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Local Roots

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

US$10 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Contemporary
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat at Local Roots several times a year. The food is fresh. The chef is creative with his small and large plates. The specialty cocktails are terrific and the atmosphere is warm and friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling home from Washington DC, we decided to take an extra day and stop in Roanoke, Va, and have dinner at a place we had been twice before. Local Roots is a charming, bistro-like, farm to table restaurant. Sunday’s have a limited menu, so this...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank al_pennington
Reviewed 6 February 2019

This restaurant was recommended for Sunday dinner by another restaurant that is closed at that time- that's pretty cool! Since this was a special get-together for a birthday dinner, we really hoped it would be good. Trust me, "good" got left in the dust -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Teresita_Herndon_VA
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

From booking our reservation to coffee and dessert our entire experience was fantastic! The scallops were the best we’ve ever had and Nate, our server was the perfect blend of knowledge combined with genuine appreciation for the dining experience. Thanks, Local Roots for supporting our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Enjoyed our dinner very much. The chef is making good use of local produce and that makes or an interesting twist. Highly recommendable.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Michele W
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Our grown family was home for the holidays, so we made a point of dining at Local Roots. The cocktails were creatively wonderful and dinner was excellent. It was our first experience dining there on a Sunday evening with large portions of shared side dishes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deb L
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We began the New Year with dinner at Local Roots, which we've visited several times before and have never been disappointed. The menu differs by the season since produce and food are locally sourced. I started with the soup du jour followed by a delicious...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Roanoke. The menu is varied and creative and the service is always excellent. Tonight was no exception. The waiter was outstanding and very knowledgeable. His suggestions were right on point for both the entrees and the wine....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sunset2b
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

From their white beef to their hot apple cider this place is nothing but class. We went on Friday night at 5pm and got the last table that wasn’t reserved. Besides the white beef patty- I ordered the scallops with sweet potatoes. The scallops were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank debmink
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Cool place with great food and constantly changing menu on the weekends. Everything we ate was excellent, their bar makes some good drinks also.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank gdgraph
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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
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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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