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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%
2 weeks ago
“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 10 May 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 25 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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

Thank ECILOP159
Reviewed 15 April 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

Thank James S
Reviewed 13 April 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

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 1 April 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

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 23 March 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

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 17 March 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

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 15 March 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

1  Thank canwetango
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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