August 5


In this month of Roanoke New Businesses, we're introducing two "sweet" new businesses, a weiner stand re-opens, biscuit & crabs are on the menu, and we have hand made soap to wash off with.

The Roanoke Development section in Roanoke Professionals was started for readers to welcome new businesses, read a little about them and see where they're located on the map. You never know if one of these new businesses will be by your neighborhood.

This list is just a few of the dozens of businesses that opened in July and not meant to be a complete list. The businesses below were chosen in the food, drink, wellness & things-to-do sectors of Roanoke.

Editor's Note: We try hard to be accurate in our reporting but please always call the establishment beforehand to confirm opening hours, offers and events. 

1. Sugar Magnolia

 Second Location      Now Open     Gifts      Ice Cream

Originally from Blacksburg Va, Sugar Magnolia has opened up it's second location this past month on Franklin Rd in Roanoke. More than just Sweet Treats, Sugar Magnolia has stationary, candles, savory bites for you to stick around for.

2. Buff City Soap Company

 Coming Soon 

Buff City Soap Company is making it's way to Roanoke with hand made soaps, bath products and more. Buff City Soap Company's Lynchburg location is now open and their second location will be on Colonial Ave. near Fresh Market according to their website.

3. Roanoke Weiner Stand

 Re-opening     Downtown Roanoke     Hot Dogs    

The Roanoke Weiner Stand is back in Downtown Roanoke. While fans of Roanoke Weiner Stand could still stop by their second location on Brandon Ave, the original location is back as a go-to for downtown tourists and office workers alike.

4. Chris's Coffee & Custard

 Now Open     Hot Coffee     Custard    

Chris's Coffee & Custard is located off of 9th street close to the Roanoke River Greenway. Serving Custard, Coffee, Baked Goods & Sandwiches Chris's has both dine in and carry out options to choose from.

5. Crab Du Jour

Coming Soon  

Crab Du Jour has been a Lynchburg, Va favorite since 2019 and has a new location set to open in Roanoke next month. According to their phone voicemail, the grand opening date is set to August 10, 2021 and is located on Valley View Blvd in front of Target & Petsmart (address in map below).

6. Pedal Biscuit

Now Open     Outdoor Seating     Smoked Chicken Biscuit 

Pedal Biscuit is new to Downtown Roanoke serving "craft biscuits with Southern Flavors". Some of those flavors happen to be Chicken & Pork Belly smoked to perfection with their on-site smoker. You'll find them next to Golden Cactus Brewing Company just off Salem Ave.

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