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Thelma's Chicken & Waffles - CLOSED

315 Market St SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-2101
+1 540-343-8888
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
9 Apr 2018
“I miss the place”
19 Jul 2017
“Food for the soul...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
315 Market St SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-2101
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We started eating here when they first started off near magic city ford. They were always friendly and welcoming with fresh food that was always worth it. Come back!

Thank 2011wrx
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Went there a few times with the family. Great southern soul food and nothing better than chicken and waffles. Service is great, atmosphere is casual, prices are right, food is scrumptious, and Miss Thelma is a sweetie! And now its located right down on the...More

Thank unclefred
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has closed following the owner's incarceration per The Roanoke Times. The previous visits were satisfactory. The servings were large and tasty.

Thank Kenneth F
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Chicken can be good and waffles can be ok. BUT if you sit in the bar for brunch the staff always seems to start shouting at each other for some reason or another.

Thank P9650JIthomask
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I visited my family in Roanoke and heard great comments pertaining to the food at Thelma's in downtown Roanoke. I decided to give Thelma's try. OMG, I was not disappointed. The fried chicken was well seasoned and piping hot. The waffles were fresh and hot...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I've only gone here for breakfast, however it's delicious every time. I enjoy the waffles and eggs while my husband tried something different each time. It's perfect for family, couples and even the solo dinner. When guests visit from out of town, we take them...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Always a first thing in the morning treat!! I never thought of having chicken and waffles for breakfast, but after that, I never need a menu -

Thank Steve K
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I liked the old spot on Orange for character but this is a step up and food hasn't changed. I'm not a ckn n waffles expert but I've had my share and this place is legit.

Thank David B
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant located in the heart of Roanoke shopping district. Chicken and waffles were good and many other options on the menu. Great for families.

Thank Mizbef
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I enjoyed the chicken and waffles and coffee. The mimosa wasn't the best, orange juice was bitter and sparkling wine was too cheap. My boyfriend got pork and eggs and was happy. The fired apples were good but were from a can, so if you...More

Thank Caroline M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Market St SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-343-8888
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