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“Never a disappointment”
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Ranked #18 of 478 Restaurants in Roanoke
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Campbell/Salem
Transit: Adjacent to City Bus Station and Smart Bus from VA Tech, Blacksburg & New River Valley
Willis, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Never a disappointment”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

My wife and I chose Alexander's to celebrate her birthday and as always, we were not disappointed. The service was impeccable, the food outstanding, the atmosphere romantic, the little touches were very much welcomed, all in all an extraordinary evening for a special occasion.
We've made Alexander's our destination for any reason to celebrate no matter what the occasion.
We will return, sooner than later.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank rotowillis
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English first
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Oh, so good!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We dined at Alexander's as a Valentine treat because we had a gift certificate. The six courses were superb and each plate was beautiful. I do wish we could have dinner there more often, but it is too pricey for regular visits. Expect to pay over $100 per person...and we did not drink. Lunch on the other hand, is more affordable. Check for days they are open and the hours.

Visited February 2013
Thank Clean7
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bbmeagher, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this review, August 1, 2013
The good news is that you can order drinks and a 3-4 course dinner at Alexander's for $55.

Thank you for your lovely review and the positive reviews of our many customers. We are so happy that you enjoyed your dinner here for Valentine's Day. However, there seems to be a good intentioned misunderstanding that should be clarified. You caution future diners that it costs more than $100 per guest to eat at Alexander's and this is absolutely incorrect. You can order a cocktail or glass of wine and four courses for an average $50 per person excluding tip and tax. In fact the average per guest expenditure here is $55. We are pleased that you enjoyed the dinner but hope that in the future you will not discourage others who want to come here by exaggerating the price of dining at Alexander's.

On New Year's Eve and Valentines we offer a special prix fixe menu of multi courses including a glass of wine for $68 per person. Many of our customers enjoy the convenience of a first class celebration dinner without the inconvenience and expense of going to Washington DC and New York where prices are much higher. We are able to showcase new menu items and ingredients and "pull out the stops" for a very affordable price.

We want customers to know that our great food and service can be enjoyed at any price point. We welcome many weary travelers who are casually dressed and looking for a quality dining experience. Our delicious small plates average $10, our entrees including salad start at $23.75 and highly rated vintage wines are all under $9 per glass. We hope that you will be back soon to enjoy the experience. And thanks again to all who appreciate what we do.
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Orrville, Ohio, United States
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect evening!”
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Our trip home from Ocean Isle Beach, NC always includes a stay out and a nice dinner. Alexander's gave us a chance to talk about our week out over a wonderful meal. Two of us had veal scallopine with fried sage leaves and two each tried a different steak preparation while my husband had seared duck breast. Everything was wonderful including the very fresh salads. The peach cobbler with lavender ice cream was sublime. Our waitress was excellent at wine pairings. Alexander's excelled in a relaxing and memorable dinner.

Visited July 2013
Thank Linda J
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Paris, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2013

This is a very fine restaurant in Roanoke, perhaps the best in terms of atmosphere. The service is usually brilliant, though it can lag when things get busy. In that case, what should be a 2-hour meal becomes three and a half, as it did tonight..... The food is of a very high quality, though I don't believe the filet of beef is worth $36, even if the delicious Alexander's salad is included. Bottom line is that this is a great special-occasion restaurant, but there's other great food in Roanoke to sample when you just want a great meal.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Rolando M
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Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Alexander's is a first class restaurant!! Always consistent good food and service.

Would like them to switch to black napkins.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Nalabean
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