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$10 - $15
American, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed February 22, 2020

Everything was served cold. On the nachos the cheese wasn't even melted. Fish tacos had just enough fish for one taco. Rice and slaw were awful.. big fish? One piece of fish. . Shrimp tacos no flavor at all. Would never eat here again. Don't...go.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 20, 2020

Very overpriced on drinks. Next business trip I'll for sure mark this place off. Was hoping to set back and enjoy good music. Also it was stuffy in there like they are to cheap to regulate the air. They don't seem to care about anything...but getting your money. I ask ahead about price of drinks and waitress quoted me the wrong. I paid regardless, got out and absolutely will not consider going back. Way to many choices.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed June 4, 2019

After passing this place by almost daily we decided to try it and the experience was great! We both had the fish platter. The whitefish was lightly breaded and cooked just right. The shrimp were excellent and the hush puppies were far above most in...the area. The waitress was very attentive and allowed for a side dish substitution. The atmosphere was very like someplace I remember in Hawaii. Of course no, surf, sand or frangipani but the facility works. I shall go backMore

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

In Lynchburg on business and decided to order to go from Big Licks. The bartender was great with helping me place and order and making suggestions. Will definitely be returning when back in town :)

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went here for lunch last Sunday. I love that a drink comes with your meal and that everything in the menu is 7.95. It’s very cheap for what you get, and the food is actually quite good. They will, on occasion,...have a magician on Sundays who I hear is very good. Highly recommend this place. It’s a weird little tropical restaurant where you would never expect a little tropical restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time here; it won’t be my last!! Great service, delicious food AND live music!!! I got full from the appetizer!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Big Licks Tropical Grill has the best grilled chicken & mango quesadillas in Central Virginia. The decor is lighthearted and the music memorable, but it’s the food that brings you back. The owners are committed to providing safe, delicious food in a Family environment.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We had excellent food at the Big Lick Tropical Grill after my nephew’s graduation from Liberty University. The Calamari, Alligator Bites and Fish and Onion Rings were all tasty. The food was fresh, seasoned well and the service was great.

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Although I have been to Big Lick Tropical Grill more times than I can count I usually go for the music first and the food and drinks second, but they technically do have the best value in lunch and dinner in Lynchburg with every meal...just $7.95 including a drink.More

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I was with a large group of people — 10 of us. There was only one server, but she was efficient and friendly. All our food came out at roughly the same time. Food isn’t great, but it’s certainly good. And the excellent service was...much appreciated. Portions are more than adequate.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Yes, Big Lick Tropical Grill offers takeout services.

Big Lick Tropical Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3