Near Campus

Information for Visitors

With an area population of 250,000, Roanoke offers many hotel and restaurant options.

Visit the Roanoke Valley

Accommodations

Alumnae Cottage and Barbee Guest House

Stay on Campus

Less than a Five-Minute Drive

Country Inn & Suites
7860 Plantation Rd.
540-366-5678 or 800-456-4000

Fairfield Inn & Suites Roanoke North
7944 Plantation Rd.
540-362-4200 or 800-228-2800

Hampton Inn
7922 Plantation Rd.
540-563-5656 or 800-426-7866

Downtown (15-Minute Drive)

Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Ave.
540-985-5900 or 800-325-8733

Airport/Valley View Mall (10-Minute Drive)

Best Western Inn-Valley View
5050 Valley View Blvd.
540-362-2400 or 800-362-2410

Comfort Inn-Airport
5070 Valley View Blvd.
540-527-2020 or 800-527-2040

Courtyard by Marriott
3301 Ordway Drive
540-563-5002 or 800-321-2211

Hampton Inn at the Airport
5033 Valley View Blvd.
540-366-6300

Holiday Inn-Roanoke Airport
3315 Ordway Drive
540-362-4500 or 800-325-3535

Hyatt Place
5040 Valley View Blvd.
540-366-4700 or 800-833-1516

Residence Inn by Marriott
3305 Ordway Drive
540-265-1119

Sheraton Roanoke Hotel
2801 Hershberger Rd.
540-563-9300

Local Dining Options

Average Prices
$ = $10 or less | $$ = $11 – $15 | $$$ = $16 – $22 | $$$$ = $23+
B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner

Less than Five Minutes

Hollywood’s Restaurant & Bakery
Family-friendly restaurant serving traditional American meals and desserts
7770 Williamson Rd.
540-362-1812
$-$$$ L, D

Alejandro’s Mexican Grill
Authentic Mexican restaurant
7212 Williamson Rd.
540-904-5825
$ L, D

Frank’s Pizza & Subs
Family-operated Italian restaurant
5933 Williamson Rd.
540-400-7674
$ L, D

Lew’s Restaurant
Neighborhood restaurant offering a wide variety of selections
7707 Williamson Rd.
540-563-5332
$ L, D

Famous Anthony’s
Family-friendly restaurant serving traditional American meals
6499 Williamson Rd.
540-362-1400
$ B, L, D

Valley View Mall (10-Minute Drive)

Shakers
Steaks, ribs, burgers, chicken, chops, seafood, salads, and desserts
1909 Valley View Blvd.
540-366-4783
$-$$ L, D

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
Specializing in anything grilled over an open flame
4813 Valley View Blvd.
540-563-0042
$$ L, D

Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Italian cuisine
4802 Valley View Blvd.
540-265-0961
$$ L, D

Abuelo’s
Mexican food
4802 Valley View Blvd.
540-265-3555
$$-$$$ L, D

Cheddar’s
Family-friendly chain serving American food with a Texas twist
4814 Valley View Blvd.
540-563-5555
$-$$ L, D

Panera Bread
Bakery and cafe
4848 Veterans Blvd.
540-366-3700
$ B, L, D

Daleville (10-Minute Drive)

Three Li’l Pigs Barbeque
120 Kingston Dr., Daleville, VA
540-966-0165
$$ B, L, D

Town Center Tap House
Casual, family-friendly dining option offering a diverse menu
90 Town Center Dr., Daleville, VA
540-591-9991
$$ L, D

Downtown Roanoke (15-Minute Drive)

Billy’s Restaurant
Voted best new downtown restaurant
102 Market St.
540-206-3353
$$-$$$ L, D

Blue 5 Restaurant
Southern-inspired cuisine
312 2nd St.
540-904-5338
$$-$$$ L, D

Corned Beef & Co.
Live entertainment plus brick-oven pizza, burgers, and steaks
107 S. Jefferson St.
540-342-3354
$$-$$$ L, D

Firefly Fare
Local ingredients and vegetarian options
32 Market Sq., SE
540-206-2630
$-$$ L, D

Norah’s Café
Sleek café setting in the Taubman Museum
220 Salem Ave., SE
540-204-4154
$ L, D

Macado’s
Sandwiches, fajitas, salads, entrees, and desserts
120 Church Ave., SW
540-342-7231
$ L, D

Metro!
Upscale restaurant
14 Campbell Ave., SE
540-345-6645
$$$$ L, D

Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea
Coffee, tea, sandwiches, salads, soups, and desserts
117 Campbell Ave., SE
540-342-9404
$ B, L, D

Nawab Indian Cuisine
Named the platinum winner for “Best Indian Restaurant”
118-A Campbell Ave., SE
540-345-5150
$$ L, D

The Quarter
Traditional Cajun and Creole specialties such as red beans and rice, fried crawfish, jambalaya, shrimp, and more
19 Salem Ave., SE
540-529-3611
$$ L, D

Lucky Restaurant
Country French and southern American comfort food and classic cocktails
18 Kirk Ave., SW
540-982-1249
$$$$ D

Benny Marconi’s
Pizza and Italian cuisine
120-A Campbell Ave., SE
540-400-8818
$ L, D

Wasabi’s Japanese Restaurant & Sushi
Roanoke’s most popular sushi bar
214 Market St., SE
540-904-6254
$$ L, D

Table 50
Chefs use classic techniques and fresh, local ingredients
309 Market St., SE
540-904-2350
$$-$$$$ L, D

Thelma’s Chicken & Waffles
Southern hospitality at its finest
526 Orange Ave.
540-343-8888
$ B, L, D

South Roanoke (15-20 Minute Drive)

Fork in the Alley
Located in an old carriage house, FITA has a classic American menu
2123 Crystal Spring Ave.
540-982-3675
$-$$ L, D

Bubblecake
Cupcake bakery
2123 Crystal Spring Ave.
540-343-2253
$ L, D

Taaza Indian Cuisine
Award-winning Indian cuisine
117 Duke of Gloucester St.
540-342-4773
$$ L, D

Grandin Village (20-Minute Drive)

Local Roots
A farm-to-table restaurant, specializing in sustainable, organic, local, and ethical food
1314 Grandin Rd., SW
540-206-2610
$$$ L, D

Pop’s Ice Cream & Soda Bar
Old-fashioned ice cream sodas and sundaes
1916 Memorial Ave., SW
540-345-2129
$ L, D

Rockfish Food & Wine
Offers a seasonally changing menu
1402 Grandin Rd., SW
540-904-5454
$$ L, D

Grace’s Place Pizzeria
Cozy and family friendly
1316 Grandin Rd., SW
540-981-1340
$$ L, D

Within 30 Minutes of Campus

The Homeplace Restaurant
Family-style dining
4968 Catawba Valley Dr., Roanoke, VA
540-384-7252
$$ L Sun, D Thurs-Sat-4 pm-8 pm