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Isabella's Italian Trattoria

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Italian, Gluten Free, Pizza, Wine Bar
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4925 Boonsboro Rd, Unit 2, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2240 (Old Boonsboro Road)
+1 434-385-1660
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Isabellas is a quiet, and subdued Italian restaurant where all the classics are served. I've visited them several times and with the exception of once, the experience was sublime. On the one less-tan-sublime occasion, disputes between the staff boiled over into the dining room and one particularly annoying person was on the front desk. However, it seems those early problems... More 

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for your support and for taking the time to share your thoughts about your experiences. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lynchburg
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I made a reservation several days ahead for 10 people and asked for a specific room. By the time of the reservation, two people became ill so they and their spouses (4 people total) were unable to attend. When the six of us arrived, we explained why we were short four people and offered to move to a smaller table,... More 

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

I am glad the six of you were able to visit Isabella's for brunch last Sunday! I hope your friends are recovering from their illness and feel better soon. More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly from greeting to after dinner coffee.food is always well prepared,and served by attentive servers

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for rating us "off the charts"! We are happy to hear that you felt welcomed and well taken care of. More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great place to go if you don't want to spend a fortune but want delicious food! Great service! Great place!

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

What a great way to sum up how we want every guest to feel about dining at Isabella's! Thanks for taking the time to share! More 

Bealeton, Virginia, United States
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 30th anniversary and we were too tired to drive far from where we are staying. At our host's recommendation, we went to Isabella's. We were not disappointed. We both got the ribeye and couldn't finish it, the portions were huge. Server was great. Perfect place for a special meal!

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Congratulations on your 30th anniversary and thanks for choosing to celebrate it at Isabella's. Can't wait to have you back for your 31st! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are hungry for true Italian cuisine , this is not the restaurant for you. They have a variety of American dishes that is nicely prepared. You probably can find them at most restaurants . Very pricey!

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for trying our restaurant. We appreciate your feedback and will continue listen to reviews and adapt to our customers tastes and budget. More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I made reservations for a weekday evening meal to entertain out-of-town family. This was my first visit to this store-front restaurant. The 5 of us were seated promptly at the appointed time. I ordered the Lasagna Bolognese and found it very flavorful. There was not an overabundance of canned Marinara sauce which I find used too heavily at some restaurants.... More 

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Andrew B, Owner at Isabella's Italian Trattoria, responded to this review

Thanks for bringing your family to dine with us and I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your first visit with us. Look forward to seeing you again! More 

Canberra
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

On our annual visit from Australia we wanted to arrange a special meal with Blacksburg family members. A search on the internet threw up a lot of choices, but Isabella's sounded the most interesting, so we were already excited after a two hour drive to pull up to the mall based restaurant. Being half an hour early for our reservation... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We moved back to Lynchburg after 8 yrs away in another state. I remember Isabella's being a top notch place to go. There used real linens on the tables ,the servers were always so attentive serving you warm bread and oil and vinegar and filling water glasses and your wine glasses as well . You could also hear and enjoy... More 

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Platteville, Wisconsin
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

I had the apple & Gorgonzola salad and the butternut & goat cheese ravioli. Both were excellent - I had to take an extra piece of bread just to mop up the tasty squash sauce. The service was lovely, even though they were very busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $26
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free, Pizza, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4925 Boonsboro Rd, Unit 2, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2240
    (Old Boonsboro Road)
  • Public Transportation: The Boonsboro Shopping Center has a Lynchburg City Bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-385-1660
Description
Isabella's Italian Trattoria is a family-owned neighborhood restaurant serving contemporary northern Italian cuisine in a sophisticated, yet casual setting. Isabella's has formed strong relationships with local farmers to highlight the best ingredients of central Virginia. Isabella's is the perfect choice for a night out with friends, a special date, or a business event. The restaurant offers a variety of dining choices - casual bar dining, patio dining, private dining from groups of 15 to 25, and semi-private dining for groups from 30-40. Isabella's also has a retail wine market on premises offering hand-selected wines from around the globe at very competitive prices.

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