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The Nook

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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415 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
+1 434-295-6665
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a treasure! It has a diner style menu that features delicious comfort foods as well as more trendy items. The service is terrific and and prices are fair. The dining room is retro and comfortable, but from spring through autumn we enjoy sitting outside.

Centreville, Virginia
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357 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I highly recommend the Bistro Mac N' Cheese (Julienne Slices of Ham, Ripe Roma Tomatoes and Fusilli, Tossed with our Three Cheese Bechamel Sauce and Dusted with Garlic Butter Breadcrumbs. Served with Country White Toast.).

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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us ordered various meals -- chicken pot pie, hash, beef & pork burger, and fish and chips -- all were disappointed. If we had to return, we'd get breakfast only. Fortunately, we don't have to return. Service was fine.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

In the middle of Charlottesville's pedestrian Main St. this bistro offers a comfortable atmosphere with menu items to please almost everyone. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available all day, with items including fish and chips, country fried steak, tuna melts, omelettes and Belgian waffles. The food was great, the service excellent. During the warmer months outdoor dining is available. Large... More 

New York City, New York
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

If you are particular about your OJ. The Nook understands and provides the closet thing to actually fresh squeezed in the restaurant. Everything is served hot. Their breakfast potatoes are not "off the truck ". Blueberry pancakes are great ,a lot to eat but they don't scold you for not finishing. I had two breakfasts there and consistent both times.... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We had very good service and the food was delicious. Not a huge selection but probably something for almost anyone. I would probably call it comfort food. Great value given the amount and quality of food for the price. We went for lunch but their breakfasts sound wonderful, so we plan to return for that.

Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Interesting decor and the floor is original in amazing condition. Really nice waitress. I had the crab cakes and two of them were huge. My guy had a hot dog and he liked it. After eating there we saw other places on the mall that looked better so make sure you really shop around

Fremont, CA
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128 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

our server was really friendly and we found all of he comfort food we needed ! no hurries, iced teas, cheesy potatoes, every kind of mac'n cheese and prompt service with a great sense of humor !

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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

What a big mistake. We arrived after the lunchtime rush but the service was terrible. We had to flag down a server to find out who was assigned our table. Finally, we were waited on by a very uninterested server. We knew we were in trouble when he sat down to eat his meal after taking our order! I had... More 

North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Loved this experience, very friendly place, food was amazing and the Bloody Mary's are the BEST! Would definitely go there again and for other meal times too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-6665

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