Downtown Food Scene

You won’t be disappointed with the variety available in our downtown dining scene! From burgers to seafood to fine dining and international fare, we’re sure you will rave about every meal.


Artful Dodger
47 Court Square Harrisonburg, VA | 540-432-1179
This coffeehouse and cocktail lounge serves American dishes with vegan and vegetarian options. Frequent live entertainment. Outdoor seating available. Pancakes, breakfast quesadilla, breakfast burritos, omelets, French toast and bagels. Open at 8:30am every day.

Bella Gelato & Pastries
49a W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-217-5657
Here you’ll find bread baked daily to grace your dinner table, an espresso and coffee bar featuring locally roasted beans, a pastry case full of croissants and other tasty treats, and of course our award-winning gelato.

Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza
80 W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-1366
Neapolitan-inspired, thin-crusted pizza baked at 900 degrees in a traditional wood-fired oven. Dough made fresh daily, and pizzas, hand-made pastas, salads and apps feature house-made mozzarella and sausage as well as local seasonal produce sourced from Shenandoah Valley farmers. Sunday Brunch served all day from 11:30am-9pm. Breakfast, pizza, salads, and sandwiches.

Benny Sorrentino’s
64 S Mason St., Harrisonburg, VA | 540-432-6400
“Home of the Virginia Slice” New York Style Oven Pizza

Beyond Restaurant and Bar
50 W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-432-0105
Asian-inspired dishes including extensive sushi selections, tapas, fusion foods and unique cocktails. Frequent live entertainment. Outdoor seating available.

Billy Jack’s Wing and Draft Shack
92 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-1793
Fresh chicken wings and “leghorns,” chili cheese fries with Wagyu beef, chicken sandwiches and unique doughnut desserts. Craft beers from all over the world, 12 rotating drafts and the state’s largest selection of craft beers in the can. Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-2pm. Brunch cocktail specials, breakfast sliders, biscuits and gravy, chicken & waffles Benedict

Black Sheep Coffee
217 South Liberty St. Suite 104B, Harrisonburg, VA | 540-217-5560
Black Sheep specializes in coffee and opens bright & early at 7am. They also serve muffins, scones, & more.

BoBoKo Indonesian Cafe
217 South Liberty Street #102, Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-3542
BoBoKo will serve traditional Indonesian food using fresh South East Asian spices ingredients such as ginger, galangal, lemongrass, coconut milk, nutmeg, lime leaves and chili pepper to create unique, warm, rich flavors.

Capital Ale House
41-A Court Square Harrisonburg, VA | 540-564-2537
Featuring seven hills pastured-raised, antibiotic and hormone-free beef from over yonder, not overseas. A fine selection of over 100 ales, lagers, premium wines and top-shelf spirits; burgers, sandwiches, salads and entrees with a German flare. Patio dining available.

Clementine Café
153 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-801-8881
Quality food, live music, innovative cocktails, art, films and community events. Vegetarian options available. Ruby’s Lounge, located below Clementine’s, has patio seating, a bustling nightlife scene and is available for private parties with reservation. Brunch is served every Sunday from 10am-3pm. Scrambled eggs, steak & eggs, flapjacks, sandwiches & burgers.

Cuban Burger
70 W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-1769
Home to the El Vaquero | Located in heart of Downtown Harrisonburg this Cuban-American cuisine is a food lovers paradise. The menu offers a variety of options: fritas, tapas, Cuban sandwiches, and a full bar which includes Hand Crafted Cuban cocktails. The decor and atmosphere offer its patrons to step into the past and experience Hemminway’s Havana. Come join locals and visitors alike to a mouthwatering Cuban Burger today!

Finnigan’s Cove Seafood Bar & Grill
30 West Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-9874
Finnigan’s Cove has been home to many patrons and seafood lovers since 1996. We offer an extensive menu including fresh seafood, salads, steaks, sandwiches, wraps, and our own homemade soups that have become very popular with patrons from all over the state. Come visit our fully stocked bar and relax after work with our friendly and courteous staff.

126 W Bruce Street Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-3663
Global Comfort Food. The concept that drives Food Bar Food is our belief that food made with fresh ingredients, thoughtful flavors and complemented with inventive, approachable beverages is an experience that can be accessible and appreciated by everyone. Now serves lunch from 11am-2pm! Gluten free and Vegan brunch options available. Open for brunch Friday & Saturday 11am-2pm and Sunday 10am-2pm

Heritage Bakery & Cafe
212 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 610-241-6651 or 540-564-1200
A cozy little French inspired pocket in the visitors center of downtown Harrisonburg, serving breakfast, lunch and pastries!
Open Mon-Sat.

Indian American Cafe
91 N. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-1177
Feasts from the East in the heart of downtown. Customized spice selections.

Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint
80 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-5225
Home of the Original Jack Browns. Specialty Wagyu beef burgers with creative toppings, fried Oreos and an immense selection of brews. Outdoor pet-friendly patio dining available.

Jess’ Downtown Restaurant
22 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-8282
Family-friendly local favorite serving hot dogs, chili dogs and hamburgers. Quick take-out. Open at 10am every day.

Jimmy Madison’s Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar
121 South Main Street Harrisonburg, VA | 540-432-1000
Prepare yourself for a special blend of soulful music, modern southern cuisine, and premium whiskeys. Sunday Brunch service starts at 10:00 AM. Menu changes weekly.

Joshua Wilton House
412 South Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-4464
Fine dining with quiet charm inside of an elegantly-restored Victorian home. The restaurant offers a unique Refined-Virginian menu—creatively contouring to seasonally fresh, local products. Homemade oatmeal, VA oysters, eggs Benedict, corned beef hash, shrimp and grits, and more.

Kline’s Dairy Bar
58 E. Wolfe St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-6980
What makes Kline’s ice cream so smooth and creamy with an unbelievably delicious taste?  It’s all in the production method and ingredients.  We take the quality of our ice cream very seriously.  High quality ingredients and an old fashion ice cream making technique has made Kline’s an institution since 1943.

Las Chamas
50 Mason St. Ste. 120 Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-2020
Caribbean restaurant with a menu influenced by Venezuelan, Colombian, Cuban, Puerto Rican and Dominican flavors.

Little Grill Collective
621 N. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-3594
Circa 1940s restaurant with a worker owned collective. Offers a wide variety of delicious and healthy home cooked meals with vegan, vegetarian, and meat options.  We serve breakfast from 7 am – 3 pm from Tuesday through Saturdays, and from 8 am – 3 pm on Sundays. All eggs are local, free range eggs. All potatoes are local. All egg specials come with your choice of grits OR potatoes OR bread OR yogurt.

Local Chop and Grill House
56 W. Gay St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-801-0505
Fine dining located inside Harrisonburg’s old City Produce Exchange building. Savvy atmosphere includes large wooden door, brick interior walls and rustic beams. Restaurant also features The LOCAL Bar, with a variety of craft beers, wines, creative cocktails and lounge areas. Outdoor patio seating available.

Lola Mo’s Delicatessen
122 S. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA | 540-908-3253
A delicatessen and gourmet market bringing fresh meats, cheeses, desserts, and beverages to the heart of downtown Harrisonburg.

L&S Diner
255 N. Liberty St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-801-0110
This diner is built in the style of an old railroad car and is listed in the Register of Historic Places. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is famous for its pan-fried chicken. Open 5:30am to 1:00pm. Eggs, omelets, sandwiches, salads.

Magnolia’s Tacos & Tequila Bar
14 E Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-217-5816
Serving up tacos, burritos, tequila and so much more! Come for lunch or dinner and enjoy amazing food.

135 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-437-9000
Acai (pronounced ah-sah-EE) is the fruit of the acai palm tree from the Amazon region in Brazil.  These dark purple berries are filled with antioxidants, amino acids and essential fatty acids.  The fatty fruit is pureed and frozen.  We use Sambazon Acai puree packets in all our smoothies and bowls.

Rocktown Kitchen
217 S. Liberty Street #101 Harrisonburg, VA | 540-217-2425
Rocktown Kitchen is an intimate, farm-to-table restaurant in Harrisonburg, VA serving elevated American cuisine in a casual fine-dining environment. We also have an extensive wine list, featuring unique and exceptional wines from around the world, and local craft beers.

Ruby’s Arcade
153 S. Main St, Harrisonburg, VA | 540-615-5351
Ruby’s Arcade offers wood-fired pizza, quality smoked meats, burgers and more.

Ruby’s Lady Luck
153 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-801-8881
Located beneath Clementine Cafe, Ruby’s offers burgers, wings, barbeque, and daily cocktail and beer specials. Features artwork from local artists, as well as frequent live entertainment. Space available for private group meetings. Sunday brunch available beginning at noon and ending at 4pm.

Sabor a Mexico
95 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-217-2174
Simply the best, most authentic Mexican food in Harrisonburg, VA! Great food and drink at a reasonable price, in a comfortable setting, all made possible with authentic Mexican food and family recipes.

Shenandoah Joe Harrisonburg
64 South Mason Street #100, Harrisonburg, VA | 540-574-4563
We currently offer over 25 varieties of specialty/boutique/gourmet coffee using only the finest Arabica coffee from all over the world. Coffee is our passion and we painstaking search out the best coffee available. As a small batch roaster we are dedicated to the craft of roasting coffee.

Taj of India
34 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA| 540-615-5888
Taj of India is a fine Indian dining restaurant in the heart of Harrisonburg downtown. All our food is freshly – prepared on premises.

The Golden Pony
181 North Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-901-2628
Specializing in scratch-made American cuisine, The Golden Pony offers high quality pizza, burgers, salads, subs and an inspired children’s menu. We have pinball machines, an art gallery, an outdoor patio, two full bars and a professional sound stage for live music Sunday-Thursday and DJs on the weekends.

Union Station Restaurant & Bar
128 W. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-437-0042
Dining within the Wetsel Seed Building in downtown Harrisonburg. Each booth represents a building that once stood or still stands in the downtown area. Menu offers new version of old family favorites that have been recreated to fit modern taste, presentation and budget. Bar frequently features live music.

Urgie’s Cheesesteaks
245 E. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-808-7449
Urgie’s mission is clear – to build a successful Authentic Philly Cheesesteak business by serving the highest-quality Philadelphia-style cheesesteaks with outstanding customer service. URGIE’s Cheesesteaks are made from 100% Certified Angus Beef aged a minimum of 21 days and sliced paper thin. Amoroso Rolls, shipped directly from Philadelphia, PA, are used to ensure authenticity.