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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed January 23, 2021

Recommended to us for lunch. Arrived for brunch. Rudest waitress ever. Angry and bitter. Have never been treated so poorly in a restaurant. Went on over to the Texas inn and was welcomed with open arms. Had a great early lunch sitting at the counter.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 3, 2020

Tiny spot off Rivermont Ave. Basically a bar with a few benches and tables with a pool table taking up a good portion of the space. The star here is a really good hamburger and the spicy potato wedges served with ranch dressing. Both are...best in the city. Cash only.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Stopped here after a long day at work for a cold beer, also was told to try the seasoned fries as they were amazing. Well I chose to try the Loose Cannon Ale and did order the fries, both were superb. The atmosphere is very...unique and much more like a run down bar, but it has a unique appeal that definitely suits it. The staff is friendly and the service was great. I'd have no problem stopping here again for a cold beer, just be aware it is a cash only establishment.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I had the burger platter...as you can see, it's all gone! Great little place, great service

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Leaving your legacy carved in wood without fear of blue lights is priceless. Let the Cavalier mojo work it’s manic as you dip those seasoned fries into thick buttermilk ranch. Play pool, drink beer and of course, spill some tea. Oh, bring real money, they...don’t do plastic.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Have driven by many times, we thought it was a convenience store. Had great hamburgers for lunch. So big we could not finish them. The place was busy even though it was around 11:00 in the morning! We tried the fries, which were not to...our liking. Too much salt! Do not get the ranch dressing either. Next time we will just get plain fries. Need to try the Reuben as well. Everything we saw come out of the kitchen looked good. Another stop along Riverfront to add to our list of places to eat!More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere! Good food!! Friendly people!!! Authentic Lynchburg!!!! This is a must visit if you want to reach back to classic diner atmosphere and old fashioned pub food.

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We live far away, but come down for college games sometimes. Whenever we come down we always have to go to the Cavalier. The food may not be the best but the atmosphere sure is! License plates line the walls and ceilings and you can...carve or write your name on the wooden booth.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed February 26, 2018

My son and I stopped by for a quick bite. I had a couple of beers and we played a few games of pool. The food is very good (especially the hot dogs) and the beverages are cold. But the service was way below par....Our waiter (do not remember his name) never checked on us and I had to go find him several times. Really bad. He seemed really out of it.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

The fries are smack, and the service is unmatchable, plus I was eating alone so the owner ate with me and spread around the good vibes.

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Someone at college recommended it to us. Great burgers and fries. Everyone was very friendly there and reasonably priced. Will definately go again.

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We return here for a burger every time we are in Lynchburg. I think that the place would be categorized as a dive; but that seems to be where you get the best food!

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Burgers bigger than your head, ranch you want to drink and a great atmosphere! Have been coming here for as long as I can remember! Don't forget to bring a Sharpie to mark your spot!

Date of visit: June 2017
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We love this place. They have delicious burgers and the best seasoned fries in town. Place has been around forever, has hundreds of license plates adorning the walls and is super cool. You can write/carve your name in the table to remember your visit.

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Definitely the atmosphere of a local joint but everyone was friendly. Good service. Four or five good beers on tap with more bottle/can choices. Food is typical bar food but delicious and a good price.

Date of visit: November 2016
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December 30, 2016|
Response from Christi T | Reviewed this property |
No it is a bar with a pool table
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cavalier Restaurant

Yes, Cavalier Restaurant offers takeout services.

Cavalier Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5