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The Great 611 Steak Company

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$$ - $$$
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3830 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014-3044
+1 540-989-4675
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Roanoke, Virginia
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We brought some friends in for a late lunch because their grandson loves trains and we have always had great food here. Sadly the food wasn't up to it's normal standards. The steak was under cooked and had to be recooked. Our chicken fried steaks weren't cooked properly either, the breading wasn't cooked through. The gravy for them wasn't cooked... More 

Thank Heather K
Emporia, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

I have dined in numerous places in Roanoke, ranging from "dives" to fine dining establishments...And I must say that this is the best meal in town! Do not go to Chain restaurants and pay double the price for frozen food and prepackaged meats. Come here and enjoy the real deal!!! Also the staff is so friendly...Our waiter was Trey and... More 

Thank famileemn
Yorktown, Virginia
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290 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Awesome train displays on the walls, in showcases and on shelves. Also, a train was running above the food bar. Tina Faye was our waitress and just a sweet charm with her attentiveness. Food was excellent. Many dishes tasted like ole Southern recipes. The tomato pudding was the best I've tasted in many, many years.

Thank Patricia B
Rocky Mount, Virginia, United States
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58 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We stopped in for dinner. Decor is eclectic and a bit dated. It's clean but a bit worn. The service was good and wait times adequate. They have a salad/food bar along with menu items. I ordered a sirloin which was well prepared and the steak fries were good. My wife grilled chicken which was equally good. The food bar... More 

Thank Steve L
Summersville, WV, United States
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

This place is excellent. Staff is great. Prices are very reasonable.Hope to go back again while in the area.

Thank Byron T
Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

This restaurant has weekly specials, including salad bar drinks and those delicous yeast rolls. Restaurant is easy to find, and ample parking. A great family establishment.

Thank robb2650
Wilmington, North Carolina
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

We arrived on a Friday night and with just a little wait was shown to our table. They had a Prime rib special for 17.00 and that was what we ordered. We received hot fresh rolls while waiting for our food and they were wonderful. Dinner arrived rather quicker than I expected considering how busy the place was. It was... More 

Thank Shortcake28412
Joshua, Texas
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187 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Based on a recommendation from our hotel clerk, we tried this place. We had seen a mini-menu at the hotel but were still not sure if this was a buffet-type place or something more upscale. We came away with an impression of something in between. There was a buffet-style salad/dessert bar but the steaks were significantly better than the usual... More 

1 Thank David E
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Very friendly staff. The owner even stopped by to make sure we were enjoying our meal. The steaks were cooked perfectly even though they were a bit thin. They were very tasty. Decided on the sweet potato instead of baked and it was great with just a little plain butter. The lettuce on the salad bar was very fresh and... More 

Thank Eleanor L
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

611 is the Norfolk and Western J Class based in Roanoke and the owner of 611 steak house is a railway buff. Decoration all railway based and serving staff all wear 611 related tee shirts. Even better the steaks are superb - we went twice during our stay. If going on Fri/Sat/Sun then phone and book in advance as it... More 

Thank Kenneth C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3830 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014-3044
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-989-4675

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?