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Week 5: Best of Lynchburg Dining Awards, part 1

Place You Never Get Tired Of
Platinum: Waterstone Pizza
Gold: Shoemakers American Grille
Silver: La Carreta

Best Anniversaries/Special Occasions
Platinum: Shoemakers American Grille
Gold: The Crown Sterling
Silver: Robin Alexander

Best Hotel Restaurant
Platinum: Shoemakers American Grille (Craddock Terry Hotel)
Gold: Waterstone Pizza (Craddock Terry Hotel)
Silver: The Kirkley Hotel

Best Live Entertainment
Platinum: Phase 2
Gold: The Stoney Badger
Silver: Benjamin’s Restaurant, Jimmy’s on the James

Best Club
Platinum: Phase 2
Gold: Robin Alexander
Silver: Bull Branch, The Stoney Badger


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 – 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