Virginia's Blue Ridge - COVID-19 & Forward Virginia: Phase One

As it continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth of Virginia is now in Forward Virginia: Phase One of its response program. We've created a special page with more information about Phase One Guidelines and what it means for local businesses and experiences in Virginia's Blue Ridge. See the Guidelines >


Downtown Roanoke Bars

Bars in Downtown Roanoke, VA

Have a drink at one of many great local bars in Downtown Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge!

The food and craft beverage scene of the region is showcased through a variety of local restaurants, breweries and bars in Downtown Roanoke, and you can find a range of fun bar experiences.

Sample craft cocktails at spots like Lucky, Stellina, and Sidecar, or jam out to great live music at Blue 5 (pictured below) and Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill.

Blue 5 - Downtown Roanoke, VA

In the mood for an international vibe? Head to Tuco’s Taqueria Garaje for an incredible selection of tequilas, or chill out at Shishka - a Mediterranean hookah bar. You’ll also love the atmosphere at the outdoor patio space at Billy’s.

You can show off your moves on the dance floor at Sidewinders Steakhouse & Saloon or Corned Beef & Co., or meet up with a few friends for drinks and watching the game at Beamer’s 25 or Macado’s, two local sports bars.  

If you’re out for a drink in Downtown Roanoke, don’t forget to also stop in at some of our great local craft breweries >

Our guide to Late Night Fun in Downtown Roanoke features more information about local bars and late night eats. Learn more >

Scroll down to see a list of bars in Downtown Roanoke.

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