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The Ivy Inn Restaurant

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2244 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4817 (Ivy Road)
No public transit
434-977-1222
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 273
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Definitely the best restaurant in charlottesville!

Love this restaurant. The food is always good, the service is excellent and the wine list is great. Nice quiet place to have a fabulous dinner!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
geckogirlVirginia
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virginia
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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371 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Virginia Beach
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We chose this restaurant based on the many good reviews in TripAdvisor and TA ranking. We dine often at some the best restaurants in DC, but had business in the Charlottesville area and hoped to experience some great food. We expected, at the very least, a wonderful meal. Our experience began with what we thought would have been a quaint,... More 

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virginia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Love this restaurant. The food is always good, the service is excellent and the wine list is great. Nice quiet place to have a fabulous dinner!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Angelo's food is best I have had the pleasure of tasting outside of San Francisco. The dishes are more thoughtfully prepared, from ingredients to presentation, than I have ever seen! The wine list is all American and hits everything from big, bold Napa Cabs, to restrained Central Coast old-world style Syrahs. Excellent place for a date with your significant other... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

You must make resevations! There is no preferred attire; we saw jeans to sport coats and dresses. The atmosphere was intimate and very lovely. The menu changes depending on what the Inn can purchase locally. The service was impeccable and she paced our meal as such. Everything we ordered was a delight. It was one of the best meals we've... More 

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Marco Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Great food, excellent service wonderful atmosphere superb value. A menu which will please anyone. Also excellent desserts!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The menu is seasonal and delicious. Excellent service and a cozy setting make it an ideal place for anniversaries.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My husband and I eloped and chose to dine at the Ivy Inn that evening. They were prepared with a toast, congratulations on our menus and amazing service. The food was outstanding. We started with shrimp and grits and the amFog wild mushrooms. My husband had duck and I had trout...WOW! Everything was perfect. Our server was there when we... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We moved to Charlottesville five years ago and have gone to fabulous restaurants in the area. Somehow we never heard of Ivy Inn so when I was browsing restaurants for Valentine's Day, this place caught my eye as one of the top rated restaurants. I tried making a reservation a couple of days ahead but couldn't get one. I told... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We received a dinner at the Ivy Inn as a gift and decided to use it for Valentine's Day. It was a special price fixed menu for that occasion, but nevertheless it was a lovely evening. From beginning to end the food was delicious and the service was terrific. Even the desserts were awesome - as stuffed as we were,... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I'm a "foodie" and the Ivy Inn is just awesome. The menu will satisfy a hardcore foodie like me as well as those who just want good fresh food done right. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2244 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4817
    (Ivy Road)
  • Public Transportation: No public transit
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-977-1222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?