Taste of Downtown is a biannual restaurant week held every year in March and November. This week-long event boasts more than 25 restaurants and eateries in downtown Harrisonburg's culinary district. Restaurants showcase their creative dishes and offer specials that will please your palate and your wallet. It's the perfect opportunity to experience local flavors, support local businesses, and see why downtown is a culinary destination! 

Taste of Downtown Specials:

Breakfast Spots:

  • The Artful Dodger: breakfast combo with non-alcoholic beverage for $6 | with alcoholic beverage for $9
  • Little Grill Collective: breakfast specials featuring local ingredients | price varies

Lunch Spots:

  • Arepera Las Chamas: arepas for $3 | empanadas for $2 | chicken cachapa for $8.50 | combo caribén for $9.50 (includes free drink)
  • Bella Luna: purchase two regular-priced pizza or sandwich entrées & receive a free select dessert
  • Billy Jack’s : mac-n-cheese steak, donut + soda or beer for $9-$13 | grilled chicken caesar salad, donut + soda or beer for $7-$13
  • Capital Ale House: choice of soup or salad + sandwich + soda for $10
  • Clementine Café: eight item small plate menu. Items range in price from $3-$8 | Sample food + art + music 
  • CubanBurger: Americano burger with fries for $9
  • Food.Bar.Food: chef’s lunch special + soda or Thai tea for $10
  • Friendly City Food Co-op: deli lunch box, includes 1/2 sandwich, side salad + fresh fruit for $3.99
  • Grilled Cheese Mania: classic Johnny, tomato soup, chips, treat + drink for $8
  • Jack Brown’s: special burger, fries, fried oreo + drink for $9-$12 | cheeseburger, fries, oreo + drink for $8-$10
  • Jess’  Lunch: Jess’ classic - 2 hot dogs, fries + drink for $5 | Jess’ plus - any new menu item, fries + drink for $10
  • Little Grill Collective: specialty lunch entrée featuring local ingredients + tea or lemonade for $8
  • PULP: free waffle upgrade to any PULP bowl

Dinner Spots:

  • Bella Luna: one pizza + beer for $13
  • Beyond: three-course dinner + wine or beer for $25
  • Billy Jack’s : mac-n-cheese steak, donut + soda or beer for $9-$13 | grilled chicken caesar salad, donut + soda or beer for $7-$13
  • Capital Ale House: choice of appetizer, entrée + flight of Virginia drafts for $20
  • Clementine Café: eight item small plate menu. Items range in price from $5-$9 | Sample food + art + music 
  • Food.Bar.Food: chef’s dinner special + select beverage for $12
  • Indian American Cafe: free lassi, chai tea or rice pudding with purchase of entrée 
  • Jack Brown’s: special burger, fries, fried oreo + drink for $9-$12 | cheeseburger, fries, oreo + drink for $8-$10
  • Jimmy Madison’s Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar: appetizer + entrée + whiskey cocktail for $25
  • Joshua Wilton House: three-course dinner + glass of wine or microbrew for $39 (reservations preferred)
  • Local Chop & Grill House: LOCAL Bar featuring special burger & LOCAL draft or special appetizer & glass of wine for $12
  • Union Station: cajun fried catfish entrée with spicy tasso baked beans + fries for $15 | add draft beer for $18

Sweets, Treats & Other Eats:

  • Harrisonburg Farmers Market: specials, fresh produce + ready-to-eat foods at a variety of vendors (Sat. 9am-1pm)
  • Kline’s Dairy Bar: buy one single dip, get one free
  • Three Notch’d: 15% off merchandise and daily specials

Weekend Brunch Spots:

  • The Artful Dodger: breakfast combo with non-alcoholic beverage for $6 | with alcoholic beverage for $9
  • Billy Jack’s Wing & Draft Shack:  brunch mimosa and food specials
  • Clementine Café: bloody mary or mimosa brunch for $10
  • Food.Bar.Food: bartenders’ cocktail specials (Sat. & Sun.)
  • Little Grill Collective: breakfast specials featuring local ingredients | price varies


 

  1. Arepera Las Chamas
  2. The Artful Dodger
  3. Bella Luna Wood Fired Pizza
  4. Beyond
  5. Billy Jack's Wing & Draft Shack
  6. Capital Ale House
  7. Clementine Cafe
  8. CubanBurger
  9. Food.Bar.Food
  10. Friendly City Food Co-op
  11. Grilled Cheese Mania
  12. Harrisonburg Farmers Market
  13. Indian American Cafe
  14. Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint
  15. Jess' Lunch
  16. Jimmy Madison's Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar
  17. Joshua Wilton House
  18. Kline's Dairy Bar
  19. Little Grill Collective
  20. Local Chop & Grill House
  21. PULP @ Shenandoah Bicycle Co.
  22. Three Notch'd
  23. Union Station


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