Staunton is just W of I 81 and a very nice town also. It’s home to Mrs. Rowe’s country food breakfast, lunch and dinner and Wright’s Dairy Rite. Lexington, VA has a number of good restaurants like Bistro on Main for lunch/dinner, Macado’s for sandwiches and Sheridan Livery Inn and Restaurant for lunch/dinner. Lexington is the home of VMI and W&L U. It’s a beautiful town a few minutes W of I 81 and worth a visit. Home Place is a great restaurant several miles W of I 81 W of Roanoke at Exit 141 serving outstanding country food, good fried chicken and deserts in an old home. Just E of Lexington at Exit 188AB Frank’s for the Memorie’s is a great place for good road food with great outdoor dining. Roanoke has quite a few nice restaurants but they are mostly in town.
Get off I 81 at Exit 150B and go E to Highway 11. Turn left and go N a couple of miles to Pomegrante Restaurant for outstanding seafood and steaks for dinner.
Pomegranate Restaurant @ 106 Stoney Battery Road, Troutville, VA 540 – 966 – 6052.
Just a little N of Roanoke at Exit 150A/150/B is 3 Little Pigs. Roanoke has quite a few nice restaurants but they are mostly in town. The restaurants near I 81 don’t compare. If you should spend the night in Roanoke go check out these places for good road food. Blues BBQ, Fork in the Alley for pizza, burgers, sandwiches, Harbor Inn Seafood, Hollywood’s Restaurant and Bakery for lunch/dinner, The Roanoker for breakfast and Wildwood Smokehouse BBQ. In Christiansburg just down the road a piece is Dude’s, Due South, http://www.chow.com/restaurants/162510/farm-house-restaurant Farm House and Summit. All are very good places to eat. On S on I 81 in Wytheville, VA stop at Smokey’s BBQ at Exit 70 or 73. Peking Chinese Restaurant is outstanding also. http://www.chow.com/restaurants/176601/c-js-restaurant C J’s Pizza is good if you have kids. At Abingdon, VA there’s some fine places. Have lunch at the House on Main and dine on the porch, lunch or dinner at Peppermill or BBQ at Parks BBQ at Exit 17. Chick N Little is good country food and Ellis Soda Shop and Grill has good salads, soups, sandwiches, burgers and more with outdoor seating as well. Wildflower Bakery and Cafe is great for breakfast,lunch or dinner and it’s close to I 81 at Exit 19. If you have time to detour to Johnson City or Bluff City then Cootie Brown’s and Ridgewood BBQ are good road stops.
Mrs. Rowe’s Family Restaurant @ 74 Rowe Rd., Staunton, VA 540 – 886 – 1833.
Wright’s Dairy Rite @ 346 Greenville Ave., Staunton, VA 540 – 886 – 0435.
Bistro on Main @ 8 North Main St., Lexington, VA 540 – 464 – 4888.
Macado’s @ 30 North Main St., Lexington, VA 540 – 464 – 8201.
Sheridan Livery Inn & Restaurant @ 35 North Main St., Lexington, VA 540 – 464 – 1887.
Home Place Restaurant @ 4968 Catawba Valley Dr., Catawba, VA 540 – 384 – 7252.
Frank’s for the Memories BBQ @ 2117 Magnolia Ave., Buena Vista, VA 540 – 261 – 5553.
Blues BBQ @ 107 Market Street SE, Roanoke, VA 540 – 344 – 5683.
Fork in the Alley @ 2123 Crystal Spring Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 540 – 982 – 3675.
Harbor Inn Seafood @ 7416 Williamson Rd., Roanoke, VA 540 – 563 – 0001.
Hollywood’s Restaurant and Bakery @ 7770 Williamson Rd., Roanoke, VA 540 – 362 – 1812.
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The Roanoker Restaurant @ 2522 Colonial Avenue SW, Roanoke, ,20,616051.002,1,112266,220.127.116.11
616330,607934,614063,2010-10-07 20:51:06.510000000,Re:Your town’s favorite eating place”
traveling pa turnpike to rt 81s staying in Verona VA then on to Jonesborough TN3 days. then to Williamsburg 2 days via rt 64e in VA. headed home using the bay bridge and tunnel. I could use some suggestions especially on rt 81 close to the PA border or on skyline drive I plan on jumping off the highway and doing skyline dr but I dont want aramark food at the state park. I could also use some info on what kind of food TN is know for, is it just BBQ?
New Jersey to Jonesborough TN then Williamsburg
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