10-23-2018 - Guess we have been a little busy LOL. That's a good problem, right? We celebrated our one year anniversary in September, and are now adding all kinds of new services at the Diner. We recently welcomed GrubHub to the scene, so now we can deliver to most areas in Roanoke. Also adding a mixed beverages to our bar selections...that should be coming in mid November. There is a new menu to peruse, plus weeknight specials, as well as new Saturday hours!!
2/23/18 from Chef Hamill - Spring is around the corner, and so is live music on our back patio!! Local and regional bands have been booked into August at the Rock&Roll Diner. Local favorites like the Ministers of Soul, Five $ Shake, the Thrillbillyz, Groovascape, Ben Trout Band, Charlie Hamill Group, Led Halen and many more will be appearing at the Diner. Showtimes will generally be from 7pm-10pm, outside on the patio most Fridays and Saturdays...check our band calendar here and on facebook for updated listings and times.
From Chef Hamill, 11-11-17: Welcome...to Rock&Roll....we are fully open and underway at 2406 Franklin RD, Roanoke VA 24014. Tuesday - Friday, 11am-9pm and Saturday from 5pm-9pm. No need to stand outside at the food truck to order food...we have servers inside who will take your order and bring your food and drinks to you!! New menu, appetizers, dinner entrees, salads, beer, wine and much more. We also have live music and a large patio with a great fire pit. Come on down !!!!!
From Chef Hamill, 8/31/17: The inside and patio at the new restaurant will be open Tuesday September 5th. Our actual grand opening will be Tuesday October 24, but we will be seating customers in our new dining room Tuesday Sept 5th for Lunch and Dinner. For the month of September and onward, we will be open, Tuesday-Friday for lunch and dinner, 11am-9pm, and Saturday 5-10pm. There will be one exception of a previously booked food truck engagement remaining in 2017 which is October 13-15 for the GoFest in Roanoke. The restaurant will be closed that weekend. So come see us, have a beer, wine or your favorite beverage, enjoy some great food, and get ready for our new menu coming soon. AND THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE...IT WILL BE WORTH IT!!
From Chef Hamill 6/25/17: Permits and processes are winding down, chairs and tables almost finished....artwork being hung....soon we will be serving food in our new restaurant at 2406 Franklin Rd, Roanoke VA 24014. It has of course taken much longer than we expected, and there is still lots to do, but we will open before we finish every little detail, or we will never open LOL. So stay tuned, thanks for your continued patience, and we will see you soon.
Rock n Roll Diner Spot from Scorpion Pictures on Vimeo.)
Article in the Roanoke Times...3-20-14
Interview with the Roanoke Times.... 7-13-13
Article in Roanoke Times 6-24-17
Television Story on CBS WDBJ 7.... 6-17-17
Television Story on FOX WFXR....6-10-17
Television Story on Fox WFXR....6-27-17
Newspaper Story in the Roanoke Times....9-24/17
TV Feature on CBS WDBJ7...10-26-17