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If you are going to be in the Charlottesville - Monticello area, it is probably de rigueur that you visit Michie Tavern. ( Pronounced 'Mickey', by the way.) Not because it's great, but because it's part of the package, so to speak. This is a...More
You start out in a buffet line, fill your plate with chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, coleslaw, beans, green beans and cornbread and/or a biscuit. Then you order your beverage and find a table. Our sever was Becky and she was great! Kept us laughing...More
Down home southern goodness is a cafeteria style service. You get your tray, slide it along and help yourself to the food yourself. Once you’re seated, ( find a table yourself..some were “reserved” )and we two had to look for an empty one. Inconvenient if...More
Lived in Charlottesville for 3 years and finally decided to try Michie Tavern. Usually packed with tour busses - but lucked out. Nice atmosphere, small gift shop and dining area. Not easily navigable by wheel chairs/walkers. The original Tavern relocated 17 miles to this spot...More
Went here with a group after going to Monroe’s Highland estate. They say they have the best fried chicken around and that may be the case but as a vegetarian it wasn’t on my plate. Unfortunately, for a traditional Southern style restaurant the sides left...More
Buffett style meal served by a great staff in period clothing. We went through the serving line - taste a little of everything, it's easy to get more - and found a table in their front room. Even though it was very busy, we never...More
The food is as great as the atmosphere, and you will leave feeling stuffed. Not just a tourist stop, locals go here regularly. The best times are during the week to avoid wait times. Perfect on a warm sunny day to sit in the open...More