2018 Holiday Drive
Steak, chicken, seafood. Famous for its prime rib. A very popular restaurant on UVA football and basketball game days. Reservations recommended.
156 Carlton Road
Has 600 different beers in stock. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is all made from scratch and menus change weekly. Brunch is served on Sunday, and Saturday breakfast features breakfast tacos on organic, local and natural foods.
16 Elliewood Ave. (The Corner)
Popular with UVA students. Salads and grilled chicken dishes. “Thumbs and Toes,” the buffalo wings platter, are a local favorite.
119 W. Main St.
Located on the Downtown Mall. Specializing in southern-style fish, pork and beef dishes.
Boar's Head Inn
Route 250 West one mile past Route 29 interchange
Old Mill Room: Reservations recommended. Call 972-2230 or online.
The Cafe serves soups, salads, sandwiches, wraps and smoothies daily.
Bistro 1834 open daily for lunch and dinner. The bar is open late.
Birdwood Grill services the golf course. Open throughout the day.
269 Connor Drive (near the Charlottesville Airport)
National chain featuring high-end seafood.
U.S. 29 at the Shops at Stonefield
Salads, sandwiches, burgers, seafood and more. Offers seasonally-inspired monthly features.
Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, one block from the Pavilion.
422 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Simple elegant dining with a separate rooftop bar.
811 W. Main St.
Popular spot for southwestern cuisine. Look for the neon sign that says, "Get in Here."
Coupe De Ville's
9 Elliewood Ave.
Live music; parking garage across the street. Daily specials are a great deal.
Court Square Tavern
500 Court Square (downtown near the court buildings)
Make reservations for larger groups. English tavern with more than 100 varieties of beer from around the world.
4372 Ivy Road
An upscale restaurant located outside of Charlottesville, on the way to Crozet. Menu changes daily, serving an array of fresh fish, meats, pasta, vegetarian dishes and desserts. Fresh-made breads and soups. Reservations not accepted.
215 W. Water St.
Lively atmosphere. Eclectic, Asian-influenced menu. Wine- and beer-tasting dinners are available each month.
1331 W Main St.
Cajun-inspired restaurant, located on the Corner.
1119 Emmett St. (Barracks Rd.) 975-4897
201 Connor Drive (Hollymead Town Center) 963-4897
A popular burger chain in the Washington, D.C., area, it's the In-N-Out burger joint for the East Coast.
101 W. Main St. (Downtown Mall)
Gourmet American dishes with trendy ingredients. Reservations recommended. Patio seating in warmer months.
532 Pantops Shopping Center (off the 250 Bypass)
Casual sports restaurant. 10 TVs available. 30 flavors of chicken wings.
633 W. Main St.
An upscale restaurant featuring southern favorites like fried green tomatoes and catfish. Features a $12 Tuesdays menu.
1427 University Ave. (The Corner)
American bistro fare. Wide variety of choices from meatballs to South American tilapia. Bar open until 2 a.m. daily.
683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy.
Lunch only. The rustic dining room features period-costumed wait staff. Fare includes fried chicken, black-eyed peas, stewed tomatoes and biscuits, all-you-can-eat. Good place to take family after touring Monticello.
109 W. Main St (Downtown Mall)
Typical bar food plus one or two more upscale specials. Check out the fried green tomato salad. Live music. Dave Matthews played here back in the day. Pool tables upstairs. Outside seating available.
Old-fashioned diner. Great for a casual, inexpensive breakfast.
511 W Main St.
Small, sharable American fare. Vegetarian options available.
817-6767 (Omni Hotel)
Breakfast buffet daily and lunch buffet Monday-Friday. Parking under the Omni.
Public Fish & Oyster
513 W. Main St.
Seafood dishes made with ingredients from local farmers. Features east coast seafood, raw bar, craft beer and cocktails. Offers indoor and outdoor seating.
301 E. Main St. (Downtown Mall)
International cuisine. Pool tables. Dancing. Outside seating available.
108 Second St. SW (Downtown Mall) 296-7687
104 14th Street NW (The Corner) 979-9988
Soups made daily, sandwiches and salads.
2335 Seminole Trail
Seafood, steak, chicken and pasta.
106 South St. (near the Water St. parking garage)
Microbrewery, home of a number of award-winning brews. Offers contemporary regional cuisine, burgers and some international dishes.
333 W. Main St.
Owned by the same company that runs The Virginian. Live music downstairs.
1521 University Ave. (Corner)
Burgers, sandwiches, and nicer entrees like spinach and artichoke pasta and chicken with baked apples. The bar is popular with law students.
2203 Jefferson Park Ave.
Known for having the best fried chicken in the area. Also offers potatoes and gravy, hush puppies, rolls, vegetables and more. Small seating area, used mostly for takeout.
227 W. Main St.
Traditional Virginia Piedmont cuisine. Focusing on dishes "our great grandmothers would be familiar with."
820 W. Main St. (near Amtrak station)
Wings at varying spicy levels, chicken, grilled foods. Huge projection-screen and lots of TVs.