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Alexander's

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Thu, 1/17
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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SMALL PLATES AND STARTERS‎
Alexander's BBQ Shrimp for Two
Served w/ french bread
Thai Shrimp Cake, Cucumber & Peanut Relish;
Soy mustard emulsion
Deconstructed Cajunese California Roll
Onigiri, marinated lump crab, avocado, aïoli wasabi, & toasted nori
Alexander's Dinner Salad Vinaigrette
Local & homegrown lettuces & housemade croutons always served w/ a unique sampler
Alexander's Oyster Bisque
ENTRÉES‎
The Carpetbagger
Grilled filet of beef, sautéed chesapeake oysters & béarnaise
Pan Seared Wild Striped Bass Amandine
Citrus‎ meunière sauce
Petite Filet of Beef, Scottish Salmon, & Chicken
Sauce‎ bordelaise, fried laced onions
Polyface Rabbit & Wild Mushroom Bolognese Capellini Pasta Nest
Pecan Crusted Chicken, Sauce Meunière
Roast Springer Mountain Chicken, Cranberry Smoked Chile Sauce, Oven Roasted Onion
Tuscan Lamb Ragu
Soft polenta, parmigiano reggiano &, fried sage
Shrimp Risotto & Roasted Vegetable Melange
Carnaroli rice. Tomato concasse & lemon oil
Louisiana Shrimp Etouffee
Organic‎ yellow grits
Seared Scallops, Lime & Sriracha Emulsion
Fried rice noodles, housemade sriracha from 7hills farm
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$18 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was good, the prices high, and the portions small. My husband does not want to go back for the second two reasons.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 830june
Reviewed 4 days ago

Elegant, delicious, special. Fine dining at it's best. Classy without pretense. excellent service and atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bill B
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Quaint, tastefully decorated and elegant! Food is impeccable, wine is good and a good pour. Don’t get crazy it wasn’t heavy handed but not stingy. I hate it when restaurants mark a line that doesn’t even look like 4-5 ozs. Chicken, Veal Scaloppini and Lamb...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Renlady
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Thank you so much. We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed November 28, 2018

I am very lucky to have dined in a number of truly fine restaurants across the United States, and am happy to add Alexander's in Roanoke, Virginia to my small list of great ones. From the moment I called for reservations, I was treated like...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jimmyrbull
AlexRke, Manager at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! I'm copying this for Bjorn as I respond, We have worked very hard as a team for many years to bring a memorable dining experience to our customers and it's so nice to be appreciated for that. We hope...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

If I could only eat at one restaurant in Roanoke for every date night/special occasion, Alexander’s is it. From the service to the ambiance to the food, EVERTHING is top notch.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kristi C
AlexRke, Manager at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Such a nice compliment--thanks so much, Kristi! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed November 3, 2018

We can count on this place to dependably provide very good food and service; they have been doing it for decades. When the four of us arrived for dinner on a Saturday evening at the time of our reservation we found the place full and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mike O
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We were early for our reservation and had to wait a little bit, but the staff made sure we had a drink to make time pass. Our waitress was amazing, I was gaining weight just listening to her tell us about the specials. Hubby had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HELJAN
AlexRke, Manager at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you! Please come in again soon.

Reviewed October 20, 2018

Had a delicious pre-theater dinner earlier this week. Service was excellent. Food was delicious. And they took into consideration our need to get to the theater, so they made sure we got prompt service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FranD25
AlexRke, Manager at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you! Please come in again soon.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Our first trip to Roanoke...went to Alexander’s...The New Orleans bbq shrimp - well you would just want to swim with them they were soooo good. Great French bread, too. Everything was great including the service. Go - you won’t be disappointed!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank W1263SQrobertc
AlexRke, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you - We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been dining here for years. I decided today that I owed it to Alexander’s to write a well deserved review. First of all they should be #1 on this list. This is the best restaurant in Roanoke. The service, the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Layman5
AlexRke, Manager at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Loyal customers like you who express their appreciation make our day! As as you might notice these ratings are driven by algorithms and also $$ toward advertising, which we don't do. But your vote is what's most important....More

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Robert H
November 22, 2018|
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Response from jmhudson1 | Reviewed this property |
Closed Sundays and Mondays
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xrayjng
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
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xrayjng
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!
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