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Roanoker Restaurant Incorporated

American, Family Fare
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2522 Colonial Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-3121
540-344-7746
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent biscuits and food.

Wanted quick breakfast before my flight out of Roanoke and service was excellent and the biscuits one of the best globally. Certainly recommend this place! Hope this review helps. Bon appetit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
MartinR4961
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Radford, Virginia
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Radford, Virginia
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251 reviews 251 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wanted quick breakfast before my flight out of Roanoke and service was excellent and the biscuits one of the best globally. Certainly recommend this place! Hope this review helps. Bon appetit!

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Roanoke, Va
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85 reviews 85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Best breakfast place in Roanoke. Convenient location and reasonable prices. Service is good and attentive. Always busy.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Always busy, mostly older crowd. Specials are good, just plain home style cooking. Bar drinks, not so hot. Best bacon, lettuce tomato sandwich in town. I don't care for their fries so I opt for a side of potato salad. Breakfast good too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This past Thanksgiving we secured the assistance of the Ronaoker for some of our trimmings to the dinner. Honestly, I was skeptical at first, but was assured they were as good as homemade. Well they were better! (Sorry Mom!) Their stuffing and gravy were wonderful and better than homemade, especially when you consider no cooking! We also enjoyed the Waldorf... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Roanoker Restaurant has been a Roanoke institution for over 60 years. It has long been the standard for great food three meals a day, a family-friendly atmosphere and a convenient location right off I-581 near Towers Mall. Although the prices have increased over those 60+ years (original menus in the lobby show entrees with sides priced at 50 cents),... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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636 reviews 636 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a hot spot for the elderly crowd. My husband and I do fit that description...but we are young for our years. The food was serviceable, not outstanding. My salad was iceberg lettuce, a few veggies, grilled chicken. My husband had turkey, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. The server was excellent, efficient and friendly.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lived in Roanoke many years ago. Remembered the restaurant and how it was known for breakfast. Even thought it is in new location the food, ambiance, value and staff friendliness is even better than I remember. It is worth you while to look it up on Garmin or other locator software and give it a try. You will not be... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

These folks have been doing a fantastic job of preparing a great variety of really delicious food for quite a long time. Their menu includes something for everyone, and the portions are quite ample. All of this is served by a very friendly staff in a comfy decor.

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BORDEN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I had the pleasure of meeting the owner ( Butch) who was so very sweet. I drove all the way from Indiana for the biscuit recipe. She sat with me and we talked as I told her the story behind why i came for the recipe. She was so gracious and said I could come back in the morning and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My whole family was very happy with everything we ate! I had the turkey and dressing. I wasn't so find of the cranberry sauce. The Mac and cheese was okay.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2522 Colonial Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-3121
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: 540-344-7746

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Family Fare
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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