Charlottesville, VA, Guide and Information

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Local Treasures

About Charlottesville

From the excitement of Cavalier sports to the tangible American history at Monticello, Ash-Lawn Highland, and Montpelier, Charlottesville is brimming with delight. A vibrant arts scene and shopping district complement nearby Shenandoah National Park, making Charlottesville a classic Virginia destination.
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Spring Street
  • 434-975-1200

A fun, colorful, energetic women's clothing boutique filled with designer clothing. Charlottesville's direct connection to New York's Soho. Up to d...

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Ash Lawn-Highland
  • 434-293-9539

535-acre estate of James and Elizabeth Monroe recreates their early 19th century plantation. Tours include newly acquired Monroe furnishings and re...

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Downtown Business Association
  • 434-295-9073

Organization promoting activities and events in the historic downtown that enrich and enliven the community. Information about activities, online v...

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Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar
  • 434-293-9947

Internationally inspired tea house and hookah bar. Mainly vegetarian menu with gluten free options and a well rounded selection of beer & wine. G...

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The Downtown Hotdog Company
  • 434-244-3640

Unique hotdog creations featuring Vienna beef hot dogs, Polish sausages, tasty veggie dogs and kid options. Open 11am to 9:30pm, M-Sa inside York ...

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Baja Bean Co.
  • 434-293-4507

California style fresh Mexican fare. Creative fresh food, great portions, reasonable prices, kids’ menu, tasty vegetarian options and fresh fruit m...

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South Street Brewery
  • 434-293-6550

Enjoy award-winning beers brewed right on premises combined with a varied menu including seasonal dishes from around the country and the globe, ser...

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Pollack Vineyards
  • 540-456-8844

Pollak Vineyards is a family owned winery founded in 2003. All wines are grown on the estate where we work throughout the year to ensure the highes...

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Dinsmore House
  • 434-974-4663

Dinsmore House is an historic 8 room B&B located at the University. Full breakfast, all private baths, complimentary beverages and DVDs. Afternoon ...

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Hatton Ferry
  • 434-296-1492

One of only two poled ferries still operating in the U.S. Runs on Saturdays, April to mid-October. Ride across the river at no charge, water levels...

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Cappellino's Crazy Cakes
  • 434-293-2964

Cupcakes and cookies that take you back to when life was simple and baking from scratch was an art form. Stop by for a treat!

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Exchange Hotel Civil War Museum
  • 540-8323251

The Museum stands silent watch over a rich past that intertwines Civil War medicine, military actions of the Army of Northern Virginia and the migh...

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The Vannesa Shop
  • 434-977-8950

A special luggage and leather goods shop with a wide range of merchandise for travel and everyday living. Quality leather bags and purses, wallets,...

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Monticello
  • 434-984-9822

The mountaintop home of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and our third president. Explore the house, gardens, and planta...

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Cafe Cubano
  • 434-971-8743

Cafe Cubano is a prime venue for people watching. It specializes in Cuban-style coffee plus an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner offering. Loca...

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C & O
  • 434-971-7044

With humble beginnings as a bunkhouse for the C&O Railroad, today the C&O delights guests with six unique dining areas including patio dining and a...

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Horse & Hound Gastropub
  • 434-293-3365

We specialize in good food, great beers and a relaxed atmosphere where families and friends have good times. Huge outdoor patio and plenty of onsit...

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Aberdeen Barn
  • 434-296-4630

A Charlottesville tradition since 1965 serving the finest roast prime rib, certified Angus steaks or a wide array of seafood in a relaxing candleli...

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Mellow Mushroom
  • 434-972-9366

Largest selection of beer in town. Your palate will be tantalized with specialty health items including pizza, calzones, and salads. Enjoy our 100"...

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Downtown Grille
  • 434-817-7080

Serving Midwestern corn fed beef, seafood, and award-winning wine list. Exquisite dining. Banquet service for groups of 50 or less. M-Th 5-10pm, F-...

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Meadowcreek Golf
  • 434-977-0615

18-hole golf course with renovated clubhouse. Golf shop and grill, driving range, putting and chipping greens. Proud Sponsor of the Charlottesville...

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The Biltmore
  • 434-202-1498

A UVA legend for over 20 years featuring Charlottesville’s largest outdoor social space. Heaters and tents for the colder wetter days keep the goo...

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Hilton Garden Inn
  • 434-979-4442

Minutes from UVA, downtown mall and area attractions. Complimentary HSI, in-room microwave, refrigerator & 32" HD television. Business center, airp...

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Boylan Heights
  • 434-984-5707

Looking for the best burger you have ever tasted? Great corner location, smoke free, pool tables upstairs, live music Th-Sa, parking nearby and all...

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Courtyard by Marriott - Charlottesville North
  • 434-973-7100

Conveniently located right off Route 29 North near the shopping mall and restaurants.

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Quilts Unlimited/J. Fenton Gifts
  • 434-979-8110

Exquisite artisan jewelry, Brighton jewelry, charms, Flax clothing and fine American & Virginia handcrafts, including kaleidoscopes, wood boxes, p...

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Main Street Arena
  • 434-817-2400

The Arena is the perfect location for seasonal sports: Winter Sports (ice skating & hockey); Summer Sports (lacrosse and soccer). The Arena is als...

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Hampton Inn & Suites University
  • 434-923-8600

Walk to UVA medical center and the Rotunda. 75 rooms - 25 suites. Minutes from downtown and attractions. Free breakfast, fitness facility, HSI, mee...

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200 South Street
  • 434-979-0200

South Street Inn offers old-world elegance near downtown. We offer convenience and luxury. Private baths; some suites offer whirlpool bathtubs, fir...

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The Virginian
  • 434-984-4667

A Charlottesville Tradition since 1923. Charlottesville’s oldest eatery for great food and great times. Try the famous mac ‘n cheese or the signat...

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Zocalo
  • 434-977-4944

Located in the center of the Downtown Mall serving seasonally influenced Latin cuisine. Shaded patio ideal for dining and people watching. Dinner 5...

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Hampton Inn
  • 434-978-7888

Award-winning hotel located in the heart of Charlottesville in the Seminole Square Shopping Center. Features a hot breakfast, HSI, outdoor pool, an...

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Wilderness Battlefield
  • 540-672-1653

The 25,000 casualties of the Wilderness battle pale in comparison to the Overland Campaign's final toll, but Wilderness would be the beginning of t...

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Three
  • 434-984-4653

Comfortable food; Ridiculous dancing. A casual sports bar featuring fan favorites like HUGE salads, sliders, and tater tots. Three offers 6 flat sc...

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Virginia Discovery Museum
  • 434-977-1025

Hands-on science, history and art exhibits. An exciting place for kids and their families to play and learn together. Located next to the carrousel...

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Fairfield Inn
  • 434-964-9411

Conveniently located to all of the major attractions, restaurants, the University of Virginia, hospitals, wineries, and several major regional empl...

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The Cavalier Inn
  • 434-296-8111

Located at the heart of the University of Virginia campus; close to historic downtown and college sports venues. Spacious, comfortable accommodatio...

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Red Roof Inn
  • 434-295-4333

Near UVA, hospital and The Corner. Complimentary morning coffee and newspaper. Free HBO, ESPN, CNN, Discover, TNN. Kids 17 and under free with par...

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Mole Hole
  • 434-293-2125

A charming shopping experience with an interesting array of fine gifts in all price ranges. Our lines include Pandora jewelry, Franz Porcelain, Wee...

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The Nook
  • 434-466-9515
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Rapture
  • 434-293-9526

A stylish downtown institution, Rapture serves diverse fare, from burgers to fusion dishes, and offers nightlife equally tantalizing, with billiard...

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English Inn
  • 434-971-9900

Full, hot, complimentary breakfast buffet, huge indoor pool, free HSI, recently renovated with luxury extended stay suites. High Tea with freshly b...

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Barracks Road
  • 434-977-0100

You'll know the thrill of finding just what you've been looking for. Discover the perfect place to find the fashion, food and the perfect gift all...

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The Cat House
  • 434-984-2287

Only boutique specializing in cat lovers. You'll find dinnerware, gifts, jewelry, T-shirts, plush animals, pillows, blankets, patio furnishings, Ch...

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Oyster House Antiques
  • 434-295-4757

Oyster House offers antique Chinese furniture selected during annual trips to the People's Republic of China. The furniture is carefully restored ...

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Holiday Inn
  • 434-977-7700

HSI and web TV, business center, fitness center, indoor pool, on-site restaurant providing room service and breakfast, lunch and dinner. Airport sh...

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The Backyard
  • 434-220-8215

Nestled under towering oaks, The Backyard has the perfect mix of fine food and drink in a casual setting. The best patio setting in town. Inside i...

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Veritas Vineyard & Winery
  • 540-456-8000

Mon-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm, Sat & Sun 11 am-5pm. Family owned and run farm winery nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The idyllic se...

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Cinema Taco
  • 434-245-4981
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Super 8
  • 434-973-0888

Complimentary coffee, tea, orange juice, donuts and English muffins. TV, HBO, CNN. Free local calls. Pets allowed. 3 miles from the University and ...

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Golf at Wintergreen Resort
  • 434-325-2200

Highest course (4,000 ft.) in Virginia and great place to escape the summer. Superb conditions. Stoney Creek: Reese Jones design with 27 holes, spe...

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C'ville Arts
  • 434-972-9500

Like visiting a top-quality craft show. This co-operative gallery features Virginia artists and crafters. Find pottery, jewelry, photography, paint...

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Derriere De Soie
  • 434-977-7455

The exclusive downtown lingerie boutique. The shop's intimate atmosphere is the perfect setting to find exquisite underthings from designers such a...

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Fellini's #9
  • 434-979-4279

A warm and intimate dining area with brick walls, copper bar and fireplace. The Italian themed menu boasts a wide variety of culinary delights. Gre...

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Omni Hotel
  • 434-817-6628

The Omni Charlottesville Hotel, the only four-diamond hotel in downtown Charlottesville, located on the historic Downtown Mall, is an ideal spot fo...

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York Place
  • 434-984-4517

A collection of unique shops including restaurants, coffee houses, artisans, toys and a tailor, located on the Downtown Mall. Outside dining availa...

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Zazus
  • 434-293-3454

Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hot wraps, cold roll-ups, fresh salads and homemade soups. Fast, fresh and made-to-order. Relaxed atmosphere. Outdoor ...

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J. Fenton...Too
  • 434-293-2410

Women's clothing, including Flax, that's comfortable, fun and affordable. Handcrafted jewelry in sterling, dichroic glass and beads. Infant wear an...

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Student Bookstore
  • 434-293-5900

Located across from the University we offer textbooks, UVA clothing and apparel, gifts, furniture, photos and art, trade books, gameday gear and al...

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Foods Of All Nations
  • 434-296-6131

A culinary destination point for over fifty years. Foods of All Nations prides itself on its’ expansive selection of wines and cheeses, a bakery-de...

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Roy Wheeler Realty
  • 434-951-5155

Roy Wheeler Realty Company is a company that has been serving Charlottesville and the Central Virginia area for 83 years. Our realtors have receiv...

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Foxfield Races
  • 434-293-9501

Explore the exciting world of Steeplechase Racing, held twice a year amid the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. 2011 dates: April & September.

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Mincer's
  • 434-296-5687

Serving UVA and Charlottesville since 1948. We offer the widest selection of UVA apparel, accessories, and gifts in the area. Open 7 days, 9am-8p...

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Ben & Jerry's
  • 434-244-7438

A Scoop Shop is more than just tasting the best ice cream products around. It's a ten-minute vacation, a bit of self-indulgence, a joy for the bell...

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Residence Inn
  • 434-923-0300

Conveniently located near the University of Virginia and just steps away from restaurants and shops.

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West Main
  • 434-293-2605

A Historic Midtown Eatery Serving “Down Home” comfort food along with over 40 different whiskeys and numerous craft brews. Private party space ava...

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Wings Over Charlottesville
  • 434-964-9464

If you want the best wings in town, Wings over Charlottesville is your destination. Located near UVA, the “Home of the Wing Professionals” will de...

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Splendora's Gelato
  • 434-296-8555

Italian style ice cream made on-site, some with seasonally available local ingredients. Enjoy a plethora of flavors or sit down with an espresso or...

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Comfort Inn
  • 434-977-3300

Rooms equipped with free wireless Internet access, refrigerators and safes. Business center, guest laundry, fitness room, outdoor pool and free del...

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Best Western Charlottesville Airport Inn & Suites
  • 434-985-1855

Newer hotel in Charlottesville. AAA 3-Diamond. Centrally located to vineyards; UVA Research Park and airport. Deluxe guest rooms, complementary bre...

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Confederate Monument, UVA Cemetery
  • 434-982-5166

Unveiled on June 7, 1893, the monument is in memory of approximately eleven hundred Confederate Soldiers buried at the University of Virginia.

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Tara Thai
  • 434-984-9998

Featuring excellent Thai food served in an upscale eclectic/Asian atmosphere. Dishes are wonderfully presented and available in mild to very spicy,...

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Old Trail Golf
  • 434-823-8101

Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains just 15 miles west of Charlottesville, Old Trail was designed to conform to the natural features of...

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Michie Tavern
  • 434-977-1234

This Historic Landmark offers hearty midday fare in a rustic tavern setting.

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Charlottesville Area Transit
  • 434-970-3649

Charlottesville Area Transit, providing bus service to the greater Charlottesville area! Take the FREE Trolley between downtown and UVA seven days...

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Wild Wing Cafe
  • 434-979-9464

Variety is everything at Wild Wing Café. Wings, burgers, salads, ribs and more, plus sports and entertainment every night of the week. Th...

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Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • 434-293-6789

Downtown located near the Pavilion on the mall level of the Transit Station. Provides information on local attractions, events and walking tour ma...

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Miller's Downtown
  • 434-971-8511

Formerly a historic downtown drugstore, Miller's now offers American cuisine, one the largest outdoor cafes, billiards and a variety of nightly ent...

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Market Street Wineshops
  • 434-979-9463

Begin your wine journey with us! Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will help you select the right wine or beer for every meal and gift-giving oc...

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