Dining

During the current situation, we encourage you to please support our local businesses small and large as much as you safely can, whether it be through take-out meals or delivery from our local restaurants and curb side service from our local breweries or dining on an outdoor patio. Think Local – Think Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg has a culinary scene founded on farm-to-table fair that isn’t shy about creating tantalizing, international flavors. With over 80 locally owned restaurants there are dining options for every appetite. Harrisonburg’s variety of both locally-owned and nationally-recognized restaurants will take you on a culinary trip around the world, with an array of flavors to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Historic downtown Harrisonburg is home to Virginia’s First Culinary District whether you prefer to dine on a rooftop, out on the patio, in a historic building, among local art, or in front of a local food truck, there’s a restaurant with its own distinctive atmosphere for you. There are over 200 restaurants in Harrisonburg ranging from Traditions Buffet to Grilled Cheese Mania, from casual to fine dining. Come see why Harrisonburg is known as the dining destination of the Shenandoah Valley.

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ASIAN CUISINE

Enjoy a variety of Asian cuisine ranging from sushi to Indonesian food, to Thai food, and more.

BARBEQUE

Enjoy some classic Southern barbeque in Harrisonburg.

BAR & GRILL

Visit one of our delicious bars & grills for a tasty burger, a crisp beer, or just soak in the atmosphere.

BEVERAGE SHOPS & GOURMET MARKETS

Harrisonburg is home to unique shops and markets selling everything from fresh produce to specialty wine and gourmet popcorn.

BREWERIES

Harrisonburg is rich with breweries that serve beer of all kinds and a cidery using only Virginia-grown apples. There is sure to be an ice cold beverage for everyone in the ‘burg.

CAFÉS & BAKERIES

Whether you’re looking for a quaint bakery with tasty pastries, a cozy coffee shop, or a hearty café, Harrisonburg has you covered.

CONTEMPORARY

Dine at one of Harrisonburg’s contemporary restaurants serving both innovative and classic dishes.

DESSERT & ICE CREAM

Try one of Harrisonburg’s homemade ice cream and dessert shops to satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth!

DINERS & DELIS

A variety of restaurants serving homemade soups, sandwiches, and homestyle meals.

FOOD TRUCKS

Harrisonburg is home to several food trucks that offer delicious food all across town, with food ranging from Korean-inspired to delicious donuts.

ITALIAN CUISINE

Enjoy your favorite Italian pasta dishes, pizza, and more, all across Harrisonburg.

MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE

Several Harrisonburg restaurants serve everything from falafel to gyros to kebabs and more.

MEXICAN CUISINE

Enjoy your favorite Mexican dishes at a number of restaurants across Harrisonburg.

PIZZA

With numerous pizza places across town, there’s a perfect pie for every pizza-lover.

TRADITIONAL AMERICAN & EUROPEAN CUISINE

Harrisonburg is home to traditional restaurants of all kinds: German, Irish, American, and more.