Brunch: a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten during the late morning to early afternoon.  Sounds simple right?  Well, in Lynchburg our chefs take it to a whole new level!  During your weekend visit with us, why not sleep in then get out there and experience a little culinary creativity.  We’ve put together a list of just some of the local favorites.  Please share with us your favorite dishes using #LynchburgVA




Bistro at Acorn Hill Lodge

Acorn Hill Lodge has been awarded best Lynchburg Bed & Breakfast by Lynchburg Living Magazine for the last six years in a row! The Inn is a Victorian design lodge with wrap-around porches and offers a full service spa, salon and lovely bistro open to the public for any meal of the day, especially Brunch.

Robert's Benedict at Acorn Hill Bistro







Favorites to try:
Robert's Benedict: Two perfectly poached eggs, on grilled fresh tomato topped with Hollandaise and side of avocado with dressed greens
Sweet Cream Pancakes with Lemon Blueberry topping: What else is there to say, other than YUM!?

Serving: Sunday Brunch - 9:00am to 2:00pm

The Corner at Rivermont

At the corner of Rivermont and Norfolk Avenues, The Corner is a casual restaurant with a commitment to offering farm-to-table ingredients from regional farms and purveyors whenever possible.  The menu is an ode to southern classics with low country and creole traditions in mind. Sit out on the patio or dine inside, either way, Brunch is served with southern flair.

Corner at Rivermont

Favorites to try: 
Chicken & Waffles:
Classic fried local organic chicken breast on buttermilk waffles, drizzled with local organic caramelized honey, with maple syrup on the side
Duck Wings: Crispy, moist duck drumettes served on a buttermilk waffle, drizzled with local organic caramelized honey Dijon, with side salad

Serving: Sunday Brunch - 11:00am to 3:00pm

The Dahlia

All we have to say is crab and eggs.  A Lynchburg neighborhood restaurant since 1947, The Dahlia takes crab and eggs to new heights with their Saturday Brunch served with your choice of spicy Bloody Mary, Screwdriver or Mimosa! 

Dahlia Brunch Menu

Favorites to try: 
Crab cake & Eggs:
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake with two eggs cooked your liking with Brunch Potatoes or cheesy grits
Eggs Surry: Hash Browns topped with Country Ham, over easy eggs, cheddar, crabmeat, and Hollandaise, with cheesy grits

Serving: Saturday Brunch - 11:00am to 2:00pm

El Jefe Taqueria Garaje

A downtown restored and re-purposed garage, El Jefe is a unique dining experience with plenty of deck and patio seating on Bluffwalk with beautiful views of the James River, plus well stocked bar boasting 85 tequilas and Brunch with a Mexican flair!

El Jefe Black Bean Cheesy Western

Favorites to try: 
Mexican Waffle:
Cinnamon sugar waffle, drizzled with agave and served with fresh fruit and whipped cream
Black Bean Cheesy Western: Black bean burger, over-easy egg, pepper jack cheese and green tomato relish on jalapeno corn bread,  choice of southwestern style potatoes or fresh fruit medley

Serving: Saturday and Sunday Brunch – 11:00am to 3:00pm

Isabella's Italian Trattoria

A neighborhood restaurant serving contemporary northern Italian cuisine in a sophisticated, yet casual setting, Isabella's has formed strong relationships with local farmers to highlight the best ingredients of central Virginia.  The restaurant offers a variety of seating for your Brunching pleasure - casual bar dining, patio dining and intimate indoor tables.

Bakon Bloody Mary at Isabella's

Favorites to try: 
Bakon Bloody Mary:
Bakon potato vodka, bloody Mary mix, crispy bacon crumbles, lemon and lime
Shrimp & Grits: Creamy, cheesy grits with jumbo shrimp, mushrooms, chives and pancetta chips
Breakfast Pizza: Pancetta, Roma tomatoes, spinach, basil hollandaise, four cheeses and sunny side up egg garnish on house made crust

Serving: Sunday Brunch - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Manor House at Locust Thicket

Steeped in early American history, the Locust Thicket house was built circa 1790 by Major Samuel Beverly Scott upon his discharge from George Washington’s Revolutionary Army.  The Manor House restaurant serves New American Cuisine via a seasonally rotating menu utilizing suppliers from Lynchburg and the neighboring regions.  Have your Brunch al fresco or dine inside the Manor House.

Locust Thicket logo

Favorites to try:
Old Forest Scramble:
Cultivated mushrooms, grilled onion, smoky cheese, roasted tomatoes, with crispy garlic fingerling potatoes
Market Hash: Sweet yams, New Crop potato, roasted Kale, mushrooms and poached farm egg

Serving: Sunday Brunch – 11:30am to 2:00pm

RA Bistro

{RA} Bistro is a showcase of American diversity in cuisine; funnel cake hamburger bun, just sayin’. Their menu blends must-have favorites, chef-crafted burgers, and new dishes that will amaze you.  Sit out on the patio or inside and enjoy their creative Brunch offerings.

RA Flatbread Brunch

Favorites to try:
Monte Cristo:
Fluffy scrambled eggs, thin sliced ham, melted Swiss cheese all flash fried in funnel cake batter, with breakfast potatoes
Bistro Flatbreads: Fresh baked ciabatta bread topped with scrambled eggs and hollandaise sauce and served with breakfast potatoes - Choose one of these four styles!

Serving: Saturday and Sunday Brunch – 11:00am to 3:00pm