Virginia's Blue Ridge is Open for Business!

The Commonwealth of Virginia has lifted mask mandates for fully-vaccinated individuals, except on public transit, in health care facilities, and in congregate settings. Businesses retain the ability to require masks in their establishments. Effective May 28, Virginia eased all distancing and capacity restrictions. Learn More >


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.

Roanoke Valley Spotlight