Whether you’re looking for a quick cup of coffee or the most delicious dinner in town, Roanoke has you covered. Choose one of the more than 60 restaurants in downtown Roanoke, or branch out for more unique dining options.

For a full list of over 60 restaurants in downtown Roanoke Click Here.

Marathon supporters (we encourage you to support them just as they support the race):

Martin’s Downtown

Martin’s DowntownMartin’s in THE SPOT in Roanoke for killer live music acts almost every night of the week. Famous gourmet burgers, killer mac & cheese menu, the area’s best hand-pressed cuban pork sandwich and great local beers on draft. They will be offering AMAZING marathon weekend specials, so definitely plan to stop by and stay tuned for more details.


City Market Building

City Market BuildingNot only is the City Market Building “race central” for the Blue Ridge Marathon (registration, expo, etc.), it is also the heart of Roanoke’s Historic Market District. Check your race bib for a 10% off coupon, valid at all the City Market Buidling restaurants!



The River and Rail

The River and RailA southern Bistro located in the heart of Roanoke Virginia. Chef Aaron Deal changes the menu weekly based on the availability of seasonal products from our local providers. He and his team produce Southern and French classic dishes for this neighborhood restaurant, located just a block off the course at mile 16 . River & Rail is fine dining, but casual dress is allowed.


Texas Tavern

Texas TavernSince 1930, the Texas Tavern has held a spot in the history of Roanoke, VA as well as the hearts of everyone who has visited. Over 20 million bowls (and counting) have been served. In addition, we have several other menu items that have become synonymous with the culture of this Roanoke, Virginia landmark. For years we have been serving favorites such as the unique “Cheesy Western”. No trip to Roanoke is complete without a visit to the Texas Tavern.

For a full list of over 60 restaurants in downtown Roanoke Click Here.