9 Restaurants Your Mom Should Try In CVille

Jerry Miller, CEO

1. MAS Tapas


904 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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MAS is a traditional Spanish restaurant with wood-fired brick oven breads and slow-cooked braises of colchinillo asado. Check out their website for recipes!

2. Duners Restaurant


4372 Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Duners is the perfect place to take a seafood lover, but they also have some delicious red meat dishes like Beef Tender loin with Warm Blue Cheese, Scalloped Potatoes and a Red Wine-Bacon Reduction.


3. Zocalo Restaurant


201 East Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Zocalo is a Latin American restaurant with unusual dishes like the chili dusted scallops and a duck breast with manchego & caramelized onion bread pudding, bacon braised swiss chard,and chipotle port compote.

4. Petit Pois Restaurant


201 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Petit Pois is a modern French restaurant with a cozy indoor atmosphere, and a lovely patio section. They have delicious seafood. You must try the Polyface chicken breast with potato purée, roasted root vegetables, and red wine jus, and leave room for dessert. The creme caramel and Profiteroles are delectable.

5. The Ivy Inn


2244 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Ivy Inn is a beautiful and classy restaurant with seasonal American cuisine. Try the mustard herb crusted lamb and for dessert the sticky English toffee pudding.

6. Bizou


119 W Main St Charlottesville, VA 22902

Bizou has a delicious menu and is a fantastic place to take out of towners, especially when dining outside. The hanger steak with bleu cheese is out of this world.

7. The Local Restaurant


824 Hinton Avenue, Charlottesville, Virginia VA
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The Local is an elegant restaurant using local ingredients. The Desserts are at the top of the menu for a good reason. They’ve got a banana split with caramelized bananas, and a chocolate custard with cinnamon. Try the beef short ribs with braised with red wine and veal stock, served with mashed potatoes, glazed carrots and pearl onions.


8. C&O Restaurant


515 E Water St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-5347
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C&O restaurant has several beautiful dining areas, the covered patio being a personal favorite. Their menu has mouthwatering dishes like a zucchini stuffed shrimp and rag mountain trout with sweet potato hash and lemon butter sauce. For dessert, they have artisanal cheeses with apple butter.

9. Public Fish & Oyster

513 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Public Fish & Oyster serves some of the freshest seafood in CVille. With amazing happy hour deals and a large selection of oyster options, this is a great place to start your night! We suggest the whole roasted bronzino for your meal and $1 oysters during happy hour!


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