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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
12 Dec 2017
18 Jun 2017
“OK but nothing special”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Roanoke, VA
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Great Food, Fabulous Service....must try the potato cakes! Have been here 2 weeks in a row for business and have been here twice! It’s a great place for Breakfast or Lunch.

Thank MDBradley
Reviewed June 18, 2017

one of the locals recommended Ernie's for breakfast and raved about the "potato cake" (potato pancake"). we found it very heavy and soggy and not edible. French toast and eggs were average.

Thank MEP422
Reviewed June 10, 2017

I wanted to go to a different restaurant, but it was closed. This was across the street so I gave it a try. The staff was very friendly. The service was great. It was not expensive. The food was good. I was glad that I...More

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Since reopening late last year's I have made numerous lunch trips to Ernie's on the market. The atmosphere is great, the waitresses very cute and pleasant, and the food delicious. The Boileroom Special is just how I remembered it...outstanding. I would also recommend the beans...More

Thank roahokie
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Ernie's was a good breakfast place. It's missed. Have not visited the new spot, Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint. This spot is in the heart of Roanoke's City Market, which makes it a possible choice for a quick bite if you are making the...More

1  Thank zoetav
Reviewed August 13, 2013

I have only eaten breakfast at Ernie's but would highly recommend it. If you are down on the market, what a great place to start your day!

Thank Jim4249541
Reviewed November 13, 2012

We had to be in Roanoke early one Saturday recently and had the chance to stop by Ernie's for breakfast again. We hadn't been back there for a few years. Nothing has changed. This place reminds me of being a kid again - going to...More

Thank chester65
Reviewed November 6, 2012

I eat here for breakfast quite often. The staff is friendly and the owner, Aimee is great! Breakfast here is a guilty pleasure :) You have to try the steak and cheese bagel...wow!

Thank Brian W
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Ernie's sparked my interest because of the high marks it received on rating websites. My wife and I went on a busy Sunday morning and after a reasonable wait to get seated we ordered our meal. Little did I realize that the best thing on...More

Thank jetsmoother
Reviewed October 23, 2012

This is a very nice local diner that makes you feel like you're family and a local too. The food was nicely prepared. The potatoe cake was a little bland and mushy in the middle, but the eggs were done very well. The coffee wasn't...More

Thank J E
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  • Address: Roanoke, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
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