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Thelma's Chicken & Waffles - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours

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Richie Rich Chili Mac & Cheese
Jr.s Chili Cheese Fries
Onion Rings
Small $4.99
Large $6.99
Mo Betta Fried Green Tomatoes With Mo Betta Sauce
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Great food, warm wonderful service right when they open at 7 am. Would strongly recommend when looking for an early opening breakfast spot in downtown Roanoke.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The food, service and atmosphere were great. The chicken was delicious and the biscuits were so moist. I highly recommend you visit this place. Don't be too hungry because there was a wait for the food to come out.

Thank MzKaramelDiva
Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Service was super friendly, food was good. Not healthiest fare, but you would probably guess that by the name! Chicken was juicy, hot and delicious. Waffles had a hint of cinnamon.

Thank pt10000
Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I participated in the Roanoke half-marathon yesterday and were looking for a good place to have brunch this morning. We had a pleasant walk into the Market Square area of Roanoke and found "Thelma's Chicken and Waffles". The restaurant was very busy...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank ECILOP159
Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place was recommended to me by a fellow named Charles Hardy, a volunteer at the Virginia Museum of Transportation, when asked regarding a restaurant that was local and "down-home". At the door my family and I were greeted warmly by someone and stated for...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank James S
Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went to grab a bite to eat and I have to say it was the Best fried chicken! Be careful, it's served fresh out the fryer I actually burned my lip. I had 3 wing meal with Mac and cheese and a glass of sweet...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Barbara O
Reviewed April 1, 2015

When you work in downtown Roanoke I feel restaurants should provide fast service. A coworker and I ate here the other day and there were only 3 tables including ours with people at them. We were seated rather quickly, but we wait at least 10...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank Kim F
Reviewed March 23, 2015

Being from Savannah, GA, I sometimes find myself wanting a little taste of "home". Nothing says soul food like southern fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, and sweet tea. Thelmas brings the heart of the deep south right to your table in Roanoke. Everything I have...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Amy A
Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have enjoyed Thelma's chicken on several occaisions and they always hit the spot!! The staff is very attentive and frequents your table to gauge your satisfaction. For some, the combination of chicken & waffles is unusual. For many, the combination is really tasty and...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Dennis B
Reviewed March 15, 2015

I had never had chicken and waffles, OMG best meal I have eaten in a long time from any restaurant. Food is very good, atmosphere is good, service is good. plan to wait but well worth the wait. i can see why this restaurant is...More

Date of visit: March 2015
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