Left to right: James Madison University students Jared Foltz, Weezy Etienne and Kyle Sanders relax at Jack Brown’s bar on Thursday. A varied mix of restaurants have helped grow the downtown business community over the years with more establishments planning to open in the coming months. (Photos by Jason Lenhart)
Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza is coming to downtown Harrisonburg at 80 Water St. Construction is under way at the restaurant, which plans to open sometime next month.
CubanBurger’s entrance is decorated with their logo and simple signs. The Cuban-American themed burger joint is open every day of the week, hours vary.
Patrons sit down to eat at CubanBurger in downtown Harrisonburg on Thursday night. The restaurant, which opened July 21 at 68 and 70 W. Water St., offers a bar area with specialty cocktails as well as Cuban-American themed burgers and cuisine. Owner Steve Pizarro says after his first three months, he and his staff are still figuring things out, but improving every shift.
The outline of Bella Luna’s bar is starting to be recognizable as construction crews continue to renovate the inside of 80 Water Street earlier this month.