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The Livery

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217 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1423
304-645-9836
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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West Lafayette
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Spent an enjoyable evening on the terrace at The Livery with friends. The wait staff was delightful, friendly , and efficient. The dinner included salmon, trout, and scallops, all prepared well and tasting excellent. Another enjoyable evening in Lewisburg.

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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The prices are very expensive, especially for such a small area, but the portions are good sized. The prime rib was butterflied, filled with herbs and other flavors, then prepared perfectly. Unusual and very tasty. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Extensive wine list, but check to see if they have 2 bottles before ordering if necessary. We wanted a second... More 

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I have made multiple trips to this restaurant over the years and have never failed to be underwhelmed. The food is good but even for Lewisburg is quite expensive and not good value. The service is spotty and on various visits ranged from atrocious to very good. The ambiance is poor and the noise level can be uncomfortable if you... More 

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West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We went to The Livery with another couple. We usually split a meal, as do the other couple, because most of the time one serving is large enough for two. We tried to order the salmon, but they were out, so we ordered the scallops. The other couple ordered the trout, but were told that this was also unavailable, so... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The restaurants in Lewisburg keep getting better and better. The Livery serves up innovative cocktails, tasty appetizers, and sumptuous entrees. The cheesecake dessert was indescribably good - save room! Our party was large, but the staff handled it well. The size did enable us to have a taste of nearly every appetizer, and they were all worth a nibble. The... More 

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Thank Kelley G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Very cool unexpected and classic spot. You know how some places just get it- they do in every way. Food and cocktails exceeded expectations for the best restaurant.

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Thank Steve B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our first visit to the Livery. The appetizers all looked so good we couldn't decide between them so we ordered about 6 or 7 instead of ordering entrees and they were all great. Looking forward to trying some of the main dishes next time.

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Thank Greg T
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Brought 8 customers and co-workers to The Livery for dinner. Travel delays made us 20 minutes late and we were very graciously accommodated. Restaurant is very attractive, accented with antiques but not fussy at all. The table, settings, etc are all well-selected and comfortable. Our waiter was outstanding- the service was as good as you will find in any major... More 

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Thank Nancy N
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food....but visit bank first...expensive tab!!! Loved oysters ....quail was very dry. Bread good.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I have been to Paris, I lived in Philadelphia for 12 years during their restaurant Renaissance. I have eaten at Le Bec Fin a few times. Who would ever think that the best lamb that I would ever eat would come from a restaurant in WV that had the word Tavern in its title? You have probably guessed by now... More 

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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
$15 - $60
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1423
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Lewisburg
  • Phone Number: 304-645-9836
Description
First and foremost, our family loves the town of Lewisburg; it's shops, people and rich history. Our family has been visiting Lewisburg since 2003 when we purchased Westwinds, a horse farm in western Virginia near Lake Moomaw. While we've enjoyed the several restaurants in town, we also felt the locals as well as tourists would welcome and support more restaurant options, and so far we've been right! Our family's first restaurant, Stella's, has been a hit since we opened in January, 2011. Stella's, named and inspired after our mom Alice Stella Hirt who passed away in 1985, is warm, welcoming and elegant, just like our mom was. Stella's has many feminine touches which were influenced by our mom and put into place by Tammy. Our newest restaurant, The Livery Tavern, on the other hand is a very masculine interpretation of a mid-1800's tavern, with an open beamed ceiling and a generous use of natural materials and earth tones both inside and out. The Livery has a full bar, privacy booth seating, outdoor patio seating and an extensive wine and port list. Our menu is a reflection of this same interpretation, with dishes including grilled venison, quail, lamb and local beef cuts like 2 inch bone-in rib eyes. The Livery is also fashioned with a unique military motif to honor our father Major General John B. Hirt USMC, who passed away in 2012. You'll find these military influences in our logo and other decorative treatments inside the restaurant.

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