Date Night or Quick Bite: Danville’s Most well known Restaurants

Shane Michel, Staff Writer

With the Casino coming to Danville in 2024, new opportunities open up for the businesses within the city including the restaurant industry.

The city has much to offer in terms of cuisine with a wide variety of options appealing to all sorts of people that may visit or live within the surrounding area.

These are some of the most well known restaurants amongst the Danville public.

$ Small Price, Big Flavor

Me’s Burgers and Brews $9 – $18
Being one of the best burger spots in the area, Me’s is home to American dining.

“Every burger tells a story” as stated on the website.

Having a central theme around literature is a must for anyone that may find themselves visiting.

El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant $6 – $11

With Mexican restaurants being such a focal point within Danville, El Vallarta is known as one of the best bangs for your buck.

Offering a festive vibe for a cheap price it has many competitors within the Danville area

El Vallarta is known as “Best Mexican restaurant in town” according to the Danville Register and Bee

Checkered Pig $5 – $20

“Best Barbecue in town” is what you will hear when you are hearing about Checkered pig

With Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner these award winning meats and sauces are mouth watering to the biggest vegetarians.

$$ Sit down and Eat up

Mucho Taqueria $5 – 25$
The downtown district in Danville has much to offer in the realm of food

Mucho Taqueria is a restored and repurposed building with plenty of seating for you and others to enjoy the tacos and 85 plus tequilas available for your endeavors

Open everyday of the week these tacos are high in flavor and fun for all

Bentto Japanese Express $8 – $24

Take out or sit down Bentto’s has the answer for you

Home of some of the best hibachi in Danville, Bentto’s has drive thru option available for those in a rush

Serving the students of Averett and the public of Danville, Bentto is a hot spot for all

Dell’ Anno’s $5 – $20

A prominent pizza parlor in Danville Dell’ Anno’s serves some of the best pies in the area.

Located in downtown Danville is some of the most authentic Italian you can get your hands on in the city.

Not very high in price for some of the highest quality pizza in the area.

$$$ Fine Dining, Fine Food

Golden Leaf Bistro $8 – $60

The old world and what Danville used to be lives within the atmosphere of this restaurant.
Located within the warehouse district in Danville Golden Leaf offers some of the finest dining in the city

With a wide array of culinary specialties, Golden Leaf will be a staple for the public of Danville to enjoy for years to come.

Cotton at Riverside Mill $15 – $80

Formerly known as Dan River Mills, Cotton at Riverside Mill provides a unique experience for those who choose to dine there.

With views of the Dan River from the patio, Cotton offers premium seafood and a bountiful weekend brunch.

Ranging on the more expensive side Cotton at Riverside Mill offers quality cuisine and times for Danville residents and visitors

The Schoolfield Restaurant $ 20 – $100

Being one of the more expensive restaurants within the city of Danville, The Schoolfield restaurant has a very different feel from the other restaurants on this list.

With a very limited and varying menu the restaurant is always changing in terms of food offered

With options of seafood, steaks, and many other options The Schoolfield restaurant offers quite the amount of flavors in the food and drinks served.