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Local Roots

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1314 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-2316 (Memorial Ave)
540-206-2610
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Westport, Connecticut
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sat at the bar for dinner - great choice! The atmosphere was energetic and friendly. The food was locally sourced from area farms. It helps to have good product to start with but the chefs take it a step further. The wine/beer/drink selection is noteworthy with a thoughtful variety.

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Thank NateWD
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

tried a little too hard to be "cosmopolitan" in my opinion. While service was still very attentive, atmosphere is fine, but food is odd, and seems to grasp for anything unique just for the sake of being different. I didn't care for my food very much, but I know other people really love it there. Bring your fat wallet.

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Thank piperlady2016
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is great and the staff professional and friendly. They are consistent and have a great spirits selection. Beers are nice with a good rotation. Wine is adequate. They support local and regional farms as the name suggests.

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Thank David B
Roanoke, Virginia
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to admit Local Roots is not to my overly processed tastes but if it's the type of cuisine you favor it's a special treat. The location is excellent and the service very good.

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Thank BBCard1
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rappahannock Oysters are to die for. Along with a dry Martini! Also, we have NEVER been disappointed by any meal there. Be it lunch or dinner.

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Thank Barbara H
Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a real gourmet experience. A little bit far from downtown Roanoke, the drive is totally worth it. Organic, delicious and reasonably priced, this place is everything you can wish for when all you want is to experience what the locals eat. The service is another aspect of the experience; friendly and ready to recommend you to nice... More 

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Thank prazerviajar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and the atmosphere is just fine. It is a little loud however. The menu is a little confusing with the petite, medium and large designations, so ask questions. Overall it was a wonderful experience.

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Thank Joseph O
United States
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've had our first dinner here at Local Roots, and it was way beyond expectations. The food is truly incredible, from the "charcuterie" to the steak, grits, and bread puddings. Everything tastes exquisite and you can always find layers upon layers of flavors. We've been in restaurants all around the globe - and it wouldn't be an exaggeration to say... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the way out of town, my wife did a quick search on her phone and found this place. A legit Local Food place. The waiter was great and very familiar with the menu. The hostess was a legtimate gardener and local food person. Lunch was good. A lot of bacon, though. My daughter is a vegetarian, and they were... More 

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1 Thank proud m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and drinks. Interesting combinations that were surprising but delicious. Service was great. Just attentive enough without being overbearing. When I asked, they even explained how the dish was prepared. The charcuterie and pork were fabulous.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1314 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-2316
    (Memorial Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: 540-206-2610

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