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FOOD & DRINK IN THE NRV

Virginia’s New River Valley may be a collection of small towns, but the sophistication of the region’s restaurants, wineries, and breweries is anything but small. Explore the exciting flavors that abound throughout the New River Valley.

FOOD & DRINK STATS

8 WINERIES
& VINEYARDS

5 COFFEE
ROASTERS

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11 CRAFT
BREWERIES

Featured Restaurants:

Hungry? Stop by The Blue Door Café at “The Merc” and get a meal from Hell’s Kitchen Finalist Chef T. Thirsty? Head to Red Rooster Coffee or Radford Coffee Co. for an amazing afternoon pick-me-up.

Draper Mercantile:

If insanely good food is what you want, look no further. Chef T, the runner-up of Hell’s Kitchen, is the best of the best in the NRV. Known by locals as simply “The Merc,” this favorites spot is always thinking up new and delicious ideas for customers.

Chateau Morrisette:

A long-standing tradition, this 3rd generation winery makes delicious wine on a stretch of preserved land in the mountains of Floyd. Stop by for a wine tasting or an amazing meal at the restaurant, which has one of the best views in the region.

Radford Coffee Co.:

Not only can you pick up a delicious cup of coffee here, but the profits at Radford Coffee Co. go to the Rio Coco area in Nicaragua to fund children’s education. RCC is passionate about delicious coffee, great food, and helping others..

The Palisades:

Perched atop a gorgeous view in Eggleston, this old general store turned top notch restaurant is a favorite destination for people from all over the region. Most ingredients are grown in the NRV and are put together to create delicious seasonal dishes”.

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