2022 Charlottesville Restaurant Guide

Not all pizza is created equal, but whether you like your crust thick and chewy, thin and crispy or somewhere in between, you'll find your idea of the perfect pie at one of these Charlottesville pizza places. So what'll you have? Traditional cheese or pepperoni? Specialty pies topped with creative combinations like shiitake mushrooms and caramelized onions or lemon, fennel and ricotta? Work up an appetite and then dig in!

PREMIERE CHARLOTTESVILLE PIZZA PLACES

When it comes to pizza, Charlottesville restaurants know how to serve it up. You'll find authentic Neapolitan pies, gourmet toppings and everything in between. Get your slice on!

SWEET TREATS TO BEAT THE HEAT

Chocolate, vanilla, pecan, mint chocolate chip. Whatever your favorite flavor, Charlottesville's ice cream and frozen yogurt shops have something to suit your taste. Warm summer days and nights are ice cream's time to shine, and melt and make you happy.

Best Sushi in Charlottesville

Making sushi is an art form, and these Charlottesville sushi restaurants are up to the task. Try gargantuan dragon rolls perfectly cut tuna sashimi, edamame and various other delicacies. Perfect for date nights or family dinners, if your kids are adventurous!

WORLDLY CHARLOTTESVILLE DINING FOR ADVENTUROUS FOODIES

Sometimes it's naan that calls your name. Other times, it's the siren song of a Latin American steak. The Charlottesville dining scene is a melting pot of international influences, and we are here for it!

CHARLOTTESVILLE COFFEE SHOP HOT SPOTS

Where would we be without coffee shops? Warm and inviting, they’re a great spot for first dates or writing or just that caffeine boost that’ll keep you going. Charlottesville is packed with comfortable coffee shops perfect for any occasion or no occasion at all.

SIX CHARLOTTESVILLE FOOD TRUCKS FOR FABULOUS PARTIES

Traditional catering isn’t the only way to feed a hungry party crowd. Food trucks have surged in popularity in recent years, with gourmet menus to suit all tastes. Charlottesville has a slew of food trucks with cuisine from around the world. There are mouthwatering dessert options too! The party won’t be thriving til the food truck is arriving!

Really Good Food in Charlottesville

The Ivy Inn

This locally inspired favorite has been a part of Charlottesille since the 1980s. The Ivy Inn is one of the best places for dates and anniversaries because it combines an gorgeous ambiance with near perfect service.

Mas - Belmont

Tapas done right and a longstanding favorite to the Charlottesville culinary club. Located in the Belmont neighborhood Mas will suprise you with delicious plates.

Botanical

The new kid on the block brings plant based fast causual bites to Charlottesville. Try a healthy option and be kind to the planet you live on at the same time.

South and Central

Traditional flavors of South and Central America fueled by a rustic open fire grill located in Charlottesville's historic Dairy Market. This open and airy space with a beautiful bar provides the perfect ambiance to enjoy a cocktail, or a mouth-watering steak with chimichurri sauce.