222 Jefferson Highway
Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: (540) 887-6500
Fax: (540) 885-8325
Bars & Cafes
A European style cafe and wine shop that offers an array of goodies, such as continental breakfasts, homemade quiche, regular and specialty coffees and cappuccinos, deli sandwiches, box lunches, homemade cookies and pies, gourmet cakes, and selected wines and beers. They also offer custom gourmet gift baskets and sales of a wide variety of gourmet wines and foods. They are open Monday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch; closed on Sundays.
A charming coffeehouse that specializes in delicious specialty coffees, as well as light lunch items and mouthwatering pastries. Lunch is served Monday through Saturday.
Fardowners is the brainchild of W C Winkler and Mark Cosgrove. Named after the Irish immigrants who worked with the Blue Ridge Railway Co., it is located across the old C&O rail depot. The rough concrete floors, wooden tables and booths give it a warm and rustic look. Their modern American food and beer list is emphasised with local flavors from surrounding farms and breweries. Their menu consists of soups, pastas, salads, sliders and burgers, and entrees. These include dishes like Hippie Wings, Pigs on the Wing, Timbercreek Organics Beef and Bacon-Wrapped Sirloin Filet. Sip from their rotating draft selection which has beers from Devil's Backbone, Blue Mountain, Wild Wolf and Starr Hill. Enjoy the live music and open mic nights with family and friends at this friendly, neighborhood eatery.
Nestled in a ravine of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Devils Backbone Brewing Company is a renowned brewery and brewpub, that was established in 2008. This brewery has bagged prizes at popular events in the brewing world like the World Beer Cup and Great American Beer Festival. Award-winning brews: Vienna Lager, Danzig and Gold Leaf Lager, are must-tries here; they are available on tap. Devils Backbone Brewing Company opens its doors daily at 11:30a, welcoming guests to feast on delicious beers and food, till late night. The brewery grounds are used to host enthralling events like festivals and concerts.
Looking for a place to listen to some good quality live music then The Basement Bar & Lounge is the ideal place for you. Well known bands such as Iron Horse, The Hackens Boys and many more play regularly here. Karaoke nights too are favorites with the regulars. Similar to the music, you will not be disappointed with the bar. If you are hungry then you can go for a full course meal at Pano's Restaurant above the club. It is definitely a fun place to spend some time with friends. Call ahead for hours.
Though known as a successful restaurant, Bourbon Street on Main turns into a lively nightclub post 9pm everyday. A gem for the people of Harrisonburg, this nightclub is the place to be in for some really good music. Groovy music teamed with a comfortable ambiance attracts students and locals to this happening place. Well known DJs come here and perform on several nights. For music lovers, there is a wide choice ranging from hip hop, to rock, pop, funk and much more. Dance to your heart's delight on the spacious dance floor. What's more, there is also a ladies night when they all (the ladies, of course!) get a free entry. The restaurant and bar is open through the night offering the best in both departments. Those under 21 need not worry as some nights are designated for over 18 age groups as well. Dress your best when you come to Bourbon Street on Main!
One restaurant where you can dine after a hearty billiards game is Gold Crown Restaurant. The place offers indoor games like pool and poker. Besides billiards, the haunt is extremely popular for hosting theme nights and private parties. Contemporary platter is served in its cozy interiors. Call for reservations.
Dine while a Lionel Train circles above you at this unique cafe that offers items such as steaks, ribs, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, an extensive vegetarian selection, pizzas, and authentic Italian pastas on their menu, complemented by beautiful mountain views. They are open Tuesday through Saturday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; closed on Sundays.
Housed in a building which was formerly the Strand Theater, Clementine is a great place to eat, drink and soak in the local flavor with some live music and community events. Creative people or those interested in the arts will find it a hot spot to meet more of their kind and also to exhibit their own creations. You can drop in at the cafe for brunch, lunch or dinner. The kids would not be disappointed either, with special items on the menu for them. For update on the events, check the website. The lounge at Clementine can also be hired for private events and parties.
Located on South Main Street, Dave's Downtown Taverna is a good option for those looking to have a good time with friends or family. With a very casual and friendly setting, this tavern is spread over two sections, namely the roof top and the main seating area. Offering live entertainment, special events and a lovely selection of Greek cuisines, this place worth a visit. The menu is made up of appetizers, pastas, pizzas, salads, sandwiches and dessert. They even have a kids menu to offer. Specials here include dishes like Keftede Kebab, the Gyro Platter, and the Aeropolis Pizza. Alcoholic Beverages are served here as well.
Named after the famous character from Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist, The Artful Dodger is not shady like the character. A coffee house, lounge bar, restaurant and a great party place; it is many things rolled into one. In the mornings you can come here for some excellent breakfast and a cup of their excellent coffee. Frequented by students, it is easy on the pocket and serves some excellent dishes such as steaks, bagels, Thai chicken and wraps. By night it turns into a lively party venue. You can listen to some good music here while you sip on some excellent beer. The bar stocks a variety of drinks and the bartenders are refreshingly friendly. Drop in for some good entertainment and even better food.
If you want to grab a quick bite while in downtown or simply spend an evening catching up with friends over coffee, drop in at Old Dominion Coffee Company. Available at this place are a range of coffees and sandwiches to go along with their chill out look. And if you are not in the mood for a steaming hot cup of coffee, you can try out some gelato (an Italian gourmet ice cream). You can also choose to finish your work here after office hours as free wireless Internet is available.