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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 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

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

Black Sheep Coffee

Black Sheep Coffee is located at the Ice House in Downtown Harrisonburg, where they feature finely crafted espresso, drip coffee and manual pour-over service, using fresh roasted beans. Black Sheep also has a wide selection of teas, and makes all of their baked goods in house, for a unique bakery experience. Catch a bite to eat for breakfast or lunch, as Black Sheep offers a variety of breakfast sandwiches and wraps, paninis, and salads. 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

Heritage Bakery & Cafe

Heritage Bakery & Cafe makes everything in their cozy 200 square foot kitchen, from an ever-changing daily selection of freshly baked goods, breakfast and lunch items, and a variety of special orders for all occasions such as “design it yourself” cakes, italian macarons, cheesecakes, etc. For lunch, they offer seasonal salads, sandwiches, and soups, featuring a kid's menu as well. more

Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

Jack Brown's purposely simple menu specializes in unique burgers and craft beer. Always stocked with an exciting variety of all styles of craft beer, ranging from local darlings to rare beers from around the world, Jack Brown's 34 person occupancy allows for a chance to meet up with friends and make new ones, both inside and outside on their patio (with heat lamps and blankets during the colder months). more

Joshua Wilton House Restaurant & Inn

Enjoy your stay in this elegantly restored Victorian home within walking distance of 35+ restaurants, five breweries, one-of-a-kind shops, museums and more. The quaint rocking chairs on the porch are a small preview of the charm and coziness that you'll find inside. more