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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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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

Thank Gary M
Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The food was good bud we order starters and entree and every thing came at the same time. The place was not very taken care of, but we had a good time.

Thank gvanderlinde
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a crab dip and a seafood platter with a pinot grigio. The tastes were excellent and the service was friendly, helpfull and fast.

Thank Ronald B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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105 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Came downtown for an art show and stopped by to a place that has been here for a while. It was still quick service in a clean downtown bar. Service was fine as was the food. Sort of your typical bar food with no suprises.

Thank Keith N
Teaneck, New Jersey
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We have stopped by for lunch several times. Not fancy but good seafood and a nice bar. Located in the heart of the downtown area and easily accessible by car.

Thank James B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Yes,, i like to go to these places with bad reviews and get burned.i got 3rd degree burns at this stop.This place is a dirty dump with horrible overpriced food and a rude staff to boot.i was picking crab shells out of my mouth just on the crab app..then it turned ghetto and they blared obscene rap music until i... More 

Severna Park, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The building is a filthy dump, with absolutely no appeal. The food positively sucks. The beverages are inconsistent, watered down, and completely unremarkable.The food/beverage employees are impudent children; classless, talentless, and demonstrative of The Peter Principle. The "security" oriented employees are rude, crass, obstinate, belligerent rednecks - and management condones it all. I'd rather take a date to a sewage... More 

Thank audrat150
NC Triad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Ok, it was a busy day...the 611 Steam train deposited over 750 of us in Roanoke at lunch, so we knew all walkable restaurants would be jammed. The wait didn't matter..the staff was working hard and maintaining their good cheer, so no complaints there, only kudos. However our food chioces were disappointing. Lump crabmeat crabcake wasn't lump, rather smushed and... More 

Thank Two-Ws

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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
Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene
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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