Market at Main

Market at Main

Diner and Burger Joint$$$$
Central Business District, Lynchburg
  • Graham E.
    "Great spot for lunch if your in the downtown area!"(15 Tips)
    David M.
    "Sweet potatoes pancakes on the side... Cheap and good!"(21 Tips)
    Bradford M.
    "And the corncakes are awesome!"(7 Tips)
    Dj S.
    "Get the main event for breakfast!"(4 Tips)
212 Tips and reviews
  • downtown
  • breakfast food
  • sweet potato pancakes
  • corncakes
  • main event
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  • vannathan h.
    vannathan hughOctober 21, 2014
    Everything is always spot-on! The atmosphere envelops you and makes you want one of everything. It's a great place for families but I'll even just stop in for a hard cider. Please visit the Market!
  • Topaz W.
    Topaz WoodruffJanuary 14, 2013
    OF AGE people try the Mimosa with breakfast. Don't forget the great coffee, it's smooth, with just enough kick to get your morning started in a wonderful way. 2 thumbs UP! Ask for Christina, so sweet!
  • Paris W.
    Paris WatermanSeptember 27, 2014
    Really cool restaurant. Inside decor has an old 1950s-60s feel. Servers are very friendly and the menu is both extensive and great!
  • Mark G.
    Mark GrevengoedApril 7, 2014
    Sweet Potato Pancakes were great. Neat place, good food and friendly service. Looks like a good local craft beer selection - may have to check it out later in the day.
  • Nathan M.
    Nathan MilasSeptember 20, 2013
    Favorite spot for a delicious downtown lunch. Friendly staff, Great Atmosphere! Sit at the counter and feel like a true local.
  • Melissa T.
    Melissa TuffJuly 25, 2013
    Percival's Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich with Smashed Potatoes. Go ahead and add the bacon to the sandwich, you'll thank me later.
  • Topaz W.
    Topaz WoodruffJanuary 14, 2013
    2 eggs any way is a classic breakfast, but the fried apples... GET THE FRIED APPLES!! This #foodie is HAPPY!!!
  • Tara S.
    Everything is excellent here! The full menu is served all day, but breakfast is probably my favorite.
  • Maria Z.
    Maria ZuccheroJanuary 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the breakfast special that has two eggs, meat, two sides, and toast. Definitely get your money's worth and everything is always delicious!
  • Lorraine H.
    Lorraine HooperJuly 13, 2014
    Great old-style decor - good selection for kids - easygoing and very helpful staff
  • Bradford M.
    Bradford MitchellOctober 19, 2013
    Saturdays are great but they're busy! Get here before 9am to avoid the rush. And the corncakes are awesome!
  • A
    AJanuary 5
    Homemade Mac & cheese was amazing!! Servers and cooks were extremely friendly, Owner even came to the table to greet us!
  • Sandee S.
    Sandee SApril 17, 2014
    Cool place, similar to an upscale diner with lots of breakfast and lunch specialties. Great service .
  • Megan B.
    Megan BrownAugust 26, 2012
    Corn cakes and sweet potato pancakes are amazing! Try the fgt blt with pimento. Sweet rolls come out warm!
  • Noah E.
    Noah EdwardsJune 16, 2013
    Mixed Berry Cobbler comes with 2 scoops of ice cream! 👍So great.
  • Maria C.
    Maria ChildressNovember 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Order the Miller-Claytor with roast beef for an incredible bistro-like sandwich, side of sweet potato fries tops it off
  • Drew M.
    Drew MillerFebruary 16, 2013
    If you get the do it yourself biscuit and take it apart, it's almost like getting a 1-egg main event for half the price!
  • Josh C.
    Josh ClarkDecember 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Always make sure to leave room for a side of pancakes, corncakes, or sweet potato pancakes. Totally worth the $2
  • Courtney V.
    Courtney VickeryFebruary 24
    The atmosphere and food are great. Ms. Cynthia is extremely sweet and provides great service!
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MApril 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The build your own biscuit and a cinnamon roll (for breakfast dessert) is a great salty/sweet combo!
  • Lindsay K.
    Lindsay KnoxFebruary 3, 2013
    Great place for after church on Sunday :) oh and Thursdays college students get 20% from 4-9pm
  • Megan U.
    Megan UngerApril 20, 2013
    The food is great and the portions are totally worth the inexpensive price! Love this place! 
  • Jordan M.
    Jordan MulsonNovember 29, 2011
    Gotta come here for a great atmosphere. Kind of takes you back a few years. Food selection is awesome too!
  • Eric C.
    Eric CMay 19, 2016
    Fantastic breakfast all day diner. Home made corned beef hash was delicious.
  • Bill H.
    Bill HartNovember 25, 2011
    Great service at the counter. A refreshing, unique setting in a city that is over run with franchises.
  • Ted G.
    Ted GavinMay 19, 2013
    Corncakes on the menu, Sriracha on the table. Coke AND Pepsi in the fridge. In depressed that after two kids going through college, we discovered this place on the day after the last one graduates.
  • Liz M.
    Liz MApril 7, 2012
    Great service! Enjoyed a breakfast biscuit and fried apples all for $4. Will come again.
  • Mike J.
    Mike J.April 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    I consider it an upscale diner. Great place, great eats, friendly atmosphere, child friendly. Doubles as a convenience store with local wines and microbrews.
  • Heather F.
    Heather FordAugust 14, 2015
    Great food all around... Love breakfast options all day... Best eggs Benedict
  • David M.
    David MarpleApril 29, 2012
    Salad of the seven hills - known for its Amazingness :) and a side of sweet potato pancakes for a perfect meal
  • Ted G.
    Ted GavinMay 19, 2013
    This is an undiscovered gem in downtown Lynchburg. It's almost a reason to come back to town on its own. Order breakfast!
  • Noah E.
    Noah EdwardsJune 16, 2013
    Stuart is the man. Try the Downtown Omelette or the Bishop Burger.
  • Shea G.
    Shea GravelySeptember 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The best breakfast in town! Also the Fried Green tomatoes are my Favs!!
  • Lauren P.
    Lauren PupilloNovember 10, 2013
    Everybody agrees at our table, the coffee is really nice... Corn pancakes, who would have thought????
  • Julie S.
    Julie SandersSeptember 2, 2012
    Delicious food! Cool decor. Get the commerce street corn cakes!
  • Robert J.
    Robert JohnsJuly 18, 2011
    Make your own cheap and so good. Egg over medium, sausage and cheddar cheese.
  • Phillie S.
    Phillie ShoopJanuary 26, 2013
    Delicious sweet potato cakes and lynch's ferry waffles! Great service!
  • Chris L.
    Chris LangJuly 2, 2012
    Huge omelettes and great service. Chill atmosphere. Old school counter service.
  • Brent M.
    Brent MartinJuly 21, 2012
    Great food and great service! Very accommodating with vegan brunch options.
  • Becky G.
    Becky GarveyJuly 15, 2012
    The very best pancakes that I have ever had. Corn cake pancakes....get em!
  • Jackson C.
    Jackson CobbJuly 10, 2012
    Get the sweet potato pancakes! I get them almost every time I come. They are AMAZING!!!
  • Jessica E.
    Jessica EagleNovember 26, 2011
    Great service and atmosphere. If you get the chance try the Norfolk & western!
  • David M.
    David MarpleMay 23, 2012
    Get a table by the window. Great place to people watch (maybe they are watching me)
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MulsonNovember 29, 2011
    Fried. Green. Tomatoes. On bruschetta, in a sandwich, as a side. Best ever!
  • LynchburgCoupon G.
    LynchburgCoupon GuruOctober 8, 2011
    Try the Jefferson Street Cinnamon Roll. Just like in the discription, it is delicious :)
  • Wes F.
    Wes FugateDecember 10, 2011
    I've been told that you can't come to Lynchburg without having the sweet potato pancakes at Market at Main. After having them, I couldn't agree more!
  • Sierra D.
    Sierra DangerFebruary 23, 2013
    Don't forget to take home some "moose mix" for fabulous bloody marys!
  • Matias C.
    Matias CoreaJuly 22, 2011
    For heated up days nothing better than this spacious and cooled down spot. Fish and chips for me. Very friendly service!
  • Aimee P.
    Aimee PalumboNovember 3, 2013
    It's located downtown in a nice historic area on Main St.
  • Robin H.
    Robin HSeptember 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The house made fries are fresh and oh so yum!
  • Drew M.
    Drew MillerFebruary 2, 2013
    Make sure to order eggs with your sweet potato pancakes. :)
  • DeJ S.
    DeJ SimsJune 16, 2013
    First time got fried shrimp and most places serve you 8 butterfly shrimp. This place gave me 16!!
  • Lori Ruff, The LinkedIn Diva
    Amazing pancakes and eggs Chesapeake! :-)
  • JohnMark C.
    JohnMark ConklinMarch 29, 2014
    One of the best places for brunch in Lynchburg! Get sweet potato pancakes. You won't regret it.
  • Matt C.
    Matt ClossNovember 16, 2015
    My favorite downtown spot to eat for sure! Love the atmosphere.
  • Polly B.
    Polly BurgeMarch 9, 2011
    White chilli is amazing!! And u can't go wrong with the pimento cheese sandwich
  • Corey Davies
    Corey DaviesAugust 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Chicken Salad is awesome!! Well, We've never had a bad meal here! Love this place!!!!
  • Chris L.
    Chris LehmanJanuary 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get two orders of fried red potatoes. They are amazing!
  • Erin R.
    Erin RouNovember 2, 2013
    Best in town! Try the eggs are so filling!
  • Max
    MaxMarch 22, 2014
    I like to watch everyone in the busy kitchen!
  • Sharon
    SharonAugust 27, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The biscuits are fantastic. Worth the wait when it's busy!
  • JohnMark C.
    JohnMark ConklinJanuary 20, 2013
    Great atmosphere and good food! Try the pancakes!
  • John S.
    John SakoloskyJanuary 19, 2013
    The food here is good, and its a great atmosphere, but stay away from the bloody mary's.
  • Dave N.
    Dave NellesJune 16, 2011
    Awesome place for a casual business meeting. Great breakfast selection
  • Maria C.
    Maria ChildressMarch 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Servers are great, don't see something you want just ask!
  • Jaime F.
    Jaime FitzgeraldJanuary 2, 2014
    The chicken salad sandwich on Wheat berry is delicious!
  • Brandon P.
    Brandon PJanuary 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the Atmosphere here. Make sure to get the homemade chips.
  • Hyder R.
    Hyder RamatalaOctober 3, 2012
    Very cool old school 1950s style diner
  • Michael B.
    Michael BaumOctober 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything! Especially the sweet potato pancakes!
  • Drew M.
    Drew MillerFebruary 9, 2013
    The corn cakes are stupid awesome. Get them now!
  • Carter
    CarterAugust 18, 2013
    A great place to enjoy a reasonable priced meal
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    I'm feeling an egg sandwich this...afternoon. They're coffee is as good for restaurant coffee too!
  • Lauren P.
    Lauren PupilloNovember 15, 2013
    Those potatoes,make sure you get roasted potatoes!
  • Mandy W.
    Mandy WelschMarch 23, 2013
    My absolute favorite place to come get breakfast! Soooooo good!!!
  • Jennifer P.
    Jennifer PrinceSeptember 30, 2011
    Great breakfasts that fill you up for a reasonable price! :)
  • Jeremy T.
    Jeremy TruittApril 21, 2014
    Awesome salad and service!
  • Katie E.
    Katie ElliottMarch 18, 2012
    Market at main has a great breakfast menu for recovering from the previous evening
  • Kevin
    KevinOctober 22, 2012
    Get a widow seat and watch the downtown activity.
  • Brandon P.
    Brandon PNovember 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't forget, drinks come with kids meals. Makes it nice for lunch with the fam!
  • Graham E.
    Graham EvansDecember 5, 2012
    Great spot for lunch if your in the downtown area!
  • Brook R.
    Brook RichardsAugust 5, 2012
    Awesome cinnamon buns! Worth the calories.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MahanNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Hot coffee in unique mugs should be your choice. Free if you tip someone else.
  • Jenn T.
    Jenn TimmermanSeptember 13, 2013
    Great salads, my go-to option for good cheap food in Downtown Lynchburg.
  • Doug B.
    Doug BrownJuly 30, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The new dinner menu looks amazing! Come out Wednesday through Saturday and try it out.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MahanJune 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Sit in the front window and see out little world go by!
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MahanApril 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Coffee mugs are unique. Pancake & French toast options are best.
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MJanuary 11, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Side of fries with breakfast biscuit - best decision.
  • Nancy M.
    Nancy McCabeJuly 10, 2011
    This is the best place for breakfest in town! Great lunch & will start serving dinner July 21, 2011!!
  • Garrett C.
    Garrett CurranAugust 5, 2012
    This place is awesome stick with the cinnamon roll.
  • Neal T.
    Neal TuleyAugust 13, 2012
    Lynch's Ferry Waffle is the bomb!!
  • Chip H.
    Chip HoggeJuly 14, 2011
    Get the Norfolk & Western. As close to a Gus Burger as it gets.
  • Justin C.
    Justin ConradOctober 7, 2012
    Market and Main is a great place for breakfast with friends.
  • Jon B.
    Jon BollesMay 6, 2014
    Anything you choose is great!
  • Matt
    MattJanuary 26, 2013
    Dinner on Sat night till 9 is awesome--not a huge wait, and delicious food.
  • Karen T.
    Karen TallaksenJuly 5, 2011
    The humus sampler with pita bread is amazing!
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RogersAugust 24, 2013
    Enjoy a nice walk around downtown and enjoy lunch at this awesome place!
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica SponslerApril 14, 2013
    The eggs Chesapeake are delicious!
  • Jason W.
    Jason WaltersSeptember 17, 2011
    Great food but it is busy on saturdays with the farmers market open.
  • Don A.
    Don AmyxMarch 31, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Friendly smiling staff! FGTBLT! Find out what it is and then order!
  • Heather H.
    Heather HaagAugust 16, 2011
    Super cool cups with a friendly atmosphere and delicious coffee!
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