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Top bar recommendations from locals

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“If the weather is great, eat on the patio. If you want to hear a band, head downstairs. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Cinema
“This has bowling, movies and arcade games. It is also has a restaurant attached with a very large bar. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
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“For the steak and BBQ lovers. Also a great place to watch sports events, play pool, or dine with friends and family.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Cabo is one of our favorite restaurants in Blacksburg, especially on a warm day when you can sit on the patio! This unique place is a Baja Mexican Cantina. Our favorite dish is the Buffalo Shrimp Tacos with Jalapeno Mashers on the side.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Most infmaous bar in Blacksburg. Usually every weekend night there is something going on there. Take your picture by the light up VT flag, and have fun.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Since living in Blacksburg and working in the food industry in Blacksburg, we only have rave things to say about Gauchos. Their owners are spectacular. If you like a good steak or just a good cut of meat-- they will take excellent care of you! They are also GF since Brazilians do not have bread apart of their regular diet. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great local bar with a good selection of beer and a good food menu. If you love playing darts this is the place. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice bar with outside balcony to sip your drink and relax. They host live music local bands certain days of the week. Pools tables. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“the food is wonderful, the bar staff are epic and the games are fun! Excellent place to watch the games if you don't have tickets or it is raining! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“We love sitting up on top of the roof, great downtown restaurant. Their specialty is Cajun Seafood”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“The pool is $1 for unlimited balls. It has a great vibe, and is less about undergraduates and more graduate students.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good selection of drinks (beer, bourbon and other spirits). Full restaurant with good food. In the nice weather, they have a good outdoor deck. Cigar bar upstairs if you are into cigars.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best mexican food in town -- super fast, super good, and super inexpensive. If you're craving mexican, this is the spot! And the drinks are spot-on!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Chill sports-centric haunt with pool, darts & shuffleboard, plus a downstairs cafe serving pub grub.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Asian American fushion - in an iconic old house in downtown! The BEST place for quiet conversations and lovely evening on the front porch! The food is fabulous and the staff are outstanding. And did I mention drink specials? ”
  • 3 locals recommend