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Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse

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Wed., 20/2
20:00
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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
seasonal gnocchi
baked brie en croute
new england lobster bisque
oysters on the half shell
oysters rockefeller
colossal shrimp cocktail
baked cheese and bruschetta with aged balsamic
jumbo lump crab dip
artisan cheese plate tasting of three or five
SALAD​
fresh mixed greens
classic caesar salad
sliced beefstake tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and balsamic reduction
lettuce wedge with crumbled bacon and bleu cheese
sliced beefstake tomatoes with bleu cheese dressing over spinach
ENTREES​
steaks and chops
certified angus beef 10 oz filet or 14 oz filet
certified angus beef prime 20 oz kansas city strip
certified angus beef prime 20 oz new york strip
certified angus beef 20 oz ribeye
certified angus beef 26 oz cowboy ribeye
certified angus beef prime 30 oz porterhouse
broiled 22 oz australian lamb chops
SEAFOOD & POULTRY​
live baked maine lobster (2 lb – 5 lb)
seared filet of salmon with bourbon pecan sauce
jumbo lump crab cakes with rosemary beurre blanc
split chicken breast with rosemary beurre blanc
SIDES​
cottage fries
idaho baked potato – 1 lb
yukon gold mashed
potatoes au gratin
baked campanelle and cheese
creamed spinach
seasonal risotto
steamed broccoli with hollandaise
steamed asparagus with hollandaise
sauteed mushrooms
shitake,​ button, oyster, and portabella
DESSERTS​
creme brulee
molten chocolate cake
bread pudding
traditional bananas foster
cheesecake
PRICE RANGE
USD 31 - USD 50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a road warrior and really like to try out and support locally owned restaurants in the United States. My visit to Frankie Rowlands was my first and most likely my last. I ordered the Filet "medium', with grilled onions. (the onions was an...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dcfinest1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just a really good steak house. Environment is warm, cozy, clubby with dark paneling. Steaks are great, wine was good and the service was friendly and reasonable -- not pushy, just right. And "Frankie" came by our table to be sure we were satisfied and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SHVA
FrankieR183, Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great feedback, SHVA! Thank you for taking your time to reccomend us and help other's know what it's like to dine with us. We look forward to your return to Roanoke - and to Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight was nice, had a two seater by the window so it was private and out of the way from the majority of everyone else.. server was Natalie, she was very pleasant and professional. Last day of restaurant week we had an 8 oz strip...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aliciafurrow
FrankieR183, Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking a few minutes to provide us feedback. We're so glad you got the chance to dine with us during Restaurant Week. We strive to make sure everyone that dine's with us has a great experience. We're glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I really like this place for special occasions. It’s a bit pricy for frequent visits on our budget. I like it because the food and service are outstanding but the atmosphere is comfortable and not pretentious at all. The staff is knowledgeable and attentive without...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank iipuffs
FrankieR183, Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are fortunate to have your endorsement. Thank you for recommending and rating us.

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I had high hopes for Frankie’s as I had heard it was the best in Roanoke. I received less than the best. My first glass of wine was stale and I sent it back. Returned glass was fresh. I waited quite a while for my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mb52015
FrankieR183, Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry to hear this. We regret to hear some of your food wasn't satisfactory. We pride ourselves on great food and great service. If at any time anything isn't satsifactory, we'll be happy to do our best to make it right. We hope you'll give...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We came here for an anniversary dinner and it was a nice evening. My fiancé got a steak and I got a rosemary chicken. Both were a little lacking in flavor to be fair, that was my only complaint, I was hoping for almost $30...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank WWSPENCER91
FrankieR183, Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

We're very sorry to learn that you weren't completely satisfied with us. We'd love the opportunity to discuss this with you. Please email us additional details at info@frankierowlandssteakhouse.com so we can learn more about your experience, and see how we can improve upon it for...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Roanoke for a football weekend and found this place on TripAdvisor. It should definitely be ranked higher as it was the best restaurant we visited the whole time we were here. As we walked up, we didn’t expect it to be as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LynnGibb
FrankieR183, Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Crave-worthy is a great description of our Pineapple Martini's - which are pretty famous. We are so glad to read you found us to be a 'hidden gem'. Thank you for taking a few minutes to let other's know what it's like dining with us....More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Great service. The staff at Frankie Rowland's is very professional and very customer oriented. The food is delicious, they serve great martinis and delicious desserts!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jucar2
FrankieR183, Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous Martini and appetizers at the bar. Sara was the best bar tender ever. Try the baked potatoes

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank O227KFsusanm
FrankieR183, General Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the feedback, Susan. We will pass along your comments to Sara. We love the baked potatoes!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Met with the chef personally, prior to dining with them as my husband and I enjoyed walking around Roanoke that afternoon. He was knowledgeable, kind, and considerate. The chef advised me on what I should stay away from and our discussion left me feeling I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Pamela L
FrankieR183, General Manager at Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We are fortunate to have your endorsement. Thank you for recommending and rating us!

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Darryl2244
30 July 2018|
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Response from 841edwardf | Reviewed this property |
You need to park in the parking garage just two blacks away. Really easy
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Pamela L
17 July 2018|
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Response from LCHUFFM | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I've never questioned this specifically but the staff is extremely knowledgeable. If your specific server doesn't know the answer they have no problem asking another member of the staff. They don't "guess".
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mljc9
22 January 2017|
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Response from LisaSW | Reviewed this property |
Hope this isn't too late! I wouldn't feel comfortable going too casual. A suit isn't necessary by any means, but I agree with business casual. It's a nice dinner out, so it's worth looking and feeling nice when you go... More
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