Local Flavor

A variety of locally-owned farm-to-table and international restaurants call Harrisonburg home, making it easy for you to take a "Culinary Trip Around the World" right here in the Shenandoah Valley. Which of these unique culinary establishments will you be taking a bite out of today?

African | Asian | European | North American | Caribbean & South American | International

 

African

A Bowl of Good Café*
831 Mt. Clinton Pike Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-437-9020
1041 Port Republic Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-1862
Globally inspired, local goodness- A Bowl of Good brings a healthy, hearty, convenient and internationally-influenced eating experience to Harrisonburg with a focus on fresh, all-natural ingredients.

Blue Nile Ethiopian Cuisine*
181 N. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22802 | 540-432-NILE
Authentic Ethiopian cuisine, inspired pub fare, eight drafts and specialty cocktails. Lunch buffet available.  

 

Asian

Beyond Restaurant and Bar
50 W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-432-0105
Asian-inspired dishes including extensive sushi selections, tapas, fusion foods and unique cocktails. Frequent live entertainment. Outdoor seating available.

Indian American Cafe
91 N. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-1177
Feasts from the East in the heart of downtown. Customized spice selections.

Kyoto Japanese Steak House
829 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-574-4901
Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar- tables in the main room have personal chefs for entertainment.

Oriental Cafe
563 University Blvd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-801-8989
Highlighting the flavors from Beijing via Singapore to Tokyo. Classic dishes, nigiri and maki sushi, and heart-healthy selections available.

Taste of India
498 University Blvd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-3320
Classic Indian fare including kebabs, lamb, sea food, chicken, lamb, indian breads and more.

Thai Cafe
182 Neff Ave. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-2201
Authentic Thai cuisine

Taste of Thai
917 S. High St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-801-8878
Classic Thai entrees as well as appetizers, seafood, vegetarian, curry, traditional homemade Thai soups and dessert. Private group dining available with reservations.

Thai Flavor
51 Kenmore St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-THAI
Authentic Thai cuisine providing a wide range of dishes, appetizers, noodles and soups.

Vietopia
1015 Port Republic Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-438-0999
Appetizers range from egg rolls and shrimp to pork spring rolls, and entree from rice platter combos to vegetarian entrees to vermicelli noodle combos.

Xenia A Kabob Grill
219 Burgess Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-437-4832
A fusion of flavorful international Eastern and Mediterrian spices over kebabs, fresh pita, vegetables and rice. Limited outdoor seating available.

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European

Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza
80 W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 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 mozarella and sausage as well as local seasonal produce sourced from Shenandoah Valley farmers.

64 S Mason St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-432-6400
"Home of the Virginia Slice" New York Style Oven Pizza
 

Black Forest German Restaurant
787 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-689-0758
Authentic and modern German cooking with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients and fresh flavors. Outdoor seating available.

Bravo Italian Restaurant
1647 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-438-5770
Authentic Italian recipes, fresh-baked bread, sauces made daily and unique lunch and dinner specials. Meeting space available with reservation. Check schedules for Dinner and a Show on Bravo's website.

Ciro’s Lasagna House
778 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-434-5375
Italian meals including lasagna, pasta, and subs, as well as classic pizza dishes. Patio dining available.

Corgans' Publick House*
865 Port Republic Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-564-CORG
Locally-owned Irish pub with great food and good fun- Irish Nachos, Welsh Rarebit, Guiness Stew, Burgers, Cottage Pie and more. Full bar and variety of brews on tap. Live music, specialty nights and pub quiz nights weekly.

Francesco's Ristorante Italiano
1751 Virginia Ave. Harrisonburg, VA 22802 | 540-442-7174
Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria serving pizza, pasta and entrees for lunch and dinner in a comfortable, welcome restaurant and bar. Catering is available.

L'Italia Restaurant
815 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-0961
Authentic Italian cuisine that combines Cucina Povera and Cucina Altobohrghese styles of cooking. Vibrant wine selection. Date night specials and family dinner proportions available. Outdoor seating available.

The Downtown: Turkish Street Foods - Authentic Mediterranean
95 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-751-8875
Hand-picked Mediterranean cuisine and street foods of Doner kebabs, appetizers, desserts, and delicious hand-made drinks.

Vito's Italian Kitchen
1039 Port Republic Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-1113
Authentic Italian favorites in a cozy family-friendly atmosphere. Catering and outdoor dining available.

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North American

Backcountry Restaurant & Lounge
1594 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-434-3575
Traditional American cuisine with a country vibe, complete with live music and mechanical bull.

Billy Jack’s Wing and Draft Shack
92 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 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.

Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint*
80 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-5225
Specialty Wagyu beef burgers with creative toppings, fried Oreos and an immense selection of brews. Outdoor pet-friendly patio dining available.

Jess’ Quick Lunch*
22 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-434-8282
Family-friendly local favorite serving hot dogs, chili dogs and hamburgers.

Jon Boyz BBQ Shack
56 E. Wolfe St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-1701
Specializes in freshly smoked chicken, pork and beef, specialty sandwiches, homemade side dishes, and fries. Catering and outdoor/picnic table dining available.

Joshua Wilton House Inn & Restaurant
412 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-434-4464
Fine dining with quiet charm inside of an elegantly-restored Victorian home. Chef Mark Newsome prepares a unique and exquisite menu that changes some each day and completely with the seasons. Features include an extensive wine and beer list as well as high-quality ingredients from many small local farmers. Restaurant features 5 dining rooms, including an outdoor patio.

 

Local Chop and Grill House*
56 W. Gay St. Harrisonburg, VA 22802 | 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. Menu by nationally-recognized Chef Ryan Zale features fresh, hand-selected LOCAL and seasonal foods prepared with progressive flair. Restaurant also features The LOCAL Bar, with a variety of craft beers, wines, creative cocktails and lounge areas. Outdoor patio seating available.

 

Log Cabin BBQ
1011 Port Republic Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-442-8888
Barbecue with original house-made sauces, ribs, variety of sides, sweet tea and more. Catering and outdoor seating available.

L&S Diner*
255 N. Liberty St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 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.

Mr J’s Bagels*
1731 S. High St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-432-1386
1635 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-564-0416
1741 Virginia Ave. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-422-1997
Iconic freshly-made bagels, sandwiches, pastries, salds and soups. Lunch and dinner also available.

Ruby's Lady Luck*
153 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 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.

Union Station Restaurant & Bar
128 W. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 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. 

Wild Woods BBQ
680 Garbers Church Rd. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-7888
Located at the Heritage Oaks Golf Course, Wild Woods BBQ serves Pork BBQ, Pork Tenderloin, Chicken Sandwiches, Cheeseburgers/Hamburgers, Ham and Turkey Sandwiches, Fries, Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, and a variety of beverages. Catering available.

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Caribbean & South American

Arepera 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 Domincan flavors.

Cuban Burger
70 W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-812-6970
Cuban-American cuisine including fritas, tapas, Cuban sandwiches, and a full bar with specialty tropical rum craft cocktails.

El Charro Mexican Restaurants
Multiple Locations

El Rancho Mexican
68 S. Carlton St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-1839
Authentic Mexican taste in a fun, exciting atmosphere. Options range from tacos, burritos and enchiladas to salads and quesadillas.

El Sol
91 E. Elizabeth St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-442-8763
Authentic Mexican food located in downtown Harrisonburg. Menu includes tortas, tacos, quesadillas, sopas, gorditas and more.

Rick's Cantina*
14 E. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-434-1637
Tex-Mex with unique menu items like duck sopes and tofu & mushroom quesadillas. Seven sauces, varying in spice, to choose from, and an impressive tequila menu. The majority of menu items are locally-sourced. Rooftop outdoor dining available.  

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International

A Bowl of Good Café*
831 Mt. Clinton Pike Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-437-9020
1041 Port Republic Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-1862
Globally inspired, local goodness- A Bowl of Good brings a healthy, hearty, convenient and internationally-influenced eating experience to Harrisonburg with a focus on fresh, all-natural ingredients.

Aroma Buffet and Grill
233 Burgess Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-438-8881
Great for families and groups, Aroma serves traditional American and Italian cuisines with an Asian flare buffet-style.

Artful Dodger*
47 Court Square Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-432-1179
This coffeehouse and cocktail lounge serves American dishes with vegan and vegetarian options. Frequent live entertainment. Outdoor seating available.

Capital Ale House*
41-A Court Square Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-564-2537
A fine selection of over 100 ales, lagers, premium wines and top-shelf spirits; burgers, sandwiches, salads and entrees with an Irish flare. Patio dining available.

Cinnamon Bear Bakery & Deli*
600 E. University Blvd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-2867
Bakery and deli with breakfast, sandwiches, soups and salds, specialty desserts and made-to-order desserts.

Clementine Café*
153 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 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.

Dave's Taverna Express
810 Port Republic Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-801-TOGO
Dave's Express is an American restaurant offering Greek specialities including gyros, pitas, burgers, pastas, salads, and pizza. Open daily from 4pm-4am for delivery and express take-out.

Earth & Tea Cafe*
120 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-432-8280
Tea shop with international flare; the cafe offers a large selection of teas , wide variety of international dishes and a selection of craft and imported beers and wines in a global lounge setting.

126 W. Bruce St, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801 |
Global Comfort Food
 

Little Grill Collective*
621 N. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22802 | 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. Specialty dinner nights each week. Credit cards not accepted.

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* = Specialty breakfast or brunch available