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Drowsy Poet

2236 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501-6702
+1 434-385-4505
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good58%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Oct 2016
“Great place for a sandwich, plus the amazing Milton!”
12 Aug 2016
“Best coffee milkshake I have ever had!”
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$$ - $$$
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2236 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501-6702
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

My wife chose this place for lunch mostly because we love the Milton milkshake but the food is good too and there is a great variety of books and educational materials and toys to see. Sandwich ingredients are fresh and offer a variety of unique...More

Thank Jckcamp
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Went there during dog days of summer and had an amazing milkshake. The "milton". The best I have ever had and I travel a lot. However, even better is it is such a cute little shop. Great destination for all things coffee. I prefer it...More

Thank Billi S
Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Drowsy Poet is located inside the Little Dickens' book store(/toy shop), so naturally it is great for reading. They have sectioned off seating, and it's never very busy, so always pretty quiet. If you;re looking for an even more secluded place to lounge and...More

Thank William R
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Since they are now located inside a fun bookstore for kids, it was the date location with my 3 year old. He calls it the "marble" place. We got milkshakes which were pricey but very good ($4.50, I think). They are made with lots of...More

Thank S P
Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a WONDERFUL coffee chop on the mountain! They have great hours, heartwarming staff, and delicious coffee. Note: My last trip here was in 1998, so I selected the oldest date provided on the 'When did you travel? box.

Thank Chcrews
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was a great find and right near Liberty University. The sandwiches and spicy bean dip are to die for as well as their cupcakes. We ate there 3 out of 5 days and twice in one day! So wonderful and the couple that runs...More

Thank Carli B
Reviewed December 12, 2012

I've eaten at this cafe dozens of times and never had a bad meal. Soups and sandwiches are fresh and the coffee is wonderful. The only reason it doesn't get 5 stars is because service is slow. But the cafe is located inside a wonderful...More

Thank Bronblue
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2236 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501-6702
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-385-4505
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