Downtown Directory / Pet-Friendly

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

Blue Ridge Dog

Blue Ridge Dog is downtown Harrisonburg's dog store, specializing in pet supplies, pet service, and fresh baked dog treats. more

Brothers Craft Brewing

Brothers Adam, Jason and Tyler opened downtown Harrisonburg's first brewery in 2012. They turned an old soda bottling plant into a hip brewery that offers a rustic taproom, regular food trucks and events. Their beer is distributed all over Virginia, but most importantly, the brothers use their collective experience to brew unique brews that enhance and support the local community. more

Cat’s Cradle

Cat's Cradle is a nonprofit cat rescue, specializing in cat adoptions, spay/neuter assistance, and helping people keep their animal companions. 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

Ice House Apartments

Many Harrisonburg residents and JMU students have made the Ice House their home. The historic ice factory offers 34 residential apartments, featuring a mix of studios and one-bedrooms.The apartments boast a unique, industrial atmosphere with concrete floors, 10-ft. ceilings, and concrete columns coupled with high-end appliances and LED lighting. Venture downstairs to enjoy a brewery, coffee shop and jewelry museum. 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

Kline’s Dairy Bar

If you've ever seen the lines on a warm summer evening, you'll know why Kline's has been a downtown icon since 1943. Their ice cream made fresh daily in an old fashioned, custard-style ice cream machine and served out of a walk-up window. Check out their website for the flavor of the week. more

Pale Fire Brewing Co.

Pale Fire Brewing is one of five craft breweries in downtown Harrisonburg. They've mastered the art of entertaining by creating a beautiful space to relax with great tunes and beer. Grab a book from their Little Free Library and a pint and sink into their comfy couch or enjoy the patio and take in their long list of events, from music performances and trivia nights to a monthly Books & Brews events with local authors. more

Ruby’s Arcade

Ruby's Arcade is a family-friendly pizza & BBQ spot with a stocked bar, plus pool tables, bowling, ping pong & darts. Their make-your-own wood-fired pizza allows for guests to choose their own toppings and pizza sauce. Ruby's also serves salads, sandwiches, subs, and classic appetizers that get you in the mood for a fun game with friends and family. more