DOWNTOWN ROANOKE RESTAURANT WEEK IS JANUARY 16th- JANUARY 25th!

Downtown Roanoke is gearing up for an exciting and appetizing new event: Downtown Roanoke Restaurant Week! From January 16, 2015 through January 25, 2015, Downtown Roanoke, Inc., in partnership with local restaurateurs, will be showcasing the wide variety of dining options available in Downtown!

Experience Downtown's mix of inspired lunch and dinner options, ranging from unique takes on the familiar to fine dining to adventurous eclectic offerings and authentic ethnic dishes.

Downtown Roanoke Restaurant Week will feature four price points to make it easy to explore the wide array of restaurants:

All prices do not include tax or tip.

Be sure to keep checking back, as new menus and participants are being listed daily!

Restaurant's Choice Lunch Option

Aesy's

$5.99 Lunch Menu

  • Grilled Chicken Quesadilla- filled with bacon, cheddar cheese, sauteed peppers and onions, and freshly grilled chicken breast, and served with salsa and sour cream

Blues BBQ Co.

$8 Lunch Menu

Choose one of the following pulled pork sandwiches and get a side and drink:

  • Carolina style
  • Memphis style
  • Naked

Cork and Crust

$8 Lunch Menu

  • 6 inch brick fired pizza with a fresh garden salad and a fountain drink

Corned Beef and Co.

$6.99 Lunch Menu

  • Grilled cheese and a bowl of one of the homemade soups or chili

Hong Kong Restaurant

$6.45 Lunch Menu

Each meal comes with vegetable fried rice, vegetable egg rolls, and choice of two entrees below:

  • General Tso's Chicken
  • Beef Broccoli
  • Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Cashew Chicken
  • Orange Chicken
  • Chicken Broccoli

Macado's

$7 Lunch Menu

Choose one of the following options with a beverage (non-alcoholic):

  • Stogie- roasted turkey breast, crisp bacon, provolone, and mayo on wheat, served with choice of soup or side
  • Betty Boop- mesquite turkey, bacon, melted meunster, mayo, on toasted rye, served with choice of soup or side
  • Coney Island- ham, crisp bacon, melted cheddar, and mayo, on grilled rye, served with choice of soup or side
  • Ragtime- rare roast beef, crisp bacon, melted Swiss, Macado sauce, on grilled rye, served with choice of soup or side
  • Do's Tacos- 2 tacos (choice of fish, shrimp, chicken ranch, or chicken teriyaki) with a side of fries
  • Macado's Chef Salad- with ham, turkey, or both, fresh crisp lettuce, carrots, red cabbage, cucumbers, cheese, tomato, bacon bits, and croutons
  • Chicken Caesar Salad- chicken, romaine lettuce, croutons, and parmesan cheese, with a side of caesar dressing
  • Chicken Fingers and Fries- breaded chicken strips served with honey mustard or honey BBQ dipping sauce

Metro!

$7 Lunch Menu

  • Petite Bento Box of the Day
  • Shrimp and Grits- spicy collards, tomato garlic confit, and creamy grits
  • Steak Frites- prime sirloin, bistro cut French fries
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap- spinach wrap, grilled chicken breast, romaine, house caesar
  • Cornmeal Fried Oysters- Rappahannock Virginia oysters, cocktail sauce
  • Salmon Cake- green salad, salsa, queso, buttermilk peppercorn dressing
  • California Roll- crab, avocado, creamy spicy sauce, and tobiko
  • Spicy Veg Roll- pickled and fresh vegetables, angry sauce
  • Salmon Avocado Roll- Faroe Island salmon, avocado, cucumber, inside out, sesame seeds

The Quarter

$8 Lunch Menu

  • Muffuletta- A New Orleans original: ham, hard salami, cooked salami, pepperoni, and provolone cheese, topped with an incredible green olive salad
  • All American Burger- 6oz. fresh ground beef, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, and onions on a Kaiser roll
  • Cajun Fried Chicken Sandwich- Our Cajun spiced fried chicken breast, dressed with remoulade sauce, lettuce, and tomato on a Kaiser roll
  • Fried Goat Cheese Salad- Battered and fried goat cheese medallions served over fresh salad greens with roasted pecans, fresh mangos, and cucumbers. Dressed with our homemade balsamic honey vinaigrette
  • Jambalaya- The Quarter's version of this New Orleans classic. Shrimp, chicken, smoked sausage, tomatoes, and diced vegetables. Blended with rice.

Queso Southwestern Grill

$9 and $12 Lunch Menu

$9 Lunch Menu:

  • Chef's Daily Special- changes daily

$12 Lunch Menu:

  • Deep Fried Chimichanga- large tortilla with choice of meat (pulled pork, ground beef, shredded chicken) and pinto beans, rice, and shredded cheese, deep fried and topped with queso dip, lettuce, tomato, and mild sauce
  • Queso Mahi-Mahi Platter- six lightly fried Mahi-Mahi filets served over rice and black beans topped with fresh pico de gallo, sliced avocado, and roasted red pepper coulis
  • Fajitas- choose between fajita spiced grilled chicken, cilantro-garlic steak, or grilled shrimp (or mixed grill), served with grilled green peppers, onions, jalapenos, lettuce, tomato, and sour cream, with four soft, warm tortillas
  • Pork or Steak Street Carnitas- three warmed tortillas with our citrus braised pulled pork or cilantro-garlic marinated steak, topped with fresh pico de gallo, sauteed onions, cilantro, and crumbled cotija cheese
  • Crunchy Veggie Taco Bowl- a large tortilla deep friend and full of Spanish rice, black beans, sauteed onions, sauteed green peppers, pico de gallo, roasted corn, shredded lettuce, salsa verde, and sour cream

Sarah's Place

$7 Menu

Choose one:

  • Sandwich, side, and soda
  • Salad and soda

Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon

$7.99 Menu

  • Unlimited Soup and Salad Bar: your choice between five homemade soups, an unlimited salad bar with toppings including shredded cheese, bacon bts, shredded chicken, pepperoni, and eight dressings; salad bar also rotates hot sides daily with tacos, meatballs, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, and dinner rolls

$10 Lunch Options

Billy's

Menu

Lunch includes side of fries and choice of soda, tea, or lemonade:

  • Crab Cake Sandwich- jumbo lump crab, remoulade, lettuce, and tomato on a warm challa bun

Blue 5

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Cup of soup
  • Side salad

Choose your entree (choices include either a drink or dessert):

  • Braised Pork Belly Tacos- with a southwest slaw and micro greens
  • Caprese Salad- with a balsamic reduction and garlic sea salt, served with parmesan toast
  • Angus Burger- blended with chipotle peppers and garlic, beer battered onion rings, and sharp white cheddar on a fresh bun

Choose your dessert:

  • Chocolate Mousse- with fresh berries and a hazelnut creme anglaise
  • Peanut Butter Pie

Blues BBQ Co.

Menu

Choose any sandwich and get a side and drink:

  • Sliced Brisket- this is the "money" stuff. Tender beef brisket sliced thick and served hot. Stacked high on a kaiser roll.
  • California Turkey Burger- 1/3 pound, topper with grumpy sauce, provolone, bacon, and avocado
  • Brisket Burrito- sauteed brisket with onions, salsa, and cilantro. Add cheddar and avocado and wrap it up in a flour tortilla lightly fried
  • Pulled Chicken BBQ- smoked chicken pulled and served naked
  • Buffalo Pulled Pork- our naked pork tossed in buffalo sauce
  • Grandma Minnie's Fried Chicken Club- lightly breaded chicken, applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and the secret sauce
  • Texas Chicken Sandwich- fried chicken breast, topped with an onion ring, cheddar, and Memphis BBQ sauce
  • Bourbon Glazed Filet- filet marinated with our bourbon glaze, first grilled served medium with melted Muenster and charred tomato confit
  • Buffalo Chicken Wrap- lightly breaded chicken tossed in our buffalo sauce, tomatoes, colby jack, spring mix, and your choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing
  • Smoked Chicken Wrap- starts with a tortilla stuffed with spring mix, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheddar, hickory smoked bacon, and smoked chicken. Finished with our spicy dipping sauce, wrapped up and grilled

Cedars Lebanese Restaurant

Menu

Choose your entree (each choice comes with tabbouleh or french fries and beverage):

  • Beef Kebab Wrap- grilled, marinated chunks of beef with onions, tomatoes, and hummus
  • Shish Taouk Wrap- cubes of marinated chicken breast grilled and served on a pita with tomatoes, pickles, and garlic sauce
  • Beef Shawarma Wrap- tender slices of marinated beef with lettuce, topped with tahini sauce
  • Chicken Shawarma Wrap- slices of chicken breast topped with tomatoes, pickles, and garlic sauce wrapped in a warm pita
  • Chicken Kebab Wrap- grilled ground chicken mixed with onions and parsley, wrapped in pita with garlic, lettuce, tomatoes, and pickles
  • Falafel Wrap- falafel patties wrapped in pita bread with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and tahini sauce
  • Baba Ganouj Wrap- grilled eggplant, tahini, garlic, and lemon juice, rolled in pita with lettuce and tomato
  • Chicken or Beef Shawarma Salad

Cork and Crust

Menu

Choose any sandwich (includes soup and fountain drink):

  • Turkey and Avocado Wrap- provolone, tzatziki sauce and fresh spinach on a spinach wrap
  • Ham and Swiss- apple, dijonaise, and romaine on croissant
  • J.A.G. Turkey- cheese slaw, spinach, and apple on a croissant
  • Hummus Wrap- broccoli, cauliflower, bell pepper, carrots, onion, and spinach on a sun-dried tomato wrap
  • Italian Sandwich

Corned Beef and Co.

Menu

Choose one of the following (sandwiches include chips and all include a beverage):

  • The Jazzbo- turkey, bacon, cole slaw, and horseradish with melted cheddar on a kaiser roll
  • The Reuben- corned beef or pastrami, Swiss and sauerkraut on grilled rye with mustard and Russian dressing
  • Market Dreamer- rare roast beef, turkey, melted cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on wheat bread
  • 3rd Avenue- tender corned beef, cole slaw, and Russian dressing on rye
  • Chef Deli Salad- our salad mix with turkey, ham, roast beef, bacon, fresh grated cheese, tomatoes, and cucumber
  • Grilled Chicken Salad- tossed salad with grilled chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, and tortilla chips, honey mustard dressing served on the side

Henry's Public House

Menu

  • Grilled Ham and Swiss- served with tomato basil soup

Martin's Downtown Bar and Grill

Menu

Choose any entree and get a drink:

  • Smithfield Baby Back Ribs- 1/3 rack of tender baby back ribs braised with apple cider and beer, finished on the grill with Memphis BBQ, tangy Carolina, spicy chipotle, or simply dry rubbed
  • Fish and Chips: crispy beer battered haddock, fries, cole slaw, and Old Bay tartar sauce
  • Fried Chicken Mac and Cheese- corkscrew pasta with cheddar and smoked gouda cheese sauce, crispy fried chicken, bacon bits, scallions, and diced tomatoes, served with toasted baguette
  • Any Martin's Signature Burger with one side- choose from the Western, California Burger, The Wisconsin, Texas Breakfast, Philly Cheeseburger, Ghost Burger, Southern Belle, Black and Bleu, Crabby Louie, Patty Melt, or the Burger of the Month!

Side options:

  • Red skin mashed potatoes
  • Twisted steak fries
  • Caprese pasta salad
  • Cole slaw
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Bacon and bourbon baked beans
  • Deviled egg potato salad
  • Sauteed green beans
  • House salad
  • Classic Caesar salad

Metro!

Menu

Choice of Bento Box of the Day OR
Choose your first course:

  • Salt Cod Fritters- Jamaican "stamp and go" lime and spicy dipping sauce
  • Tempura Cauliflower- charred, tempura fried, sweet soy-curry glaze
  • Edamame- bamboo steamed, maldon sea salt flakes, fresh lime
  • Seaweed Salad- crunchy Japanese wakame seaweed, sesame dressing
  • Iceburg Salad- miso-sesame-ginger dressing, edamame beans
  • Metro! Miso Soup- tofu, yuzu juice, truffle, cilantro, wakame, scallion

Choose your main course:

  • Shrimp and Grits- spicy collards, tomato garlic confit, and creamy grits
  • Steak Frites- prime sirloin, bistro cut French fries
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap- spinach wrap, grilled chicken breast, romaine, house caesar
  • Cornmeal Fried Oysters- Rappahannock Virginia oysters, cocktail sauce
  • Salmon Cake- green salad, salsa, queso, buttermilk peppercorn dressing
  • California Roll- crab, avocado, creamy spicy sauce, and tobiko
  • Spicy Veg Roll- pickled and fresh vegetables, angry sauce
  • Salmon Avocado Roll- Faroe Island salmon, avocado, cucumber, inside out, sesame seeds

Norah's Cafe by Blue Ridge Catering

Menu

  • Sandwich or Wrap du Jour, homemade BRC chips, a cookie, and choice of tea or soda

Old Southwest Grill

Menu

  • 6 in. one topping personal pan pizza plus a side salad with choice of dressing
  • Two hot dogs with fries and beverage (non-alcoholic)

R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen

Menu

Choose half sandwich, each option comes on choice of white or wheat bread, and comes with pickle spear, 8 oz. soup, and 16 oz. tea

  • Turkey sandwich
  • Ham sandwich

Choose your dessert:

  • Parfait
  • Pudding
  • Cake

Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon

Menu

  • BBQ Chicken Wrap- tender chicken in house BBQ sauce, topped with slaw, onion, and cilantro, and served with Sidewinder fries
  • BBQ Brisket Sandwich- slow roasted brisket with homemade coleslaw, served on a toasted brioche bun with Sidewinder fries
  • Pollo Loco Chicken Sandwich- tender grilled chicken, bacon, sauteed mushrooms, Swiss cheese, lettuce, and tomato, served with chips
  • Sidewinder Burger- homemade BBQ sauce, slow roasted brisket, rested on a fried onion ring, and finished with homemade cheddar cheese sauce, served on Texas toast with a side of chips

$20 Three Course Dinner Options

Blues BBQ Co.

Menu

Choose from one of the following platters:

  • Pulled Pork Platter- dry-rubbed, slowly smoked pork shoulder, using apple, hickory, and mesquite woods. Available in Carolina, naked, and Memphis style
  • Brisket Platter- 1/2 pound of our 14 hour smoked brisket. Tender and juicy, we serve it the Texan way with just a little "sugar"
  • 1/2 BBQ Chicken Platter- dry-rubbed and grilled till it falls apart. If you like tender chicken, this is for you! Grilled with our grumpy sauce
  • 1/2 Rack Baby Back Ribs- we start with the meatiest "baby's" we can find, dry rub 'em with our "sugar" and smoke 'em with a blend of woods for an incomparable flavor- finished on the grill

Choose two sides:

  • Fresh cut fries
  • Blues BBQ beans
  • Coleslaw
  • Gourmet onion rings
  • Creamed succotash
  • Sweet scallion hush puppies
  • Sweet potato fries
  • Side salad
  • Collard greens
  • Fried okra

Choose one dessert:

  • Bag of Doughnuts- 20 scrumptious mini doughnuts tossed in cinnamon and sugar and served with caramel, raspberry, and chocolate sauce
  • Travis' "As Gourmet As It Can Get" Banana Pudding- fresh bananas and vanilla pudding, mixed with vanilla wafers
  • Bourbon Glazed Bread Pudding- buttermilk soaked bread, cinnamon, brown sugar, and bourbon- enough said!

Cedars Lebanese Restaurant

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Taboulleh Salad- chopped parsley, onions, tomatoes, and crushed wheat blended with lemon juice and olive oil
  • Fattoush Salad- cucumber, green peppers, tomatoes, onions, parsley, and pieces of toasted bread with special summak house dressing
  • Hummus with Pita Bread- a blend of mashed chickpeas and tahini sauce flavored with lemon juice and olive oil
  • Baba Ganouj with Pita Bread- a blend of mashed and grilled eggplant, tahini, garlic, and lemon juice
  • Grape Leaves- grape leaves stuffed with rice, tomatoes, onions, parsley, and mint, cooked in olive oil and lemon juice

Choose your second course:

  • Chicken Kebab Platter- marinated mixture of ground chicken, onion, and parsley
  • Halabi Kebab Platter- grilled ground beef with onion, tomato, and parsley
  • Kafta Kebab Platter- grilled ground beef with parsley, onions, and fresh seasoning
  • Lamb Kebab Wrap- marinated tender cubes of lamb charbroiled on a pita
  • Lamb Shawarma Wrap- slices of lamb with lettuce and tahini sauce
  • Falafel Platter- vegetable patties made from chickpeas, fava beans, onions, garlic, and parsley

Choose your third course:

  • Baklawa
  • Namoura
  • Maamoul

Cork and Crust

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Build your own brick fired stromboli

Choose your second course:

  • Fresh salad bar

Choose your third course:

  • Creme Puff- puff pastry filled with hand whipped cream and drizzled with grenache chocolate
  • Velvetmisu Cupcakes- red velvet, espresso, and chocolate chip cupcake, marscapone icing drizzled with grenache chocolate and topped with ladyfingers
  • Shilo's Special- the baker's choice

Corned Beef and Co.

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Side salad
  • Cup of soup

Choose your second course:

  • The Ribeye- a 12 oz. cut of the most flavorful of steaks, served with mashed potatoes
  • Chicken Alfredo- strips of chicken, broccoli, and pasta in a garlic and cream alfredo sauce
  • Mahi Mahi- lemon roasted mahi mahi served over rice

Choose your third course:

  • Chocolate Brownie Sunday- warm chocolate brownie served with creamy vanilla ice cream topped with chocolate sauce and whipped cream

Firefly Fare

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Caesar Salad- tossed with romaine, focaccia croutons, and fresh grated parmesan
  • House Salad- with basil vinaigrette, baby greens, tomato, cucumber, and feta
  • Garlic Falafel- with feta, olives, and cucumber mint sauce
  • Sweet Potato Fries- with assorted dipping sauces
  • Soup du Jour

Choose your second course:

  • The City Market Curried Chicken Salad- with grapes, strawberries, cucumbers, baby greens, and toasted almonds in a basil vinaigrette
  • Indonesian BBQ Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry- over Firefly wild rice blend
  • Country Captain Curried Chicken- over wild rice blend with braised local kale and toasted almonds
  • The Imperial Incan- black beans, sweet potatoes, grilled corn, quinoa, wilted greens, pico de gallo
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cake  Sandwich- on toasted focaccia bread with baby greens, tomato, onion, remoulade sauce and sweet and sour slaw
  • Falafel Pita- with onions, tomato, cucumber-mint sauce, baby greens, feta, and Firefly hoppin' john
  • Sirloin Panini- with grilled onions and mushrooms, horseradish, mozzarella, and sweet potato fries

Choose your third course:

  • Dark Chocolate Brownie- with Homestead Creamery ice cream and caramel
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake- with chocolate covered coffee beans
  • Warm Banana Bread Pudding- with caramel and cream
  • Firefly Lemon Coconut Sorbet- with fresh berries

Henry's Public House

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Small House Salad
  • Cup of Soup- choice of Tomato Basil, Beer Cheese Soup, White Bean Sausage Soup, or Homemade Carne Asada Chili

Choose your second course:

  • Grilled Tenderloin Medallion- with port wine demi and sauteed jumbo shrimp in lemon garlic butter, served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus

Choose your third course:

  • Piece of house special cake

Martin's Downtown Bar and Grill

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • French Onion Soup
  • Loaded Potato Soup
  • House Garden Salad
  • Classic Caesar Salad

Choose your second course:

  • C.A.B. Flat Iron Steak Diane- certified Angus flat iron steak, grilled and finished with a mushroom-dijon-cognac sauce and served with one side
  • Smithfield Baby Back Ribs- 2/3 rack of tender baby back ribs braised with apple cider and beer, finished on the grill with Memphis BBQ, tangy Carolina, spicy chipotle, or simply dry rubbed and served with one side
  • Chesapeake Crab Cakes- scratch made with lump claw and crab meat, bell peppers, fresh basil, and a house blend of seasonings, sauteed, served on a bed of arugula and finished with Old Bay remoulade. Served with one side
  • Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken Kabobs- grilled and finished with tangy Carolina BBQ sauce, served with one side

Choose your third course:

  • Glazed Donut Bread Pudding- Krispy Kreme donut chunks baked in a rich pound cake custard and served warm with caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream, and whipped cream
  • Sundae Brownie Sundae- warm fudge brownie finished with decadent hot fudge, vanilla ice cream, and whipped cream
  • "Almond Joy" Ice Cream Pie- Homestead Creamery coconut chocolate chip ice cream with an Oreo and toasted almond crust, topped with toasted coconut, hot fudge, and whipped cream

Metro!

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Salt Cod Fritters- Jamaican "stamp and go" lime and spicy dipping sauce
  • Kara-age Chicken- Japanese fried chicken, assorted dipping sauces
  • Tempura Cauliflower- charred, tempura fried, sweet soy-curry glaze
  • Edamame- bamboo steamed, maldon sea salt flakes, fresh lime
  • Seaweed Salad- crunchy Japanese wakame seaweed, sesame dressing
  • Iceburg Salad- miso-sesame-ginger dressing, edamame beans

Choose your second course:

  • Metro! 3/4 lb Kobe Burger- medium or well only. morel leek jack cheese, kim-chi fries
  • Diver Scallops- seared en cocotte with calvados parmesan cream
  • Moules Frites- saffron marinara mussels, parmesan truffle frites, roasted garlic aioli
  • Sushi Sampler- Metro! roll and chef's selection, 2 pc sashimi, 2 pc nigiri sushi
  • Shrimp and Grits- anson mills grits, braised collards, garlicky tomato confit
  • Petite Steak Frites- 28 day aged coulotte steak, herb butter, parmesan truffle fries

Choose your third course:

  • Chocolate-Black Raspberry Pot de Creme
  • Caramel Croissant Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream

Old Southwest Grill

Menu

Choose your meal option:

  • Any appetizer with a burger or sandwich plus a fluff pastry dessert
  • 10 in. small specialty pizza and a house salad with choice of dressing and a fluff pastry dessert

The Quarter

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Creole Shrimp Dip- cheesy shrimp dip with creole seasonings
  • Deep Fried Pickles- dill pickle spears breaded and deep fried, served with ranch dressing
  • Fried Green Tomatoes- served on cheesy grits topped with our house made BBQ sauce

Choose your second course:

  • Jambalaya- The Quarter's version of this New Orleans classic. Shrimp, chicken, smoked sausage, tomatoes, and diced vegetables. Blended with rice
  • Cajun Meatloaf- moist meatloaf seasoned with our house made creole seasonings and served with creamy mashed potatoes and roasted okra
  • Cajun Fried Chicken- two Cajun spiced crispy fried chicken breasts served with creamy mashed potatoes and roasted okra
  • Red Beans and Rice- our homemade version of a Louisiana classic, served with Andouille sausage (vegetarian version available)

Choose your third course:

  • Bourbon Pecan Pie
  • New Orleans Style Bread Pudding
  • Fudge Brownie Alamode

 

Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon

Menu

Choose one of the following three course meals:

  • Texas Chile 6 oz. Sirloin with Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Ultimate Brownie
  • Side Salad, 10 oz. Sirloin with Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Deep Fried Oreos

$30 Three Course Dinner Options

Billy's

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Oysters Rockafeller
  • Ahi Tuna Wontons

Choose your second course:

  • Bourbon Glazed Pork Chop- double cut with a bourbon glaze, served with smoked cheddar smashed potatoes and asparagus
  • 10 oz. Prime Rib- served with smoked cheddar smashed potatoes and asparagus

Choose your third course:

  • Creme Brulee

Blue 5

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Fried Green Tomatoes- with a spicy shrimp remoulade
  • Black Bean Dip- with housemade tortilla chips

Choose your second course:

  • Sesame Encrusted Tuna- over Spring mix with cucumbers and strawberries with a wasabi vinaigrette
  • Citrus Marinated Flank Steak- with roasted pineapple-black bean salsa, served with mashed potatoes and bacon brussel sprouts
  • Fried Chicken Breast- with maple-bacon gravy, served with mashed potatoes and collard greens

Choose your third course:

  • Chocolate Mousse- with fresh berries and a hazelnut creme anglaise
  • Peanut Butter Pie

Blues BBQ Co.

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Grit Cakes- you can only get these here. Grits slow cooked, mixed with jalapenos, spices, and romano. Deep fried till golden brown
  • Fried Green Tomatoes- Grandma would be proud! Lightly breaded in flour, corn meal, and spices, these green tomatoes will take you back to New Orleans
  • Fried Pickles- the classic Southern treat
  • Fried Mac N Puppies- fried cheese like no other and scallion hush puppies, served with a spicy dipping sauce
  • Blues Buffalo Bites- chicken breast, ham, and Swiss, breaded and fried, tossed in buffalo sauce
  • Chili Cheese Fries- lots of chili, lots of cheese
  • Nacotash- the vegetarian version of muchos nachos, topped with succotash, mozzarella, salsa, and jalapenos
  • Bourbon Barrel Pot Roast Sliders- slowly roasted angus beef and bourbon barrel stout, topped with Vermont white cheddar, horseradish, and our special sauce served on some fancy schmancy slider buns
  • Muchos Nachos- we fry our own chips and top them with our award-winning chili, cheddar, jalapenos, salsa, and sour cream
  • A Plateful of Blues- choose 3 of the following: 2 grit cakes, fried pickles, 2 hush puppies, 2 mac n cheese bites, and fried green tomatoes
  • Roanoke's Best Smoked Brisket Chili- spicy, meaty, slap yo' mama chili
  • Blues Wings- one pound unbreaded served with celery, bleu cheese, or ranch, either naked, grumpy, jerk, buffalo, or spicy BBQ

Choose your second course (served with two sides):

  • Pulled Pork Platter- dry-rubbed, slowly smoked pork shoulder, using apple, hickory, and mesquite woods. Available in Carolina, naked, and Memphis style
  • Brisket Platter- 1/2 pound of our 14 hour smoked brisket. Tender and juicy, we serve it the Texan way with just a little "sugar"
  • 1/2 BBQ Chicken Platter- dry-rubbed and grilled till it falls apart. If you like tender chicken, this is for you! Grilled with our grumpy sauce
  • Baby Back Ribs- we start with the meatiest "baby's" we can find, dry rub 'em with our "sugar" and smoke 'em with a blend of woods for an incomparable flavor- finished on the grill (choose 1/2, full, or super)
  • The Star City Platter- Choose two of the following: 1/4 rack of baby back ribs, 1/4 BBQ chicken, slow smoked brisket, naked pork, and Memphis style pork
  • Sliced Brisket Sandwich- this is the "money" stuff. Tender beef brisket sliced thick and served hot. Stacked high on a kaiser roll.
  • California Turkey Burger- 1/3 pound, topper with grumpy sauce, provolone, bacon, and avocado
  • Brisket Burrito- sauteed brisket with onions, salsa, and cilantro. Add cheddar and avocado and wrap it up in a flour tortilla lightly fried
  • Pulled Chicken BBQ Sandwich- smoked chicken pulled and served naked
  • Buffalo Pulled Pork Sandwich- our naked pork tossed in buffalo sauce
  • Grandma Minnie's Fried Chicken Club- lightly breaded chicken, applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and the secret sauce
  • Texas Chicken Sandwich- fried chicken breast, topped with an onion ring, cheddar, and Memphis BBQ sauce
  • Bourbon Glazed Filet Sandwich- filet marinated with our bourbon glaze, first grilled served medium with melted Muenster and charred tomato confit
  • Buffalo Chicken Wrap- lightly breaded chicken tossed in our buffalo sauce, tomatoes, colby jack, spring mix, and your choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing
  • Smoked Chicken Wrap- starts with a tortilla stuffed with spring mix, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheddar, hickory smoked bacon, and smoked chicken. Finished with our spicy dipping sauce, wrapped up and grilled

Choose your third course:

  • Bag of Doughnuts- 20 scrumptious mini doughnuts tossed in cinnamon and sugar and served with caramel, raspberry, and chocolate sauce
  • Travis' "As Gourmet As It Can Get" Banana Pudding- fresh bananas and vanilla pudding, mixed with vanilla wafers
  • Bourbon Glazed Bread Pudding- buttermilk soaked bread, cinnamon, brown sugar, and bourbon- enough said!

Cedars Lebanese Restaurant

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Baba Ganouj- a blend of mashed and grilled eggplant, tahini, garlic, and lemon juice
  • Hummus- a blend of mashed chickpeas and tahini sauce flavored with lemon juice and olive oil
  • Hummus with Shawarma (Beef, Lamb, or Chicken)- hummus topped with choice of thinly sliced meat
  • Falafel (6 pieces)- vegetable patties made from chickpeas, fava beans, onions, garlic, and parsley
  • Meat Pie- pastry filled with minced beef, onions, and pine nuts
  • Spinach Pie- triangular spinach pies baked with onions, pine nuts, olive oil, and lemon juice
  • Fried Kibbeh- ground beef mixed with crushed wheat and stuffed with pine nuts and onions
  • Grape Leaves- grape leaves stuffed with rice, tomatoes, onions, parsley, and mint, cooked in olive oil and lemon juice
  • Taboulleh Salad- chopped parsley, onions, tomatoes, and crushed wheat blended with lemon juice and olive oil
  • Fattoush Salad- cucumber, green peppers, tomatoes, onions, parsley, and pieces of toasted bread with special summak house dressing

Choose your second course:

  • Beef Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Monday and Friday ONLY)
  • Beef Kebab Platter- marinated tender cubes of beef charbroiled on a skewer
  • Lamb Kebab Platter- marinated tender cubes of lamb charbroiled on a skewer
  • Beef Shawarma Platter- grilled marinated thinly sliced beef served with a side of tahini sauce
  • Lamb Shawarma Platter- slices of lamb with lettuce and tahini sauce
  • Chicken Shawarma Platter- grilled, marinated thinly sliced chicken served with a side of hummus or garlic butter
  • Chicken Kebab Platter- marinated mixture of ground chicken, onion, and parsley
  • Shish Taouk Platter- chicken breast chunks marinated and grilled, served with a side of hummus or garlic butter
  • Kafta Kebab Platter- grilled ground beef with parsley, onions, and fresh seasoning
  • Halabi Kebab Platter- grilled ground beef with onion, tomato, and parsley
  • Grilled Lamb Rib Chops- ribs marinated with salt, garlic, and lemon juice

Choose your third course:

  • Rice Pudding
  • Baklawa
  • Maamoul
  • Namoura

Formosa

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Rock Shrimp Salad

Choose your second course:

  • Tempura Sushi Roll

Choose your third course:

  • Angus Tenderloin Tepanyaki (Japanese-style grilled)

Lucky

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Soupe A L'oignon- caramelized onion, beef broth, comte, baguette
  • Charcuterie and Cheese Tasting- with sweet onion chutney, pickles, dijon, and BreadCraft baguette

Choose your second course:

  • Salad Lyonnaise- frisee, lardons, soft egg, red wine vinaigrette
  • Kilt Salad- lettuce, green onions, guanciale, cider honey vinaigrette

Choose your third course:

  • Leaping Waters Pork Shoulder- choucroute garnie with champagne and apples over fingerling potatoes
  • Ashley Farms Chicken Leg Quarter- potato cake, parsnip puree, and watercress pistou

Metro!

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Salt Cod Fritters- Jamaican "stamp and go" lime and spicy dipping sauce
  • Kara-age Chicken- Japanese fried chicken, assorted dipping sauces
  • Tempura Cauliflower- charred, tempura fried, sweet soy-curry glaze
  • Edamame- bamboo steamed, maldon sea salt flakes, fresh lime
  • Walnut Salad- maytag bleu cheese, local apple, cranberry-charred shallot vinaigrette, walnuts
  • Metro! Caesar Salad "Napoleon"- crisp parmesan-gruyere tuilles, creamy house dressing
  • Seaweed Salad- crunchy Japanese wakame seaweed, sesame dressing
  • Iceburg Salad- miso-sesame-ginger dressing, edamame beans

Choose your second course:

  • Metro! 3/4 lb Kobe Burger- medium or well only, morel leek jack cheese, kim-chi fries
  • Grouper Parmesan- fresh basil, marinara, house mozzarella, shaved parmigiano reggiano
  • Diver Scallops- seared en cocotte with calvados parmesan cream
  • Moules Frites- saffron marinara mussels, parmesan truffle frites, roasted garlic aioli
  • Bouillabaisse- fresh fish and shellfish, saffron, spicy tomato nage, pernod, stone ground grits
  • Level 1 Sushi Sampler- chef's selection of 2 rolls, 4 pc sashimi, 4 pc nigiri sushi
  • Shrimp and Grits- anson mills grits, braised collards, garlicky tomato confit
  • Steak Frites- 28 day aged coulotte steak, herb butter, parmesan truffle fries

Choose your third course:

  • Chocolate-Black Raspberry Pot de Creme AND Caramel Croissant Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream

Old Southwest Grill

Menu

Choose your meal:

  • Any appetizer, any entree, plus a fluff pastry dessert
  • Any house salad, any large specialty pizza, and choice of dessert

The Regency Room (inside the Hotel Roanoke)

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Roasted Beet and Endive Salad- sliced apple, maple walnut, plum, spiced cider vinaigrette
  • Spinach Frisee Salad- smoked tomato, pancetta lardon, shaved locatelli cheese, fried egg, whole grain mustard vinaigrette

Choose your second course:

  • Statler Chicken and Gnocchi- pan-roasted chicken breast, smoked tomato pancetta gnocchi, brussels sprout leaves, rosemary lemon jus
  • Maple Glazed Salmon- leek garlic risotto, sauteed spinach, grilled lemon
  • Grilled Hanger Steak Carbonara- pancetta onion, creamy asiago mac and cheese, bourbon demi

Choose your third course:

  • Pumpkin Creme Brulee- eggnog ice cream sandwich
  • Pecan Tart- roasted grapes, salted caramel ice cream

Stefano's on the Market

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • House Spreads- choose two of the following spreads, served with grilled pita bread: olive tapande, sweet and spicy eggplant, cumin creme fraiche with basil pesto, roasted red pepper and feta
  • Smoked Salmon Spread- house smoked salmon, sweet and sour pickles, wild arugula, ciabatta toast
  • Ricotta Cavatelli Dumplings- hand rolled ricotta pasta shells, basil pesto, roasted pine nuts
  • Hand Rolled Forest Mushroom Penne- parmesan, white truffle butter, oregano pesto
  • "Ham" and Vodka Cured Salmon- green apple and pickled fennel relish, sweet basil, and trout roe
  • Prosciutto and Bleu- herb salad, Danish bleu cheese, toasted almond, sweet grape vinaigrette
  • Bruschetta- sun-dried tomato goat cheese, drunken tomato, balsamic reduction
  • Classic Mussel Bowl- tomato, garlic, white wine, lemon basil aioli crostini
  • Garlic Parmesan Mussel Bowl- smoked parmesan brodo, oregano pesto with olive oil roasted garlic crostini

Choose your second course:

  • Crispy Black Bass- andouille sausage, wilted kale, cannellini beans, sweet piquillo pepper, citrus gremolata
  • Cioppino Seafood Bowl- saffron cous cous, mussels, shrimp, calamari, fennel, white wine, garlic basil butter, lemon basil aioli crostini
  • Chicken Marsala- fettuccine, wild mushrooms, marsala demi-glace
  • Veal Picatta- fettuccine, baby spinach, grape tomato, lemon caper brown butter, citrus gremolata
  • Herb Marinated Flank Steak- smashed crispy potato, tomato bacon puree, pepper caper demi-glace vinaigrette
  • Paperdelle Bolognase- paperdelle pasta, angus ground beef, tomato bolognase, oregano, shaved parmesan
  • Penne a la Vodka- penne pasta, parmesan, pink vodka cream sauce

Choose your third course:

  • Blueberry Smash
  • Goat Cheese "Cheesecake"
  • Chocolate Dreamer
  • House Gelato Flight

Table 50

Menu

Choose your first course:

  • Crab Bisque
  • Maryland Style Crab Dip
  • New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp
  • Fried Oysters- with lime creme fraiche and black bean salsa
  • Herb Baked Goat Cheese Salad- with spiced pecans, apple, and dried cherries
  • Classic Caesar Salad- with Parmigiano-Reggiano and garlic crostini
  • Mix Baby Green Salad- with roasted red pepper and sunflower seed garnish

Choose your second course:

  • Pan Seared Crab Cake- with julienne vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes, and saffron beurre blanc
  • Ashley Farms Rosemary Roasted Chicken Breast- with rustic pearl couscous and natural jus
  • Fusilli- with vodka tomato sauce and sweet Italian sausage
  • Low Country Shrimp and Grits- with tasso ham, crab meat, and white cheddar grits
  • Certified Angus Beef Dry Aged Ribeye- with garlic mashed potatoes, green beans, and buttermilk blue cheese sauce
  • Grilled Salmon- over fire roasted vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes, and Chicago butter sauce, crispy leek garnish
  • Table 50 House-Ground Burger- on a truffle buttered Kaiser, with Wisconsin white cheddar, charred shallot mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion, and house cut fries

Choose your third course:

  • Choose from one of Table 50's delicious desserts- ask your server for a current dessert list

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