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105 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305 (Campbell/Salem)
540 982 6983
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere, even better food! Impressive wine selection. Everything we ordered was cooked to perfection. Right in the middle of the city's on you can people watch. Recommend the duck...

Thank Ralphie808
Midlothian, Va
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is a limited menu it is a menu tailored to the seasons and locally sourced foods. The scents and aromas will tantalize the most sophisticated palates from first to last bite. It is so refreshing to see that Alexander's has only gotten better in the last 14+ years.

Thank Gregg-Midlo
Roanoke, Virginia
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long my favorite Virginia restaurant, my wife and I celebrated our anniversary there Saturday night. Everything was perfect. We had requested a specific table and it was held for us. The atmosphere was perfect, the attentive staff rivals any of the great restaurants anywhere, and the food delish and very well presented. We began our evening with Sidecar cocktails, a... More 

Thank roahokie
Roanoke, Virginia
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I wanted to review Alexander's again because we love it so much. It is always our go-to place for a special occasion. Last night was a combination birthday, anniversary celebration. Alexander's did not disappoint. To the contrary, it surpassed our already high expectation. My wife had the pan seared maple leaf farms duck breast andd it was exquisite. I had... More 

Thank Paul E
Roanoke, United States
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195 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Friday night birthday dinner at our "go to" dining establishment. Had a reservation. Favorite table was next to a party of eight who were enjoying themselves. We asked to be moved to a table away from the group and were immediately moved. I had the mixed grill which was excellent. Wife had the scallops which were also excellent. Bread, croissants... More 

1 Thank ejm99
Canton, Georgia
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation at this restaurant as we thought they were part of the chain of Alexander's which we enjoy. Once we saw the menu we realized they were not part of this chain. My husband had the special striped bass almandine last night which was very good but overpriced and very small portion and there were no almonds... More 

Thank getaccessorized
Roanoke, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Alexander's is located in downtown Roanoke, Va, near the historic city market with museums, shopping, and other attractions. I've never had a bad meal there. The staff does an excellent job making your dining experience satisfying. Do plan for a leisurely meal however.

Thank tmaxhanna
Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
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402 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

My husband took me to Alexanders for a birthday dinner. The menu selection is good (anything from steak to duck to seafood) and the wine list was fairly impressive. I ordered the Shrimp Ettouffee and my husband ordered a steak. Everything was prepared very well and came with a salad. Service was a bit slow, but it was a Saturday... More 

1 Thank sunflower35
Mount Airy, Maryland
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

OMG! This place is one that should not be missed on a trip to/through Roanoke. It is a small restaurant with the freshest dishes ever. Wednesday is the only day they do lunch and my understanding is the lines are out the door. Why? Because the food is unbelievable. Their roasted tomato soup bursts with flavor. Their mixed grill was... More 

1 Thank 810Peter
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The food and service were excellent. Prices ranged from $25-$39. We were with a group on a Tuesday evening. Everyone's plate looked delicious. The sauces kicked up the flavor on my grilled filet. This would be a wonderful place for a romantic dinner or special occasion.

1 Thank offunspirit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $35
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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: 540 982 6983

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?