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Bistro on Main

8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
+1 540-464-4888
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“beer bread” (23 reviews)
“bistro salad” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Bistro on the Main is a nice restaurant on Main Street. It is small and can be crowded at times, but worth the visit. It is often best to make reservations for dinner. The menu changes from time to time, but the food is...More

Thank karendI5926JN
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely dining experience in the beautiful town of Lexington, VA. Highly Recommend it. Many restaurant choices downtown

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was excellent once again. Not crowded during the week. Food is fresh and prices are reasonable. Salmon on salad was absolutely perfect. A Lexington favorite for VMI drop off days.

Thank Bluevans-surfs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I split a hamburger and a Greek salad. Both were delicious and cooked to order. We really enjoyed the pumpkin soup. The service was great.

Thank stewytravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this neighborhood gem for lunch and what a delight. We were seated right away in a super clean well-decorated bistro environment with wonderful hard wood floors and a bank of windows to let the light in. Server was fun, friendly, and professional and explained...More

Thank Darryl K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at the Bistro. The restaurant was crowded with a large group that filled one side of the room, and was very loud. We ordered the oyster sandwich, which was okay, but not as flavorful as we expected. The wait staff was friendly...More

Thank B4Ugocitall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical Lexington menu but they have gluten free (rolled in corn meal) fried oysters that make it all worthwhile. Friendly service, comfortable setting.

Thank KKG7116
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Bistro on Main is reliably good. There are always interesting specials & the seafood dishes are great. Service is quick & efficient.

Thank E8836WWroberts
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Located in one of the older buildings in town, Bistro on Main is a clean restaurant with good service. The menu has a lot to choose from. Went for lunch and had no problem being seated right away. The meals we ordered, Crab Cake Sandwich...More

Thank JonInIndy
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Whenever I am here, I have a good time. The bartender is terrific and the drinks are too. Love their food especially their shrimp and grits at dinnertime.

Thank claireonadare
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Dorothy M
28 March 2017|
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Response from Bistro-on-Main | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest. We are open for Easter Sunday Brunch until 2:00 but will be featuring some more lunch/dinner specials for Easter. If you are interested, please call or make a reservation online (we... More
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mrbham
14 November 2016|
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Response from Bistro-on-Main | Property representative |
Hi Kathleen, I will let our chef know that you are vegan and will be dining with us on the 17th. I have your reservation and we look forward to seeing you. Thank you,
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Lori Z
28 August 2016|
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Response from Nibiru888 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but they are open on Tuesdays, which some others nearby are not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 540-464-4888
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Description
Upscale Casual Dining in the Heart of Downtown Lexington, Virginia.Featuring local products with a Southern flair. Intimate, casual atmosphere. Serving Brunch, Lunch and Dinner. Also offers catering. Reservations Recommended!
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