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The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant

7 North St, Onancock, VA 23417-1921
757-787-7400
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Ranked #6 of 13 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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Richmond, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Everyone told us this was the place to eat. We were not impressed. The decor is silly - glittery painted pinecones and empty shelves. Weird combo of old elegance and school crafts. The service was downright surly. We were expected to pass the plates back and forth as she was not willing to walk to the middle of the table.... More

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CharlotteHotel, Owner at The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I appreciate that you did not care for the décor, but I many of your review comments to be insulting rather than helpful. You apparently did not notice the many original artworks displayed on the walls and the “empty shelves.” Those “school crafts” have been exhibited in galleries and museums all across the country! As for the surly service remark,... More

Sewell, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

After reading all the great reviews maybe we were expecting too much. It was good but nothing to write home about. Both our dinners were average, good but not great. Service was fine. I think I would try another place if in the area. But there is not much in this area. Would possibly try again in the future.

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CharlotteHotel, Owner at The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

From the large number of reviews that you have posted, to be judged “good” in a rather large pool is not nearly so bad as if you had posted only a handful of reviews. With your broad experience, it would have been helpful to know what was needed to earn that extra owl eye or two from you. Thanks for... More

Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food and atmosphere is great at the Charlotte. I was having a lovely dinner a few nights ago, noticing that there were only a few workers on a busy night. As one of them was busy resetting tables as the other two girls were taking orders, and waiting tables, I noticed the boy walking over to Charlotte to help... More

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CharlotteHotel, Owner at The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive comments. We are told to praise in public, and discipline in private for a reason. We maintain a very high standard for service and quality and it is frustrating when not everyone shares your passion for excellence. What you witnessed was a parent correcting a petulant child. There was nothing wrong with the message, but... More

Xiamen, China
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Have eaten here many dozens of times; Try Gary's Mojitos; or ask to review his scotch book. Steaks are great here.

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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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
113 reviews 113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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202 reviews 202 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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Additional Information about The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant

Address: 7 North St, Onancock, VA 23417-1921
Phone Number: 757-787-7400
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: American, European, Seafood

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