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Blue 5

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American, Bar
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2nd St, Roanoke, VA
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Tue 11:30 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We love sitting upstairs overlooking the stage and bar. The lighting throughout the restaurant makes for a very inviting and relaxed ambiance. On street parking can be a challenge but I always seem to find a spot. It's a great place to bring out of town guests as it is a couple of blocks off the "beaten path" and you... More 

Thank William G
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I was really impressed. Looks like a simple, casual place but had THE best staff and food of any place I've been in downtown Roanoke. Our waiter was able to ask us a couple of questions regarding our wine preferences (dry, fruity, etc.) and then brought us a "sample" of what he thought we would like. It was a perfect... More 

Thank Mhender433
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Good service, attentive wait staff,good food and a good selection of beer on draft. The food was served in a timely manner and was hot! Friendly wait staff and clean restrooms. Excellent food choices on the menu. Will definitely eat there again soon!

Thank Charlie222254258
Roanoke, Virginia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If we happen to be in the downtown area around lunch and they ask ,"where do you want to eat?" I always say Blue 5.In my book the hamburger seems to be a thing of the past ;except there. There whole menu is great I just love their burgers.I always look forward to going there if I see a lunch... More 

Thank D4666TNdanb
Baden, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

A great place to visit for drinks, socializing, and listening to talented bands. The staff was wonderful and made our visit enjoyable. Thank you!

Thank Andrea P
Harrison Township, Michigan
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418 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

A new menu is now offered. The same types of food are on the menu with slightly different and interesting twists. The bar menu is the same and the beer menu changes regularly with seasonal offerings. Our service was good but the band started very late.

Thank Scott R
Roanoke, VA
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We enjoyed a nice evening meal at Blue 5 Restaurant in Roanoke. The service was quick and the orders for all 4 people was accurate and prepared as ordered. We were first seated by the bar and it was really loud. We requested that we be moved to a table off to the side and more to the front. They... More 

Thank Bill M
Roanoke, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We love the atmosphere! Had no idea that it was four or five levels. The food is very good here and so is the music. It's a great date night, which is why we come here!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Diverse menu, large beer selection, live bands that rock! Always a good time when we go there! There is even outdoor seating available. And all this at a reasonable price,

Thank Ralphie808
Roanoke, Virginia
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The food is pretty good, but I've been there a few times and there's been major problems with consistency. Once I even had to wait 15 minutes for my server to come back with the salad dressing that the kitchen forgot to put on the salad. But for all that the service and food isn't, the beer list is very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd St, Roanoke, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?