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Martin's Downtown Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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413 1st St SW, Roanoke, VA 24011-1903
+1 540-985-6278
11:00 - 01:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:30
Sat 17:00 - 01:30
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the meatloaf, chicken pot pie, asian chicken salald and the blackened tuna tacos and EVERYTHING was spot on. It is a casual atmosphere with good food and reasonable prices. We will be back!

Thank Gretchen T
Roanoke, Virginia
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191 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Six of us. Three ordered the "lobster and crab cake" sandwich. Big mistake. Sandwiches were half-priced, but what they didn't say is that they half-sized them. It was pitiful...a 2 1/2" thin patty in a full-sized bread sandwich. I ordered a hamburger...after all, they are supposed to have good burgers. Medium rare came medium well. Fries were good. One diner... More 

Thank chiknlvr
Columbus, Ohio
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

So the food was good not great and the service was poor not good. The first two things I asked for they were out of. All that being said I will offer this one little caveat. It was 3/18 the day after the big day so maybe they were just running on half empty.

Thank TravelingMom1444
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I was online looking at a few restaurants near downtown Roanoke that I had not been to. When I saw Martin's. So I decided to check out their menu. I am a Lover, of seafood!!! So when I saw that Martin's served seafood, I went to Martin's for the very first time to try it. When I arrived I was... More 

Thank Anthony B
Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Martin's is my go-to place for a great beer selection. I love craft beers and never once have they left me wishing there was a better beer. The beer menu is always changing but there is always a great variety. I love Martin's beer! Plus, they have great food specials too. I haven't tried a huge variety of food there,... More 

Thank Abigail L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We found ourselves with a free afternoon and decided to hit Martin's for a few drinks and an appetizer before dinner, what a treat! We sat at the bar, and started with Megan who let us know about the daily specials for every day of the week (probably coming back on Thursday too) and then transitioned to Edie for the... More 

Thank Richard K
Christiansburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We come to Roanoke often and this is one of our favorite places! Our server Sara was simply awesome!! The food came out quick and was a very generous portion as well as amazing!! Must try one of their Mac and Cheese creations! Do yourself a favor and stop here. Great atmosphere also!

Thank Ron G
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We ate an early dinner here on a Saturday night. Very busy place as the night went on. Food was ok, nothing spectacular. The pretzel crusted chicken tenders were good. Plenty of drinks to choose from and plenty of beer. Good place to hang out with friends.

Thank Sara J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On a Friday afternoon, this place has everything you need for a casual meal. Good variety of appetizers and a limited yet high-quality line of draft beers from local breweries. Plenty of bottle and can choices round out a comfortable and well-managed bar. The entertainment is great - they had at least one band/musical act lined up for every night... More 

Thank SGTHoepful
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have never been to Martin's and had a bad experience. The food is always phenomenal and there is an all around good vibe.

Thank Guinevera J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
17:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 1st St SW, Roanoke, VA 24011-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-985-6278

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?