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Jimmy's on the James

610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
+1 434-845-1116
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Wednesday night when they weren't having live music, so it was quiet — other than the downpour going on outside. Great meal — try the grilled romaine caesar salad!

Thank megirish
Reviewed February 12, 2018

The food is always amazing there, they have so many yummy things to choose from!The service is great & they have live music on Friday nights! It really has become my husband's, our friends and my favorite go to place for an appetizer, a burger...More

Thank Marjorie M
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

The food was very good. The staff was friendly. And Jimmy on the piano made it special. Overall, An excellent place in Lynchburg.

Thank poletti4
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed another great evening at Jimmy on the James with Bob and Danny! Great dinner, awesome music by Renee and the STEELERS won!! Perfect night! Thanks Bob!!

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Wow we hit the prize with this eclectic establishment. We had late reservations and got there to a friendly, efficient staff and had so much fun!! Love the decor, open door and outside feel and the live music just made it perfect!! The food was...More

Thank stephaniewilson
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We asked our hotel for a walking distance recommendation and landed at Jimmy's. We were seated by one of the owners in the bar area. For a Thursday it was surprisingly busy, with a nice buzz to the place. We were eating light and opted...More

Thank harleysparents
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Hats off to the General Manager Bob Rygielski and staff. From top to bottom the attentiveness of Bob from day one and to his waitresses and exceptional kitchen staff your restaurant made our rehearsal dinner perfect. We booked this event as a result of a...More

Thank Tpalmst
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Went there with my wife this past Monday. Enjoyed the food, atmosphere, and service. Also on Mondays they have special music by Daniel, which we both fully enjoyed.

1  Thank linwood276
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We were just walking around downtown Lynchburg, came to the end of Commerce Street, and were about to turn back, when we noticed the sign for "Jimmy's on the James". We stepped in, at about 4:30 PM on a Tuesday. They didn't open for dinner...More

Thank travellerone2016
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Went for drinks after work, On street parking- not easy. Sat at the bar. About 12 people around 19:00 with nice music from a duo. Tried 1 cocktail off the menu and wasn't impressed . Had s bourbon and left. I was disappointed as I'd...More

Thank kamikazekiddo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$10 - $30
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, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-845-1116
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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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