222 Jefferson Highway
Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: (540) 887-6500
Fax: (540) 885-8325
Bars & Cafes
Chauncey's Smokehouse & Bar is located on West Main Street and is known for serving scrumptious barbecue meals along with an impressive bar menu. Enjoy your meals with live performances from local bands and artists.
One of the prime highlights of West Broad Street is the Klines Dairy Bar. Offering endless flavors of delicious ice creams since 1943, this is one of the most favorite ice cream parlors in the city.
Sip on to a cuppa at Micah’s Coffee and you'll want to return soon. Located on West Broad Street, they are known to serve fantastic coffees in an intimate ambiance, to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. Owned by Robert and Megan Colliers, the cafe opened its doors in June 2012.
Sweet Bean Bakery & Cafe, situated on West Main Street, is known to offer yummy baked delights and delicious coffee. A wooden floor, simple decor and warm staff welcomes you at this cafe.
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.
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.