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The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant

7 North St, Onancock, VA 23417-1921
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Ranked #2 of 12 restaurants in Onancock
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: American, European, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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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97% Recommend
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English first
East Hampton, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I am extreemly picky when it comes to food preperation. Everything from wine selection appatizers,dinner and OMG the deserts were expertley prepared.

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Lavallette, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This may be the best restaurant in the entire state of Va or even the entire east coast. From wine list to crème brulee (sp?) this place can't be beat. Outstanding host, great wait staff and a chef who is just fabulous from his delicious creations to their fine presentation. The night we were there music was Ella Fitzgerald doing... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have known Onancock to be a small town with better than average restaurants, but we were super impressed with our meal here during our recent visit. My husband and I both chose the Prix Fix three course meal, which includes any selection from the menu of appetizer, main course and dessert (they note on the menu that the Prix... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

The Charlotte is the place for an excellent dining experience. The menu offers a wide variety of excellently prepared and presented meals. The service is attentive, without being intrusive and professionally pleasant. We chose The Charlotte to celebrate our 50th anniversary and could not have been more pleased. It was everything we expected.

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Alexandria VA
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179 reviews 179 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I was in tiny Onancock visiting a friend who lives there. First night, we walked to The Charlotte for dinner - she's a regular there, and I can see why. A wonderful little place with a lively bar and back room, plus a larger more formal dining room. It was a busy Friday so we took a table in the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My husband and I had an Amazing experience. We Both Agreed it was THE best meal ever. We chose The Tasting Menu and included the wine selection -Simply Amazing! Everything was a perfect Match!

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Hudson, NY
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were recommended The Charlotte Hotel for dinner by a friend whom we were visiting - the restaurant came highly recommended and we can see why. We were promptly seated and our drink order was taken. Gary was at the bar and mixed a great martini! Being on the Eastern Shore we felt we needed some seafood "fix" and the... More

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Melfa, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

FEB 13, 2014, Small town hits the 5 star rating for me. Gary and Charlotte have exceeded expectations for dinner. Special menu sampler was a hit. 2 starters and 2 entrees per person for pre Valentine day dinner.Excellent preparations by Chef Sam and the wait staff. Every selection was made to perfection.As an old fire fighter who likes to eat,... More

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Suffolk, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant is a quaint little spot, and a perfect selection for an intimate dinner. We celebrated our anniversary dinner there, and the food was delicious. They had no problem accommodating vegan requests, and the menu selections should satisfy any craving.

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Onancock, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The Charlotte is an upscale dining experience. Frequented by locals too so you know it has to be good. You can choose the linens and candlelight atmosphere in the dining room or opt for the bar area -- caution it is small -- for a more casual menu and atmosphere. Regarding what to eat, we went with soft shell crabs... More

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