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Supporting our local community is a high priority for Bluefield State University, and we want to do everything we can to encourage our students, faculty, and staff to eat, shop, and play locally. To that end, the Big Blue Nation Discount Program is designed to (1) increase awareness of our outstanding local businesses and (2) reward students, faculty, and staff for supporting the local businesses.

Discounts will only be made available for students, faculty, and staff that show your official Bluefield State Photo ID.


Nationally known full-service chain bar & grill providing hearty American eats in an informal setting.

Address: College Plaza Shopping Center – 516 Commerce Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605
Website: https://applebees.com/
Discount: 10% (food only)

Bellacino’s Pizza & Grinders

Restaurant serving grinder, pizzas, salads, and appetizers.

Address: 4029 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA 24605
Website: https://bellacinos.com/
Discount: 10% (food only)


Address: 261 Mercer Mall Rd, Unit 515, Bluefield, WV 24701
Website: https://www.chick-fil-a.com
Discount: 10% (food only)

Creative Cuts & Trims

Address: 2125 College Avenue Bluefield, VA 24605
Discount: 10% Total bill on haircuts.

El Patio Mexican Grille

Restaurant cooking Mexican cuisine and authentic Mexican dishes in Southwest Virginia.

Address: 523 Commerce Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605
Website: https://elpatioblfdva.net/
Discount: 10% (food only)

Joe’s Pizza & Subs

Italian Restaurant serving pizza, subs, and more.

Address: 527 Commerce Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605
Website: https://www.joespizzasubsmenu.com/
Discount: 10% (food only)

MEFCOR Outdoors

MEFCOR Outdoors is retailer of fishing, hunting, and sporting supplies.

Address: 531 Commerce Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605
Website: https://www.facebook.com/MefcorOutdoors/
Discount: 10% (excluding Kayak sales or existing sales items)

Mountaineer Bowling Lanes

We are a synthetic 28-lane bowling center equipped with automatic scoring, a snack bar with a varied menu, billiard tables, pro shop, game room and Keno.

Address: 3224 Cumberland Road, Bluefield, WV 24701
Website: https://www.mountaineerbowling.com/
Discount: 10% (bowling, shoe rental, pro-shop)

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut is the American multinational restaurant chain serving Pizza, French Fries, Pasta, Chicken Wings, Breadsticks, and an assortment of menu items with either casual dining or take-out service a few minutes from the BSU campus.

Address: 1001 Leather wood Lane Bluefield, VA 24605
Website: https://pizzahut.com/
Discount: 15% Food Only – Dine in & carry out only

The RailYard

The RailYard is a locally owned, upscale tavern in downtown Bluefield, West Virginia.

Address: 530 Raleigh Street, Bluefield, WV 24701
Website: https://railyardwv.com
Discount: 10% (food only)