Downtown Directory / Breakfast

Bella Gelato & Pastries

Situated across the street from Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza is their sister restaurant, Bella Gelato & Pastries. As the name suggests, gelato is the star of the show. It's made by hand, on site, using milk from Mount Crawford Creamery. In addition to gelato, the bread is baked daily, an espresso and coffee bar features locally roasted beans, and the pastry case is filled with house made croissants and desserts. It made be hard to choose, but you can't go wrong with a seasonally flavored scoop of gelato in one of their waffle cones! more

Black Sheep Coffee

Coffee lovers will find a haven at this downtown destination located in the back corner of Ice House. Your crafted beverage will be made with fresh roasted beans from a variety of local roasters, including Red Rooster Coffee, Lone Oak, and Lexington Coffee Roasters. For those customers who aren’t into coffee, they’ve got a wide range of loose leaf teas, cold press juices, and local kombuchas. Special beverages appear seasonally on the menu like Mexican hot cocoa and lavender lemonade. You'll also find an extensive menu for both breakfast and lunch, featuring hot biscuits, quiches, fresh pressed paninis, and wraps. For customer’s looking to satisfy their sweet tooth, they have a daily, rotating case of house-made baked goods from pecan sandies to gluten-free muffins. more

Harrisonburg Farmers Market

The Harrisonburg Farmers Market mission is to provide the public with easy access to fresh, nutritious, locally produced agricultural goods and crafts of the highest quality, to assist local and regional farmers and other producers to directly market their products to the local customer base, and to support environmental stewardship and community well-being. more

Heritage Bakery & Cafe

Owned and operated by mother daughter duo, Heritage Bakery & Café is truly a passion project. They run an intimate café with a 200-square foot kitchen filled with local art and a collection of coffee mugs and plates in mismatched vintage patterns. There is a small outdoor seating area surrounded by gardens that make the café feel as if it’s tucked away in the French countryside.  more

L & S Diner

L & S Diner provides guests with a classic American breakfast and lunch experience, with a side of southern hospitality. For breakfast, you can't go wrong with their selection of omelets, home fries, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, french toast, grits, bacon, and more. If you're an early bird, this is the place for you! more

Montpelier Restaurant and Bar

Located within Hotel Madison, Montpelier Restaurant and Bar serves southern-inspired regional fare crafted with locally sourced ingredients. Come by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner; relax in their coffee shop; or even host an event in the Dolley Madison private room. more

PULP

PULP is an açai and smoothie bar located inside of Shenandoah Bicycle Company. These sweet treats, made from the fruit of the açai palm tree in Brazil, are the perfect healthy snack or meal. Create your own by choosing from their menu of non-dairy milks, juices and creative toppings. You'll also find a variety of oatmeals and beverages on their menu, including local beers on tap, hot and iced teas, and hot chocolate. more

The Little Grill Collective

The Little Grill has been a restaurant in Harrisonburg since the 1940’s, and up until now has continued to work in the direction of localizing their ingredients and cooking food with a conscience. The Collective focuses on vegetarian and vegan meals such as an array of omelets, several varieties of homemade pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, and other breakfast specials, with ethnically inspired foods ranging from Mexican, Mediterranean, and American. The Little Grill also serves meat items, such as their famous local free range chicken burrito for lunch. more