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Blue 5

2nd St, Roanoke, VA
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2nd St, Roanoke, VA
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Went to Blue 5 on a Tuesday evening. Seated right away. Friendly bartender brought us water and corn muffins. That was the last we heard from any wait staff. We wanted to try some of the draft beers they carry. We weren't impressed with the...More

2  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 30 March 2016

To start off, we had no waitress. Apparently there were two waitresses assigned to the table next to us and none for us. So, after we finally talked one of the waitresses into working our table, we ordered. My steak came out well done, instead...More

2  Thank kdstott
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My wife and I went in for a couple of beers and we were both pleased with the on tap selection. We both found new beers we had never had and the staff was very attentive. This is probably a very popular spot for the...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Other than paying $7 to park in the lot next door, Blues 5 was very good. Seemed like we were somewhere other than Roanoke while we were there for dinner on Saturday night. The fried oyster small plate came with at least 12 plump oysters...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 4 March 2016

The food at Blue 5 is amazing!!! Being a local Roanoker I take for granted that we have so many good local restaurants and not just a bunch of chains! The menu here is very vast! Lots of good choices for all eaters. Salads, Burgers,...More

Thank marahmarie89
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Love this atmosphere, music, great on selection and food! This is truly the best jazz and blues club in Southwestern Virginia!!!

Thank 349stephaniek
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I ordered the garden pasta with chicken. When I received, it I could smell the red peppers in the dish. I do not like or eat red peppers. When I asked the waitress she said it "it says it comes with red peppers on the...More

Thank Lynda13478
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

This place has changed over the years. Used to be some of the best bbq in town. But recently not so much. I still love their hushpuppies with the peach butter and their gyros... but depends on who is cooking. Have been served good food...More

Thank gutairmusic
Reviewed 7 February 2016

My husband and I ate here a couple years ago and loved it! We liked it so much we gave gift cards to friends and family that year. We haven't been in a while and went back last weekend. I ordered the crab cakes. It...More

Thank LoveLivingInVA
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I've had a number of meals at Blue 5 and never been disappointed. They have a very good lunch special that is well worth the money and a solid beer list. Plus, they have live music if you are into that sort of thing.

Thank HenHoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd St, Roanoke, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
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