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Summer Menu
released Tuesday, July 15

New Items include:

Pork Belly, locally raised, whiskey barrel smokes,
with pickled plums & fresh cornbread

Roasted Corn Fritters. Virginia country ham, green tomato jalapeno chow-chow, local micros


Watermelon & Quinoa Salad, feta cheese, local basil,
toasted chia & local honey dressing
Hominy & Black Eyed Pea Salad, charred onion, apple cider bacon, tomato vinegar, olive oil, spiced popcorn

Veal Breast,  applewood smoked . apple butter BBQ, rye whiskey, greens & malted barley cake
PORK BBQ, house smoked, locally sourced blueberry Chipotle BBQ,
house made FUNYONS & southern slaw

JUMBO SHRIMP, wild caught, jalapeno alfredo, cumin roasted linguini, black beans, Pico de Gallo, Cojita Cheese



Created and hand-crafted by Swiss-trained chocolatier, Devin Giles,
The Palisades Chocolates offers an artistic spin on an
age old decadent treat.  Giles uses her training to create unique flavor infinities such as:  chili-mango, vanilla rum ginger and
lavender cardamom.   Our new line of chocolates was released as a 4 oz. chocolate bar in November 2013 offering a unique Christmas gift.   Since then, we have expanded our market to include a variety of size options for weddings, gifts, parties and just chocolate pleasure.  We are in the beginning stages of selling our product wholesale.


(Go to our Join the Fun page for more info)

 Looking for a unique gift??
Gunpowder Springs, our retail division, sells products by local artisans
and specialty items from the restaurant

We accept reservations every night of the week. 

As of September 1, 2014 we will no longer accept reservations for less than 5 people on Friday & Saturday Nights as well as Sunday Brunch.  We are always looking to make the weekends smoother for you as our guests and for The Palisades Staff.  We feel this change will benefit us all.   The remaining weekdays will remain the same. 

Upcoming Events & Music Weekends
(see join the fun for more details)

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The Palisades Restaurant is 'the place to be' in Giles County for great food and good fun.

Hours of Operation

Open All Year!!!

Summer Hours

May 1st - Labor Day Monday (Sept 2)

Monday - Thursday
4:30pm - 9:00pm

Friday - Saturday
4:30pm - 10:00pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Dinner
3:00pm - 9:00pm



Winter Hours

Nov. 1-Feb. 28
Tuesday - Thursday
4:30pm - 8:30pm

Friday - Saturday
4:30pm - 10:00pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Dinner
3:00pm - 8:30pm

Mondays - Closed


Spring/Fall Hours:
September 3 - October 31
March 1 - April 30

  Tuesday -Thursday
4:30pm - 9:00pm

Friday - Saturday

4:30pm - 10:00pm

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Dinner
3:00pm - 9:00pm




2014 Palisades Holidays
Closed on:

Celebrity Chef
(ticketed event)
Friday, March 28th & Saturday, March 29th
Sunday, March 30th  

Friday, July 4th

Autumn Harvest Dinner

(ticketed event)
Tuesday, September 23

Thanksgiving  (November 25th - 28th)
(Monday - Thursday)

Christmas Eve & Day
(December 24th & 25th)

Reservations not necessary,
but recommended for the weekend and most appreciated for bigger parties.

Located in the former Pyne's General Store, the Palisades Restaurant offers contemporary cuisine in a unique countryside setting, warm hospitality and unparalleled service in an historic landmark building. The Palisades is truly a neighborhood restaurant - most of our pork, beef, trout and produce is grown right here in the New River Valley, providing our guests with the freshest ingredients while supporting the local economy.

Guests of the Palisades Restaurant can enjoy the coziness of our open kitchen and stone hearth oven while listening to live music in our lounge and bar area.  We also offer a private upstairs banquet room that can be reserved for special occasions such as Rehearsal Dinners and Corporate Dinners.

Owner/Manager Shaena Muldoon grew up in Pembroke, Virginia just two miles from the site of her new restaurant. She remembers visiting Pyne's General Store as a little girl with her family. Shaena has been in the restaurant and event businesses for over 20 years. Her extensive experience includes producing high-profile worldwide events such as the award-winning 2004 International VSA Arts Festival in Washington, D.C., the 2002 U.S. Olympic Torch Relay and the 1998 World Exposition in Lisbon, Portugal.

After traveling to all of the seven continents, including Antarctica, Shaena has returned to Giles County which she considers one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

The Palisades Restaurant is the New River Valley's most exciting dining destination!

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