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Roanoker Restaurant Incorporated


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Country Scrambled Canoe
2 Eggs Country Scrambled together with Country Sausage or Oscar Mayer Ham or Bacon and Cheddar Cheese with Hot Biscuits served with a dish of Sausage Gravy.
Wake Up Special
Two Eggs (Any Style) with Two Hot Cakes, Choice of Country Sausage, or Oscar Mayer Ham or Bacon with Hot Coffee.
Wafer Sliced Country Ham with Red Eye Gravy
(As featured in Mike and Jane Sterns Book "Road Food") Served with Two Eggs (Any Style) Grits or Fried Apples and Hot Roanoker Biscuits.
Charlie Warren's Favorite
Two Eggs (Any Style), 2 Buttermilk Pancakes, 2 Sausage Patties, Fried Apples.
Crafton's Breakfast
Two Eggs (Any Style), a Dish of Sausage Gravy, 2 Slices of Bacon 1 Sausage Patty, Hot Roanoker Biscuits Jelly or Honey.
Big Omelet
Sausage, Tomato, Mushroom, and Monterey Jack Cheese.
Grilled Vegetable and Cheddar Cheese Omelette
Grilled Green Pepper, Onion, Mushroom, Tomato and Cheddar Cheese.
Belgian Waffle
With Sausage or Bacon or Ham.
Three Whole Grain Pancakes
With Heated Butter Maple Syrup
Three Buttermilk Pancakes
Heated Syrup with Country Sausage, or Link Sausage or Bacon or Ham.
Country Sausage or Link Sausage
Dish of Sausage Gravy
Bacon or Ham
Southern Grits
Corned Beef Hash or Bologna
Hash Brown Potatoes
Country Ham Steak
Fried Apples
Slices of Tomato
Eggs (Each)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the broiled seafood, it was bad crab cake horrible, fish not any better, the two scallops were ok and three shrimp over cooked, my meal came out at different times first entree, then about 5mins later potato then 10mins later corn sticks, friend...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nwnh40
Reviewed April 6, 2019

I got there early on a Sunday morning and got right in but there was a line before I left. Good food and service in a very comfortable setting.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Denny G
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

The meal was disappointing. I was expecting more as the restaurant has been in business such a long time. The pork chops were very small and mashed potatoes tasted like instant.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GregM_VA
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Love the Roanoker Restaurant. Always reliable, good homestyle food. Love the chicken livers. Always get them for lunch and ask that they not be overcooked and that's the way they do it! Keeps me going back. Always pleasant service. Always a relaxed, familiar atmosphere. Always...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tricia B
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Visited because the Roanoker was recommended, but my wife and I both left disappointed. I tried the Santa Fe Chicken. It was too heavy on thyme. Could not even finish it. My wife had the Captain's Seafood Platter. It was greasy, lacking flavor, and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jwilson0907
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

The Roanoker is a class act. An institution in the quaint city of Roanoke. Whenever I travel to Roanoke, and it’s infrequent, I usually eat breakfast or dinner at this well established eatery. The menu is always interesting and southern. Where else can you get...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank P0sterb0y
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Great environment and even better service! We were hooked with just our beverages. The biscuits are beyond the best ever!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 300deannag
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Our go to Breakfast stop. Arrived just before 7 am Sunday opening time. Seated up front in booth. Waitress serving this section is Gail. Eggs, toast and steaming hot coffee. Eggs cooked perfectly. Service excellent. Been Coming here for 20+ years for breakfasts. Highly recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ejm99
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

My family visited this location for the first time on Sunday after church. We had heard good things and wanted to try it out. This is a popular spot among an older crowd. When we arrived the line was long but moved rather quickly. They...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Go567289
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We come to Roanoke every month and take our kids and grandkids to breakfast here. This weekend we had Chelsea care for us both days, and as always, was great. She was quick to get our toddler's order in so he could be patient, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Linda W
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