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Awful Arthur's

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108 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1406
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Spring Lake, North Carolina
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to AA this past weekend while visiting Roanoke on business. The place wasn't crowded, and we were seated promptly. Our sever could use some training, but the food was very good! We started with the crab balls and the stuffed mushrooms as appetizers. Both were very good. For our main course we ordered the fried seafood platter, and... More 

Thank guestspeakers
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right downtown, pleasant atmosphere, good food. Hubby had fettuccine alfredo, added 6 shrimp for extra $6...tasted good. I had 2 sliders, BBQ pork and grilled chicken...both were very good, but within 1/2 hour I was sick 😷 Limited parking. Downtown Roanoke felt vey safe walking around on a Wednesday night, after dark. There were lots of folks out and around.... More 

Thank sunsuneverywhere
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the fish and chips best I've every had appetizer was mushrooms and also got crab dip good also.freinds had blackened sword fish he said it was great .needed more entertainment in bar other than that great I'd go back.

Thank REX R
Scituate, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an awful experience. The shrimp tacos were not good. Tables stocky and bathrooms like a frat house. The waitress closed out our check 10 mins after we ordered. So much for more beers. Not good.

Thank babalu w
Winchester, Canada
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161 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here the other day. Stopped in Roanoke VA to see the Transportation Museum. This place was close and served Seafood. Fries were good and my wife enjoyed her soup and clams, I found my deep fried shrimp very greasy for my taste

Thank 1petworth
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Great seafood specials, fun atmosphere, reasonably priced food. Service was good. Sports bar type atmosphere with tvs to catch your favorite games. Yummy!

Thank Andrea W
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great for lunch or dinner. Fish and Chips are very authentic, Always alot to see from the window seats. Options for everyone

Thank Geoff P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The 8 of us were seated promptly and the wait staff very attentive. The food and drinks were excellent.

1 Thank Gary M
Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We had a delicious seafood dinner of scallops and the seafood platter while enjoying sports on their big screen TVs. Drinks were reasonably priced, with lots of options. The menu is large, with lots of choices, from light lunches to full dinners. Prices are reasonable.

Thank DeeCee100
Salem, Virginia
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

My wife and I went in for lunch and were greeted/sat immediately. The bartender, Marion, was our server and she was AWESOME from start to finish. We ordered off of the lunch menu which has some great offerings at great prices. I had the lunch Black & Bleu Ahi Tuna, served w/ slaw, rice pilaf and chef's choice of fresh... More 

Thank Dennis M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $18
American, Bar, Seafood
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1406
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: 15403442997
Come for the food, stay for the fun! Awful Arthur's has been serving up some of Southwest Virginia's finest seafood ever since the Historic Downtown Roanoke location opened in 1994. Boasting an abundant supply of fresh fish and Roanoke's most complete raw bar, as well as steaks, pastas, salads and sandwiches, there's no better place to enjoy the big game or catch local music and live entertainment. We also have Diamond pool tables in the pool room, free WiFi and outside patio dining. Shuckin' seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Check out our website to see what's happening this month.

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