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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”.

Recent News:

Floyd Venues and Restaurants Featured in NY Times Article

Floyd Venues and Restaurants Featured in NY Times Article

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Floyd County, VA – The New York Times Travel section recently…
BT Bus Promoting the NRV Makes Its Premiere

BT Bus Promoting the NRV Makes Its Premiere

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New River Valley, VA – Check out the new NRV bus that is making…
43 NRV Destinations and Businesses Win Best of Virginia 2021 Awards

43 NRV Destinations and Businesses Win Best of Virginia 2021 Awards

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New River Valley, VA – Virginia Living magazine recently honored…
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Blacksburg Featured on ESPN’s Ultimate College Football Road Trip

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Pete Dye River Course Ranked #10 Best Course You Can Play in VA

Pete Dye River Course Ranked #10 Best Course You Can Play in VA

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Calfee Park Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Ballparks Award

Calfee Park Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Ballparks Award

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Pulaski County, VA – Motor Mile Field at Calfee Park recently…
Carilion NRV Medical Center Excellence in Nursing

Carilion NRV Medical Center Awarded Excellence in Nursing Designation

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Photo courtesy of Carilion Clinic Montgomery County, VA –…
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Montgomery County, VA – U.S. News & World Report ranked Blacksburg…
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Pulaski County Featured in Business View Magazine

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Pulaski County, VA – Pulaski County was recently featured in…
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Pearisburg Named One of Virginia’s Picturesque Mountain Towns

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Giles County, VA – Pearisburg was named one of Virginia’s…
VT and Radford Among Best Value Colleges in Virginia

VT and Radford Among Best Value Colleges in Virginia

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New River Valley, VA – Virginia Tech and Radford University…
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Mountain Lake Among Top Sustainable Destinations in Virginia

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Giles County, VA – Mountain Lake was recently featured as one…
NRV Community Building Projects Win ARC Funding

NRV Community Building Projects Win ARC Funding

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New River Valley, VA – Community building projects in Pulaski…
Wing Makes National News

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Photo courtesy of Wing Montgomery County, VA – Want Girl…
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