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RA Bistro

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1344 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1805 (Washington)
+1 434-845-1601
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed April 26, 2016

RA Bistro has great food, great servers, in a relaxed atmosphere. I met some friends from high school there, and had a GREAT mini reunion. RA Bistro is always amazing me with new items, and new dining choices.

Thank Richard T
Rustburg, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Everything was lovely from the service to the food, it was all amazing. I really enjoyed dining outside and the fact that the waitress was attentive to out needs, great place.

Thank Shenda L
Lynchburg, Virginia
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Wife and I stopped in for wine down Wednesday. Daniel at the bar is always friendly and knowledgeable, and both patios are perfect for warm weather. Only complaint is the hostesses. When we walked in, one young lady asked if she could help us, but then proceeded to answer the phone. Another hostess then appeared, but didn't acknowledge us, and... More 

Thank the_Goins
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Hadn't been back for over a year. Can't explain why, other than the many selections to choose from now in Lynchburg. Food was great, waitress very friendly. and good prices. Pork special was excellent and more than I could eat at one seating. Look forward to returning soon. Parking can be a problem depending on the time of day.

Thank Snookwlr
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

high quality food, locally sourced, delicious and reasonably priced. Brunch is especially good and the lunch menu has great specials on it. Also offers a service member menu!

Thank Bethisner
Norfolk, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Great food and service. The atmosphere was very relaxing, casual yet elegant with an industrial flare. Great experience.

Thank Spdnik
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I ordered what I normally get when I go on Sunday which is the creole Flatbread and crepes. I don't like raspberry so I asked not to have it and no andouille since it doesn't set well all the time. Crepes were covered with raspberry sauce and I had no crab cake on my Flatbread. One person in our group... More 

Thank Levi D
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Robin Alexanders is a good lunch choice since many of the dinner options are available in a slightly smaller size. I may not be a good judge though because I always get the Tuscan Chicken. Summer evenings are even better dining on either of the two decks.

Thank 344edwardm
Lynchburg, Virginia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2016

RA is a favorite when coming downtown. Always great food, drinks, service and local bands... I've never had a bad experience

Thank Chad W
Danville, Virginia
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217 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Great ambience. The food was quite good and our server was excellent. They were pretty expensive on the drinks, but quite reasonable on the food. I would recommend the jambalaya to anyone. My daughter thought it was hot, but I thought it was perfect. The wings we had as an appetizer were quite good and her coconut shrimp were large... More 

Thank tom24527

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1344 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1805
  • Public Transportation: Located close by and throughout downtown Lynchburg.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-845-1601

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?