Lynchburg’s Main Street Eatery closing after more than 20 years in business

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A longtime downtown Lynchburg restaurant will close for good next week.

The owners of Main Street Eatery posted a message on the restaurant’s Facebook page announcing the closure effective close of business on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

“We’ll be officially closing after dinner service on Wednesday, December 11th, so there is still plenty of time to come and visit us on Main Street,” the message read. “If you have any certificates, we encourage you to please use them before we officially close.”

The restaurant was founded in 1997 and has been at its location at 907 Main Street for all of the restaurant’s 22 years. The restaurant’s website said its building was constructed in 1872 and was “the home of The Dornin and Waldron Tin Shop.”

A reason for Main Street Eatery’s closure was not provided on its website or Facebook page.

Its message ended with a positive message for the citizens of Lynchburg who have dined at Main Street Eatery through the last two decades.

“We love you, Lynchburg, and we cannot thank you enough for the support that you have given us over the years!”


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