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Local Roots

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Tue, 4/23
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

$10 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Contemporary
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So I only post reviews for restaurants that really hit it out of the ball park. This place is just so so so Good! For lunch and for dinner. Good selection of beers, wines and really good drinks. Everything is super healthy and fresh. It’s...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Txcmo
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the kind review! We're delighted to have made your list of reviews. Looking forward to the next lunch or dinner!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me begin by saying that my husband and I are extreme foodies. We stumbled upon Local Roots and already cannot wait to come back! The bartender/manager Lauren was sweet as pie, and invited us to try the flatbread special of the day which included...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank jillbergen1
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad you happened upon us and look forward to your next visit as well! Thank you for sharing your experience - we love Lauren, too. Happy to learn we'd be welcomed in San Diego :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends gathered here for an early dinner before an evening commitment. Excellent waiter who explained menu items and worked to be sure we were finished in time for our other activity. He didn’t rush us, though! The food was all delicious and we left only...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank DianeA264
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and for providing us with your experience. We're so glad you had a great meal before your evening activities. See you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So let's see: staff-gold star Bar Keep-gold star Cocktail-gold star--worth the trip Meal-extraordinary-gold star. LIVED ALL THINGS ABOUT: LOCAL ROOT!!!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Laurence S
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the stars as well as the visit and feedback. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small portions. High prices, served with a pretentious air of self congratulation. Restricted menu. Much better choices quite nearby.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank J S
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your October visit to Local Roots and for taking the time to give us your feedback. However, we are certainly sorry and not congratulating ourselves on your experience. While we do work with local farmers and producers rather than the larger food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife, daughter and I had Brunch here after Mass. They both had some type of “loaded” Buttermilk biscuit - yummy. My Eggs Benedict arrived stone cold; they quickly replaced and it was fantastic. We will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank stevesK8260RP
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming by after Mass and for taking time to let us know about your meal. We're so glad you had a great experience. Sorry the first Benedict was cold, but happy we could fix our mistake in a timely manner. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was average. Fresh? Yes, however, not seasoned as well as I would have like to have tasted. Burger was ok. Sweet Potato Soup was mediocre, and different! If I had not known the name of the soup, I would never had guessed it, well...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent experience at Local Roots - A Farm to Table Restaurant. Of course, we are so sorry that you did not enjoy your experience. We're particularly sorry you did not enjoy the burger...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We eat at Local Roots several times a year. The food is fresh. The chef is creative with his small and large plates. The specialty cocktails are terrific and the atmosphere is warm and friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Gerry M
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Traveling home from Washington DC, we decided to take an extra day and stop in Roanoke, Va, and have dinner at a place we had been twice before. Local Roots is a charming, bistro-like, farm to table restaurant. Sunday’s have a limited menu, so this...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank al_pennington
Reviewed February 5, 2019

This restaurant was recommended for Sunday dinner by another restaurant that is closed at that time- that's pretty cool! Since this was a special get-together for a birthday dinner, we really hoped it would be good. Trust me, "good" got left in the dust -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Teresita_Herndon_VA
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April 19, 2016|
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Response from Cathy G | Reviewed this property |
The bar menu is a little less expensive - but the hamburger is one of the best in Roanoke. The regular menu varies, but it's not cheap. They organize their menu by size of appetite. The medium appetite items average $7-11... More
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January 18, 2015|
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Response from AGrayghost | Reviewed this property |
Be surprised if not an option. This place has only an A game
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