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105 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
+1 540-982-6983
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
105 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a very nice upscale dining experience. The level of service was excellent with well trained wait staff. It was a nice surprise in a smaller city like Roanoke. Excellent food and I would highly recommend.

Thank Leah L
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much! Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant in a great location. The Louisiana Shrimp-n-Grits were the best I've ever ate. Service was great, atmosphere was very relaxing. Will return again!!

Thank Tony W
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Please come in again soon.

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a long trip back East and ventured downtown to this great eatery. Had a wonderful dinner at the bar with great service. Restaurant was fairly busy and clearly a favorite of many business types. Back room had a large party but it...More

Thank Jeffrey L
AlexRke, Manager at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed May 7, 2018

We visited May 5, 2018 for our daughters medical school graduation celebration. There were 16 in our party. Having such a large party , I had a few calls with Bonni. She was always helpful and reassuring. I received a call from Bonni on the...More

Thank xrayjng
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you and congratulations!

Reviewed March 22, 2018

My wife and I went to Alexanders for dinner for the first time. Friend of ours told us it is their favorite restaurant. The food and service were excellent but felt that the prices were high for what we ordered. We will only go back...More

Thank Boinie56
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your dinner and service. It's unfortunate, however, that you think that our prices are out of line with the premium quality food and service that you received. It might interest you...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

7pm reservation. Parked around the corner. Had glasses of wine, the special red and a white. Ordered the sea bass special and scallops. Had the salad with graded cheese and tasty French bread. The entres were excellent. Finished the evening with 1/2 chocolate glacé deserts...More

Thank ejm99
AlexRke, Manager at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Had a meeting in the upstairs area. From apps, slald, main course, dessert. It was excellent. Nice staff and very attentive service. Great flavor for sure

Thank S C
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed January 28, 2018

I had not been to Alexander's in several years and was willing to give it another try during restaurant week. I booked a table for a party of six, which included my parents. What we discovered is that Alexander's uses a completely different model for...More

Thank wah0097
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

I went to Alexander’s with a large party of 18. We were there for several hours. The service was great and the food was really good. Alexanders has a down home feel. It is a smaller restaurant and the staff makes you feel welcome. They...More

Thank toddl15
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you so much! We're glad that you enjoyed your dinner and hope you'll be back soon.

Reviewed December 10, 2017

I was brought here as a guest to the city and ate with a large party. Overall, the experience was very enjoyable. Service was a little slow at the beginning but it picked up. The food was quite good. Salads were fresh. The entrees were...More

Thank Zenatakos
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April 30, 2018|
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Response from ejm99 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I can find. Entres , as I recall, between $18 to $20 on the low end to $30 to $32 on the high end. Suggest you call if you’re needing specifics. We’ve been frequenting Alexander’s for 26 years +/-. Never... More
March 27, 2018|
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Response from AlexRke | Property representative |
Yes, please let us know in advance. There would be a supplemental charge of $3.75 per person at your table for plating and serving your cake. Thank you and we hope to see you soon!
August 16, 2017|
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Response from AlexRke | Property representative |
Good morning. We have two long tables, each will accommodate 16 guests. You can reserve on our web site or call the restaurant 540(982)6983. We do ask for a credit card number to confirm large reservations. Thank you for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $35
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
  • Public Transportation: Adjacent to City Bus Station and Smart Bus from VA Tech, Blacksburg & New River Valley
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-982-6983
  • E-mail
We are SW Virginia's dining destination located next to the Farmer's Market, Hotel Roanoke Conference Center and the Taubman Museum of Art. Alexander's is an oasis for casual upscale dining. Focusing on superb ingredients; fish, seafood, prime quality Virginia aged meats and locally sourced organic produce, our cuisine showcases years of collaboration among some of the most talented chefs of our region. We have been selected two years in a row as one of the Top 100 Restaurants in the US by OpenTable.
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