Aberdeen Barn
2018 Holiday Drive

Steak, chicken, seafood. Famous for its prime rib. A very popular restaurant on UVA football and basketball game days. Reservations recommended.

Beer Run Faculty Fave
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.

The Biltmore Student Fave
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.

Bonefish Grill
269 Connor Drive (near the Charlottesville Airport)

National chain featuring high-end seafood. 

Burton's Grill
U.S. 29 at the Shops at Stonefield

Salads, sandwiches, burgers, seafood and more. Offers seasonally-inspired monthly features.

Commonwealth Restaurant Student Fave
Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, one block from the Pavilion.
422 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Simple elegant dining with a separate rooftop bar.

Continental Divide Student Fave
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. 

Duner's Student Fave
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.

Escafé Student Fave
215 W. Water St.

Lively atmosphere. Eclectic, Asian-influenced menu. Wine- and beer-tasting dinners are available each month.

Fig Bistro
1331 W Main St.

Cajun-inspired restaurant, located on the Corner.

Five Guys 
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. 

Lazy Parrot Grill
532 Pantops Shopping Center (off the 250 Bypass)

Casual sports restaurant. 10 TVs available. 30 flavors of chicken wings. 

Maya Student Fave
633 W. Main St. 

An upscale restaurant featuring southern favorites like fried green tomatoes and catfish. Features a $12 Tuesdays menu.

Michael's Bistro & Taphouse
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.

Michie Tavern ("The Ordinary") 
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.

The Nook
415 E. Market St.

Old-fashioned diner. Great for a casual, inexpensive breakfast.

Oakhart Social
511 W Main St.

Small, sharable American fare. Vegetarian options available.

The Point at the Omni
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.

Revolutionary Soup 
108 Second St. SW (Downtown Mall) 296-7687
104 14th Street NW (The Corner) 979-9988

Soups made daily, sandwiches and salads. 

Rhett's River Grill and Raw Bar
2335 Seminole Trail 

Seafood, steak, chicken and pasta. 

South Street Brewery
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.

Tavern & Grocery
333 W. Main St.

Owned by the same company that runs The Virginian. Live music downstairs. 

The Virginian Student Fave
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.

Wayside Takeout and Catering
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.

Whiskey Jar
227 W. Main St.

Traditional Virginia Piedmont cuisine. Focusing on dishes "our great grandmothers would be familiar with."

Wild Wing Cafe Student Fave 
820 W. Main St. (near Amtrak station)

Wings at varying spicy levels, chicken, grilled foods. Huge projection-screen and lots of TVs.