Blue Ridge Highlands & Southwest Virginia restaurants

Top Choice Modern American in Roanoke


Lucky has excellent cocktails (try 'The Cube') and a seasonally inspired menu of small plates (hickory-smoked porchetta, roasted oysters) and heartier mains (buttermilk fried chicken, morel and asparagus gnocchi). I…
Top Choice American in Abingdon


Culinary influences here roam from Mexico, Asia and Mediterranean Europe but arrive with aplomb in contemporary America. The food is excellent, and extremely well priced for its quality, especially at lunch. Service…
Southern US in Roanoke

River and Rail

Vying for the accolade of Roanoke's best eatery, this modern bistro uses wild-caught and organic local produce in its dishes whenever possible. Southern in inspiration, it has robust flavours but refined execution. …
American in Floyd

Pine Tavern

One taste of the buttermilk biscuits, fried chicken and country ham at this all-you-can-eat family-style restaurant and your mouth won’t stop salivating. We thoroughly approve of the way they pile on dumplings, pint…
Pizza in Floyd

Dogtown Roadhouse

You might see a local farmer walk in with produce for the toppings at this lively pizzeria, which serves wood-fired pies including the Appalachian (apple butter base, sausage, caramelized onion, cheddar and goat che…
Modern American in Roanoke

Local Roots

Located in a shopping strip 2.6 miles west of the town center, this welcoming farm-to-table restaurant serves up tasty organic dishes. A large portion of the menu rotates seasonally. It's a good place to try bison, …
International in Roanoke

WildFlour Restaurant & Bakery

Give us our daily bread, Wildlflour. We mean that – give us your daily bread selection, especially French cornmeal on Mondays. Then there are the wonderful homemade sandwiches and rustic fusion-meets-New-American me…
Diner in Roanoke

Texas Tavern

Wait. What? A hamburger or hot dog for only $1.50? Yep, the food is cheap and tasty at the legendary Texas Tavern, a boxcar-sized diner that opened in 1930. The infamous cheesy western is a burger topped with a frie…
American in Blue Ridge Highlands & Southwest Virginia

Mabry Mill Restaurant

Whips up some of the better breakfasts along the Blue Ridge Pkwy. It has three kinds of specialty pancakes – cornmeal, buckwheat and sweet potato. Throw in a biscuit with some Virginia ham and that's a perfect way t…
American in Abingdon

128 Pecan

There's something for everyone on the huge menu at this local favorite, which serves up excellent sandwiches, tacos and heartier meat or seafood dishes. Sit inside or on the front veranda.