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Dogwood Restaurant

American, Diner
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106 E Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179-2518
+1 540-343-6549
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 19:30
Fri 06:00 - 14:30
Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Thaxton, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you prefer something that is more home made instead of the common chain restaurant stuff that comes off a sysco truck, then this place is for you. There home made mac & cheese is the top!

Thank ddrena
Vinton, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Reasonably priced good food. The potato pancakes for breakfast are awesome! A little run down, but have seen worse.

Thank paws4u
Brandon, Mississippi
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The Dogwood in Vinton gives friendly service and a great selection of blue plate specials, sandwiches and house specialties. We go to Roanoke two to three times a year and normally catch lunch there at least onetime during the trip.Good value for the cost.

Thank gcshu
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155 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for late breakfast on 11/3/16 after reading glowing reviews. Actually, it is standard breakfast fare, with mediocre service. A minimum for any breakfast joint is to keep the coffee mugs full, and that did not happen at the Dogwood, even though restaurant was only 1/2 full of people. The prices are fair; our omelet was $6.95 and... More 

Thank DCbikerman
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Food is good. It's dirty and if you're not a regular you're not treated as well. Not worth the hassle of trying to get attention from the servers.

Thank Caitlin G
Vinton, Virginia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We count on the Dogwood to be our go to, come as you are, neighborhood fair. Their hamburgers, chicken and dumplings country veggies are always good.

Thank Donna H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is just a down to earth, old fashion atmosphere with real home style cooking. Everyone is very friendly and nice. Nothing fancy but really good food.

1 Thank LouDHill
Hardy, Virginia
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch today with family. Food was good. Especially like their crinkle cut fries -can't always get those places. It's a very busy place and always is when we go so tight quarters inside and service takes a while because it's so busy. Will continue to go. Specials of the day are always good

1 Thank Anne H
Roanoke, Virginia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

It is like walking back into the 60's.What a super find. Real comfort food like my mom use to make; Meatloaf, fried chicken and such a selection of fresh vegetables----you would not believe! Their burgers are thick and juicy,loaded with all the "stuff" that a great burger requires. Wait staff is so friendly and helpful. I have been there only... More 

1 Thank CGP2
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I was given some bad advice. I was told the food would make up for the shabbiness of the dining area. The rest room was atrocious. Dirty sink, toilet and floors. On return to the table, my appetite left. Food was barely fair.

3 Thank vthokie2636

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 E Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179-2518
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Vinton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-343-6549

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?