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Local Roots

1314 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-2316
+1 540-206-2610
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“vegetable salad” (12 reviews)
“charcuterie” (6 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1314 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-2316
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by Lynn, at the King George Inn, where we were staying. Her recommendation was spot on and a delicious and interesting meal was had by both of us. The menu changes daily based upon what is available but I...More

Thank WesOrmond
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were told this restaurant was the best place to visit in Roanoke and it was absolutely fabulous. It’s very special as it has a “farm to table” philosophy, and you really feel all the staff are proud to work there. They are really passionate...More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I decided to finally try this restaurant that’s been on my list since I move to Roanoke a year ago. We did not have reservations and sat at the bar. The service was fine as the bartenders were busy on a Friday...More

Thank KSM67
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went for Sunday brunch. Cute place which wears its "localness" proudly, in the menu as well in the restaurant's decor. The brunch menu was pretty simple, and all of the dishes were relatively similar to one another, but they did have some interesting takes...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Everything was outstanding. The host, the service, the seating, the choices and the local area. Our food was exquisite. The entrees change often. I had a hamburger with bacon and cheese and; cannot remember having one better. The NC bass plate; was also excellent. I...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We visited Roanoke and asked around for good restaurants. This one was mentioned often, so we gave it a try. We went on Sunday, so it was served family style with a limited menu. We were nervous because of the lack of choices, but were...More

Thank Omalley789
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were passing through Roanoke and luckily found this charming spot in a nice area of town. We arrived right when it opened and did not want to be the only folks there, but it's a happening spot and people just started arriving. You can...More

1  Thank PattyPhiladelphia
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

So happy we could provide you with a great dining experience during your travels. Thanks for taking the time to give us your positive feed back and we hope you return during your next time through town!

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I dined here for lunch on a beautiful Saturday at a table near the window so we could watch the bustle of people passing by. Nice atmosphere and very clean (both the restaurant and the restrooms). My husband ordered the fish ‘n’...More

1  Thank IrishGypsyAngel
Brian S, General Manager at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped in Roanoke overnight on our return trip to NJ and used Trip Advisor to locate an appealing restaurant. We weren't disappointed when we found Local Roots, which is situated in a nice section of the city with renovated buildings, a food co-op, and...More

1  Thank 161,945
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Mom and I ate here, we each had a sandwich: the country ham sandwich and the veggie sandwich, both served with homemade potato chips. Also, they have cider (my favorite!) and not just those overly sweet syrupy ones, but a nice dry Wyndridge Crafty Cider....More

1  Thank Fisher7
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2016|
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Response from Cathy G | Reviewed this property |
The bar menu is a little less expensive - but the hamburger is one of the best in Roanoke. The regular menu varies, but it's not cheap. They organize their menu by size of appetite. The medium appetite items average $7-11... More
Joy V
18 January 2015|
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Response from AGrayghost | Reviewed this property |
Be surprised if not an option. This place has only an A game
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1314 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-2316
    (Memorial Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-206-2610
  • E-mail
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