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The River and Rail

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The River and Rail, a southern Bistro, is located in the landmark Lipes Pharmacy, a South Roanoke institution. Chef Deal changes the menu weekly based on the availability of seasonal products from our local providers. He and his team are producing updated Southern and French classic dishes for this neighborhood bistro. Have a signature cocktail at the bar or enjoy draft beer in our warm dining area. We hope you also enjoy our thoughtfully curated wine and beer lists.

  • Directions: From I-581/US 220, take exit to Wonju Street toward Franklin Road. Continue down the hill and Wonju and go straight through the intersection and this road will become Broadway Avenue. Go 1/4 mile on Broadway and turn right on 22nd Street. Take 22nd Street for 1/4 mile and turn right on Crystal Spring Avenue - the restaurant will be on the right.
  • Major Access Routes: I-581, US 220
  • Monday Hours: 5-10pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 5-10pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 5-10pm
  • Thursday Hours: 5-10pm
  • Friday Hours: 5-10pm
  • Saturday Hours: 5-10pm
  • Sunday Hours: 11am-2pm
  • Brunch Served:
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  • Alcohol Served:
    • Beer
    • Cocktails
    • Wine
  • Bar/Lounge:
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  • Entree Price Range: $20 - $29
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
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  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Smoke Free:
  • Additional Information: Brunch served on Sundays.