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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%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
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1296 Clifton Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3627
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

My son and daughter-in-law brought me to the Clifton Inn for a special treat. We ate on the back veranda on a lovely day. Nice experience, though I have enjoyed my food other times in other local restaurants bit more. The menu is not as...More

Thank palmyralady
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

If you are going to stay here for the first time I'm sure it will be a wonderful experience. Accommodations are great, location and surrounding area a gift from the Gods. However if you are from the area and live good food this is not...More

Thank Caroline Y
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Out in the countryside, this place is way cool. Would like to come back and stay at the Inn. There was a big thunderstorm that evening and we lost power several times but no one missed a beat. Great original food although the portions are...More

Thank ponderosapine
Reviewed July 6, 2016

The Clifton Inn is really a lovely experience with attentive service and generous details. We stayed in the Merriweather Lewis room, one of the ground floor rooms in the restored stables adjacent to the main house. The room was charming, with stone floors, a fireplace,...More

Thank GNMom
Reviewed July 4, 2016

My wife and I ordered the four-course meal with wine pairings. The rack of lamb was perfectly prepared, and the cauliflower vichyssoise with oyster mushrooms was superb.

Thank Artwoods
Reviewed June 18, 2016

We had a lovely dinner at this hotel, a former member of Relais & Chateaux, so we knew we were in for a lovely meal, and indeed it was although service was a tad slow, but the food was delicious and well worth going to.

Thank rygsa
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Food, wine list and service were all outstanding. The seating is divided into smaller venues, including outdoor, solarium, bar and dining room. I would come again. The lamb was top notch.

Thank Grand_A_Foodie
Reviewed May 15, 2016

This Relais et Chateaux destination has it all. Exquisite attention to detail, gorgeous setting, inside and out, and then there is the food... I have had the pleasure of dining at the Inn in small, medium, large, and even very large groups, as the place...More

Thank CarthageMcLean_VA
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

My early morning hotel Clifton Inn Charlottesville a great place and a magical atmosphere!!! excellent service and the staff in the hotel and restaurant .Very tasty breakfasts and great friendly service

Thank Дамира А
Reviewed March 19, 2016

My wife is from Europe and I am from Japan. We have eaten at the finest restaurants all over the world. After we moved to Charlottesville, VA, from Manhattan, NY, we went to almost all highly rated restaurants in and near the city. We were...More

Thank Cognoscente-G
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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
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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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
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
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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