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Jimmy's on the James

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610 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
+1 434-845-1116
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Concord, Virginia
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here for our anniversary and it was fabulous. We were in the garage area where the roll up doors are that is wonderful for summer visits but a little on the cool side in December. However, the food was wonderful and our server was very attentive. We thought the prices were reasonable for this type of fine dining.... More 

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Thank Emily1950
Central Va
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Jimmy's voice is like butter. The food is fantastic. I always have a 5-star experience at this restaurant.

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Thank SkeetsHoo
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

It had been years since I've been on a trip with just galfriends...headed on down to Lynchburg to visit a friends that have been transferred there recently, and our last night of which the weather had hit record low temps with plenty of snow which doesn't happen too too much in Lynchburg. Plenty of closings, but not at Jimmy's on... More 

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Prince Frederick, Maryland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We were hoping to catch Jimmy's piano playing and singing, but unfortunately he wasn't there the night we ate dinner there. The food was not to my taste, shrimp, corn, etc. It just wasn't that great. My husband had the creole, and he didn't really like his food either. Our friends had three appetizers for dinner and they seemed satisfied... More 

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1 Thank jimmiecampbell7
Robert R, Owner at Jimmy's on the James, responded to this review

I am so very sorry that your dinners were not up to your expectations or our standards. We have a new fall menu which has been a hit, we would love it if you would kindly give us another chance. The Creole is on the fall menu and has been revamped, I'm sure your husband will enjoy the new preparation.... More 

Bridgeport
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

While visiting our daughter over the weekend in Lynchburg we went to Jimmy on the James for dinner. Everything was incredible! Lynwood's Baby Cakes and the Bruschetta were both great starters and our entrees we're outstanding! Great job by Bob and his team and we look forward to our next visit to Lynchburg and to Jimmy on the James!!

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Thank Daniel W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food wonderful ambiance exceptional service highly recommend this gem!! Alaskan cod and filet mignon with grilled Brussel sprouts and garlic mashed potatoes yum! Lemon cheesecake the best! Enjoy!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lynchburg, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We have been to Jimmy's before & loved it, but last week, we were very disappointed. We got off to an amazing start with our apps, the Ahi & prosciutto wrapped asparagus with melon. YUM! Good size for the money & incredibly tasty. Then the entrees came. The shrimp & grits was absolutely delicious, but they used salad shrimp. To... More 

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Thank sunshinejourneys
Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have given this place three chances and NEVER AGAIN! There is not enough space to give ALL details BUT this last time I took a out-of-town customer and he an I just could not believe how RUDE these people were. They say us at the bar only after the hostess waiting on a lady at the door for a... More 

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Amherst, Virginia
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203 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Wife and I went with another couple for their anniversary. I had the shrimp and grits with a small salad. Grits were large grain, creamy, cheesy with a light sauce. Shrimp were large and fresh. This was as good as some I had on the coast. Salad was mixed greens with a simple vinaigrette. Wife had salmon and haricot verts.... More 

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Thank btaes1
Lynchburg, Virginia
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

The food was good but my gosh these people are making a killing with their prices. Way too expensive. It's good for maybe once a year or if I win the lottery but I won't be back any time soon and pay those kinds of prices. The food was good though so if you are rich by all means go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-845-1116
Description
Pull up a chair, take a taste, and join the fun. A modern day speakeasy focused on personal service, live music, and delectable cuisine set in a socially inviting atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?