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The Dahlia

2221 Bedford Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
+1 434-846-0601
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (3 reviews)
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2221 Bedford Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Unpretentious local joint in an out of the way area of town with a terrific menu of seafood delights at reasonable prices. We started with calamari and scallops appetizers. Both perfectly prepared and delicious. Entrees were fried oysters crab cakes and shrimo 'n grits. Everyone...More

Thank Santino49
Reviewed 23 July 2017

While visiting family, my brother-in-law treated us to lunch at The Dahlia. We tried to go around noon and couldn't find a parking place during the busy lunch hour! After a few errands, we returned around 1pm and were immediately seated. Our delightful waiter, Billy,...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The once (in)famous beer bar is now one of "The Burg's" best food bars. From a large lamb shank to fresh fish, the food from their little kitchen is always good. If available, try the cod topped with crabmeat or the soft shells. If on...More

Thank burtsmiley
Reviewed 17 July 2017

If you sit at the hightops be prepared to be thirsty. Ordered drinks and water with the appetizer. That was the last time they were filled for the whole time eating the appetizer or meal. Walked by many times but never stopped or acknowledged us...More

Thank robeke1
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I went their for lunch with my daughter. We ordered a cheese burger and order of fries each. They were very good.

Thank Donna N S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We have been here several times and never been disappointed It doesn't look like much from the outside but go in anyways. Had the lamb chops this last time and the flank steak the time before, both were excellent. There is wonderful private space downstairs...More

Thank Jim and Janet S
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I waited 5 minutes, then I got seated and waited 5 minutes for my food to come out, I had the shrimp and grits that tasted very creamy, the salad with the thousand island dressing tasted very good because the dressing was very mixed together....More

Thank dcarroll1989
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had stopped next door to Blue Marlin to pick up some fish and decided to try them. We were not disappointed. I had one of the three specials for the day, a crab cake sandwich. It was nicely prepared lots of crab very little...More

1  Thank Carolyn0806
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We go to the Dahlia whenever we can for special occasions in Lynchburg. The former dive retains its interesting and simple decor. The food is top notch. Upstairs, the decor is modern and small, but the cellar retains it's older self with larger tables and...More

Thank 352will
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We took our new daughter in law visiting from Idaho and my niece visiting from Florida for lunch and ordered shrimp and grits. Everyone agreed it was delicious! The shrimp were large and cooked perfectly and the grits were creamy and cheesy. I'd recommend it...More

Thank Debra P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2221 Bedford Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-846-0601
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