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Upper Shirley Vineyards

600 Shirley Plantation Rd, Charles City, VA 23030-2920
+1 804-829-9463
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (54 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
600 Shirley Plantation Rd, Charles City, VA 23030-2920
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very stately restaurant and vineyard. It has indoor and outdoor dining plus a bar. Live music outside. Please note it is only open 11:00 to 3:00 for the full lunch menu. Small plate menu and desserts until 4:30. Closed Tuesday’s. Prix Fixe Menu Thursday’s from...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time at the winery and the young lady waiting on us was great. She took plenty of time with us, told us about all the wines, and made us feel important as if we were the only customers that she had...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

My family and I went for wine tasting and lunch on a Saturday afternoon. We had a lovely time, staff were friendly and the tasting was fantastic. Lunch was also wonderful as there was live acoustic music happening at the same time. The grounds are...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with friends. Great food with unique options. Shared a bottle of white wine. It was a very hot day so we choose inside, but the outside porch would be great on a cooler day.

Thank Lenna R
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting with a great wine list and a restaurant that has good food. Worth he drive but there was 1 thing that was unexpected. The waiter was chewing gum very aggressively and that is NOT acceptable. Too bad, that offset the otherwise lovely experience.

Thank marymaryloveshawaii
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place. A warm summer breeze wafted off the James River as we ate a decadent luncheon. Our choices were the Fried Green Tomatoes (perfectly Fried and served up with pimento cheese and a pepper jelly along with pork belly) as a...More

Thank stillexploring84
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Two friends and I had a delicious lunch at Upper Shirley. Each of us had one of the entree salads: 2 chicken and 1 salmon. We were very pleased with our selections. The tasty salmon was cooked to order. The view on the expansive porch...More

Thank tobi231
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Met some friends for lunch today at Upper Shirley. The restaurant is quite large and I'd suggest you make a reservation as there were lines when we got there. Lunch starts at 11. We shared a bottle of Upper Shirley Rose and Upper Shirley Petite...More

Thank Faye L
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Had the opportunity to visit Upper Shirley Vineyards on June 16th 2018. Was looking forward to it and once we got there the wines were fabulous. The server was very knowledgeable we got to meet the owner and we learned a lot about Upper Shirley....More

Thank VALuvWine
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Just toured the Shirley plantation and stopped here for an awesome lunch. VERY busy so could not eat outside where there is an amazing view of the JAMES but inside is also beautiful and nice and cool on hot day....had a delicious lunch and loved...More

Thank jeannette y
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September 9, 2017|
Response from JDA60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can just buy a glass of wine and there are lots of places to sit.
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Carlisle B |
Upper Shirley offers a four course prix fixe menu with wine pairings every Thursday evening. Menus are seasonally crafted and locally sourced. Reservations are required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Shirley Plantation Rd, Charles City, VA 23030-2920
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 804-829-9463
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Upper Shirley Vineyards, a one-of-a-kind estate, winery, restaurant and wedding venue perched above once of the most scenic bends on the James River. Wine Tastings: 11-5 pm Full Menu: 11-3 pm Small Plates & Desserts: 11-4:30 pm
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