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Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse

4.5
748 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We invite you to come and see why Frankie Rowland's is truly a Premiere Steakhouse and a dining experience to remember.



The Main Dining Room is warm and inviting and the comfortable Lounge Area features over 150 Wines, 130 Liquors, and over 70 Martinis including Frankie's Signature Pineapple Martini, made from the freshest of pineapples.

The Menu Features USDA Prime Beef fresh cut Steaks and Chops. Seafood, Chicken, Salads, Sides large enough to share, and scrumptious desserts made from scratch are also available.



The Staff is attentive & highly trained to provide you with the best service, ensuring that your dining experience will be one to remember.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, American
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Hours of operation


Dinner: Monday -Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(540) 527-2333
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Ted Polfelt
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Private party facilities
Our luxurious Pollard Dining Room was built to accommodate businesses and organizations that host special events and meetings. It is also ideal for wedding rehearsal dinners, receptions and any other special event. The distinctive private dining area can accommodate up to 60 guests, perfect for seminars presentations or celebrations. Audio/Visual equipment can be available upon request as well. Choose one of our banquet menus to offer to your quests.
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Private party contact
Jason Hurd: (540) 527-2333
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Salem Ave.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
What 748 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.0
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Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1.0Dined 5 days ago

Ordered app which never appeared. Ordered 2 filets, both med rare. 1 came out med well. Sent back and came out rare. Hollandaise and bernaise were awful. Tasted like nothing. French martini had no taste. So loud we couldn’t have a conversation. Mashed potatoes weee excellent. Flavor of steak was very good

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Having been here multiple times with both family and friends, I can honestly say that this restaurant is top-tier for Roanoke eatery, but nowhere near an actual fine dining establishment. We started with a couple of martinis at the bar as we usually do, and then got seated in the front dining room. Lindsey(spelling?) is extremely nice and very knowledgable every time we come in. How she hasn't won best bartender in Roanoke is truly beyond me. Next we were seated in the front dining room, and it was actually pleasant as it must have been a slow hour because we could actually hear each other talk. Service, in terms of the wait staff, was absolutely impeccable. It was as if they could read each other's minds and automatically knew what someone needed without actually saying it. On the other hand, the manager on duty for the night was very rude to the staff(seems to be a normal occurrence--we just can't believe he gets away with some of the stuff he says to them) and looked red-faced/angry every time we saw him throughout our experience, which wasn't very many times. My husband and I sometimes don't even know if a manager is actually working most nights because its a rare sight to actually see him walk through the dining room. Our steak was undercooked, and per the usual, the staff had to bring it out to me. Shouldn't that be the manager's responsibility? Even the manager at Texas Roadhouse brings our food back out when there are mistakes. He never came and asked how everything was, and as a matter of fact, we have ever seen him approach a table and ask how things were in the 7 years we've been coming here. To finish on a positive note, the Creme Brulee is to die for! We overhead a young gentleman recommended it to his table and thought we'd give it a try; definitely the right choice! We did overhear one waitress tell a waiter that although they advertise all of their steaks are Certified Angus Beef Prime, only 2 steaks on the menu are actually Prime. Sounded shady.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

I recommend Frankie Rowland's to anyone for a date night or just everyday dining. The service is perfect and the ingredients are beyond description. So glad the Roanoke area has an upscale establishment to frequent.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The food was excellent. The service was great, kudos to Carson, our server. Our first, but not last visit.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Went for my 65th Birthday. Was pleasantly surprised by the menu flexibility. Server was knowledgeable about food and an excellent communicator. Salad and entrees were superb. My only critique was the bread, which tasted stale and didn't have much bite. Complimentary birthday dessert was a nice touch. A very satisfying experience

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

I've been a single mom most of my life so money is tight but once a year I've always taken my kids to whatever restaurant they wanted and this year my son wanted Frankie's. Brianna was our server and she was superb!!! Service, food, presentation, ambience everything was perfect as always. We started with oysters on the half shell, lobster bisque, my son ordered lamb chops with scallops and I had the filet with lobster special with a lovely pairing of Cabernet. Brianna surprised us with a decadent creme brulee to finish the meal. It's not a place I can afford but worth every penny for the experience and exceptional food and service! Thanks for a wonderful evening!!!!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

The food is out of this world delicious! Service is impeccable! Went for a girls night out! Wine, martinis and a delicious meal!

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Dinner was excellent ! Everything from the lump crab dip appetizer, salad with blue cheese and bacon dressing and our entrees; lobster and filet was over the top outstanding. Joey our waiter was excellent and very attentive to us during dinner. We thoroughly enjoyed every facet of our meal and this establishment.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Steaks are always cooked to perfection. Highly recommend the Brussel sprouts! Definitely opt for the monster baked potato or cottage fries. The mashed potatoes are definitely not worth the calories. Lackluster in flavor with a not so appetizing texture. Wine selection is great and the service is always excellent.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

This is our 4th time dining here and the service is always wonderful. If you wanna take your special lady to a super sexy romantic spot with amazing food and drinks then this is the place for you. I would strongly recommend Frankie Rowland’s and we will be back soon

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Exceptional food and service! I had the filet and my husband had the cowboy steak and they were cooked to perfection.

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Jennifer,Cait, and other servers were excellent. Food is great. This time, we enjoyed the bar as well. Bartenders were so nice. Everything was great..made for a fun night. The seafood in sherry cream sauce remains a favorite and the Wagyu is delish.

But Frankie, once again, the hostess could use some training in hospitality. Thank goodness bartenders and wait staff make up for it.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

First time there. Wonderful food, outstanding service by entire staff. Beautiful dining area. Reeks of class. Great place to take someone you want to impress.

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2.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Food wasn’t good for the price. Not satisfied at all.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

I've been wanting a "Tomahawk" ribeye...I was not disappointed. Might be the best ribeye I've had. We drive almost 3 hrs. to Roanoke from Clarksville, VA., staying at The Hotel Roanoke. We've been coming once a year for quite sometime, just to go to Frankie Rowlands...we're thinking about making it a couple of times a year instead!!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Fabulous service and food, but the bill isn't for the faint of heart. They have fine dining down to a tee! Highly recommend for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Frankie Rowland's has been excellent for years! The staff doesn't rush you, they fold the napkin if you leave the table, they bring a cold plate for salad and many other details that set them above other restaurants. The appetizers, steaks and wine were excellent. Thanks for a great evening!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

My girlfriend and I drove up from Rocky Mt to celebrate a late Valentine’s Dinner. The lump crab dip was the best I’ve ever had, very large portion of crab, Filet mignon was cooked to perfection, lightly charred and salted medium rare. The sides are all amazing and generously portioned, and my favorite the creme brûlée was close to the best I have ever had, and I’ve tried it about everywhere. Highly recommend Frankie Rowland’s!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I heard all great things about Frankie Rowland's and we are so glad we listened. Staff was great and friendly, very professional and helpful. The food was delicious and presented beautifully. There was only one small complaint.. We had the Valentine's Day special total cost 125$ (included 2 salads, 2 steaks and 2 sides to share plus 1 dessert) we both had water to drink and added a dessert. The bill ended up being 165$ looking at the receipt it showed extra charges for things like the side of broccoli that should have been included and anchovies on the salads (I was asked if I wanted anchovies on my salad and I did not but had them on there anyway) though I was surprised by the total amount of dinner considering the service and over all experience I did not mind the extra cost.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

The best restaurant in Roanoke.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful Valentine’s date. It’s always a pleasure. We drive from Covington every chance we get. We had the special menu and added some martinis and some shrimp. Loved it. Steaks were perfect. Mashed potatoes were divine! Love love love your establishment. Will definitely be back again. We are customers for life.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

It was my first time dining there and I was super pleased from the time we walked in to time we left! I loved everything about it and I will be back!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

We were a group of 3 couples visiting the Roanoke area for the weekend and decided to dine here for a birthday celebration. The restaurant was very nice without being stuffy. I can't say enough about our server Brianna (hopefully that is spelled correctly). She was attentive without being overbearing and VERY knowledgeable about both the food and drink menus. Her recommendations were on point and we were not disappointed. We all tried drinks that we would not normally select and were very happy. An overall great experience.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Best steak I have ever had. I go here once a year and it never disappoints.

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3.0Dined on February 5, 2018

When this restaurant opened it was closer to a 5 rating. Unfortunately it hasn’t retained that status. The crack servers they used to have are now younger and inexperienced. Ours was not entirely knowledgeable of the menu and didn’t continually clear as needed. Brussels sprouts burned. Lamb chops in gooey sauce. However, the lobster was better than the over cooked one last time, fish good, onion rings fabulous and the creme brûlée very good. Perhaps an off night. It was a Monday!

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Everything was great! Pricing was a little high but overall a great place to go!

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Everything was wonderful! We came to celebrate a birthday and felt like royalty thanks to the attentive wait staff and our awesome server, Jeff. We had scallops app and ny strip (rare to medium rare is definitely recommended). It was all cooked perfectly- melt in your mouth delicious. The sides are all great, but the steak here is just outstanding... creme brulee dessert was a great finish to our amazing evening. I would give ten stars if I could for this exceptional experience!

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4.0Dined on January 29, 2018

Frankie’s signature is prime steak cooked to a char on each side. The ribeye was mostly round without the cap. My wife and I shared the 20 oz steak, salad, sides, and desert. We both left content. The creme brûlée is the best we have ever had. There is a variety of steaks and seafood to please everyone.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We went for restaurant week and the selection was great and the pricing was also great. The noise level for this particular night was really loud, but they were very busy. We had a great meal and great service.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Had an issue with the reservation. Made online reservation and received confirmation email from OpenTable for 6pm. Got to the restaurant and was told they gave our table away since our reservation was for 5pm. When I showed the email with the reservation confirmation, the manager came out and got a table for us right away.

The hostess who told us she gave away our reservation was not polite and never apologized. Fortunately everyone else made us for that rough start and the night went well.

Not sure if that error was on OpenTable of the hostess.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Food was delicious as usual! We went during resturant week so it was busier then normal so service was not as fast as normal but it was still decent.

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3.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Tried this place during restaurant week so the price was a fixed $35. That was a good time to go. The food and desserts were great. Mudslide martini was fabulous for $11. It’s a Very Noisy place. The regular menu is too expensive for a regular visit. No prices on the martini list, so I was happy it was not $20. Dress was more casual than I anticipated.

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4.0Dined on January 24, 2018

Restaurant Week Menu.

Good value for special menu. Excellent service.

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4.0Dined on January 23, 2018

Food and service were great! Very loud! But its a small dinning room and there were a lot of large parties. Quite expensive, but fun for special occasions! Enjoyed it!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

This is our favorite local restaurant. They have the absolute best steaks in town. The service is always professional and attentive and the ingredients have always been fresh. We look forward to going again and again.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Awesome from beginning to end

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

As always, a wonderful experience. Amazing service and delicious food. This is our go to place for special occasions.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

This evening was to celebrate a special occasion. Frankie’s delivered on delicious food and efficient service. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the cocktails were equally as tasty. We were happy with every part of our evening and highly recommend Frankie’s.

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5.0Dined on January 8, 2018

Great food and atmosphere!

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent steaks and appetizers. Large portions. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Best steakhouse I have been to in a long time.

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