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Bistro on Main

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8 N Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2521
+1 540-464-4888
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in Lexington for a short stay and tried a few of the restaurants in the town. The Bistro on Main was our top choice. First rate service, top quality ingredients and reasonable prices gives them the winning combination. The only regret we had was that we only ate here once during our stay! Looking forward to our next... More 

Thank steve p
New Market, Maryland
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135 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a small restaurant with a large local attraction, both students and an older clientele. It seemed to draw larger parties, but this was a Friday night and week nights might be different. The beer menu appears robust (I just looked), but the wine menu, as befits a small town in the country, is poor and expensive. Whiskey appeared... More 

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Dallas, Texas and Vienna, Austria
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a last minute dinner for six last night at this lovely little restaurant. Everything was perfect. Two of us enjoyed a nice glass of red wine at the bar before being joined by the rest of our party. The bartender is a seasoned professional who was superb. We had a lovely round table at the back of the... More 

Thank texan75225
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate lunch here after taking the horse carriage tour of downtown Lexington. Location is great right on the main street. Good service, good menu and a very nice lunch. Easy to recommend this place.

Thank Herbert0
Dallas, North Carolina
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the area two different weeks and had dinner here both nights. Fabulous menu, wonderful staff, amusing owners, reasonably priced, high quality food. A must for a great meal in Lexington.

Thank R. Sage W
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a classy, pretty and tasty place to eat lunch in Lexington, VA, this is it! They were very courteous and found us a table for 5 during the busy lunchhour. We were served promptly and it was delicious. I had the quiche and other members of our group had delicious salads. The food was very... More 

Thank Marie H
Annapolis, Maryland
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312 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The location is ideal for wandering around the town center. My meal was great. We were a large party and everyone enjoyed their meals. Hamburgers, salads, crabcake sandwich and a fabulous steak sandwich! Restrooms were clean and the restaurant was moderately full on a Saturday afternoon. We would definitely return and eat here again!

Thank SMF2_On-The-Go
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our second visit to Lexington and dining at Bistro at Main. First, the friendliness of everyone who works here, the host, bartender, and server is amazing. Menu has a nice variety. We were amazed at the price for two entrees, two salads, and two drinks each. Value at this charming bistro is amazing. Don't miss it.

Thank Madamqueen
Germantown, Tennessee
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Wonderful lunch. They easily accommodated our group of 6. The restaurant was recommended by friends who have kids at W & L, and we're so glad we visited. The food was delicious, and the menu approachable.

Thank MemphisLawyer
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had an delicious meal. Our waitress jessica was very sweet and nice, and the host zach was phenomenal. The owner was on the ball, smiling and sweet. the food was superb. Over all an amazing experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?