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Blue 5

2nd St, Roanoke, VA
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2nd St, Roanoke, VA
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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

They changed the chef! The portion on the drunken tuna was small and for the vegetable medley they served cut up carrots. It's not as good as it used to be and changed the menu. Was disappointed. Won't go to eat there, will just go...More

Thank MrsWorldwide67
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The place seemed nice but the menu was kind of weird. The only think i dont eat is pork, but their main seafood entree had pork and their beef entree had pork in it as well. I dont eat vegetarian so I was basically left...More

Thank mustafatai1
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Blue 5 has a great beer selection (heavy on the IPA) and wonderful food. The layout of the restaurant is really nice so you can enjoy a live band without being on stage with them. We will be having our Christmas party in one of...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

They have a great menu!!!! The crab cakes were really good !!!! The Fiji Apple risotto was amazing. Great selection of drinks and craft beers!!! The music was really good too! We ate there before a paint nite, great pick

Thank Christielucas
Reviewed 12 November 2015

One of our favorite places to go for a nice meal that is more reasonably priced than some of the other high-end restaurants. We love the beer selection available and they are always changing out taps so you can always find something different. Nice atmosphere...More

Thank CavaHoo22
Reviewed 26 October 2015

As a Roanoke native, I would highly recommend the Blue 5 restaurant. The menu is varied, and in my experience, the food has always been delicious. Reservations are recommended for either the 6:00 or 8:00 seating. They generally have live music that starts around 8:30...More

Thank roanoke-reader
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We love sitting upstairs overlooking the stage and bar. The lighting throughout the restaurant makes for a very inviting and relaxed ambiance. On street parking can be a challenge but I always seem to find a spot. It's a great place to bring out of...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I was really impressed. Looks like a simple, casual place but had THE best staff and food of any place I've been in downtown Roanoke. Our waiter was able to ask us a couple of questions regarding our wine preferences (dry, fruity, etc.) and then...More

Thank Mhender433
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Good service, attentive wait staff,good food and a good selection of beer on draft. The food was served in a timely manner and was hot! Friendly wait staff and clean restrooms. Excellent food choices on the menu. Will definitely eat there again soon!

Thank Charlie222254258
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If we happen to be in the downtown area around lunch and they ask ,"where do you want to eat?" I always say Blue 5.In my book the hamburger seems to be a thing of the past ;except there. There whole menu is great I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd St, Roanoke, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
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