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General Lewis Inn - Jefferson Dining Room

301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
+1 304-645-2600
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
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Reviewed October 2, 2015

Very historic, clean with delicious food. In walking distance to the very charming town of Lewisburg.

2  Thank smoleda
Reviewed September 30, 2015

GREAT place to stay and utilize as 'headquarters' for a Lewisburg visit. Excellent and MORE than a B & B. Full bar, breakfast, lunch and dinner available. Perfect location for visiting Lewisburg. a must visit, whether staying there or NOT.

1  Thank xvredfox
Reviewed September 10, 2015

I have had several opportunities to dine here since the new owners took over in 2014. The wait staff is friendly and helpful and provides attentive service. They have an interesting appetizer selection which includes pickled vegetables made by the owner accompanied with pork belly....More

2  Thank Tom H
Reviewed September 8, 2015

My Mom and I, who have been guests at the General Lewis Inn as well, love to eat in the Inn's charming dining room. The Inn has a wonderful ambiance in the dining room and now, seating is available on the porch. The chef is...More

1  Thank Van T
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Fabulous, I could not be more pleased with our meals. Quiet setting, with quick service. We were impressed with everything they made for us

1  Thank Lon S
Reviewed August 25, 2015

I've visited the General Lewis on and off for nearly 30 years, and it was always long on tradition and weak on food. Having now visited twice for dinner under the new ownership, I can say that the update was well worth it. Not every...More

2  Thank Publius-DC
Reviewed August 16, 2015

The Jefferson Dining Room is proud to serve farm-to-table fare - healthy, tasty, and gourmet. While staying at the inn, we had brunch out on the verandah on Sunday, and then dinner on Monday eve in the oldest part of the inn, among lovely antiques....More

1  Thank No-Central
Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Jefferson Dining Room in Lewisburg, WV's General Lewis Inn boasts an interesting Colonial ambiance, has convenient free parking and a convenient site near the town Center. But the attitude of the owner-operators, high price for medium quality food (how about $2.75 per strip for...More

5  Thank Swordfisher2
Reviewed August 9, 2015

A quintessential American experience. This beautiful colonial hotel and restaurant is all you could ever hope for if you want to experience the charms of the south. Attentive, gracious and professional staff. Friendly without being over familiar, outstanding atmosphere and wonderful attention to detail. We...More

1  Thank Sebastian W
Reviewed August 5, 2015

I can't believe the quality here. I am a food person, and very picky. I'm usually disappointed in restaurants. I didn't expect what I found here: ingredients and skill that rival what you'd find in a coastal city. (And the traditional southern food would seem...More

1  Thank Kitty C
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December 2, 2015|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe the General Lewis Inn would be large enough. From our visit, I'd suggest the Greenbrier in White Sulpher Springs, only 10 miles away.
Elizabeth K
January 24, 2015|
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Response from BuddhaBear09 | Reviewed this property |
Hi-- That sounds nice! Don't know when we'll pass by again, but we definitely enjoyed it! Best, Bob
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$10 - $35
Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Lewisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 304-645-2600
We serve contemporary Southern cuisine, in a farm to table format. We believe that excellent food should taste excellent.
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