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General Lewis Inn - Jefferson Dining Room

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301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
+1 304-645-2600
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07:30 - 21:30
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Fri - Mon 07:30 - 21:30
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From our arrival to departure the staff were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. This old building gives a very unique atmosphere which added so much to a great evening out. I hope anyone who ventures to this establishment also enjoys it as much as we did.

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Thank David N
Bryson City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in town for family but ate breakfast (brunch) at this lovely hotel. I couldn't get a room on short notice. Have stayed here many times.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over Halloween night to see if we could "scare up" some ghosts lol! Couldn't bring myself to stay in one of the "haunted" rooms, but stayed just a few doors down from them. Still was spooky enough! Beautiful old hotel. Nicely redone bathrooms. A lot of antiques. It's not a place to just stay overnight, it's a destination... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Staying in the General Lewis Inn it made it great we could just walk down the steps to the exceptional Jefferson Dining Room located in the original portion of the inn built in 1834. We had a nice breakfast of hot cakes and fruit and the Farmer omelet,hash browns,tea and pineapple juice.Dinner was just as good with the mountain trout,sweet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast had great selection of foods and service was good. Eggs Norwegian was terrific and if you want Southern comfort food, try the biscuit and gravy. This may be the perfect biscuit - slight crunch on the outside and moist and tasty inside.

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Oak Hill, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My husband and I were on a "staycation" in Lewisburg and started our evening with drinks on the front porch of General Lewis Inn. WOW, it was awesome. The rocking chairs along with a slight breeze and delicious wine and cocktails made it the perfect place to start our evening out. My only complaint was the bartender. Not the friendliest... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Service extremely slow and several items ran out on Sunday brunch and had to order "something else". Slow slow slow but food was good except for watermelon in fruit salad was bad.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed here for two nights. Each room was as unique as the hotel. Our room was lovely and so spacious. It was a bit nor in cost but worth it. Walking through the hall you could see other rooms. Each was beautifully decorated and all were unique!

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Alderson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Excellent place for fine dining. Staff was excellent. The meal was fit for a king! Went there for Anniversary. Glad we did...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We are so happy to see this establishment under new ownership and improving everything. We had a wonderful dinner on the veranda with white table cloth and fresh flowers. Service was very good. And the food was excellent. We had Rainbow Trout, which was cooked to perfection.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Lewisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 304-645-2600
Description
We serve contemporary Southern cuisine, in a farm to table format. We believe that excellent food should taste excellent.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?