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Clifton Inn

1296 Clifton Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3627
+1 434-971-1800
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good12%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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1296 Clifton Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3627
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

We enjoyed dinner and wine pairings as part of a Romance Package with the Inn. The food was delicious and a fantastic way to celebrate our wedding anniversary!

Thank Matt K
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I has stayed at the lovely Clifton Inn more than 20 years ago, and wanted a nice place for dinner during a college tour visit to Charlottesville with our teenage son. The Inn was a perfect spot for an outstanding meal in...More

Thank Mcallanan2
Reviewed April 7, 2017

We were greeted as we entered and since we had let them know we were there for a celebration, staff brought that up immediately. We were given complementary champagne as well because of our celebration. Our server was attentive but not annoyingly so. Food was...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed March 27, 2017

They recently changed their menu to encourage more diners looking for a nice evening out. They are trying to not make it a once a year special occasion place. Four dined for the price of two during a March special. Three of us had the...More

Thank 64Jag
Reviewed February 28, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a fabulous 5 course dinner at the Clifton just a couple of days prior to Valentines (It fit our schedule and, as it turns out, my wife took a tumble on the day prior to Valentines and ended up at...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed January 3, 2017

WE came by while we visited VA. THIS PLACE WAS PRICELESS!!! An unbelievably wonderful evening. Outstanding food and wait staff. The wine pairings with the courses were outstanding. Will never forget this evening!

Thank Ruth6262
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service and dinner was very good. We were in a "suite" that was located outside the main inn. Unfortunately the room was a little rustic. The beds were comfy but the bathroom needed some TLC and the heat was not well balanced -...More

Thank Happytravelinfamily
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

if you want really pretty food this is the place to choose. If you want really tasty food and a lot of food this is definitely not the place for you. To start off with the salad was basically three leaves. The entrée was maybe...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I had talked with the Clifton Inn three times about our reservation confirming a mix of one regular diner plus two vegetarian diners. Each time they assured me the vegetarian diners were not a problem. When we arrived, the waitress said they didn't have a...More

Thank susannah202
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Our family was the first to sit in the kitchen with the new chef, Aris. After ordering our entrees we were delighted with a plate of pickled vegetables, using star anise and cinnamon, and an amuse bouche of watermelon, feta and mint that brought nuanced...More

Thank Melinda G
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What is there typical lunch menu and prices
September 20, 2015|
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Response from Cliftoncares | Property representative |
Just call our reception for reservation 434 971 1800 Menu sample Seasonal Soup Please inquire with your server about our Seasonal Soup offering today $10 Mixed Greens Salad Fresh Mixed Green Salad with Lemon... More
What is typical lunch menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Cash Only, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 Clifton Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3627
    (Route 250 West)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-971-1800
  • E-mail
At Clifton, it's all about delicious discovery. Our culinary team offers guests the chance to taste the world with daily departures designed to thrill the palette and capture the imagination. The elegant atmosphere and attentive service at Clifton is perfect for transforming any occasion into a special one. Executive Chef Tucker Yoder regularly assembles tantalizing tasting menus that turn a meal at Clifton into a fine food lover’s dream. Clifton diners can also have front row seats for the culinary action at the Chef’s Table. Designed for groups of 6 to 10 people, the Chef’s Table puts you literally front and center, allowing you to watch the culinary team make their magic.
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