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119 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5031
434-977-1818
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Ranked #37 of 462 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, French, Vegetarian, Bistro
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

The outside seating was certainly inviting but on this cool night we opted for inside service. After passing the open kitchen, we were seated in a red leather booth. The dinning room has a diner feel but with funky retro vibs. My husband had the Cassoulet featuring pork, sausage, and duck (quite a large portion) which was wonderful. My Bouillabaisse... More

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Be ready to pay how they want to you to pay. You may have to pay your other party’s meal automatically. I do pay only what I ordered unless I agreed to pay or treat. I had bad experience today. I am not sure if they want to serious business with that attitude. All I want to was correct amount... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

I liked the restaurant!, the quality of food was good, but not superb! I tried meat loaf, which was acceptable. It was crowded, and that's why I really liked it! It worth to try.

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fishkill,ny
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Entrance to the restaurant was deceiving -it appeared small and unassuming - we were pleasantly amazed! The shrimp and grits were unbelievable - a new favorite of ours!Funky atmosphere!

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Portland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Great southern food. Excellent service and reasonable price

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Rushed slap-dash service, a truly nasty vegetarian special, mediocre fish, poorly cooked. A terrible disappointment--this used to be the best bistro in Charlottesville. Go to Petit Pois instead.

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New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Had dinner here one of our nights in Charlottesville based on other Trip Advisor reviews. Food was tasty. Service was very friendly and prompt. Food came out fast and hot. My husband and I shared the chicken pot pie and even though we didn't ask the waitress, she had the kitchen prepare two smaller versions for us to split. I... More

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Keswick, Virginia
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Don't let the exterior fool you. This tiny kitchen puts out some very creative food. Specials are always a surprise, but the deconstructed chicken pot pie is always on the menu and is always delicious. Others rave about the meatloaf. Very reasonable prices.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

almost a hole in the wall with the most amazing flavorful food that was also a work of art. I would so go back!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Marvelous meatloaf - Great outdoor patio on the Downtown Mall

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Address: 119 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5031
Phone Number: 434-977-1818
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Cuisine: American, French, Vegetarian, Bistro

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