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Home Place Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Catawba ££ - £££ American
4968 Catawba Valley Dr, Catawba, VA 24070-2128
+1 540-384-7252
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple butter” (13 reviews)
“roast beef” (32 reviews)
“country ham” (13 reviews)
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4968 Catawba Valley Dr, Catawba, VA 24070-2128
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

Just a short drive out of Roanoke, Virginia on Rt. 311 you will enjoy the drive and the mountainsides to look at any time of the year. There is hiking trails close by that you may need after you have feasted on a meal at...More

1  Thank mommajean47
Reviewed 23 May 2013

My niece wanted to go here after her graduation from Va Tech & it was a great choice! They opened earlier than usual so all the graduates and their families, and there were many, could be seated promptly.The location is a country farmhouse with a...More

1  Thank luv2travl66
Reviewed 22 May 2013

The service was amazing and the food is good. The restaurant is in an old farmhouse which is beautifully restored and maintained. The grounds and views from the wrap around porch are fantastic. This is a must for anyone travelling near Salem, VA.

Thank JRDamare
Reviewed 27 April 2013

What an incredible setting for a home style restaurant! Out in the country, up in the hills, minutes from the Apelachian Trail. The food is served family style, with several meat selections and a whole pile of sides. Honestly, the sides seemed less than home-made...More

1  Thank WednesdayNightGirl
Reviewed 11 April 2013

The Home Place is a family style restaurant located in an old white farm house with a red roof in Catawba, not far from McAfee's Knob and Dragon's Tooth. (It is quite a favorite among hikers after a long day.) Family style dining is when...More

1  Thank CreativeOfficer
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We visited Homeplace last weekend while visiting our daughter at Virginia Tech. It's quite a drive from Blacksburg, but it was worth it. We arrived about 5:30 on a Saturday afternoon and were told it would be an hour and 15 minute wait. Since our...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 18 March 2013

The Home Place Restaurant is a favorite stop for folk refueling while hiking the Appalachian Trail. Set in the middle of some mountains in a very old farmhouse the area just sets hight expectations for a very good meal. Those expectations are met very satisfactorily....More

2  Thank Ricki M
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Open thur thru Sun. Best fried chicken and mashed potatoes! All you can eat. Side are awesome. Wonderful biscuits and cobbler and icecream to finish off the meal. YUM!!

1  Thank mOmofthreegirlz
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I love bringing close friends and family here! The family style dining makes you feel right at home alone with the friendly wait staff. The food is finger licking and you can't help but stuff your face.

1  Thank Sammy C
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Best fried chicken, anywhere! Meals are served family style with fried chicken and choice of other meats. There are no bad choices here, but the country ham is our favorite. Note they are only open Thursday through Sunday and are usually crowded so expect to...More

1  Thank notsogold
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Questions & Answers
Barbara S
5 April 2017|
Response from Mike W | Property representative |
We don't have a separate prep area and cannot guarantee cross-contamination.
3 February 2015|
Response from Mike W | Property representative |
No. If you have a large group, please call 540-384-7252. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
15:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4968 Catawba Valley Dr, Catawba, VA 24070-2128
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Catawba
  • Phone Number: +1 540-384-7252
Serving family style meals since 1982.
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