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Bistro on Main

€€ - €€€American, , Vegetarian Friendly
8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
+1 540-464-4888
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“beer bread” (23 reviews)
“bistro salad” (18 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is located in an original building on Main Street. It consists of two rooms, one holding a full service bars with a few tables and the second is the dining room. Each table had a fresh flower in a vase which is a...More

Thank LastCanadian__1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate lunch here on a beautiful Friday. We arrived at noon and with a friendly greeted were seated in the bar room with a prime seat with a window view. We were looking to eat light, so my wife ordered the almond-encrusted chicken and...More

Thank Hokie67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally eat at bar, good service. Quick if you want it to be, but no hurry. Easy walk from Hampton Inn Co Alot and good selection of different dishes.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at the Bistro on Main and were very please with the food, service, and atmosphere. I would recommend a reservation if planning to have dinner here. We arrived without a reservation at 7:00. A waitress came by and seeing the hostess searching...More

Thank travel7continents
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fresh food, fair prices, good portions, and attentive staff... Who could ask for more? My husband tried the Polish pickle soup, it was surprisingly good. My black bean quesadilla was delicious and the salsa was homemade with just the right amount of spice.

Thank Alissa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant. Highly recommend. You must find public parking nearby which is the only drawback.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner on 3/22/2018. Food was excellent & the bartending gentleman was very informative, giving recommendations to us, friendly, & will return just to see him again!

1  Thank Carol K
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My wife's supper was served on the cold side of cool. The service was no great shakes. both of these are inconsistent with our previous experience at the Bistro. . .but we hadn't been there in at least a year. Still, we wonder if it's...More

Thank ShenandoahBVer
Reviewed 21 January 2018

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

1  Thank karendI5926JN
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Joe L
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Dorothy M
28 March 2017|
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
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,
Lori Z
29 August 2016|
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Response from Ruth R | 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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