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Porter House Restaurant

126 Old Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, VA
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Powhatan, Virginia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I travel on business almost weekly and had previously dined at Porter House with a most positive experience. I went back this week to have an even better experience. I was quickly seated at the table of my choice and given their dinner menu that offers something for everyone. The atmosphere is quaint, quiet and clean with tablecloths and tables... More 

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Terre Haute, IN
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Many years ago it became our family tradition to have Thanksgiving dinner at a local restaurant. Our daughter recently moved to Lynchburg, so that was our destination of choice. The great part of the dinner was sharing it with our daughter and her fiance. The lesser part of dinner was the meal. It was lacking in presentation, taste, and service.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Pork Medallions in a slightly too sweet sauce, paired with Broccoli adorned in bready crumbles. Unexceptional, but competently executed. Why the three star rating? The facility itself is starting to look a little dated, and can probably do with a bit of sprucing up. Check it out if you would like a quiet evening out.

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Terre Haute, IN
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I chose this restaurant based on recommendations from others on Trip Advisor....BIG MISTAKE. Thanksgiving dinner had a virtually non-existent salad bar. The buffet was sparse, 2 vegetables, mashed potatoes(no gravy), several entrees, and an 'Angus' beef...I do believe it was flank steak. Desserts consisted of pumpkin pie, a lemon roll, a cheesecake(I think), and an Italian dessert. No cheeses, no... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I drove down from Charlottesville and met a friend for the Thanksgiving buffet. The service was excellent and the buffet was superb. This was the first time I had ever eaten at a restaurant for Thanksgiving and I would certainly go back.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We saw the excellent reviews for this restaurant and decided to give it a try our last night in Lynchburg. My husband was looking forward to the Veal Oscar, and what a disappointment. It was not hot, just warm. The veal was tough and the crabmeat was fishy tasting. I ordered the Seafood Cardinal and I was pleased with the... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My wife and I visited reference restaurant this past Friday and as always had an outstanding meal. This is our favorite restaurant in the Lynchburg area. The chef and co-owner (Reinhart) always does a great job, along with the other co-owner (Sachie). If you are looking for a great meal that is not a chain restaurant this is definitely the... More 

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Elliston, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

In Lynchburg for a weekend getaway with my wife and we were looking for a nice place for a romantic dinner. The Porter House did not disappoint. Casual, but classy. The food was very good and the wait staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. Great value for good food and service! Steak dinner was good. The port wine parfait was... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My wife and I had a late lunch today, and as always had a very fine meal. Prime Rib, Sea Bass and Lamb Chops are among our favorites. Bartender/Waitress Mary Jane, did an outstanding job! We put Co-owner/Chef Rhienhart is one of the best chefs in the US and other Co-owner Sachico always makes your dining experience pleasurable.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Awesome! Never had a bad meal! I go there ever chance I get. It is very special to me. The staff is very friendly and prompt. The chefs are awesome. They go out of their way to please you. If they have the ingredients they will make you anything you want. Thank you Porterhouse (aka SACHIKOS) Sammy

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Additional Information about Porter House Restaurant

Address: 126 Old Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  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
Cuisine: American

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