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Jimmy's on the James

610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
+1 434-845-1116
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“jambalaya” (8 reviews)
“filet mignon” (6 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
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610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hats off to the General Manager Bob Rygielski and staff. From top to bottom the attentiveness of Bob from day one and to his waitresses and exceptional kitchen staff your restaurant made our rehearsal dinner perfect. We booked this event as a result of a...More

Thank Tpalmst
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went there with my wife this past Monday. Enjoyed the food, atmosphere, and service. Also on Mondays they have special music by Daniel, which we both fully enjoyed.

1  Thank linwood276
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were just walking around downtown Lynchburg, came to the end of Commerce Street, and were about to turn back, when we noticed the sign for "Jimmy's on the James". We stepped in, at about 4:30 PM on a Tuesday. They didn't open for dinner...More

Thank travellerone2016
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Went for drinks after work, On street parking- not easy. Sat at the bar. About 12 people around 19:00 with nice music from a duo. Tried 1 cocktail off the menu and wasn't impressed . Had s bourbon and left. I was disappointed as I'd...More

Thank kamikazekiddo
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We meandered down the hill from the bridal shop because it looked close by and boy are we ever glad we did! Lynchburg is lucky to have this place! We ordered the tuna and a bottle of wine and settled in scanning the menu. Two...More

Thank Pattie S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were a party of 10 after LU Graduation Ceremony and looking for somewhere to celebrate with family. Jimmy's on the James offered a great atmosphere. We were at a table across an open wall to the historic downtown street. The weather was perfect. The...More

Thank Tina Y
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We finally checked out a restaurant for WSET ABC's Restaurant Week and had the most wonderful time ever! In my opinion, Jimmy's on the James is the best restaurant in Lynchburg especially for $25 per person and with free entertainment from the inimitable Renée Ruth...More

Thank Lee N
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Service was terrible. It took 15 minutes to get one cocktail and it was wrong. Over an hour for dinner. Jambalaya was cold, fries were not cooked, green beans were cold. One of the worst dining experiences we have had.

Thank ETLG
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went here for our anniversary and it was fabulous. We were in the garage area where the roll up doors are that is wonderful for summer visits but a little on the cool side in December. However, the food was wonderful and our server...More

Thank Emily1950
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Jimmy's voice is like butter. The food is fantastic. I always have a 5-star experience at this restaurant.

Thank SkeetsHoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-845-1116
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Pull up a chair, take a taste, and join the fun. A modern day speakeasy focused on personal service, live music, and delectable cuisine set in a socially inviting atmosphere.
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