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Roanoke Favorites

The following suggestions are from a June 2018 student, staff & faculty survey done by the Wellness Advocacy Committee.

These suggestions are not the opinion of Virginia Tech or Carilion Hospital & Clinics, or the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. These suggestions will be updated annually via annual surveys.

Study Spots

  • Altus Chocolates
  • Cups coffee shop, Grandin
  • Mill Mountain Coffee
  • “Queen Suite” PBL room
  • South County public library
  • Sweet Donkey Coffee
  • Vinton public library
  • VTC library

Ice Cream Shops

  • Blue Cow
  • Pops Ice Cream, Grandin
  • Champloo, Salem
  • Homestead Creamery, Wirtz

Grocery Stores

  • Earthfare
  • Food Lion
  • Fresh Market
  • Kroger
  • Roanoke Food Coop, Grandin & Downtown
  • Tinnel’s

Places to Eat in Roanoke

  • Alejandro’s $
  • Athen’s Corner Grill $
  • Bethlehem $
  • Billy’s Restaurant $$
  • Blue Apron $$$
  • Blue Ridge Burrito Company $
  • Bread Craft $
  • Café Asia 2 $$
  • Carlos Brazilian International $$$
  • City Corner 2 $
  • Cuban Island $
  • Dogwood Café $
  • First Watch $
  • Fork in the Alley $$
  • Grace’s Place Pizzeria $
  • Green Goat $
  • Jack Brown’s $
  • Local Roots $$$
  • Martin’s Downtown $
  • Mi Tapatia $
  • Our Daily Bread $
  • Petra $
  • Sakura IX Japanese Steak House $$
  • Tacos Rojas $
  • Tucos Taqueria Garaje Tacos $
  • Viet Sub $
  • Village Grill $
  • Vina Café $

Breweries

  • A Few Old Goats
  • Ballast Point, Daleville, VA
  • Big Lick
  • Chaos Mountain, Calloway, VA
  • Deschutes
  • Devil’s Backbone, Lexington, VA
  • Hammer & Forge, Boones Mill, VA
  • Olde Salem Brewing Company
  • Parkway, Salem, VA
  • Soaring Ridge
  • Starr Hill
  • Three Notch’d Brewing
  • Twin Creeks, Vinton, VA

Wineries

  • AmRhein’s Wine Cellars
    Bent Mountain, VA
  • Chateau Morrisette
    Floyd, VA
  • Early Mountain
    Madison, VA
  • Peaks of Otter
    Bedford, VA
  • Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
    North Garden, VA
  • Valhalla Vineyards
    Roanoke, VA
  • Virginia Mountain Vineyards
    Fincastle, VA
  • Whitebarrel Winery
    Christiansburg, VA

Things to do

Trivia Nights

  • Deschutes (Su)
  • Fork in the Alley
  • Mellow Mushroom (W)
  • Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill
  • Montano’s
  • Parkway (W)
  • Wasena Tap Room (M, F)

Festivals

  • Go Fest, October
  • Local Colors, May
  • Floyd Fest, July
  • Olde Salem Days, September
  • Microfestivus, August