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Sun, 6/17
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Alexander's - Roanoke

4.8
687 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Alexander's is an oasis for sophisticated, unpretentious dining. Focusing on superb ingredients; fish, seafood, prime quality Virginia aged meats and locally sourced organic produce, our cuisine showcases years of collaboration among some of the most talented chefs of our region. Meals are served in an atmosphere filled with romance, sophistication, modern & vintage jazz. It's old world charm with new world flavors!
Originally constructed as Roanoke's largest office supply company in the 1880s, our vintage building has been transformed into a retro chic, bohemian rendition of the classic urban restaurant of our great culinary cities. The art, furnishings, lighting, mirrors and fixtures are all found pieces of Roanoke's rich arts and architectural history. So relax and let's start making your memories at Alexander's.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Seafood, Meat
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Wednesday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Small Plates and Wine/Cocktails: Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm
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Phone number
(540) 982-6983
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Catering
Alexander's caters! You've come to the right place if you are looking for a location for your upcoming dinner, rehearsal dinner, small wedding or cocktail reception. We cater standing receptions for up to 100 guests and seated dinners from as few as 6 and up to 75 guests.
We create menus that represent the culinary tastes and style of our award winning restaurant. This allows you to provide a unique, memorable experience to your guests. We are also happy to customize a menu that reflects your specific tastes or theme for the evening.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Campbell/Salem
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Parking details
On street parking is available as well as several surface lots and parking garages within one block of the restaurant.
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Public transit
Adjacent to City Bus Station and Smart Bus from VA Tech, Blacksburg & New River Valley.
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Special events & promotions
We have private rooms to host your special gatherings. Our Vintage Room is ideal for small gatherings while the Gallery Dining Room is suitable for larger parties.
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

As always, Alexander's hit the mark. The food was wonderful, the service excellent and wine selection is reasonably priced with some nice bottles as well as per glass selections.

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4.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Passing through Roanoke and found this place. A little Parisian bistro in feel. Excellent staff and service. Food was good although portions were on the small side given the price. Duck breast was a little chewy but I ordered med rare so...Excellent desserts .

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

We have eaten here for special occasions over the years. It is an outstanding restaurant.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

I've been in Roanoke for four years and this was "hands down" the best dining experience I've had. My way of expressing my restaurant experiences usually is "I was there once". In this case my response is " I definitely will return".

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

The food was delicious, the atmosphere is calm, and relaxed, and the service was attentive but leisurely. We had a wonderful evening.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Great steak and service. Food was delivered hot and just enough. Service was exceptional and never had to request anything.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

We always have the best meals and outstanding service at Alexander’s. They do a great job every time.

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5.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Great menu and best service in Roanoke!

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5.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Excellent choice for white table cloth restaurant in down town Roanoke. Staff was very attentive but not intrusive. Meal was perfectly prepared and served hot. Great gin and tonic and expansive wine list. Good value for more formal dinning. Food was well presented and very tasty. We will visit again.

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5.0Dined on May 29, 2018

Everything you want when you go out to dinner. Great service, excellent food and nice atmosphere

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Simply one of THE finest restaurants in Virginia

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2.0Dined on May 25, 2018

After reading so many positive reviews, I was looking forward to eating here. Unfortunately, Alexander's turned out to be quite a disappointment. I ordered the duck breast, which was advertised to come with an Asian style glaze and pickled shiitake mushrooms. The duck was to be prepared to medium temperature but came out so overdone, it resembled pork. The "glaze" was more of a gelatinous sauce. It was served with a side of lumpy mashed potatoes and sautéed vegetables covered with oregano. I just don't understand any of this.

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2018

We went out for my wife's birthday. I had read reviews that their steaks were great but we had always had seafood. Both of us agreed that we had the best steak that we had had in years. The service was outstanding!!! When we want a nice meal this is top of our list in Roanoke!

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

The food was excellent and the service was very good! A bit pricey but a very good experience.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Superb. The servers were friendly and knowledgeable. The prices were as expected. The serving sizes were just right and everything was delicious. I highly recommend the filet marichand de vin. Très magnifique!

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

This restaurant is one of the best! My husband have eaten at many 5 star restaurants, particularly recently, while traveling to Miami and then back to Pennsylvania. The salad at the beginning of the meal was light and refreshing with just the right amount of dressing. The entrees were exceptional. My husband chose the Lamb Ragu, and I enjoyed the Shrimp Perez. My husband had the banana tart for dessert, and I devoured the poached pear with delight. My husband and I will have to think of a reason to return to Roanoke so we can dine at this restaurant again.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Great food, great experience, had a wonderful meal.

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Alexander's never fails. Always superb menu, food, and service. Priced a bit higher than many Roanoke restaurants, but in this case, you get what you pay for!

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

A first class experience in every respect! Great food, great atmosphere, GREAT staff! Highly recommended.

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3.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Service was very slow. Reservation was at 6:30, we arrived on time. We had an extra person (unexpected guest) and they were rude about adding a chair to our table.
The server dropped off dessert menus but didn’t come back to see if anyone wanted anything for 25-30 minutes-the urge for dessert had passed-everyone was ready to leave. Then we had to wait for the check!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

I have lived in Richmond, New York, and Philadelphia and been fortunate enough to have had some excellent meals in these cities over the years. Overall, this gem in Roanoke holds its own with my favorites in each of these towns. But none surpasses its service staff. Friendly, professional, and charming! May Alexander’s keep its kitchen going for many years to come.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Alexander's never fails to please. Excellent service, always. Food creative and delicious.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We felt the service could have been much more attentive.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Wonderful experience. We will definitely return to Alexanders. The food & service was outstanding.

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Excellent food and very attentive wait staff, who were always available but unobtrusive. We had the lamb ragout and the veal scaloppini. Our waitress was extremely helpful and informative in answering questions about the menu items and the history of the restaurant. It would be useful for the restaurant to indicate pricing information on their on-line sample menu in order to give diners an idea of the price range of offered items.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Another Fabulous Birthday Dinner - we enjoyed the appetizer special of latkes with smoked salmon - delicious. The halibut entre special was exceptional. Beautiful white fish perfectly cooked. You can never go wrong with their specials. Service - as always - was perfect. It's like being served by really good friends who take great care of you. Our all time favorite Roanoke restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

On Thursday, April 19 we chose alexanders for dinner because our son was visiting from Denver CO. We've mentioned to him in the past how fond we are of this exceptional restaurant and he insisted he wanted to try it for himself. Needless to say he was very impressed, the food, the wine and above all the service which was professional, unintrusive and knowledgeable.
Needless to say, we will return.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We come back year after year. Why? 'cause the food's good. Really good. It oozes neighborhood charm. Small, quiet, intimate environment. Well done cocktails. But among all else the most notable feature of Alexander's is the staff. There's no place you can go where you'll be treated better. If quality is what you seek, go to Alexander's. You won't be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We went to dinner for my fiancé's birthday. I had never been before but heard good reviews. Without a doubt some of the best food I've had since moving to the NRV area over a year ago. Food was amazing, and cocktails were fantastic. I would definitely recommend Alexander's to anyone!

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Excellent food, great staff very nice atmosphere. We lingered a bit with coffee and port, never any feeling of being rushed...

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

This is the second time we’ve been to Alexander’s and it was again fantastic. Everyone greets you like you’re friends, the atmosphere is unlike anything else in Roanoke. We highly suggest the deconstructed California roll. I never thought I would like it.... I love it! The filet was perfect and my husband loved the mixed grill.

Great place! Can’t wait to return.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

What a wonderful experience - from the service to the food, we were impressed. Our steak was melt-in-our-mouths tasty, the best we have had in a long time! Thanks, too, for the recommendation on dessert for the "adult" sundae - a great way to end our meal!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

One of the best steaks I've had in year's at a restaurant...usually only eat them at home because I'm particular, the best chicken, ever, pecan crusted. Sat at our table for at least 2 hours with an attentive waiter. It was great!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We had another great meal at Alexander's. This restaurant is our favorite in Roanoke. They have an excellent mixologist. Their service is top notch, and everyone is so friendly. You will spot many regular customers here and can always count on seasonal specials. Tonight we had a shrimp/ cheese souffle appetizer and crab asparagus bisque that were absolutely wonderful. You can't go wrong with any of their appetizers, entrees or desserts.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Alexander’s never disappoints. Always fabulous food and service.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Alexander's is our favorite Roanoke restaurant. They've been doing "farm to table" before it was trendy. It is upscale without being stuffy, and the service is always wonderful. We were there to celebrate our 36th anniversary and felt well taken-care-of. The food was scrumptious as usual. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

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4.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Great food, service and ambiance but very pricey for what you get.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

First visit and definitely not the last. Staff was very attentive and accommodating. Steak cook to perfection and the Lamb Ragu left me speechless (which doesn't happen often).

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3.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Needs a drink menu. They do have a full bar but have problems making custom drinks. BBQ shrimp are very tasty. Potato bisque did not contain shell fish even though being named a bisque. Shrimp Etouffee over grits is toned down for VA tastes. Salad is very good and fresh. Waitstaff are very attentive. Nice gem in Roanoke.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

We had a wonderful 1st time. We were treated very well by the staff, the ambiance is contemporary and has a good, warm feel to it, and the food was delicious!

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