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General Lewis Inn - Jefferson Dining Room

301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
+1 304-645-2600
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“cornbread” (16 reviews)
“biscuits” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Walking in from frigid winter temps, we were welcomed into the warm cozy inn and ushered to our table for two in a cozy room lit by quite a few real candles on the fireplace and wall sconce. We had the portabella and General Lewis...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting for a holiday gathering. The grilled salmon and potato cakes were fabulous and the dessert choices were phenomenal. Service was excellent, but I thought the cocktails and desserts were a little pricey.

Thank cindyt414
Reviewed 4 December 2017

General Lewis should definitely be a "must" on your itinerary if you are in this lovely part of West Virginia!

Thank Brenda4477
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

In the morning I sat by the fire and watched the mimosas rise to the tops of their glasses. By night, I was enjoying a delicious Manhattan and portobello mushroom dish with the delightfully entertaining staff of the General Lewis. It is a shame to...More

Thank Morgan W
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Amazing -- definitely the best food I've ever had served by the rudest staff in my 64 years. DO NOT GO ANY WHERE NEAR CLOSING TIME! I can only guess that was the problem with this nasty employee. Arrived 40 minutes before closing on Saturday...More

Thank MarkInArlington
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing I had an omelette and oatmeal and freshly squeezed orange juice I found the service was excellent and the quality of the food and attention to detail was amazing

Thank David G
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Fresh fruit was actually canned fruit with a fresh strawberry and 3 blueberries. Other food was good and plentiful although biscuit was not hot.

Thank Mimimon008
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, celebrating our 8th anniversary. The staff members were personable and professional; their service was attentive, discreet, and pleasant. Our dinner was delicious, with just-right portions of wonderfully prepared fresh ingredients. The dessert was new to us, and was absolutely extraordinary:...More

1  Thank connietravels2017
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed @ the General Lewis last year & reserved 3 rooms again this year. We noticed the date was wrong on the confirm & called to correct reservation to the following week. They refused to change it or refund our $420 saying their no...More

Thank pamspong
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We overnighted in Lewisburg on our way east, and decided to have breakfast at the General Lewis Inn based upon other TripAdvisor ratings - which turned out to be quite accurate! This is a B&B type Inn, the owner was one of the wait staff...More

Thank Robert B
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Questions & Answers
3 December 2015|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe the General Lewis Inn would be large enough. From our visit, I'd suggest the Greenbrier in White Sulpher Springs, only 10 miles away.
Elizabeth K
25 January 2015|
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Response from BuddhaBear09 | Reviewed this property |
Hi-- That sounds nice! Don't know when we'll pass by again, but we definitely enjoyed it! Best, Bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Breakfast, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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
We serve contemporary Southern cuisine, in a farm to table format. We believe that excellent food should taste excellent.
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