Downtown Directory / Cider

Artful Dodger Coffeehouse and Cocktail Lounge

Since 1992, the Artful Dodger has been serving downtown Harrisonburg a unique experience they'll never forget. The Dodger serves everything from breakfast (all day!), lunch, dinner, coffee, and cocktails, as they're up "From Wake Up Call to Last Call." Events like Jazz & $3 Tuesday through Salsa Night every Friday, the Dodger is always waiting for you to stop in. more

Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza

Neapolitan-inspired, thin-crusted pizza is baked at 900 degrees in a wood-fired oven and topped with artisanal ingredients locally sourced by nearby farms. Chef Colin rounds out the menu at this farm-to-table restaurant with handmade pastas, fresh salads and sandwiches, and decadent desserts. The bar features a wide selection of local microbrews and hard ciders on tap, in addition to choice wines and artisan cocktails. You can bring a slice of Bella Luna to your party or event by reserving Bella Festa, a fully restored 1950s classic truck complete with a wood-fired oven and four-tap draft beer system. more

Benny Sorrentino’s Pizza

Benny Sorrentino's is a Virginia favorite, and downtown Harrisonburg is lucky enough to have them. At Benny's their super-size pizza is served by the slice or by a whole 28'' pie. Pizza toppings feature pepperoni, sliced sausage, or sriracha sausage daily, but Benny's rotates through monthly specials like the spinach ricotta garlic pesto or the buffalo chicken pizza. more

Billy Jack’s Wing & Draft Shack

At Billy Jack's, 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. more

Capital Ale House

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! more

Clementine & Ruby’s Lounge

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. With two stages for live music performances - upstairs or downstairs at Ruby's Lounge - they bring in local bands and bigger names on a regular basis. more

Finnigan’s Cove

Finnigan's Cove has been home to many patrons and seafood lovers since 1996. Their seafood bar and grill offers an extensive menu including fresh seafood, salads, steaks, sandwiches, wraps, and homemade soups. Finnigan's has a fully-stocked bar of beer, wine, and liquors. more

Food.Bar.Food

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). more

Jimmy Madison’s Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar

Prepare yourself for a special blend of soulful music, modern southern cuisine, and premium whiskeys at Jimmy Madison's. Chef Isaac's use of fresh ingredients to create menu items such as fried green tomatoes, a selection of southern burgers, baby back ribs, jambalaya, and more will make you feel like you just landed in The Big Easy. more

Local Chop & Grill House

Local Chop & Grill House strives to provide creative meals with locally sourced products from the Shenandoah Valley. Share a meal with friends in the main dining room, located in Downtown Harrisonburg's historically renovated City Produce Exchange Building. Enjoy fresh, hand-selected, seasonal foods prepared by progressive Chef Brian Bogan. Experience local flavor—with dishes of high quality steaks and chops, organically raised poultry, house-made charcuterie, organically grown seasonal produce, and fresh baked goods by Pastry Chef, Alicia Barger. more