The secret is out!. Harrisonburg has an abundance of amazing restaurants and attractions and now all of Virginia knows it. Numerous Harrisonburg businesses have just been recognized by Virginia Living Magazine as Best of Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley. Visit Harrisonburg and discover for yourself the best of Virginia.

To those who have patronized Harrisonburg’s restaurants it won’t be surprising to learn that many Harrisonburg restaurants topped the best lists. Those include:

Restaurants weren’t the only food businesses to get recognized as #1 in their category:

Harrisonburg’s venues also made the top of the list:

Harrisonburg was also recognized for exceptional lodging facilities:

Other winners include:

Harrisonburg also had many restaurants, attractions, venues and more with honorable mentions on the Best of Virginia list. Those include:

  • Bar-B-Q Ranch (3rd, Barbecue Restaurant)
  • Little Grill Collective (3rd, Breakfast/Brunch Restaurant)
  • Taj of India (2nd, Indian Restaurant)
  • Indian & American Cafe (3rd, Indian Restaurant)
  • Bella Luna (2nd, Italian Restaurant)
  • Vito’s Italian Kitchen (2nd, Pizzeria)
  • Blue Stone Inn (3rd, Seafood Restaurant)
  • Local Chop & Grill House (2nd, Restaurant)
  • Little Grill Collective (2nd, Restaurant for Vegans/Vegetarians)
  • Black Sheep Coffee (3rd, Coffee Shop)
  • Grilled Cheese Mania (2nd, Food Truck)
  • Heritage Bakery & Cafe (3rd, Dessert)
  • Mr. J’s Bagel & Deli (2nd, Sandwich Shop)
  • Macado’s (3rd, Sandwich Shop)
  • Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint (3rd, Outdoor Dining)
  • Friendly City Food Co-op (2nd, Grocery Store)
  • Friendly City Food Co-op (2nd, Specialty/Gourmet Food Shop)
  • Vintage Wines (3rd, Wine shop)
  • Jimmy Madison’s (3rd, Cocktails)
  • Sage Bird Ciderworks (3rd, Cidery)
  • Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale (2nd, Annual Charity Event)
  • Night at the Museum (3rd, Annual Charity Event)
  • First Fridays Downtown (3rd, Art Event)
  • Explore More Discovery Museum (2nd, Museum)
  • Harrisonburg International Festival (2nd, Food or Drink Festival)
  • Rocktown Beer & Music Festival (3rd, Food or Drink Festival)
  • Court Square Theater (2nd, Historic Theater)
  • The Golden Pony (2nd, Music Venue)
  • Forbes Center for the Performing Arts (3rd, Music Venue)
  • Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park (2nd, Sports Venue)
  • Beards & Broads Axe Throwing (2nd, Entertainment Center for Adults)
  • Explore More Discovery Museum (2nd, Family Entertainment)
  • Heritage Oaks Golf Course (2nd, Golf Course)