Week 2: Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards, part 2

Best Chinese
Platinum: King’s Island Restaurant
Gold: China Royal

Best Italian
Platinum: Isabella’s Italian Trattoria
Gold: La Villa
Silver: Mangia

Best BBQ
Platinum: The Silver Pig Barbecue
Gold: Pok-E-Joe’s
Silver: Ranch Road BBQ

Best Ribs
Platinum: The Depot Grille
Gold (tie): Pok-E-Joe’s, Texas Roadhouse

Best Seafood
Platinum: Blue Marlin Seafood
Gold: Shoemakers American Grille
Silver: Harbor Inn Seafood

Week 2: Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards, part 1

Best Local Pizza
Platinum: Waterstone Pizza
Gold: Rivermont Pizza
Silver: La Villa

Best Local Subs & Sandwiches
Platinum: Yellow Submarine
Gold: Jersey Mike’s Subs
Silver: Catalano’s Delicatessen

Best Hotdogs
Platinum: Weenie Stand No. 1
Gold: Moore’s Country Store
Silver: Dave’s Doghouse

Best Local Hamburgers
Platinum: Cavalier Restaurant
Gold (tie): Pok-E-Joe’s, Robin Alexander

Best Local Steak House
Platinum: Shoemakers American Grille
Gold: The Crown Sterling
Silver: New London Steak House

Week 1: Best of Lynchburg, part 2

Best Smith Mountain Lake Restaurant
Platinum: Mango’s Bar and Grill
Gold: Moosie’s
Silver (tie): Benjamin’s RestaurantThe Landing

Best Indian
Platinum: Milan Indian Cuisine
Gold: Hot and Cold Café

Best Mexican
Platinum: La Caretta
Gold: Mi Patron Mexican Restaurant
Silver: La Taqueria

Week 1: Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards, part 1

Welcome to the Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards winners’ list! Each week, we will have 2 posts that list the winners, culminating in the grand finale list the first week of March! That will include the bigger categories such as “Best Overall Dining” and “Best Restaurant Staff” so keep checking back to see if your favorites won in their respective categories! Thanks to everyone who voted – you’ll see a complete winners’ list in our Menu Guide this spring, too!

Best for Watching the Big Game
Platinum: Buffalo Wild Wings
Gold: The Stoney Badger
Silver: The Neighbors Place

Best Japanese
Platinum: Osaka Japanese Express
Gold: Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Silver: Kyoto Japanese Steak & Seafood House

Best Sushi
Platinum: King’s Island Restaurant
Gold: Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Silver: Kyoto Japanese Steak & Seafood House

Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards CLOSED

First of all, THANK YOU so much to everyone who voted for their favorite restaurants, helped spread the word, and are checking back to support their friends and neighbors. This is a quick note to let you know that voting is now closed for the 2013 Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards. We are currently counting out the votes to see who our winners are – we’re excited to see who will win Platinum, Gold, and Silver, all thanks to YOU! Over the next several weeks we will release the winners and of course encourage all of you to pick up a free issue of our menu guide when it hits newsstands in May. You’ll be able to see a full list as well as check out the great places your area has to offer. Now who’s ready for lunch?!

“Best of Lynchburg Dining” Awards – Mid-Ballot Results

We’re tallying up votes as they continue to roll in and to celebrate the great response we’ve had, we want to share our mid-ballot results from a few categories! We’ve had terrific response with over 5,000 individual votes! We’re sharing a handful of the winners – at least for now! – but with over 40 categories, there are plenty of ways to show off the best dishes in Lynchburg and Bedford. Did your favorite eatery make the list? Read on to find out!

Dining Card FlyerClick on the poster above to go vote for your favorite restaurants!

Voting will continue until Sunday, January 20th, so voters, you can still try to get your favorite places at the top of the list. Restaurants, don’t see your name on this list or going straight for the top Platinum? Remind your patrons and Facebook fans to go vote for you and let them know they could win a $250 Night on the Town, complete with a snazzy limo ride!

Best Overall Dining
1. Robin Alexander
2. Neighbor’s Place
3. TIE: Shoemakers + Thai99

Best New Restaurant in Lynchburg
1. Wasabi
2. Blue Orchid
3. Robin Alexander

Best Hotel Restaurant
1. Shoemakers
2. Waterstone

Best Downtown Restaurant
1. Robin Alexander
2. Depot Grille
3. Waterstone

Best Live Entertainment
1. Stoney Badger
2. Robin Alexander
3. TIE: Neighbors Place + Phase 2

Who has the Best Dessert in Lynchburg, VA?

It’s no secret that the staff behind The Menu love a good dessert. We want to know, who’s got the best dessert in Lynchburg? In case you want to check out several of the local restaurants and their menus before voting, you can see the list on the right side of our site.  Click on our cover image below and get voting for all your favorites, plus be entered for a chance to win that fabulous Night on the Town, valued at $250! Voting ends January 20th!