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Jimmy's on the James

610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
+1 434-845-1116
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (8 reviews)
“filet mignon” (7 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
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Reviewed May 18, 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 May 15, 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 May 6, 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 April 1, 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 February 21, 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 January 11, 2017

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

Thank SkeetsHoo
Reviewed January 8, 2017

It had been years since I've been on a trip with just galfriends...headed on down to Lynchburg to visit a friends that have been transferred there recently, and our last night of which the weather had hit record low temps with plenty of snow which...More

Thank barbaraaiken2017
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We were hoping to catch Jimmy's piano playing and singing, but unfortunately he wasn't there the night we ate dinner there. The food was not to my taste, shrimp, corn, etc. It just wasn't that great. My husband had the creole, and he didn't really...More

1  Thank jimmiecampbell7
Robert R, Owner at Jimmy's on the James, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2016

I am so very sorry that your dinners were not up to your expectations or our standards. We have a new fall menu which has been a hit, we would love it if you would kindly give us another chance. The Creole is on the...More

Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

While visiting our daughter over the weekend in Lynchburg we went to Jimmy on the James for dinner. Everything was incredible! Lynwood's Baby Cakes and the Bruschetta were both great starters and our entrees we're outstanding! Great job by Bob and his team and we...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food wonderful ambiance exceptional service highly recommend this gem!! Alaskan cod and filet mignon with grilled Brussel sprouts and garlic mashed potatoes yum! Lemon cheesecake the best! Enjoy!

Thank Lisa Ann M
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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, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1306
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-845-1116
  • E-mail
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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