The Roanoker restaurant closing after 81 years

The Roanoker restaurant closing after 81 years

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – The liked Celebrity Town staple, The Roanoker, might be last its doorways after 81 years, in keeping with a commentary from the landlord given to WDBJ7.

Proprietor Butch Craft thanked the group and mentioned efforts had been made to check out and promote the industry to stay the eating place functioning. In the end, the landlord’s retirement and the struggles of working a industry within the present surroundings resulted in the native icon’s last that may come both on the finish of Would possibly or at the first of June.

See underneath for the whole commentary:

“Our hearts are heavy as we make this difficult announcement. After 81 years serving the valley, The Roanoker will close the end of May or first of June.

We tried to sell the business to someone who would keep the Roanoker food and customer service the way the Warren family and we have strived to maintain.

To our very faithful and loyal customers, we will miss you and hate to disappoint you and take away “your” position to devour and socialize. This determination was once now not in response to my Retirement on my own, however different components introduced us up to now. We will be able to now not fight with all of the problems with working a industry.

We’re grateful to all our unswerving shoppers and body of workers who’ve made The Roanoker a hit for 81 years. All of you have got been a blessing to us.

Butch Craft


The Roanoker is situated at 2522 Colonial Street SW.

The eating place is these days working on a discounted time table that may be discovered by means of visiting their Fb web page.

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