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Bistro on Main

8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
+1 540-464-4888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“beer bread” (24 reviews)
“bistro salad” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had reservations and was immediately seated upon arrival. Two of us got the Duck breast ordered medium but received it med rare but still enjoyed the meal but one star taken away since it involved two meals. The bread they serve prior to receiving your...More

Thank rebel56
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fun, good food (we were there during restaurant week for the paella), noisy enough without being a bother- and very nice people! We sat by the bar, which had a fun feel! Server and bartender were great- felt like we were "regulars". Will go back...More

Thank FromAlexandriaVA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very tasty. Service was good, and a good value. Worth the visit for sure. I'll be back again.

Thank marksI3884RC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasteful hand crafted bistro burger. Prepared and presented well. Reasonable wine list. Good value. Deserts are hand prepared and they had a great in house variation of Creme Brûlée, one of my favorite desserts.

Thank WhatsOnTheTable
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at Bistro on Main. The trout meal was the best I have ever had in 68 years of extensive travel. My wife loved her meal too. Every customer seemed to be pleased and each plate we saw was terrific.

Thank tompowers2811
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a busy Saturday afternoon we were fortunate to discover the Bistro on Main for a pleasant lunch. We were immediately greeted and seated at a table by the window with fine views of the quaint Main Street of Lexington. The Bistro did not have...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a quiet lunch after a lot of walking. She loved her salad, homemade dressing and perfectly cooked. Semi warm salad actually. Perfect. Chimichanga was cheesy and had a good amount of shrimp. Very enjoyable. Service was quick and very attentive....More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, service, ambience. Loved the spring rolls. Small restaurant. Avoid peak hours around 7 PM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owner Jackie works tirelessly to keep everyone happy. Even when new kitchen help is learning the ropes, she assures diners that all shall be well. On the evening we dined the dining room and bar area were near capacity and the staff was hustling--cheerfully meeting...More

Thank queenbee24503
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The atmosphere is nice, quiet, with friendly bartender and servers. Our waitress was excellent. Excellent spring rolls and vegetable primavera. Good beer choice, but it seemed more of a bar for mixed drinks and wine. I'd definitely return.

Thank claudiabW4641JE
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Questions & Answers
Dorothy M
March 28, 2017|
Response from Bistro-on-Main | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest. We are open for Easter Sunday Brunch until 2:00 but will be featuring some more lunch/dinner specials for Easter. If you are interested, please call or make a reservation online (we... More
November 14, 2016|
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Response from Bistro-on-Main | Property representative |
Hi Kathleen, I will let our chef know that you are vegan and will be dining with us on the 17th. I have your reservation and we look forward to seeing you. Thank you,
Lori Z
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Ruth R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but they are open on Tuesdays, which some others nearby are not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 540-464-4888
  • E-mail
Upscale Casual Dining in the Heart of Downtown Lexington, Virginia.Featuring local products with a Southern flair. Intimate, casual atmosphere. Serving Brunch, Lunch and Dinner. Also offers catering. Reservations Recommended!
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