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Cavalier Diner

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American, Diner
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1403 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4874
434-977-1619
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent Breakfast and service,,,local place Ive been going to for years.....Good food and even better service...Reall nice folks

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Thank CamrynLimo
Tampa, Florida
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good food at a great price, fast friendly service. We stopped in because it was a local place and as usual we were not disappointed. The food is good and plentiful, we'd recommend the Egg Benedict, also have some grits.

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Thank John_Go_Bucs
Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a fun place to have breakfast. You can tell it has a regular clientele. The waitresses were super friendly and attentive. We had typical things for breakfast. All was great. The biscuits were fresh and hot. I had a side of fried green tomatoes with my meal and they were great.

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Thank longing4AZ
Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Small non-chain diner-style restaurant, with great food, including best pancakes in town. Offers solid food throughout the day, but most popular for breakfast.

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Thank Steve3480
Baltimore, Maryland
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is a cute little diner, clearly popular with the older locals. Our group had a variety of dishes and we all enjoyed what we ordered. Service was friendly. Parking is tight and a bit tricky to navigate. We enjoyed our visit.

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Thank MLGG
Advance, North Carolina
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150 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

A favorite of my father's so we always go there when in town and they never let us down. Friendly and they always know his name. Good breakfast!

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Thank JohnReff
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

My lunch was great and everything coming out looked delicious. I would definitely go back. Only downfall is slow waiting staff.

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Thank Kathy R
Gallatin, Tennessee, USA
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

We were the only diners there that weren't local. The owner knew and greeted each one by their name, and made us feel welcome as well. The breakfast choices were great

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Thank Peter S
Charlottesville, Virginia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Did you ever have that moment why you didn't just go to the store, spend a little change and fix it yourself? Yeah, I had one of those moments with this diner. Did I mention I could have gotten home, made it, served it, cleaned up the dishes in time for my evening book reading BEFORE the delivery would have... More 

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Thank Greggamma
Dale City, Virginia
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Referred by clerk at The English Inn. Lots of variety on menu. Waitress was very friendly. Highly recommend the Reuben! Very tasty. Could use a bit more meat though. Onion rings were really good.

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Thank ELLERBJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4874
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-977-1619
Description
Breakfast, Brunch Lunch & Dinner

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?