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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%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“cheese plate” (22 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 3 days ago via mobile

The first time we came here, I would have given them 4 stars. Food is better than Red Robin, but overpriced. Second time was a disaster—it was a Valentine’s Day event and after our evening of being ignored/given the wrong meals multiple times, we notified...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I want to like Local Roots--I want to like it a lot--but there's just too much wrong to justify any rating higher than three stars, and even that might be generous. I can excuse one bad visit, but two mediocre visits suggests that there is...More

Thank pertristis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter previously lived in Grandin Village, and she introduced us to this outstanding eatery. Every meal I have had at Local Roots has been excellent. The wait staff is clearly well trained; they are efficient, knowledgeable, and friendly. The food is well prepared and...More

Thank LeePulaski_Va_
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited to try this restaurant while traveling through the area. Service was very good but the food was very mediocre. Seasoning was erratic from times being incredibly over done to sometimes being very bland... sometimes on the same dish. Very expensive for...More

Thank hugooz1229
Brian S, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear hugooz1229, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your recent experience at Local Roots - A Farm to Table Restaurant. Of course I am very sorry that you did not have the excellent experience that we strive for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

free range chicken still needs to be cooked, the waitress could not be bothered to listen about the problem. Have NEVER been backMore

1  Thank jamescW4307TM
Diane E, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear jamescW4307TM, I apologize that it has taken awhile to get back with you. Trip Advisor changed their format for responding to a review and it took awhile for me to find out what to do. As always, thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

while the food is very good and the atmosphere is also very inviting, the restaurant is on the pricey side.

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stopped here on our way to Tennessee. I'm not big on special drinks but did get one of their house specials and it well balanced, not too sweet or overdone. The food was very good. The dessert bread pudding was incredibly light and a...More

Thank designtraveler2015
Reviewed 11 November 2017

4 of us visited Local Roots for a casual Friday night outing and all had delicious meals. Atmosphere is cool and upbeat!

1  Thank burnbrae
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently excellent and the service is the same. The bartender is friendly, even if you’re not a regular, and there are lots of regulars here, they all know a good thing! I had the Carolina Bison Flank Steak and it was so...More

1  Thank dkma2177
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We are on our way to The Biltmore Estate for the Christmas candlelight tour and stopped in Roanoke again as our mid-point. We enjoyed our dinner at Local Roots last year and made it part of our annual pilgrimage to start our holiday season. Our...More

1  Thank Jason S
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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
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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