Lucky

4.9
929 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Lucky specializes in Modern American food with influences from all over the world with commitment to using local sustainable products, paired with innovative cocktails, eclectic wine selections, and a massive spirits list.

Due to Covid-19, we have 9 tables for dine in service reservation only. We also have 3 tables on our patio that are first come/first served. During this time, we are serving a three course tasting menu with optional wine pairing and a rotating cocktail menu.

We have taken many steps to insure the safety of our guests and employees during this pandemic. Our policies are made available when making a reservation. MASKS ARE REQUIRED when not sitting at the table.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 929 people are saying
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vipLindsayM
Greensboro
8 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first dine in post COVID- it was so great to be back. Everything was well spread out and sanitized, new menu items were outstanding!

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DarylC
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic cocktails, meal, service, and music!

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vipKristine
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I ate dinner at Lucky on Saturday night on recent overnight stop in Roanoke. Everything was great! The cocktails were really good - especially the off-menu bourbon drink with the spiced ice cube! The food was delicious, especially the ribeye. The service was super-friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The restaurant's Covid procedures were thoughtful, well-executed and made us feel safe. Next time we are in town, we will be back!

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vipKenV
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cocktails were awesome. The scallops were to die for. Service was second to none. Let’s just say, the best restaurant in town.

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FlyingGordy
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Some of the best mixed drinks I have ever had. I will only order a Tom Collins from establishments such as Lucky, and they nailed the drink perfectly.

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KathyC
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lucky is by far the best restaurant in Roanoke. Food is great, cocktails creative and delicious and ambiance fabulous!
Steve and Kathy

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HeatherD
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lucky never disappoints! The food (new menu) was phenomenal! The new drinks were unique and delicious! We love the staff at Lucky and are always given the very best service!

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AlexS
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, wine, and service were all incredible. Smart Covid protocols that prioritize safety without sacrificing ambience and quality.

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vip3peepsdining
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fantastic consistent food and wonderful service. Constant innovation in the bar and menu choices.

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vipswirtRN
Richmond
59 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! First date out since Covid. Excellent way to get back in the groove. Exceptional cleaning between patrons. Delicious food. Overall superb dining

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47times
Richmond
20 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

So glad Lucky is back open for dining. The food is always interesting and delicious, but the cocktails are a big step above what you'll find anywhere else. There's something for every taste! It's not a super fancy place, but the bar has old classic appeal and it's fun to watch the cocktail creating action. The seating was well distanced and staff always so pleasant. We sampled the meat and cheese board to start and then we had the pork chop and striped bass, my favorite was the pork chop, tender and juicy. Took home a blood orange panda cotta dessert that was fresh and zingy tasting. Thanks for a lovely dinner Lucky!

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vipKenV
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lucky never ceases to amaze. Food, cocktails, service are all second to none. It is hard to say what is the best as everything they do is excellent.

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Mike
Richmond
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing from the time we got there until we left - food, cocktails, service, and ambiance were all amazing. Can't wait to get back!!!

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JamesS
Austin
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Their self professed first night back after the dark days of COVID. They knocked it out of the park! The food was fantastic and the drinks were in the spirit of their name...Lucky! We felt lucky to have found our way in!

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MeganW
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, exceptional customer service, and incredible people!

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KarenMR
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Love this place! The entire staff is great, and Hunter & the other bartenders makes some kick-a$$ drinks! :-)
JP & Hunter have done a terrific job with this place, and I highly recommend it!

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MelindaK
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always the best craft cocktails, delicious food, warm atmosphere and terrific staff. Felt very safe with all of their COVID precautions/protocols.

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Fred
Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love Lucky. The food is always excellent. Servers are pleasant and knowledgeable. Great cocktails. Our favorite place to go.

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AnillaD
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous service as always . They made accommodations for a birthday celebration and Carrie went above and beyond to meet our needs. The food was sublime even with a few picky eaters. All in all a wonderful evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Richmond
21 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinner!

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betsyM
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy Lucky’s! Never been disappointed!

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DanaR
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Lucky to celebrate our anniversary and thoroughly enjoyed it. Food and service were excellent. We will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience2

Rushed service and over priced for the portion size. Quality food but, not worth the wait and poor value for what you pay.

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DavidB
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and best cocktails around! We will be coming back and have already recommended to all our friends!

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BillyG
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've eaten at Lucky many times and food is almost top-notch but tonight it was fantastic, one of the best meals I've ever had.

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KennethY
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Was an absolutely fantastic time. We ordered a la carte and it was divine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Richmond
21 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another fantastic dinner! Thank you folks.

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vipsandyh
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent using fresh ingredients. The selection was limited but each item we chose was expertly prepared.

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Loves2Travel
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were “Lucky” to be able to finally enjoy our favorite restaurant in Roanoke again! NC Blue Crab Cakes and Scallops should not be missed if you love seafood! Ice Cream sampler flavors delicious as well. Lucky’s chef is creative and original....makes dining an experience.

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vipQuinnA
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I tried Lucky for my 30th birthday this week and it was delicious! We did the prix fixe menu and we both selected different items and were able to share many of the menu items. Each one was great! Would highly recommend this restaurant!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Richmond
21 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful dinner! I just love this place.

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MelindaK
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a delicious meal at Lucky. Best craft cocktails EVER. Very attentive and friendly staff...I never turn down an opportunity to go to Lucky. Felt very safe eating there with the attention to detail with COVID-19 precautions.

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TadR
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They cancelled my reservations so since I had to scramble for another place last minute I gave Luckys “1”s. Sorry to do that and I know they’re probably having issues, but their competitors picked up the business,

Lucky
Responded on October 8, 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic, I had to make the difficult decision to transition to a Monday-Friday schedule. I believe it is going to give us the best chance to survive and come out on the other side of these extremely difficult times. We went from a staff of 20 to a staff of 7. I am extremely sorry that your reservation was cancelled. We attempted to contact everyone starting 3 weeks ago. I apologize that we were not able to get that message to you sooner. I am very sorry. Hunter Johnson-Owner

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vipEricT
Raleigh
9 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best dining experience in months!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasant experience. Restaurant still transitioning back to indoor dining.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Their first night reopen-Covid
Our 24th Anniversary
Excellent Service
Brand New Food Menu - Mostly successful dishes
Trusty Craft Cocktails!

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vipJanisA
Richmond
10 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was the best we have ever had there, although pricey. They are very serious about cleanliness and distancing, which made us feel comfortable being there.

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AnillaD
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding. The beets with goat cheese was delicious, crab cake outstanding and the steak was perfect. Great cocktail and wine list. Will definitely return.

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vipLulaMoormanLuck
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect evening...amazing food and stellar service!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic, as always!

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Lucky is rated 4.9 stars by 929 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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