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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“This is an iconic place - very casual, you sit on picnic tables and are served family-style. The ambiance is very Texas country-style. Menu is limited to fried chicken, chicken fried steak, salad, corn and mashed-potatoes. It is not particularly healthy but it is very yummy and the wait staff is usually very entertaining - it's an experience!!”
  • 10 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The Owners have been our friends for 30 years. They have the best restaurant in these parts, and their longevity and popularity speak to that. Fine food, easy and comfortable environment. Ask for Curtis or Chris Wells and tell them the folks at Paigebrooke sent you for one of their fine dishes. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Hawaiian Falls Roanake takes water parks in Texas to a new level of excitement with the Mega WaterWorld attraction, the largest aquatic play structure in the world. Equipped with body slides, dump buckets, a three-line racer, and a family raft ride, this attraction offers fun for the entire family. The Roanoke Water Park is also home to Beach Blasters, the world's first multi-tube slide where participants can race against each other to the finish line. **For a small fee, you can take in your own cooler!**”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great little Italian place that's close by in Roanoke. We love the risotto, gnocchi, and calzones (never had anything bad there). They also deliver on the weekends. Uber Eats can also deliver from several local restaurants.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our favorite restaurant! Its home style cooking and BBQ and the atmosphere is very texas with tons of farm house relics. Price very reasonable ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Food
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Sports bar with interesting twists on traditional bar food and a huge beer selection. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends