Here’s a snapshot of the downtown restaurants that are participating in Harrisonburg Restaurant Week.
47 Court Square | 540.432.1179
Hours: Sun-Mon 8:30am-10pm; Tues-Sat 8:30am-2am; Sat & Sun (Brunch) 10am - 3pm
Known as downtown's "living room", from wake-up call to last call, they offer a unique and casual environment. Much of their charm is attributed to the eclectic decor. The walls feature an ever-changing display of local artwork and the largest collection of vintage clocks in town.
Restaurant Week Special: The Dodger is collaborating with Brother Craft Brewing to offer The McBrothers: a breakfast sandwich with homemade pancakes (using batter mixed with Whole Latte Love coffee milk stout) topped with a fried egg, bacon, American cheese and a Daylight Craving sweet and peppery reduction (using Brothers Craft Brewing 2018 Daylight Craving Breakfast Stout). Two sandwiches for $8.00 served in house and at Brothers' Daylight Cravings and Drunken Mornings Release.
49 A W. Water Street | 540.217.5657
Hours: Sun 9am-9pm; Tues-Thurs 7am-10pm; Fri-Sat 7am-11pm
Bella Gelato & Pastries features hand-crafted Italian ice cream, house-made desserts and pastries, artisan breads, and locally-roasted coffee and espresso drinks. They support local farmers and source the milk for their gelato from a local, all-natural family farm.
Restaurant Week Special: Bella Gelato will pair up with the Friendly City Food Co-op to offer a rosemary shortbread cookie with a scoop of brown butter gelato throughout the week at Bella Gelato for $3.25. The treat will be topped with locally produced Falling Creek Hickory Syrup from the co-op.
80 W. Water Street | 540.433.1366
Hours: Sun 11:30am-9pm; Mon-Thurs 11:30am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm
Located in the historic Livery Building, Bella Luna delivers a gourmet farm-to-table dining experience in an elegant, yet rustic environment. Award-winning pizzas, hand-made pasta and creative appetizers grace the menu.
Restaurant Week Special: Bella Luna will pair up with the Friendly City Food Co-op and serve sample size appetizers of a savory agrodolce baguette served with fennel and grapefruit, with the co-op's local cheese (from Meadow Creek Dairy's Appalachian cheese) and arugula on top throughout the week at Bella Luna for $7.
50 W. Water Street | 540.432.0105
Hours: Sun 11:30am-9pm; Mon-Wed 11:00am-9:30pm; Thurs-Friday 11:00am-11:30pm; Sat 11:30am-11:30pm
This swanky restaurant brings Asian Fusion flavors to downtown. In addition to tapas, salads, and entrees, Beyond's Sushi Chef Praserth Saesow serves up more than 17 different types of sushi rolls. You can dine inside or opt for the patio on beautiful, warm days.
Restaurant Week Special: Enjoy an appetizer and entree, with a glass of wine or beer for $20. See the menu options to the right.
92 S. Main Street | 540.433.1793
Hours: Sun-Wed 11am-Midnight; Thurs-Sat 11am-2am
You'll find chandeliers made out of Mickey's grenade bottles, suspended lamps over each table made from old school colanders and vintage doors on the walls. The menu features 12 rotating craft beer taps, house-made pub grub items, an oyster bar, and a popular weekend brunch with none other than chicken and waffles and mimosa pitchers.
Restaurant Week Special: Throughout the week, Billy Jack's will offer different specials each day, as well as a new brunch line up. Enjoy crafted cocktails, beer events and even special happenings at Jack’s Hideaway, Harrisonburg’s only Speakeasy, located above Billy Jack's.
217 S. Liberty St. #102 | 540.434.3542
Hours: Mon, Wednesday-Sat 11am-2pm (Lunch) & 4:30-8pm (Dinner); Tues, Sunday CLOSED
BoBoKo offers a bright and cozy space with a total of 20 seats and a view of the kitchen. The foods that Chef Ridwan creates use the exotic spices and ingredients of Indonesia. You'll find many vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options on the menu, including homemade ice cream and French macarons for a sweet ending.
Restaurant Week Special: For this week only, BoBoKo will offer Indonesian Rijsttafel (pictured), which translates to 'Rice Table'. Rijsttafel consists of many side dishes served in small portions accompanied by rice. Diners can enjoy this Indonesian tradition while trying a wide array of dishes from the menu (a total of 10 items to share). Rijsttafel will be offered to parties of four of more for $25 per person, which includes soft drinks, tea, and dessert.
s800 N. Main St I 540.421.6599
Hours: Mon-Fri 4-11 pm; Sat 12-11pm; Sun 12-8pm
As a family-owned business, Brothers Craft Brewing focuses on both the Harrisonburg community and their community of craft beer fans. Their craft brewery distributes locally-made beer all over Virginia, and you won't regret trying any of their unique brews from their taproom.
Restaurant Week Special: On Sunday March 4th, Mashita Food Truck will be at Brothers from Noon to 5pm, serving a special menu to go with Brothers' tap list to kick off Restaurant Week. Brothers will also be hosting their annual Daylight Cravings and Drunken Mornings Release on Saturday, March 10th from 10am-11pm. The Artful Dodger will be at Brothers for breakfast serving their collaboration, McBrother's [a breakfast sandwich with homemade buttery pancakes (Mt. Crawford Creamery butter and cream) topped with a fried egg, bacon, american cheese and a Daylight Craving sweet and peppery reduction (using Brothers Craft Brewing 2018 Daylight Craving Breakfast Stout). 2 for $7.00.], from 10am-Noon under a pop-up tent outside Brothers. The Mashita food truck will be out for lunch and dinner service.
41 A Court Square | 540.564.2537
Hours: Sun 10am-Midnight; Mon-Thurs 11am-Midnight; Fri 11am-1:30am; Sat 10am-1:30am
Craft beer lovers - this is the place for you! An upstairs and downstairs bar offers over 100 draft beers on tap with the choice of table dining, seasonal rooftop patio relaxation or an evening of fun with billiards and darts. Their German-American-inspired menu features sandwiches, entrees, salads and daily specials!
Restaurant Week Special: Choose from a small plates menu consisting of five dishes sourced from the Harrisonburg Farmers Market. Local beer flights will feature Brothers Craft Brewing and Pale Fire Brewing Company. Small plates range from $6-12.
153 S. Main Street | 540.801.8881
Hours: Sun 10am-10pm; Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-Midnight
Owner Clay Clark's vision for this restaurant was an innovative space that focused not only on food, but also music and art. This concept is infused into every part of the business, from the changing menus and art-lined walls to the band line-up. Clementine always tops the list of great places to see music in town, bringing in local bands and bigger names on a regular basis.
Restaurant Week Special: Clementine will give guests a sneak-peek into their Spring menu, featuring new signature dishes and cocktails.
70 W. Water Street | 540.434.1789
Hours: Sun & Mon 11am-9pm; Tues-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri & Sat 11am-Midnight
Owner, Steve Pizarro is a first generation Cuban-American with a deep passion for all things food and drink. He's re-imagined the Cuban-style burgers, known as "fritas", that he enjoyed during his childhood. The burgers take center stage on the menu, but you'll also find classic cocktails, craft beer and a creative spin on traditional Cuban cuisine. The low-light atmosphere sets the tone and the music keeps things lively.
Restaurant Week Special: Cuban Burger will be offering a traditional Cuban dish called Picadillo (pee-ka-dee-yo), a stewed, ground beef hash served over white rice and topped with a fried egg. The hash includes onion, peppers, garlic, cumin, oregano, peas, pimentos and fried potatoes. This entree will be offered during lunch and dinner, and quantities will be limited. Each entree will be $13.
126 W. Bruce Street | 540.433.3663
Hours: Sun 10am-2pm; Tues-Fri 11am-2pm (Lunch) & 4-10pm (Dinner); Sat 11am-2pm (Brunch) & 4-10pm (Dinner)
One visit and you'll see why guests crave their global comfort food, inspired cocktails, and gracious charm. The menu explores a broad spectrum of styles, traditions and flavors, and is filled with truly unique dishes you won't find anywhere else. You don't want to miss out on their award-winning brunch and cocktails (2015-2017 Best Brunch and Most Creative Cocktails, Virginia Living Magazine).
Restaurant Week Special: On Wednesday, March 7th, Food.Bar.Food will be hosting The Valley Dish IV (reservations required for this event) with Shenandoah Valley Organics. Register here. They will also have a weekday brunch special for $10, Tues-Thurs from 11am-2pm: Steak & Eggs Brunch Burrito - cheddar scrambled eggs and bistro steak in flour tortilla, topped with red chili sauce and fresh pico, served with a side of hash browns. Look out for daily specials posted on Food.Bar.Food's Facebook and Instagram pages.
150 E. Wolfe Street I 540.801.8882
Hours: Everyday 8am-9pm
The Friendly City Food Co-op is a business that’s owned and democratically controlled by a large group of owners right here in our area. As a friendly, neighborhood grocery store with a distinctively modern twist, the co-op offers meat and produce from local farmers and producers, bulk spices and herbs, gourmet cheeses, delicious baked goods from local bakers, locally made soaps and lotions, and more. They also have a pleasant seating area so you can enjoy a cup of coffee or soup and salad from their deli.
Restaurant Week Special: Throughout the week, the Friendly City Food Co-op will pair up with Bella Luna and Bella Gelato. They will be serving sample size appetizers of a savory agrodolce crostata from Bella Luna with a local cheese (from Meadow Creek Dairy's Appalachian cheese) on top. They will also offer a rosemary shortbread cookie with a scoop of brown butter gelato at Bella Gelato, which will be topped with locally produced Falling Creek Hickory Syrup from the co-op for $3.25.
181 N. Main Street | 540.901.2628
Hours: Sun 9am-2am; Mon-Fri 11am-2am; Sat 9am-2am
Voted Best Music Venue in the Shenandoah Valley by Virginia Living Magazine, the Pony is a cultural hub, hosting live music nearly every night. The casual atmosphere is fun for everyone, including the kiddos who will love the pinball machines and 'scratch-made American pizza'.
Restaurant Week Special: Throughout the week, The Golden Pony will host a number of live performances welcome to everyone. They will be serving the following specials:
Baja Fish Burrito $7
Fried Cod with rice and beans, rolled up in a soft flour tortilla.
Shenandoah 79 $8
Old Hill Betwixt Cider with Bourbon and a splash of fresh sours.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheese Cake $4
Made in house with local products from Camp Hollow Farm Eggs and Mt. Crawford Creamery.
91 N. Main Street | 540.433.1177
Hours: Mon - Sat 11am - 2:30pm & 5-9pm
The family-owned restaurants serves up authentic Nepali cuisine.
Restaurant Week Special: With any dine-in entree, receive your choice of a free lassi, chai or rice pudding
80 S. Main Street | 540.433.5225
Hours: Sun-Sat 11am-2am
Harrisonburg is the original location for this beer and burger joint, which now has 10 locations throughout the East Coast. The atmosphere is eclectic, the music might be a bit loud, and the staff believes in hospitality.
Restaurant Week Special: Jack Brown’s will release a new and twisted burger each day of Restaurant Week. The most popular ones will make return visits and possibly make it to the menu at all 10 of their locations. There will be different events planned throughout the week, featuring local releases as well as some special prices on select beers.
121 S. Main Street | 540.432.1000
Hours: Sun-Sat 11am-11pm
Prepare yourself for a special blend of soulful music, modern southern cuisine, and premium whiskeys. Then, relax and let yourself be taken back to a time and place where life was slow and sweet.
Restaurant Week Special: Enjoy the following special 3-course menu. Pick 2 for $20, or 3 for $25:
- Crab Pupusa- Lump Crab Meat | Corn Griddle Cake | Fresh Farmer’s Cheese | Pepper Slaw | Charred Poblano Crema
- Shrimp Hand Roll- Tempura Fried | Gulf Shrimp | Nori | Sushi Rice | Vegetables Julienne | Sriracha Yum-Yum | Sesame Seeds
- Oxtail Tamales- Braised Oxtail | Molé Sauce | Steamed Corn Cake | Grilled Cactus Salad | Corn Cracklin
- Pulled Duck Bao Bun- Duck Confit | Steamed Bun | Asian Five-Spice | Hoisin | Asparagus Slaw | Toasted Peanuts
- House Made Churros- Fried Pastry Dough | Cinnamon Sugar | Cayenne Chocolate Sauce
- Green Tea Mochi- Peach Honey | Confectionary Wrapped Ice Cream | Lemon Shortbread Crumble
412 S. Main Street | 540.434.4464
Hours: Sun 10am-2:30pm (Brunch); Tues-Sat 5-9pm
The Joshua Wilton House is located in a charming Victorian home built in 1888. The fine dining restaurant features refined Virginia cuisine with a French influence prepared by Executive Chef Tom French.
Restaurant Week Special: The Joshua Wilton House will be serving a prix fixe 3-course menu for $39 per person throughout the week:
- Joshua Wilton Salad
- Valley Sourced Soup
- Crab Cakes
- House Made Oxtail Pasta
- Pork Tenderloin
- Creme Brulee
- Chocolate Flourless Cake
58 E. Wolfe Street | 540.434.6980
Hours: Sun Noon-9pm; Mon-Thurs 10:30am-9pm; Fri-Sat 10:30am-10:30pm
In 1943, John Kline started serving ice cream out of the window on the first floor of his downtown family home. Seventy-four years later, the hand-scooped custard style ice cream is still made fresh daily.
Restaurant Week Special: Indulge in a shortcake with a scoop of ice cream topped off with strawberries for $5.
20 S. Mason Street, Suite 100 I 540.217.2586
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun CLOSED
Lafah Cafe is an over-the-counter service restaurant offering street foods from the Eastern Mediterranean along with local beer and wine. They offer menu items such as shawarma, falafel, and made-to-order kebabs served as a wrap, bowl, or platter with your choice of toppings.
Restaurant Week Special: Lafah will be offering 50% off on bar bites with a purchase of a glass of wine or beer.
50 S. Mason Street, Suite 120 I 540.434.2020
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm; Sun CLOSED
Arepera Las Chamas is the first and only place for Caribbean in town. Their menu presents traditional Venezuelan, Colombian, Cuban, Puerto Rican and Dominican dishes at affordable prices. They also have natural fruit juices and delicious shakes.
Restaurant Week Special: Las Chamas will offer 10% off their entire menu throughout the week.
621 N. Main Street | 540.434.3594
Hours: Sun 8am-3pm; Tues-Sat 7am-3pm
In age, the Grill is one of the oldest restaurants downtown, but for the last decade has operated under one of the newest and most innovative business models: a worker-owner collective. Their mission is to serve food in a manner that is responsible economically, socially and environmentally. With an occupancy of just 49, weekend brunch tables are at a premium and lines down the sidewalk are to be expected. But, it's more than worth the wait.
Restaurant Week Special: Look for daily specials featuring local ingredients, paired with a beverage.
56 W. Gay Street | 540.801.0505
Hours: Mon-Sat 4-11pm
Located in the City Exchange Building, the LOCAL Chop & Grill House is a rustic, fine dining chop house that focuses on locally sourced and seasonally inspired dishes. They strive to educate and connect diners to their food while highlighting the bounty of the Shenandoah Valley.
Restaurant Week Special: The Chop House will be featuring special craft cocktail recipes throughout the week. Look out for Chop House burgers for half price with the purchase of a glass of wine or draft beer in the Local Bar.
217 S. Liberty Street, Ste 105 | 540.217.5452
Hours: Sun 1-9pm; Mon-Thurs 4-11pm; Fri & Sat 1pm - Midnight
Pale Fire Brewing is one of five craft breweries in downtown Harrisonburg. They've mastered the art of entertaining by creating a beautiful space to relax with great tunes and beer. Grab a book from their collection and a pint and sink into their comfy couch or enjoy the patio and take in their long list of events, from music performances and trivia nights to a monthly Books & Brews events with local authors.
Restaurant Week Special: Collaboration with Black Sheep Coffee, called "The Hybrid Moment," featuring Pale Fire's Irish Red Ale and Black Sheep's iced coffee infused together and paired with their housemade biscotti for $6.25.
135 S. Main Street | 540.437.9000
Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-7pm; Sat 9am-4pm
PULP is a smoothie bar located inside of the Shenandoah Bicycle Company. Their specialty is açai bowls. These sweet treats, made from the fruit of the açai palm tree in Brazil, are the perfect healthy snack or meal. They are blended with organic non-dairy milks, apple juice or mate and a variety of organic fruits.
Restaurant Week Special: Try PULP's new Vegetarian Tacos and get a complimentary açai and chocolate truffle.
120 W. Wolfe Street I 540.217.2726
Hours: Mon - CLOSED; Tues-Thurs 4-11pm; Fri 3pm-12am; Sat 12pm-12am; Sun 2-8pm
Located on Wolfe Street, Restless Moons Brewing stands by great beer, great music, and most importantly great people. Restless Moons opened its doors recently, and works hard to maintain a diverse tap list by constantly rotating the beers they offer.
Restaurant Week Special: Restless Moons is partnering with Black Sheep Coffee to provide a unique infusion for their beers. Black Sheep will provide a coffee, tea, or other ingredient which Restless Moons will infuse into one of their beers on tap. The selection will change each day.
A casual yet upscale farm-to-table dining experience, Rocktown Kitchen offers elevated American cuisine. Their seasonal, ever-changing menu reflects the best seasonal ingredients from local providers.
Restaurant Week Special: Rocktown will offer a special 3-course menu for $39.00 +:
- Micro Arugula and Poached Pear Salad I Sliced Avocado, Goat Cheese, Spiced Pecans, Honey-Citrus Vinaigrette
Course 2 (either or)
- Prime Filet of Beef Tenderloin Medallions I Rosemary Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Demi-Glaze
- Onion Crusted Halibut Fillet I Roasted Cauliflower Risotto, Pan Fried Snap Peas, Tomato-Hollandaise Sauce
- Strawberry Shortcake I Orange Shortbread, Strawberry-Mint Compote, Whipped Cream
95 S. Main Street I 540.217.2174
Hours: Tues-Sun 11am-10pm; Mon CLOSED
Sabor a Mexico is a family owned and operated restaurant serving authentic family recipes made from the best and freshest ingredients. Their Tex Mex style cuisine ranges from delicious tacos to enchiladas to burritos and more.
Restaurant Week Special: On Tuesday, Sabor a Mexico will have "Taco Tuesday" which features $1 beef or pulled chicken hard-shell tacos. From Wednesday through Saturday, they're serving a chicken avocado salad and chicken tacos deluxe. On Thursday, look out for $1 enchiladas.
34 S. Main Street | 540.615.5888
Hours: Sun-Sat 11am-2:30pm (Lunch buffet) & 5-9:30pm (Dinner)
Taj of India is an authentic, fine dining Indian restaurant located near Court Square in downtown. Their lunch buffet has a large selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to satisfy every craving.
Restaurant Week Special: Enjoy specials at Taj of India throughout the week.
241 E. Market Street | 540.217.5939
Hours: Sun-Sat 4-10pm
Three Notch'd is leaving their mark on the craft beer scene in Harrisonburg with their small batches of beer. The taproom is casual and comfy and the perfect place to hang out with friends and a brew.
Restaurant Week Special: Locally sourced charcuterie platters from the Friendly City Food Co-op will be available for purchase throughout the week to pair with your favorite Three Notch'd brews.
En128 W. Market Street, Suite 202 | 540.437.0042
Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-1am
The first thing you'll notice when you step inside Union Station is the historic photos, narratives and memorabilia that line the walls. The family-owned restaurant takes great pride in serving in-house smoked meats and hand-cut steaks. From the turkey on your sandwich to the ribs on your plate, every meat served is prepared in-house. They provide quality service and food at a reasonable price while showcasing the history of this beautiful city.
Restaurant Week Special: Enjoy a unique sandwich special everyday of Restaurant Week featuring one of Union Station's house smoked or ground meats. View menu
245 E. Water Street I 540.615.5455
Hours: Mon-Tues CLOSED; Wed 4-10pm; Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri 11am-2:30am; Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11am-7pm
The Urglavitch brothers, 2 brothers from Philadelphia, recently opened Urgie's where they're serving an authentic Philly-Style cheesesteak experience to residents of the Shenandoah Valley. Urgie's is committed to using fresh, local vegetables as well as high quality Angus beef for their one-of-a-kind cheesesteaks.
Restaurant Week Special: Urgie's is offering any cheesesteak on the menu with a soft drink and bag of Route 11 Chips for $11.