1. The Shebeen Pub & Braai
Not the illicit beer hall of South African townships, this Shebeen, styled after the Cape wineries, offers unique food in an engaging setting.
Presented with peerless South African hospitality, the menu reflects the multiculturalism of the Southern African palate. From spicy African peri-peri sauce and Dutch farmer’s Boer sausage to pub-style fish ‘n chips, you will explore a cuisine of surprising diversity.
In the warmer months, enjoy a traditional verandah luncheon on the expansive garden patio, or sun down under the summer sky with a bottle of acclaimed S.A. wine.
2. Beer Run
Charlottesville’s Best Craft Beer Store and Restaurant. They’re family-friendly, pet-friendly and focus on local, organic ingredients. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Beer Run has some amazing specials. Head there on a Saturday for the breakfast tacos or on Sunday for their Sunday brunch. However, you just can’t beat one of their great lunch sandwiches and salads.
Don’t forget to pick up a six-pack or a bottle of wine on your way out!
3. Bluegrass Grill and Bakery
313 2nd St SE #105, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Serving breakfast and lunch the right way, Bluegrass Grill and Bakery always seems to have a line of people out the door waiting for a chance to get some great grub. Head there early for your best chance to score a quick seat and an amazing meal.
Independently owned and operated food store and cafe located in the Main Street Market, Charlottesville, VA, Feast! specializes in quality sandwiches, salads and soups for lunch. Central to just about anywhere in CVille, go enjoy a feast for lunch today.
Feast is a store that continues to grow from the passion and focus of its staff, both past and present, and from the feedback and intelligence of its customers.
5. Miller’s Downtown
A mainstay on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall for years, Miller’s is a great spot to stop and sit down for a bite. They have live jazz, bluegrass and rock in the evenings. And, when the weather is nice, there’s nothing better than sitting out on the patio with lunch and a cold glass of beer, listening to the fountain while you chat with friends.
6. Peter Chang’s China Grill
Peter Chang offers a cuisine unique to Charlottesville and this region of the world. His authentic style of cooking offers the best of spicy and non spicy Szechuan specialties.
Boasting a truly impressive menu, there is enough here to fill an afternoon just trying to decide what you feel like eating on any particular visit.
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