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Week 5: Best of Lynchburg Dining Award Winners, part 2

Here it is, our final winners in the Best of Lynchburg 2013 Dining Awards! You voted for the winners and here are the best of the best! Our “Best Overall Restaurant” winner will be announced in the print issue of the Lynchburg Menu, out May 2013.

Best New Restaurant in Lynchburg
Platinum: Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Gold: Chipotle
Silver: Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant

Best Downtown Restaurant
Platinum: Shoemakers American Grille
Gold: Waterstone Pizza
Silver: Robin Alexander

Top Chef (please list restaurant and chef’s name)
Platinum: Roger Murphy at Shoemakers American Grille
Gold: Alex Richardson at Robin Alexander
Silver: Sean Meeks at Isabella’s Italian Trattoria

Best to See & Be Seen
Platinum: The Neighbors Place
Gold: Waterstone Pizza
Silver: Shoemakers American Grille

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Week 4: Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards, part 1

Restaurant With the Best Overall Staff
Platinum: Shoemakers American Grille
Gold: The Crown Sterling
Silver: Robin Alexander

Best Simple Meals
Platinum: Waterstone Pizza
Gold: Market at Main
Silver: Country Kitchen

Best Deli
Platinum: Catalano’s Delicatessen
Gold: Westside Deli
Silver: Magnolia Foods

Best Late Night Dinner
Platinum: Texas Inn
Gold: Robin Alexander
Silver: Cook Out

Best Destination Restaurant (within one hour’s drive)
Platinum: Millstone Tea Room
Gold: Perky’s Restaurant
Silver: Devils Backbone Brewery

Week 3: Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards, part 2

Best Traditional Virginia Food
Platinum: The Crown Sterling
Gold: Market at Main
Silver (tie): Country Kitchen, Benjamin’s Restaurant

Best for Talking Business
Platinum: Shoemakers American Grille
Gold: The Neighbors Place
Silver: Robin Alexander

Best Kids Menu
Platinum: The Depot Grille
Gold: Waterstone Pizza
Silver: The Neighbors Place

Best Happy Hour Deals
Platinum: Mangia
Gold (tie): The Neighbors Place, Shoemakers American Grille

Best Comfort Food
Platinum: Country Kitchen
Gold: Market at Main
Silver: Thai ’99 Restaurant

Week 3: Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards, part 1

Best Buffet
Platinum: Choice Hibachi Buffet
Gold: King’s Island Restaurant
Silver: Golden Corral

Best Takeout
Platinum: King’s Island Restaurant
Gold: Osaka Japanese Express
Silver: Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant

Best Healthy Plates
Platinum: The Neighbors Place
Gold: Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant
Silver: Robin Alexander

Best Sunday Brunches
Platinum: Isabella’s Italian Trattoria
Gold: Benjamin’s Restaurant
Silver: The Neighbors Place

Best Outdoor Patio
Platinum: Mangia
Gold: Waterstone Pizza
Silver: Robin Alexander

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

“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