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Blue 5

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) #25 of 362 Restaurants in Roanoke $$ - $$$ American,
2nd St, Roanoke, VA
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“corn muffins” (3 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“gumbo” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
2nd St, Roanoke, VA
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71 - 80 of 218 reviews

Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I received a gift card for Christmas and boy are we glad we did, never knew it existed! I ordered the Ahi Tuna for an appetizer and my husband had a bowl of Gumbo. I would say, the gumbo was the best...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Dinner here with the family on New Year's Night. The food was outstanding! Most of the family chose burgers, but I had the Dr. Pepper Pork. Delicious flavors with a great side of risotto. The service was very friendly. They also have a great beer...More

Thank Ronald V
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We met my friend from St. Louis in Roanoke to exchange Christmas and she suggested eating here. Parking is a bear and you may have to pay $6.00 to park in the lot right beside the restaurant. Wait staff was awesome. Sort of like a...More

Thank VaSpeters56
Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

They changed the chef! The portion on the drunken tuna was small and for the vegetable medley they served cut up carrots. It's not as good as it used to be and changed the menu. Was disappointed. Won't go to eat there, will just go...More

Thank MrsWorldwide67
Reviewed December 22, 2015

The place seemed nice but the menu was kind of weird. The only think i dont eat is pork, but their main seafood entree had pork and their beef entree had pork in it as well. I dont eat vegetarian so I was basically left...More

Thank mustafatai1
Reviewed November 24, 2015

Blue 5 has a great beer selection (heavy on the IPA) and wonderful food. The layout of the restaurant is really nice so you can enjoy a live band without being on stage with them. We will be having our Christmas party in one of...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

They have a great menu!!!! The crab cakes were really good !!!! The Fiji Apple risotto was amazing. Great selection of drinks and craft beers!!! The music was really good too! We ate there before a paint nite, great pick

Thank Christielucas
Reviewed November 12, 2015

One of our favorite places to go for a nice meal that is more reasonably priced than some of the other high-end restaurants. We love the beer selection available and they are always changing out taps so you can always find something different. Nice atmosphere...More

Thank CavaHoo22
Reviewed October 26, 2015

As a Roanoke native, I would highly recommend the Blue 5 restaurant. The menu is varied, and in my experience, the food has always been delicious. Reservations are recommended for either the 6:00 or 8:00 seating. They generally have live music that starts around 8:30...More

Thank roanoke-reader
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We love sitting upstairs overlooking the stage and bar. The lighting throughout the restaurant makes for a very inviting and relaxed ambiance. On street parking can be a challenge but I always seem to find a spot. It's a great place to bring out of...More

Thank William G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd St, Roanoke, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
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