one of the best

college bars in america

is also a great spot for BBQ.


A cornerstone in Downtown Blacksburg for over 40 years. Whether you're meeting up with friends or new in town and looking for a great place to eat lunch or dinner, TOTS is the place to be.


Top of the Stairs (popularly known as TOTS) is a bar and restaurant in Blacksburg, Virginia, near the Virginia Tech campus. Established in 1978 TOTS is popular among Virginia Tech students and alumni due to its history, proximity to campus, signature mixed drink known as the Rail, and Tuesday night karaoke.

Listed As One of the Best College Bars in America by:







(540) 953-2837



217 College Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24060



M-Fri 3p–2a

Sat 11a-2a

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let us cater your next event

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In House Events/Catering

  • Indoor & Outdoor Seating options 
  • Space for large & small groups
  • No room charge
  • No minimum food order
  • Soda & Tea included
  • Cash Bar or Bar Tabs available
  • We can even book entertainment for you

To Go/Pickup

  • Schedule pickup for your next gathering
  • Chafers and serving utensils available on request
  • Plates, silverware cups available if needed



Call (540) 953–2837 from 11a – 9p, Monday - Saturday
Delivery & Pickup Available.