Roanoke, VA 24011
Lucky specializes in Country French and Southern American comfort food, paired with great wines, craft beers and classic cocktails.
Comfort Food, French American, Gastro Pub
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking is available ($3.00) in a lot directly across the street from Lucky. Please prepay.
Additionally, there is ample free parking available on Kirk Avenue and other nearby streets.
Private Party Facilities:
Able to accomodate up to 25 people on select days and only at certain times. Please call Lucky to make arrangements.
Private Party Contact:
Cameron McWhinney: 5409821249x
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine
Lucky Ratings and Reviews
Very impressed with this spot in downtow ...
Very impressed with this spot in downtown Roanoke. The specialty cocktails were fantastic and made with craft liquor and unique flavors. The food was excellent - very fresh, and the flavors came together nicely. The shishito peppers and fingerling potato skins were great as appetizers and then the scallops were cooked very well, they were large, had a lot of flavor, and came with cauliflower and croutons that added a nice crunch to the melt-in-your-mouth scallops. Great vibe and atmosphere. Overall, I was definitely a fan and will return when I visit Roanoke again on business.
Lucky is a 5 star dinning experience. T ...
Lucky is a 5 star dinning experience. The food selections a awesome and I love farm to table. The service was excellent as was the food. I had the ribeye steak with bone marrow butter it came with fresh cut French fries and homemade ketchup. It also had a fresh salad with house dressing that was very tasty. It was an overall excellent dinning experience. They also have very yummy creative cocktails! I would suggest this as anlsi must try dinning!
Kudos Lucky your food and service is excellent every time!
Lucky is always a good choice! What set ...
Lucky is always a good choice! What sets Lucky apart from other establishments is their commitment to consistently produce quality food and beverage. On this particular visit I was joined by a friend who had never been to the restaurant. He was skeptical about all the hype that Lucky gets. We did the full experience starting with impeccably made cocktails, most notably "the handsome devil". Followed by the bone marrow appetizer and a beet salad. For our entrees we had the pork shoulder and the ribeye with marrow butter. Although both were fantastic, I have to say that was probably the best ribeye I've ever tasted and it was cooked to perfection. My only complaint is that due to how busy the restaurant was our server was not as attentive as she should have been. It was terribly loud as well which made it difficult to hear my dinner companion or the server. However, a small price to pay for such a wonderful dinning experience.
The food was excellent. We started with ...
The food was excellent. We started with a bone marrow appetizer that was decadent. My wife had a reconstructed turkey dish made with sausage over fava beans and it was delicious. I had the duck confit over pappardelle which was also excellent. The place is noisy and even the seats at the bar are filled by either reservation or first come. The place is small, and though the bartenders are clearly talented and serve delicious drinks, it's not a bar that you can stand around. They want everyone seated. Just keep that in mind. I recommend reservations.
Lucky is always a hit. The ever changing ...
Lucky is always a hit. The ever changing cocktails and dinner specials are something to look forward too, while the menu treasures the entrees that you can count on. The service is always excellent and we are already looking forward to our next visit.
Lucky has a well-deserved reputation for ...
Lucky has a well-deserved reputation for creativity and unique takes on food and drink. While I am not a fan, others are and I respect their perspectives. Our party of six reflected this diverse viewpoint. Three found the scallops and fried chicken to be perfect in every respect. One applauded a pork and grits dish as divine. Two of us chose salads because there was simply nothing else on a very limited menu that appeared appetizing. As it were, our salads were utterly tasteless and neither was consumed in its entirety. Pre-dinner cocktails were ruled perfect in every way. Lucky is an island of different in a sea of sameness in the Roanoke restaurant scene and for that it has garnered a loyal following. I don't share in the enthusiasm, but obviously it meets a need and far be it from me to knock success.
Excellent food always. Great fall cockta ...
Excellent food always. Great fall cocktails!! We enjoyed the pork shoulder as well as the stripped bass special. The pork portion was generous; the fish portion was much smaller. Awesome kale side dish. Awesome pot de creme for dessert (would have liked a less sweet whipped cream topping, tho). Appreciate that the restaurant works to provide gluten-free options. We will definitely return.
We were traveling through Roanoke and ha ...
We were traveling through Roanoke and had dinner at Lucky's. The atmosphere was lively and casual. We had a reservation, but due to a not exact arrival time we needed to change it. The hostess was totally great and flexible. Our waitress was equally great and cheerfully asked the kitchen to accommodate my garlic allergy. The food was inventive and fresh. We would definitely eat there again and recommend this restaurant.
I had friends from out of town visit and ...
I had friends from out of town visit and wanted to take them to a place that had a good atmosphere and great food. We also wanted to celebrate my recent engagement and thought this was the perfect place because I'd been to Lucky's before and truly enjoyed it. We came in about 10 minutes early for an 8:45pm reservation. Unfortunately, we were greeted by a hostess who was not exactly the most warm and welcoming. She told us our table isn't ready and when we asked how long it may take she became somewhat snarky and said guests usually get up to 2.5 hrs with their reservation. When we asked if we can go to the bar and get a drink, she didn't seem to like that comment and said it's full and we don't allow standing. I was embarrassed and wanted to take my friends some place else, however another employee was very sweet and told us it'll take just 10 minutes and she said we can wait and set aside chairs for us. The rest of our dining experience was great. Our waitress was wonderful and attentive and my friends really enjoyed the cocktails, food and even continued to talk about it the next day. I would still come here and take friends because of the rest of my experience but I'm sure I'm not the only one who gets turned off by an unpleasant hostess especially because she is the first person who greets you.
Our most recent visit was the traditiona ...
Our most recent visit was the traditional Halloween dinner. We almost always dine at the bar so we can watch the barkeeps in action. Hunter, one of the owners, waited on us this year and was very entertaining. I continue to think of Lucky as the Best Bar South of Manhattan. While I was drinking only tonic water this year, it was the home-brewed version you get only at Lucky. Absolutely marvelous.
Dinner, as usual, was comprised of fine product (I had the sea bass special) prepared with both art and skill. Positively delightful in every way. We sent clean plates back to the kitchen.
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