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Porter House Restaurant

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126 Old Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-4165
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a recently purchased restaurant with a new name. After a slow start with some problems, this restaurant has been a great go-to for a leisurely lunch. The seating is made for small group conversations possible, the food is good and reasonably priced. If you like West Side Deli food, you'll like Porter House. The same owners run both... More 

Thank 199betty
Madison Heights, Virginia
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

This place has a long time record for fine food and great service. I have made many visits and have no come away with any complaints at all....service is great and food has always been outstanding.

Thank Walter S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

This restaurant has been around a long time but it has a new owner and the food is amazing! High quality with a good variety of $ choices. Small house salad is $5 and it was great.

Thank Tina C
Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Open under new owner "Hellen" and she has done a wonderful job! We took some customers there a few weeks ago and I have been there 3 times since. I simply can not believe how good the food is each time. The Steak is the BEST IN TOWN! Service is amazing and so happy I found out about the new... More 

1 Thank vanfry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Recently moved to Lynchburg and decided to give Porter House a try. We were very impressed. The food was amazing (I personally had the ribeye with the mashed potatoes). Our table had quite a variety of food (burger, seafood, pork) and everyone was impressed! The service was phenomenal as well. Our waiter was Ken and he was there to take... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Had dinner at the Porter House this week, and walked away with a severe stomach ache. In fact, as the night wore on, several of the guests were experiencing the same symptoms! We all had different entrees, fish tacos, reuben sandwich and hamburger. Such a disappointment since our server was good! Will NOT return!

1 Thank Diane P
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Overall a good meal and pleasant experience. The steak was tasty and all the food good. The service could have been better.

Thank Cathy B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This restaurant was recently opened under new ownership, and did not disappoint! There are so many menu options that will please most everyone. My friend got the steak au poivre (?? spelling) which I tasted and was delicious. I got an arugula pesto pasta with grilled salmon- really great! So, enjoyed our meal and hope to return to try something... More 

Thank Cheryl G
Lynchburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Chose Porter House for the repast for my son. Perfect choice. Steven was incredibly wonderful to us. Helped us select a menu, was flexible on the number of people (as I was not sure), and was accommodating with the food and drinks. The food was superb. Most of it, even the rolls, were homemade and just the right amount. He... More 

Thank raines6
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Went with a large party the other evening. Everyone was happy with their order. They quality of the food was excellent, and the portions were generous for the prices. Standouts included the short rib pasta, the lamb cassoulet and Thai style mussels appetizer.

Thank Lizbirdie_family

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Old Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-4165
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg

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