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The Colors and Flavors of Fall are Abundant in Blacksburg, VA

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It’s hard to say which is more glorious, the flavors or the colors of fall in Virginia. So don’t let this season pass you by without taking the time to allow it to wow your senses. 

Whether you have time for brunch, a weekend getaway, or a week basking in the glory of fall, we’ve got some pretty fantastic food recommendations for you to enjoy while you take in the scenery. 

Here are the Best Places to Eat places Near Blacksburg VA


In our opinion, your best bet for all things food and fall, Preston’s has everything you need all in one restaurant. So join us for a full brunch menu on Sundays, evening cocktails, or even tailgate parties before Hokie games. Let’s face it, the leaves are lovely, but you haven’t truly celebrated fall until you take in a Hokie game. 


If you’re looking for vegetarian, vegan, and pescatarian options, Gillie’s is your place. They feature hearty soups and tasty sandwiches as well as featured menu items like huevos rancheros, biscuits and gravy, and tofu tacos just to name a few. 


Lefty’s isn’t just any old grille; they have a menu that will get your mouth watering — it’s difficult just to choose one entree! So whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Lefty’s truly is a must-visit. 

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Are you looking for some authentic ethnic foods? The Cellar offers Italian, Mediterranean, and Greek menu options. So flavorful! Check their schedule while you’re in town; they may be featuring a local band and live music! But wait, there’s more! Part of the restaurant is the 6-pack store packed with craft and import beers, some incredibly unique and hard to find anywhere else. What an experience! 


Got a hankering for Mexican? Cabo Fish Taco is a Mexican Seagrill that features freshly curated meals that will make your tastebuds swoon! Of course, don’t forget the margarita! 


Spend a relaxing evening at the wine lounge at 622 North to cap off your sightseeing. The food is delicious, and the wine list has something for everyone. 


If it’s pizza time, head to Benny Marzano’s. The pizzas are giant, but the heart of the business is even bigger! They are a proud part of the downtown revitalization program. Give it a try; you won’t even believe the flavor of their sauce. No detail is overlooked; every pizza is custom and perfect. 

Whatever you’re in the mood to eat, we would like to invite you to spend a night or two with us at The Inn at Virginia Tech. When you check in, be sure to ask the staff for their favorite places to see the fall colors and enjoy good grub. They love sharing their experiences.

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