Downtown Directory

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

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

Broad Porch Coffee Co.

Located in the Agora Downtown Market, Broad Porch Coffee Co. offers small batch coffee roasted whole bean, hot and cold brew coffee. 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

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

Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

Featuring rooms with mountain and downtown views, a farm-to-table restaurant, and spacious ballrooms and boardrooms, Hotel Madison caters to the needs of the business, leisure and recreational traveler as well as our vibrant community. more

Jess’ Downtown Restaurant

Jess' has been serving hamburgers and hot dogs lunch-counter style since 1922. They've since added other fare to the menu - salads, sandwiches and pies - but it's the hot dogs and hamburgers that customers come back for. more

Joshua Wilton House Restaurant & Inn

An elegantly restored Victorian home, the Joshua Wilton House offers a fine dining restaurant and Inn within walking distance of 30+ 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. The elegant rooms are finished with restored period antiques and reproductions. 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