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105 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
+1 540-982-6983
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (18 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
105 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Food and service were excellent. Filet mignon was done to order. Duck was outstanding. Wine selection was modest but sufficient.

Thank Art D
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I went here for a work function and it was just ok. I will not be going back and I doubt anyone with me will.

Thank Ruthy J
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Had a business meeting here. Staff was helpful and attentive. Food was excellent and came out warm even with a large group. We did not feel rushed and were given the time to enjoy our meal and the company of the other guests. It appeared...More

Thank 5bottomspink
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We loved eating here before a Wynton Marsalis concert at the old Jefferson High School! My scallops were unbelievable! The salad was perfect and the bread delicious. Our waiter was attentive and never in our way. He made sure that we got our food in...More

Thank dmartha
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Alexander's remains my favorite for a special dinner out. It is a dining experience best enjoyed with people you want to share a fun evening with. Waitstaff are attentive but never intrusive or pretentious.

Thank Grrby
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I read they can accommodate gluten free but was very disappointed in their selection. We got stuck with salads and the one salad came with gluten bread even thought we had lengthy conversation about gluten free options with staff. The salad was good.More

Thank NJ1007
bbmeagher, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review us but it would be even better if you had taken a few minutes to actually talk to us about how we care for the needs of our many gluten free customers! We are not a gluten...More

Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I agree that their scallops were some of the best we ever had. The corn pudding was more like a soufflé, super delicious. The bowl of tasty squash and smoked salmon soup was served hot, though not a large portion. Overall, the...More

Thank 30POP
Reviewed 21 December 2015

The family has enjoyed Alexander's for years now, and the most recent experience reinforces the superb dining experience which is on evident here. We visited on a blustery Friday evening, and found the restaurant warm and inviting. While there was some drama with some folks...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went with my parents for there 52 wedding anniversary. We requested the window table and got it. Best seat in the house. Food was excellent. I had the fillet and my wife had the chicken. Both cooked perfect.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you want to get away from the home style food and go out for a special evening of dining then this is the place. The plating is beautiful and the food is great. I had the duck breast and it was cooked perfectly. I...More

Thank Martha P
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17 August 2017|
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Response from AlexRke | Property representative |
Good morning. We have two long tables, each will accommodate 16 guests. You can reserve on our web site or call the restaurant 540(982)6983. We do ask for a credit card number to confirm large reservations. Thank you for... More
22 March 2017|
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Response from alex105so | Property representative |
We have recorded music but we don't have live music. Thank you for contacting us!
Allison T
12 January 2017|
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Response from alex105so | Property representative |
Hello- you are in luck because we are a full service restauarantt not a steakhouse In addition to beef, we offer fish, seafood and we prepare vegetarian dinners to order. This time of year most of our vegetables come from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
  • Public Transportation: Adjacent to City Bus Station and Smart Bus from VA Tech, Blacksburg & New River Valley
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-982-6983
  • E-mail
We are SW Virginia's dining destination located next to the Farmer's Market, Hotel Roanoke Conference Center and the Taubman Museum of Art. Alexander's is an oasis for casual upscale dining. Focusing on superb ingredients; fish, seafood, prime quality Virginia aged meats and locally sourced organic produce, our cuisine showcases years of collaboration among some of the most talented chefs of our region. We have been selected two years in a row as one of the Top 100 Restaurants in the US by OpenTable.
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