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Sal's Italian Resturant

Italian, Pizza & Pasta
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3940 Valley Gateway Blvd, Roanoke, VA 24012
540-904-7767
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
dinner

I expected more, I ordered calamari as an appetizer and a strombolle as the meal. The sauce for both was outstanding. The calamari was over cooked, which renders it rubbery. The strombolle that should have been filled with meat and cheese, was mostly bread and onion. Excuse my spelling, this is my... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Richard F
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I expected more, I ordered calamari as an appetizer and a strombolle as the meal. The sauce for both was outstanding. The calamari was over cooked, which renders it rubbery. The strombolle that should have been filled with meat and cheese, was mostly bread and onion. Excuse my spelling, this is my humble opinion, other dishes my deserve a higher... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Lunch buffet is unbeatable. Garlic knots the best I have ever tasted. Sevice is very good. Meatballs are deliciously good.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I really wanted to like this restaurant. I love authentic Italian . Have seen their billboard's all over town. The food looked great in the picture's. My husband and I decided to stop there for lunch. They had a lunch buffet that was really reasonably priced at 7.99 I believe. You can pick 3 thing's off the buffet menu at... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is the reason why Trip Advisor rocks! We were driving through Roanoke at dinnertime (well, to be honest, it was 8 pm on a Monday night) and used the app to pick a place, based on reviews from actual people, then called for reservations (in 20 minutes!) and got navigation directly to the restaurant. SO EASY! What a delightful... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our service left a lot to be desired and slow. The food was over cooked. It didn't taste very authentic.

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Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Oh they have the yummy little garlic bread knots. Fresh, hot oh so good. We always bring food home for another day due to the large servings that I would love to finish there. Oh yes, get the cannoli. Service is quick, always great. Outside tables a plus.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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170 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

stopped in on a mid afternoon on a Saturday. it was very clean, quiet, not busy time of day. the food was very good, the bread was delicious. the prices are reasonable. our waitress was very nice. I would return if im in the area again.

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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

As others have noted, this is in a strip mall but don't let that stop you! The food was impressively good and the service was wonderful. The chicken Marsala was some of the best I've ever had. Portions are generous and the prices are decent. Looking forward to going again!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My wife and I had a dinner here based on the recommendation of a motel manager and he was right, this is a very good establishment with good food and a pleasant atmosphere. It's right in the middle of the $ scale, not too cheap and not too expensive. Our waiter was very friendly and helped us make a selection... More 

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Goodview, Virginia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I've had the pleasure of dining here several times and each time I enjoy it very much. The food is wonderful, arrives to your table piping hot and there is plenty of it, so bring your appetite. They have a special 'Garlic Knot' served with your salad and it is to DIE FOR !!!! Service and attention to detail is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3940 Valley Gateway Blvd, Roanoke, VA 24012
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: 540-904-7767

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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