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“Something for everyone!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Depot Grille

Depot Grille
Ranked #3 of 310 Restaurants in Lynchburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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187 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Something for everyone!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

We took a break from The Amazement Square and had lunch. Good service. Great food. The menu was had many choices. the burgers and salads were great. We were quickly served and fed. Enjoyed a train going by as we are.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Davijuls
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English first
Detroit, Michigan
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Surprisingly Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

Dropping off kid(s) for college and looking for a better Lynchburg restaurant, we remember having seen the Depot Grille downtown. I'd have to say that we were very pleasantly surprised with the service and quality of the food. We enjoyed the outdoor patio for our meal and were treated to a freight train coming through during our meal ... an active rail line's just adjacent to the old depot station as you might imagine.
If you're looking for an affordable option to chain restaurants (of which there's many in this college town), the depot will not disappoint with it great food, good prices and loads of charm.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank DachshundDad
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent service, great atmosphere, & creative”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

I went to depot grille for the first time the other day for a late lunch date. Portions were huge and food was great. The atmosphere is unique and fun. I really like the idea of putting paper on the table with a little pot of crayons. I know that would be a lot of fun for kids because they get to draw on the table and not get in trouble! The only downside was they had specialty coffee on the menu that they no longer serve and their steamer was broken which greatly reduced the amount of sides they had available. I have worked in restaurants a lot in the past so i understand sometimes things happen. Our server was very attentive and friendly. She smiled the whole time and kept our drinks filled. We really enjoyed our lunch date and overall no major complaints. They even have temporary train tattoos. They have very creative extras for patrons. We'll probably visit depot grille again in the future.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank stacey f
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DC Metro area
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143 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

Nice relaxing atmosphere at an old train depot. Food is good, service was fast and friendly. No complaints.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank mkjbs
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Chicago, Illinois
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299 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Good Food & Beers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

We were happy that we ate here when we stayed for the night in Lynchburg. The BBQ ribs were
very good and they have a nice selection of draft beers. The atmosphere was great with the high ceilings of the depot that gave an open and airy feeling. The prices were reasonable and the service was very good.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank coolbreeze2
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