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Bread Craft

24 Church Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24011-2007
+1 540-562-4112
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (19 reviews)
“scones” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Church Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24011-2007
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Reviewed today via mobile

When we get to Roanoke, this is a must-stop for our family. We get bread of all kinds to bring home, and while we’re enjoying the cozy ambiance of the restaurant, we savor their flaky croissants of all kinds. The most recent experience was coconut...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Miitchi
Reviewed 4 days ago

The open faced smoked salmon sandwich is very good, and includes a lot of delicious smoked salmon. The pecan shortbread is addictive. The whole grain loaf is excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Snappernotflapper
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The service aspect is fine--they bring your food to you on a timely basis. The real story here is the food quality, which is outstanding. I've had their salads, their quiche, crumpets, breakfasts, etc., and everything has always been excellent. Their chairs and small tables...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank echale3
665alexe, Owner at Bread Craft, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our bakery. I will inform the back of the house, they will be happy to hear it!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

My wife and I had lunch here. It was our first time here, and it was simple to order. We had looked at their menu online, so there were no surprises. Great food and portion size. We will return!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mlk380
Alex E, Owner at Bread Craft, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed November 3, 2018

First visit to Bread Craft, and I will definitely be going a lot more often. I tried the Season Salad half size and it was DELICIOUS! Fresh salad greens, carrots, strawberries, goat cheese, (comes with onions but I said no to those) tossed in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Phyllis R
Alex E, Owner at Bread Craft, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Hey Phillis, Thank you for writing such a detailed review of our bakery! We are glad you enjoyed everything. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This location is a short 3 min walk away from the market. Because of this, we did not have to wait in a line wrapped around the building and the breakfast was better than anything we had at the market for breakfast. Highly recommend their...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LHPUSAviaOki
Alex E, Owner at Bread Craft, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant! We look forward to seeing you again. The french toast is our most popular brunch item, I think you'll love it!

Reviewed October 8, 2018

So glad we stopped here! A great place for breakfast especially if you like French pastries, hot chocolate and also Eggs Benedict etc. Looked good from the internet and didn't disappoint us at all!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank one30
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Combination bakery and café - yummy bread and baked goods, coffee & espresso drinks, sandwiches, and salads. A regular meeting place for lunch for me and friends. They swear by the seasonal salad with salmon, but I haven't been able to pass up the fromage...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank veracity55
Alex E, Owner at Bread Craft, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our bakery!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Zero reasons not to go here an empty your wallet. Except... maybe you need a new belt and pants after. But you'll be broke... Still, it's worth it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brandon L
Alex E, Owner at Bread Craft, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Great review! Thanks!

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled onto the place as we were driving through downtown Roanoke. We like to find local bakeries. My husband loves cookies. We found heavenly shortbread cookies here. The owner shared they are one of the most popular items and I understand why. Melt in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SarahPU
Alex E, Owner at Bread Craft, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Hey Sarah, We love the shortread too! Hopefully you guys can come back soon. Thank you.

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Debra H
July 17, 2018|
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Response from leigh622002 | Reviewed this property |
This section of Church Avenue is a one way street so you can park up to one hour on either side of the road. I have very rarely had problems but after driving around the block once, there were open spaces
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Church Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24011-2007
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-562-4112
  • E-mail
It is our goal to introduce the Roanoke area to our style of baking. There is a simple joy in eating a loaf of bread made fresh daily and not loaded down with preservatives to make it last for weeks as it travels from one part of the country to another. Our bread is fresh and local.The hard crust provides satisfaction of eating something substantial.And the soft yet firm crumb contrasts the mouth-
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