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City Market, Roanoke

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The City Market Building in Downtown Roanoke, VA is an iconic historical building that has housed decades of entrepreneurs. Originally constructed as a meat market, the City Market Building has transformed with the times, but has always remained a center for economic activity and a hub for Downtown business.

Most recently the City Market Building underwent a $7.9 million renovation, closing in 2010 and reopening in September 2011. Through the renovation the City of Roanoke sought to reinvigorate the aging building while maintaining her historical traits and eclectic appeal. The first floor and mezzanines received a facelift, with new kitchens, lighting, and exposed brick walls. The renovation reflects the meat market era with the clean white tiles and concrete floors, while a bright, open, airy central garden in the middle of the first floor provides a welcoming eating environment for dining patrons.

The third floor of the City Market Building houses a premier Downtown event venue, Charter Hall. Capable of holding up to 500 people standing and 250 people seated, Charter Hall is a well appointed room with sophisticated styling and state of the art amenities.

Call the City Market Building office at 540-986-5992 for questions about renting Charter Hall.
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  • My husband and I stayed at the Roanoke Hotel and Conference Ctr for our 28th anniversary and walked over the City Market via the connecting covered walkway during the day and night. City Market is in ...  more »
  • There are some very good restaurants to sample inside the market building and off and on some activity or music or ? to watch. The building also has some very nice bathrooms which is always handy. I'd...  more »
  • Variety of food is good. Prices are very resonable. Generally is not over crowded so no long waits, however lunch is a little busy. Quality of food is good.  more »
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  • There are lots of nice restaurants here. Not going to talk about the individual restaurants here because this is not the spot for them to be this is for the market building. There is also a big area for seating here. They also help host lots of festivals by having things set up inside.
  • Fun place with multiple food choices. There was a band upstairs meeting to practice and play music. There is a farmer's market outside and more restaurants and shops.
  • Varied food selection. Nothing impressive. In the heart of down town Roanoke.
  • Love eating at the Greek place there, try to go a couple times a month. Great food.
  • A great place to grab a quick meal. A Roanoke must see location.
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