit to The Cavalier, but I'm sure it won't be our last. This little piece of nostalgia was perfect for a father/daughter lunch. We both had the Cavalier Burger and shared a large order of fries. The burgers were very good and the ground beef appeared to... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food is really good. Especially the seasoned fries with ranch dressing and the burgers taste fresh. The place is small and the service is really slow, so sometimes it is hard to find a place to sit. The beer is cold.

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Lynchburg, VA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

It's cash only now and the food is good, but greasy. It was almost featured on Man vs Food, but it wasn't. My uncle also owned it from 1950's until 1970, when he died. My mom worked there during the 60's and took me to work with her every single day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The Cav is the Cheers of Lynchburg! Walk right in and you are made to feel like you have been eating and drinking there forever. We have visited The Cav several times a year for the past decade, and it just keeps getting better. Manager Jeff keeps the friendliness alive and well, with a hug or handshake to just about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2920 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503-1408
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: 434-845-3837

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?