Eating Healthy in Harrisonburg, VA

Harrisonburg is a culinary haven boasting a diverse range of restaurants, from cozy cafes and farm-to-table establishments to international cuisines, offering a delectable dining experience for every palate. Check out the restaurants that made our list of healthy options.

Village Juice & Kitchen

126 West Bruce Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Everything on their menu is pressed, squeezed, ground, pureed, mixed, chopped and crafted in house. Menu items include cold-pressed juices, nut milks, salads, smoothies, treats, and more. Try the Farmer’s Daughter grain bowl (brown rice, kale or spinach, sweet potato, spiced almonds, balsamic Dijon and roasted carrot vinaigrette); Build A Broth Bowl (Handcrafted Goodness by Winstead Farm, top quality pasture raised, non-GMO chicken bones with organic vegetables and Himalayan sea salt gently cooked for 24 hours); or The New Classic breakfast sandwich (avocado, gruyere, over-easy egg, marinated kale, cashew garlic aioli, side of fruit).

Local Chop & Grill House

56 West Gay Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802

Located in Downtown Harrisonburg's historically renovated City Produce Exchange Building, their dinner menu includes grilled Filet Mignon, Grilled Ribeye, Simmon’s Heritage Farm Beef, SVO Organic Chicken Breast, Duck Breast, Seared Dry Scallops, Seared Salmon, fresh water Rainbow Trout, Grilled Cauliflower “Steak”, Dry-Aged Wagyu Burger, and a variety of delicious, healthy sides including Asparagus with Lemon Sea Salt and Brown Butter Roasted Cauliflower.

Clementine Café

153 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Located in the culinary district of downtown Harrisonburg, VA in the building which formerly housed the Strand Theater, their menu includes Seared Scallops (seared fresh scallops served with a hash of roasted brussels sprouts, cauliflower, sweet potato and corn, a champagne butter sauce, pea shoots and a balsamic reduction); Bibimbap (a bowl of sticky rice, kimchi, pickled vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, purple cabbage, radishes, marinated tofu, a ginger-sesame dressing, gochujang sauce and a sunny side up egg); Grilled Salmon (topped with a basil-caper relish. served over roasted potatoes, asparagus and grape tomatoes); and Ramen (a bowl of our chef’s rich, house-made duck broth served over alkaline noodles with pork belly, a sous-vide egg, green onions, hot peppers, fresh cilantro, purple cabbage and shiitake mushrooms).

Discover more outstanding restaurants in the Harrisonburg area or wherever you may be! Check out The Templeton List.

Eating Healthy in Harrisonburg, VA

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List and restaurant guide is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, James developed The Templeton List to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.