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“Over-priced & disappointing quality.”
Review of Main Street

Main Street
Ranked #19 of 324 Restaurants in Lynchburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Having been recommended to us we had high hopes of this place, but were sadly disappointed by the quality of the fare on offer and the value for money. Perhaps we were just unlucky with our choices? This place definitely suits the Germanic palate, so if you’re not into pickled everything then steer clear! The lobster bisque had to have come out of a can and was served with a dollop of ‘squirty’ cream on the side! A side salad was served but this was smothered in an unidentifiable dressing which rendered it inedible. The seafood crepe was nice but only just warm whereas the plate was strangely hot. It was only just acceptable and we probably should have sent it back. The steak frites were oddly served with carrots and something completely indistinguishable as a garnish. The steak was of acceptable quality but only a very small portion. The sweet trolley (very 1970s!) failed to tempt us as most deserts were shop-bought rather than baked in-house and frankly we’d give up hope by then of getting anything decent to eat. The one saving grace was a very palatable bottle of Sancerre at just 32 bucks – very reasonable for restaurant prices. Needless to say we won’t be back though – try somewhere else!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Met family members who were staying in hotel nearby. It had now become our ritual - we MUST have breakfast there when they are in town. We've had different items from the menu and never been disappointed. The food, the service, the price, the atmosphere -- always outstanding.

1  Thank glorias723
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food was amazing, and the staff were very nice. Make sure you call ahead for reservations, because they may be full. Wait till you see the dessert trolley cart come around!

1  Thank Dale H
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

My family and I had dinner for my Mother's birthday. Since we support local businesses, this was the perfect place for our dining experience. The atmosphere was cozy and chic, the food was fabulous and the servers were excellent. I highly recommend Main Street Eatery.

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2  Thank mrsmic912017
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Wanted a real restaurant adult dining experience to share. Did not make reservations, but got great table in this wonderful gem of a place. The waiter was fantastic and took us through all the specials. We had beet salad and lentil soup for first course. The beet salad won hands down. The combination of goat cheese, sweet potatoe and beet was amazing! My friend had French Onion soup and loved it. I had the seafood caccitore and it was scrumptious! Each bite had a different mix of flavors! For dessert, the cart they wheel out is extrodinary! There are so many choices. Settled with Key Lime pie and it was one of the best I have ever eaten!! This is a great, romantic fine dining surprise in the middle of Lynchburg!

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Thank Jeffrey G
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