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Hot and Cold Cafe

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205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
+1 434-846-4976
10:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Va Bch, United States
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandered in for lunch and met with a delicious buffet! Curry, basmati rice and very spicey chutney made the whole meal fantastic. The pudding finished the meal nicely. Not too sweet but perfect to calm the flavorful curry. Also, had to try the baklava, and it was one of the best I have ever had! The owner is passionate about... More 

Thank Jeffrey G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is my FAVORITE Indian restaurant! Best chicken korma I've ever had! Also, the mango pudding is a must for dessert....it is so creamy and fresh tasting!

Thank Courtney K
Midlothian, Virginia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We experienced really friendly service and the food was great. The baklava is awesome. A little expensive for the portions especially since we had a coupon.

Thank Cheryl W
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I walked into the restaurant and ordered a sandwich wrap and a house salad that was very good very tasty and a very good smoothie

Thank dcarroll1989
Forest, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I have eaten here a number of times, and each time I say "I need to come here more often!". Lots to choose from on the menu, and I've tried a bunch of things. My favorite is always the baba ganouj to go along with whatever else i'm having. This past visit, I tried a mango lassi (beverage), and it... More 

Thank HikingDi
Lynchburg, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My daughter and I just ate here today and fell in love with Hot and Cold Cafe. The owner is an absolute delight who takes pride in his food. We enjoyed every bite and will go back again!

Thank carpentersdaughterx2
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been here twice and had great experiences. The food was fantastic and the owner was very welcoming and hospitable. I would suggest eating the buffet and if they have the tomato soup, you must try it! Delicious!

Thank Ryan B
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great Indian food and the owner will bend over backwards for you. The Buffet allows you to try all sorts of new things. Can't speak to the Mediterranean options.

Thank P9650JIthomask
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We ordered tabouli, a bulgar wheat salad which was flavorful, but a little dry, though we'd order it again. We each had the gyros. They are not Greek with onions/cucumber tzatziki sauce on a pita; they are Lebanese with tomato and shredded lettuce on a flat bread. The meat was not sausage from a rotary spit, but marinated lamb meat,... More 

Thank TrepC
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Not fancy but the owner is very friendly and makes excellent middle eastern food, mostly from India. They have been in business for over 6 years. The lunch buffet is always good.

Thank realestatebroker041

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-846-4976
Lynchburg's Premiere Indian-Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant. Taste homemade Indian and Lebanese food. Try our lunch buffet Monday through Friday. Many Vegetarian dishes. Menu includes Gyros, Hummus, Tabouli, Falafel, Baklava, Chicken Tikka Masala,Homemade Parathas, Biryani, Chai, Mango Lassi and the best Kheer (rice pudding).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?