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105 South Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
+1 540-982-6983
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (15 reviews)
“duck” (9 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
105 South Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Had a business meeting here. Staff was helpful and attentive. Food was excellent and came out warm even with a large group. We did not feel rushed and were given the time to enjoy our meal and the company of the other guests. It appeared...More

Thank 5bottomspink
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We loved eating here before a Wynton Marsalis concert at the old Jefferson High School! My scallops were unbelievable! The salad was perfect and the bread delicious. Our waiter was attentive and never in our way. He made sure that we got our food in...More

Thank dmartha
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Alexander's remains my favorite for a special dinner out. It is a dining experience best enjoyed with people you want to share a fun evening with. Waitstaff are attentive but never intrusive or pretentious.

Thank Grrby
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I read they can accommodate gluten free but was very disappointed in their selection. We got stuck with salads and the one salad came with gluten bread even thought we had lengthy conversation about gluten free options with staff. The salad was good.More

Thank NJ1007
bbmeagher, Owner at Alexander's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review us but it would be even better if you had taken a few minutes to actually talk to us about how we care for the needs of our many gluten free customers! We are not a gluten...More

Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I agree that their scallops were some of the best we ever had. The corn pudding was more like a soufflé, super delicious. The bowl of tasty squash and smoked salmon soup was served hot, though not a large portion. Overall, the...More

Thank 30POP
Reviewed 21 December 2015

The family has enjoyed Alexander's for years now, and the most recent experience reinforces the superb dining experience which is on evident here. We visited on a blustery Friday evening, and found the restaurant warm and inviting. While there was some drama with some folks...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went with my parents for there 52 wedding anniversary. We requested the window table and got it. Best seat in the house. Food was excellent. I had the fillet and my wife had the chicken. Both cooked perfect.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you want to get away from the home style food and go out for a special evening of dining then this is the place. The plating is beautiful and the food is great. I had the duck breast and it was cooked perfectly. I...More

Thank Martha P
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

The server was very polite and attentive. An ice relaxing atmosphere. While the food is not bad, it is bland. Really no flavor or character in the dishes. Considering the price I expect something. If you have some that wants a plain meal and nonadventureous...this...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 22 November 2015

A professionally run operation with excellent food. Your host offers to take your coats and at the end delivers the correct garments as you are preparing to leave. No chits, just intelligent service. The food is served in a synchronized fashion. If there are six...More

Thank robert h
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22 March 2017|
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Response from alex105so | Property representative |
We have recorded music but we don't have live music. Thank you for contacting us!
Allison T
12 January 2017|
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Response from alex105so | Property representative |
Hello- you are in luck because we are a full service restauarantt not a steakhouse In addition to beef, we offer fish, seafood and we prepare vegetarian dinners to order. This time of year most of our vegetables come from... More
Jim L
20 December 2016|
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Response from alex105so | Property representative |
We are closed on Christmas and all other major holidays. We hope that you will come in again soon for dinner. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 South Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011-1305
  • Public Transportation: Adjacent to City Bus Station and Smart Bus from VA Tech, Blacksburg & New River Valley
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-982-6983
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