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7 North St, Onancock, VA 23417-1921
757-787-7400
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Description: The award-winning restaurant features cuisine that is prepared using many...
The award-winning restaurant features cuisine that is prepared using many Eastern Shore products. It is with great pride that we support local watermen, farmers, and area businesses. Because much of our fare is made from locally available ingredients, the menu changes frequently, often daily. Everything is house-made, including the ice cream! Our bar is well stocked, and the extensive wine list offers selections from around the world.
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Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Found a Pearl

It would not be fair to limit this restaurant to "best in the area". For those who know the area, it does not encompass a lot of choices. The Charlotte Hotel would keep my rating no matter where it could be located. Sure, this gem found in a small bay side town of the eastern shore of Virginia... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Steve W
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Salisbury, Maryland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
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Salisbury, Maryland
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

It would not be fair to limit this restaurant to "best in the area". For those who know the area, it does not encompass a lot of choices. The Charlotte Hotel would keep my rating no matter where it could be located. Sure, this gem found in a small bay side town of the eastern shore of Virginia is quaint... More 

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Charlotte Court House, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Personally if I could take the owners home w me to renovate my old farmhouse I would. Their simple decorating was very relaxing. I was so impressed. I am looking forward to sharing w more friends and family.

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pa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We visited the Charlotte Hotel Restaurant last night for the first time. The Restaurant has a very intimate and cozy atmosphere,perfect for a romantic dinner or night out with a small group of friends. We ordered filet and salmon. Both well prepared and presented beautifully. Dessert was a toffee pudding, which was deliciously warm, sweet and definitely worth the calories!... More 

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Bournemouth
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful restaurant, excellent service. The menu was imaginative, with a thoughtful selection of dishes. My steak was delicious, perfectly cooked and full of flavour. Appetizers and deserts were superb.

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Franktown
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

In the quaint little town of Onancock on the Eastern Shore of Virginia sits the charming Charlotte Hotel. Though small in number of guest rooms, the dining room makes us for its limited space with wonderful cuisine. I have often said I would rather have a limited selection menu of very high quality than a menu that promises a cornucopia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Many reviews about the Charlotte Hotel point out that in a small town with good restaurants, this place is a notch above, good food prepared well, etc. My wife and I completely agree we those reviews on all counts. I would like to point out that the entrees on the menu are different enough to interest someone who eats out... More 

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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176 reviews 176 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Our quest for great fining was not disappointed at this restaurant and after staying a few days in the area this was the best by far! A peaceful and welcoming dining room and great service made the evening memorable and the menu selections were excellent and much enjoyed by all four of us. Would recommend only this one dining delight... More 

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Onancock, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have eaten at the Charlotte many times. It is a lovely gem tucked into the center of picturesque Onancock. It has a formal dining room, a less formal "Board Room", and a small intimate bar. My friends and neighbors come here repeatedly, and it is always recommended to our visitors. The food preparation and presentation are outstanding. Many of... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food is exquisite for both meals. Gary's breakfasts are excellent and the chef's dinner offerings, featuring lots of local fare, are equally good.

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va
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Consistently good. When we go out looking for a fine dining experience and a meal that never disappoints, we like The Charlotte. On my last visit I had shrimp and grits; it was as good as The Jekyll Club in Georgia, our other favorite. Thank you Charlotte for the gluten free options.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 North St, Onancock, VA 23417-1921
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
  • Phone Number: 757-787-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

The award-winning restaurant features cuisine that is prepared using many Eastern Shore products. It is with great pride that we support local watermen, farmers, and area businesses. Because much of our fare is made from locally available ingredients, the menu changes frequently, often daily. Everything is house-made, including the ice cream! Our bar is well stocked, and the extensive wine list offers selections from around the world.

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