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Stefano's, an Italian Kitchen

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206A Market ST SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
+1 540-343-6644
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We give people a taste or scent they've never experienced before. We want...
We give people a taste or scent they've never experienced before. We want people to immerse themselves in the food, not just eat it... Stefano's, located on the Downtown Roanoke's Historic Market Square, has both a Cafe for lighter lunch fare and a Bistro, which is the quiet, elegant retreat for dining in a more private and relaxed environment. Both offer a new menu that prescribes to the Mediterranean diet. The Cafe is open seven days a week, with brunch on both Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and features somewhat lighter fare and American classics, such as Angus hamburgers. The Bistro's fine fare includes such offerings as Caesar and Mediterranean salads, shellfish dishes, veal Marsala and Parmesan, and a wine selection representing all the major wine regions of Italy. The pastas are either made on site or from Filei Calabresi, famed import of Italy and made of pure durum wheat semolina pasta, produced and dried according to tradition.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner out

Stayed one night in Roanoke and wanted a nice dinner to unwind after a long day of driving. Our dinner was delicious. All pastas and sauces and bread are made in house and are so fresh and tasty. Nice atmosphere with soft music. Conveniently located downtown. Not cheap but well worth the price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Columbus, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Who would have thought we would find world class Italian food in Roanoke, Virginia?! Being from the New Jersey / New York area we know our Italian food. Step aside northeast because some of the best Italian food we ever ate was at Stefano's down south. Where to begin? Start with our very attentive and knowledgeable server named Jay. He... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Stayed one night in Roanoke and wanted a nice dinner to unwind after a long day of driving. Our dinner was delicious. All pastas and sauces and bread are made in house and are so fresh and tasty. Nice atmosphere with soft music. Conveniently located downtown. Not cheap but well worth the price.

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Roanoke, Virginia
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The staff was extremely courteous and the restaurant was decorated very elegantly. Would highly recommend as a date night option

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2Yummy4U, Owner at Stefano's, an Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear sarah_herrman, We, at Stefano's, are always here to please you and work to ensure that you have a great dining experience. Please hurry back and ask for me when you return, Stefano More 

Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our hors d'oeuvres, sea bass and gelato! Steak - filet mignon - cooked to perfection! Service was gracious and quiet atmosphere much appreciated!

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Dear Roanokers82, Thank you for choosing us and taking the time to review us, as well. We are delighted that you enjoyed dining with us and look forward to your return. Thanks again, Stefano More 

NYC
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Everything was excellent this evening. We had our dog with us and got to sit outside. The weather was terrific, along with the service, wine and food.

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Dear Zydemike, I am so very pleased that you enjoyed your experience at Stefano's. We are all looking forward to your return visit. All my best, Stefano More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We drive from the South to the North a few times a year. Roanoke is our stop over city, and Stefanos is a terrific place for a civilized dinner with a FABULOUS wine list. HOME MADE PASTA, and really nice, friendly servers who take care of you with a smile. The owner makes sure to stop by every table and... More 

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2Yummy4U, Owner at Stefano's, an Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Tahnola, I remember you both well and look forward to seeing you again when you pass through Roanoke. Thanks for choosing us and have a wonderful summer, Stefano More 

Roanoke
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This restaurant is one of my go-to places when I have out-of-town company. Per usual, the food was delicious. However, the server this time was not so great which tainted some of the others' perceptions of the experience.

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Dear Darc419, First I'd like to thanks you for taking the time to review us. I am delighted that you came back and enjoyed the meal, but disappointed that the service was not what you had come to expect. I would love to learn what the specific issue was, so that I can address it with my staff. I want... More 

Boones Mill, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

What an amazing meal! There are not enough adjectives to describe what a wonderful dining experience we had. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is so pleasing to senses. If you haven't tried Stephano's yet, what are you waiting for?!!

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Dear Denise, Thank for choosing us and taking the time to share your dining experience at Stefano's with others. We love doing what we do and will always try to exceed your expectations and bring you new and exciting options. Please hurry back and ask for me personally, Stefano More 

Philomath, Oregon
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The food was great and so was the service. Everyone enjoyed their meals as much as I did. We also had beer and that was great too. Jamie or James was our waiter and he was such a happy, friendly guy. If I lived here I would eat here more often just to experience his demeanor. Wonderful experience all around.

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Dear Dianna97370, It's wonderful to hear your comments. Jim is a great guy and also our Front Of House Manager who jumps in to help whenever it is needed. He also makes a great Martini. Thanks for taking the time to review us. We hope to see you again should you find yourself in Roanoke. I will also share your... More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had house chips and salmon spread, we also enjoyed the house bread and some fabulous martinis. The service was impeccable and the atmosphere was to die for. High quality fresh ingredients! Can't wait to try their house fresh made pastas for dinner one night!

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2Yummy4U, Owner at Stefano's, an Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Meg B, I remember you both fondly. Our goal is to always exceed your expectations. Do hurry back to try the House Made Pastas and please ask for me personally. Thanks for taking the time to review us, Stefano More 

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Additional Information about Stefano's, an Italian Kitchen

Address: 206A Market ST SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone Number: +1 540-343-6644
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 206A Market ST SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-343-6644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

We give people a taste or scent they've never experienced before. We want people to immerse themselves in the food, not just eat it... Stefano's, located on the Downtown Roanoke's Historic Market Square, has both a Cafe for lighter lunch fare and a Bistro, which is the quiet, elegant retreat for dining in a more private and relaxed environment. Both offer a new menu that prescribes to the Mediterranean diet. The Cafe is open seven days a week, with brunch on both Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and features somewhat lighter fare and American classics, such as Angus hamburgers. The Bistro's fine fare includes such offerings as Caesar and Mediterranean salads, shellfish dishes, veal Marsala and Parmesan, and a wine selection representing all the major wine regions of Italy. The pastas are either made on site or from Filei Calabresi, famed import of Italy and made of pure durum wheat semolina pasta, produced and dried according to tradition.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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