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Food scene in Charlottesville

Tapas Restaurant
“Hands down best tapas in town! My favorite spot. The Spanish wines are amazing!”
78local recommendations
Bagel Shop
“Don’t fear the long long lines! This smooth running bagel shop, a 10 minute walk from Mellow Yellow, is one of Charlottesville’s darlings. ”
56local recommendations
“My favorite place for brunch or afternoon/ morning pastries. It’s got a European feel but they don’t take reservations, so get there early! Parking is limited.”
58local recommendations
“HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Get several cocktails and enjoy a leisurely tapas experience. Reservation HIGHLY recommended!”
52local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
“Rustic Italian Classics served Bistro Style. Very popular and a small space does not take reservations. Go early!”
47local recommendations
New American Restaurant
“Great staff and excellent service! Located in the heart of Belmont, this is one of the oldest restaurants in Charlottesville with a charming feel and plenty of indoor space. There are small areas for outdoor seating. Portions are big and affordable. Reservations are recommended.”
48local recommendations
Movie Theater
“DOWNTOWN - Upscale and lovely. Enjoy a local wine, cider or beer and good food while movie-ing. ”
41local recommendations
“Celebrated country French fare & a deep wine list in a serene setting amid brick walls & barn wood.”
46local recommendations
“Outstanding Neapolitan pizza, panuozzi, well-sourced Italian, and a stellar bar”
37local recommendations
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Excellent Southern inspired food, locally supplied and, of course, an excellent whiskey selection. The beer is local as well!”
37local recommendations
Burger Joint
“The best burger in C'ville! There's usually a wait on the weekends, but it's worth it. Enjoy the time on the Downtown Mall too! ”
32local recommendations
American Restaurant
“A skybar in Charlottesville? Well, it's an open air rooftop bar off the Downtown mall.”
29local recommendations
Coffee Shop
“A Charlottesville establishment since the early 1990s. The original coffee shop here in town. They're world famous for their coffee roasting. ”
31local recommendations
“Low key, fantastic food. Beer and wine shop with a full restaurant and two bars. Fantastic drink menu and great, often healthful food. Excellent breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Nachos and breakfast tacos are a must.”
30local recommendations
Breakfast Spot
“Brunch - WORTH THE WAIT! Our favorite brunch spot. Gina's fave - Southern Belle. Erik's fave - Hungry Norman. Get there before 10AM if you can, otherwise it'll still be worth ~45 minute wait. ”
25local recommendations
“Fun Atmosphere: 7 minute walk. Outside Bacci Ball, ping pong, TV’s and lots of board games inside. German Fare. ”
19local recommendations