Downtown Directory / Outdoor Seating

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

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

Beyond Restaurant & Lounge

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. 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

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

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

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

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