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About The Livery Tavern
Our newest restaurant, The Livery Tavern, is a very masculine interpretation of a mid-1800’s tavern, with an open beamed ceiling and a generous use of natural materials and earth tones both inside and out. The Livery has a full bar, privacy booth seating, outdoor patio seating and an extensive wine and port list. Our menu is a reflection of this same interpretation, with dishes including grilled venison, quail, lamb and local beef cuts like 2 inch bone-in rib eyes. The Livery is also fashioned with a unique military motif to honor our father Major General John B. Hirt USMC, who passed away earlier this year. You’ll find these military influences in our logo and other decorative treatments inside the restaurant.
Lewisburg, WV 24901
Contemporary American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Farm to Table
The Livery Tavern Ratings and Reviews
We love the livery. Was one of our first dates when me and my fiance got together. We always crave their Caesar salads. This time the menu wasn't very appealing to us. It was very cold to. Normally I don't get cold in places she does and I even had a hoodie on. They had a fire going but I feel like we will never visit in the winter months again. We had a good time still and our waitress was wonderful.
Very nice local restaurant with an interesting cabin like atmosphere. Cocktails and wine were very good. Food was average and high priced for the quality in my opinion. Very small crowd on the evening we went so the noise level was perfect for talking and enjoying the company of my dinner companion. Our waiter was fun and full of personality which is always enjoyable.
The resturant is nice. We have eaten there once in the past and had looked forward to our return. We made a reservation and returned for dinner this past Tuesday evening (1-8-2018).
We both ordered the chicken pot pie. It took quite awhile from the time we ordered until we were served. Once served we were very disappointed in the pot pie. It would have been better advertised on the menu as chicken soup. The consistency was such that it needed to be eaten with a spoon. Also the carrots were not done.
In addition the resturant was not crowded during the time we were there. Plenty of empty tables were available. Nevertheless, we were seated adjacent to two other parties. All conversations were loud enough that all could hear. Much to noisy given the fact that seating could have easily been more customer focused.
This was our second time dining at The Livery and we were looking forward to our meal based on our last delightful meal with them. We were celebrating with close family friends and wanted to dine somewhere special. We had a larger party (8 adults) and the service was terrible. We asked for bread and our server snapped at us stating bread was in the oven and it would be out soon. Once the bread basket was delivered for our large party, we asked if we could get a second basket and our server snapped again saying they only do one basket for a party our size. The chicken pot pie was more of a soup and the chicken was very tough and lacked seasoning. The Cesar salad was fair. The kitchen closed at 9 and by 8:30 all of the servers were clearing all empty tables in the restaurant, we felt very rushed while they rushed around clearing the rest of the dining room. While we were enjoying our entrees, servers cleared our salad forks mid meal. It was obvious our server wanted to be anywhere but work that evening. At one point a glass was broken by our server and glass ended up in one guests drink at our table, never did our server offer to replace drink--and that guest ended up cleaning up the majority of the mess after one server threw a napkin on our table. Entree prices are very high for Lewisburg. We will have to choose another restaurant next time we are in town.
Lovely dining room with a roaring fire ruined by odd music playing. Can the iPod and update your menu on the website. The risotto entree disappeared.
Food was good but pricing was extraordinarily strong for a small town. $10 an oz for filet? Cut your entree prices and make the cash off the booze!
Yeah, it’s cheaper than the Greenbrier but priced well above similar places.
We were visiting Lewisburg and I had searched for a special restaurant for our last night. I was not disappointed in The Livery. When we walked through the door, I could immediately see the ambiance I was searching for. We were greeted immediately at the door and shown to our table. The restaurant is fairly small, but it is delightfully intimate. Our waitperson was a delight and had a wonderful personality. She was kind enough to make recommendations about our food choices, which we took and were pleased with them. We both had small plates -- "He" had the surf and turf, and "I" had the lobster risotto. They were delicious!
After dinner, we sat and enjoyed a port and did not want to leave this cozy dining room. We will definitely return to "The Livery" the next time we travel to this area.
Excellent dinner with business associate and his wife. Harvest Old Fashioned cocktail rivaled my creations. Shaved Brussel Sprout topping on the Ceasar Salad is creative and great. The only minus was my very rare requested steak was more of a ‘medium-cooked’; not so important to require attention. Overall, excellent!
We had a 5:30 reservation and we were the first diners in the restaurant. Approximately an hour later two gentlemen came in and, with the room completely empty except for us, where do you think the bartender seated them? Yes, in the booth next to us. We could hear their entire conversation and it was difficult to avoid hearing them. A few minutes later, two couples came in and were seated at a table on the other side of the room. We could also hear some of their conversation if we wished. I would give the restaurant a 5 rating on food except for the lamb chops. That was one big lamb and rather difficult to cut the meat even with a serrated knife. The trout was delicious. The waitress was very good. We will return the next time we are in the area but I would ask the reason for seating us as they did Tuesday evening.
We had never been here but chose this restaurant for our anniversary. The restaurant was beautiful, the service was good and the food was ok. There were only 4 booths and one table occupied but I could see this as being a very noisy restaurant if there were more people. There was a little girl there who kept going to the booth behind us to play games, not what we expected in a place like this. Then we had to listen to the musician for half an hour doing restaurant reviews of Chsrleston SC with the couple in the booth in front of us. Not a good place for a quiet dinner but ok for a lively evening I suppose.
Absolutely charming little restaurant in the heart of downtown Lewisburg. Great food and a wonderful, affordable alternative for dinner if you're looking to get off resort from The Greenbrier. Food was flavorful, interesting mix of ingredients, lovely presentation, and generally better than at many restaurants in big cities. Our server was very nice, though seemed a bit inexperienced and was a tad slow and didn't anticipate regular things (such as offering refills without being asked for water and tea). Highly recommend, and it was truly wonderful!
Every bite was "close-your-mouth-and-savour-a-little-piece-of-Heaven" awesome! Smoked duck, filet, goat cheese ice cream, exceptional wine! Even with the two hour drive from central Virginia, the comfortable, cozy, romantic atmosphere and exceptional service made The Livery Tavern our permanent anniversary dinner choice for years to come!
Visited Lewisburg a couple of months ago and everything was exceptional. This time some items were great and others so so. Last time the ribeye was exceptional, this time it was a very fair cut of beef. The Brussel sprouts and corn sides were 5 star last time. I’d give those sides a 3 Star this visit. Service was great, as always.
Everything recently written now Yelp is true, this place is a true gem. Outstanding wine list, specials that change daily and are based on what is seasonal and available from local sources. One OMG tip, is don't leave without sampling the desserts. I know several top restaurants that fail to offer desserts as imaginative and as well executed as the wizards in this kitchen. The current hot item is sweet potato cheesecake with pumpkin whip. Holy smokes, it is Fall on the palette! The Livery Tavern is a destination restaurant.
Our server Annie was awesome. Quite knowledgeable about the menu & wines and she checked in with us often without being annoying. The appetizers (baked oysters & pork belly were very good however they could have been warmer) mentioned this to Annie and she offered to replace or heat up but we declined as the flavor was still there and food temperature was tolerable. The main entrees of crab cakes & lamb were outstanding and came out piping hot. Presentation & flavor were excellent, my pictures do not do it justice. Wine selection was awesome. We were to full to eat desserts in house so we brought the trio special home and ate it later that evening and we were not as impressed with those desserts after having such an excellent meal. We will however come back again as the food was so amazing. On another note, the cleanliness of the restaurant was unbelievable. could not believe I couldn't find a speck of dust, not even on the flagstone façade.
Whenever we are in Lewisburg, my husband and I usually have dinner at The Livery. The food is always good and I love their Caeser Salad with Shaved Brussel sprouts. Being gluten free they are always good about preparing most options on the menu for me specially for dietary needs. Love their lamb chops and trout.
We enjoy eating at The Livery whenever visiting Lewisburg. As usual, we were not disappointed. Upon arrival we were greeted by the sight of 3 tables of 8-10. We were concerned about how this might effect the service and noise level. Our server approached the table immediately and our drink orders were delivered quickly. Our orders were taken promptly and food delivered promptly and hot. I ordered the chicken dish which had a light, crunchy breading and delightfully moist chicken. My husband ordered the crab cakes which he stated were excellently prepared and very tasty. Our usual excellent experience at The Livery.
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