Best.Weekend.Ever. Dining Guide


View Dining Options Available in Downtown Harrisonburg

Check out our directory for information on where to get food and drinks all across downtown.

Outdoor & Group Dining

Whether you just want to enjoy the weather outside or are trying to accommodate dining for a small group, downtown Harrisonburg has several options to satisfy your particular needs. Want a full list of outdoor dining locations? Visit our Outdoor Dining Directory for more dining locations with outdoor seating.

Did You Know?

You can bring in your takeout or get food from local restaurants delivered to any brewery or cidery in downtown Harrisonburg! View a list of downtown breweries in guide below.

Food & Drink Specials

Don’t miss out on these food and drink specials, exclusively for Best.Weekend.Ever.!


  • Benny Sorrentino’s – Kickin’ Chicken pizza and Concrete Jungle pizza
  • Bittersweet Bakery – Walk-up window open 10am-6pm. Offering a variety of sweet and savory goodies for purchase. No pre-order necessary. All are welcome.
  • Capitol Waffle Shop – house banana bread crumbles available as topping (open until 3 PM)
  • Clementine – Brunch served from 10am-3pm
  • Cuban Burger – fried chicken sandwich (typically only served on Wednesdays!)
  • Jacktown (Jack Brown’s & Billy Jack’s) – 15th-anniversary luau party! See social media for specials. Enjoy additional seating available in the parking lot.
  • Mashita – New special! Tonkotsu ramen with alkaline noodles, savory pork broth, spinach, sweet corn, shredded pork, pork belly, Tokyo egg, nori, and scallions.
  • Ruby’s Arcade – Pickle bacon pizza and the Cheese Louis (grilled cheese sandwich).
  • The Golden Pony $5 shareable food options during Golden Hour (4-7pm)
  • The Wilton House – $18 Langostino rolls


  • Aristocat Cafe – Lavender oatmilk latte and lavender lemonade
  • Bella LunaThe Marasca: vodka, luxardo cherry sipping vinegar, fresh lemon & lime juice, soda $9.50
  • Beyond – Cucumber Mojito ($9) Paper Plane ($9), and A ‘Lil Fruity Mocktail ($6)
  • Black Sheep Coffee – Summer drink flight including a pomegranate match, strawberry milk latte, s’mores shaken espresso, and an elderberry lavender lemonade.
  • Capital Ale HouseOrganic Tractor beverage cocktails & 100 draft options
  • Capitol Waffle Shop – Strawberry Acai Lemonade (mocktail and spiked available), Berry Blue Blast Mimosas (open until 3 PM)
  • Cuban Burger – seasonal mule and many other specialty cocktails with variety of beers on tap and in cans
  • Finnigan’s Cove – open at noon for BWE with featured drink Watermelon Margarita
  • The Friendly Fermenter “Dad Joke” – Cream Ale, “Shakedown” – Strawberry Milkshake Sour, “Must Wine a Bit” – Passionfruit Brut Ale
  • The Golen PonyJamaican Sorrel Punch $12 (Plantaray 5 Year Aged Rum, Turbinado Syrup, lime, Hibiscus Liquor – Refreshing Tropical Rum & Spice!) El Fusilado $10 (Espolon Blanco Tequila, Habanero Grenadine, lime, angostura bitters – Subtle Heat With Fruit And Citrus Remaining). Happy hour (golden hour) Saturday from 4-7 – Half off Draft Beer, and $5 classic cocktails.
  • The Wilton House – The Basil and Elderflower Mule ($12 drinks) ($2 off drink with food purchase *during sip & stroll*)
  • Jacktown (Jack Brown’s & Billy Jack’s) – 15th-anniversary luau party! Enjoy your Sip & Stroll in a coconut cup with additional seating available in the parking lot.
  • Jimmy Madison’s – Bourbon Peach Iced Tea: Bourbon, Peach Juice, Sweet Tea, Lemon ($8). Rooftop patio open!
  • Magnolia’s Taco & Tequila BarPeach Ring Margarita: Tequila, Peach Schnapps, House Sours, Chamoy and Tajin Rim, Peach Ring garnish (can sub Peach Schnapps for Watermelon Schnapps)
  • Magpie Dinerfull cocktail list, beer, wine and FREE bar snacks to Sip & Stroll with!
  • MashitaKline’s Collaboration! Key Lime Pie Soju Cocktail
  • Pale Fire Brewing – Simple Man German Pilsner, plus Best.Sangria.Ever. (a traditional Spanish red sangria) and Pup Cups for dogs (free with adult beverage purchase).
  • Rootstock Wine Bar & Provisions – wine tasting from 1 – 4 PM; canned dry rosé
  • Sage Bird CiderworksRaspberry Slush garnished with a Cocktail Umbrella & Butts Up! cider garnished with a gummy lifesaver ring
  • Three Notch’d – locally made  “Shandy Cheeks” Lemon Verbena Shandy
  • Urgie’s Cheesesteaks$9 Strawberry Daiquari, Pina Colada and Urgie Vice

Food Trucks & Pop-Up Dining (Saturday Only)

Downtown restaurants look a little busy? We have plenty of alternatives stationed around downtown Saturday, June 15 to keep you from getting hangry.

Posh Fairy Floss Cotton Candy

Gourmet Cotton Candy -50+ Flavors, Spun live, in to-go tubs, Pinwheels, and Rolled with Sorbet

PrePOPsterous Gourmet Popcorn

Serving 100% Nut-Free popcorn & gourmet marshmallows

The Four Cardinals LLC

Scotty's Homemade Italian Ice

Real homemade Italian Ices in Harrisonburg, VA. Refreshing. Fun. Memorable.

Yolki Palki Russian Kitchen

“Best Russian food ever”

IceStickles Shave Ice

Shaved Ice

Nothing Bundt Cakes

pre-packaged individual bundt cakes