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Keswick Hall at Monticello, Keswick, VA 22947
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $60 - $80
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Hubs and I ate here on New Years Eve. They had a five course tasting menu. All of the courses, with one exception, were very well done. The first course of asparagus was underwhelming as the asparagus was tiny little pieces and in fact, had I not known in advance it was asparagus, I wouldn't have known because the pieces... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Food was good as usual, as we come here every year for our anniversary. The staff in the restaurant was great. Only knock was that we had to beg to get bread. Our problem was the bar. Bartender was pleasant and the drinks before dinner were good. However, the bartender handled the tops of my wife's straw with his bare... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The service level is outstanding and food is exquisite. They pride their menu options with locally grown vegetables and grass fed beef. The manager was present several times and everyone was very attentive. Definitely a must do for a special dining experience.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The service was outstanding and the food was some of the best we have ever eaten for both dinner and breakfast.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We've lived in Charlottesville for a long time and Fossett's has been on our list of places to try. Located at Keswick Hall, the location is as good as it gets for Virginia hunt country. Floor to ceiling windows provide a majestic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains which is simply stunning at sunset during leaf season. The cocktail menu... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

After a long drive it was pleasing to settle into a well-set, white tablecloth, table and enjoy perfect service. We tried assorted items including the chicken and everything was wonderful and served with panache and grace. A few of the diners had on jackets and ties--no accounting for taste. The restaurant noted that one of our party was gluten free... More 

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Keswick, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The most beautiful view in a wonderful town! Fosset's at Keswick Hall is a truly amazing evening. Our congratulations to the chef- the food was delicious, beautifully presented, and skillfully prepared. Our server, Bradley, was welcoming and knowledgeable. A throughly wonderful meal.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Wow. There was a time that Fossett's was the go to special occasion restaurant. Not now. The menu is unimaginative, the portions teeny tiny but the price tag is HUMONGOUS. We dined there in July 2014 and I actually had to ask the server if he brought me the crab appetizer instead of the entree by mistake. The servers are... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Went recently for a Sunday dinner at Fossett's restaurant in beautiful Keswick Hall. The food was plain, undercooked, and overpriced. The service was friendly and casual as were many of the diners. This is definitely not a shirt and tie establishment. Flies were a problem, landing on the food and back-stroking in the wine. I see no reason to return... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food was excellent and so was the service. Everything was very fresh. The waitstaff is very attentive without being in your hair.

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Additional Information about Fossett's

Address: Keswick Hall at Monticello, Keswick, VA 22947
Phone Number: 4349793440
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Keswick
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 60 - 80
Cuisine: American

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