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Hot and Cold Cafe

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205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
+1 434-846-4976
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Midlothian, Virginia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We experienced really friendly service and the food was great. The baklava is awesome. A little expensive for the portions especially since we had a coupon.

Thank Cheryl W
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I walked into the restaurant and ordered a sandwich wrap and a house salad that was very good very tasty and a very good smoothie

Thank dcarroll1989
Forest, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here a number of times, and each time I say "I need to come here more often!". Lots to choose from on the menu, and I've tried a bunch of things. My favorite is always the baba ganouj to go along with whatever else i'm having. This past visit, I tried a mango lassi (beverage), and it... More 

Thank HikingDi
Lynchburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My daughter and I just ate here today and fell in love with Hot and Cold Cafe. The owner is an absolute delight who takes pride in his food. We enjoyed every bite and will go back again!

Thank carpentersdaughterx2
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been here twice and had great experiences. The food was fantastic and the owner was very welcoming and hospitable. I would suggest eating the buffet and if they have the tomato soup, you must try it! Delicious!

Thank Ryan B
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great Indian food and the owner will bend over backwards for you. The Buffet allows you to try all sorts of new things. Can't speak to the Mediterranean options.

Thank P9650JIthomask
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We ordered tabouli, a bulgar wheat salad which was flavorful, but a little dry, though we'd order it again. We each had the gyros. They are not Greek with onions/cucumber tzatziki sauce on a pita; they are Lebanese with tomato and shredded lettuce on a flat bread. The meat was not sausage from a rotary spit, but marinated lamb meat,... More 

Thank TrepC
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Not fancy but the owner is very friendly and makes excellent middle eastern food, mostly from India. They have been in business for over 6 years. The lunch buffet is always good.

Thank realestatebroker041
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I had passed this restaurant a couple of times and thought the aromas as we passed were inviting. We passed by again at lunch time and decided to give it a try. Although we are not big fans of buffet, it offered a nice selection and seemed like a great way to sample what they had to... More 

Thank Dick K
Central Virginia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Locally owned small cafe with delicious food and very charismatic owners. It was like being welcomed into a friend's home, caring about your experience and making sure you were satisfied with your meal. These owners offer a friendly, relaxed, enjoyable dining experience.

Thank TwisterInVA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Indian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-846-4976
Lynchburg's Premiere Indian-Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant. Taste homemade Indian and Lebanese food. Try our lunch buffet Monday through Friday. Many Vegetarian dishes. Menu includes Gyros, Hummus, Tabouli, Falafel, Baklava, Chicken Tikka Masala,Homemade Parathas, Biryani, Chai, Mango Lassi and the best Kheer (rice pudding).

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?