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The Ivy Inn Restaurant

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2244 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4817
+1 434-977-1222
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2244 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4817
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

We are tourist from Florida and New Jersey. We had a delightful meal that included an outstanding mushroom medley appetizer ( with highlights of melted feta and bacon), and sensational entrees of lamb duet (chops and meatballs) and angus beef filet...wonderful combinations of flavors and...More

Thank Ken07960
Reviewed May 5, 2016

I enjoyed an excellent dinner while staying in Charlottesville at The Ivy Inn Restaurant enjoying a savory tenderloin that stands side by side with any great steakhouse. The menu is diverse and has terrific selections. I also enjoyed some of the flounder and will attest...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed May 4, 2016

The food is amazing, the service is great and the atmosphere is wonderful. It is in an old house and the setting is very intimate and cozy. The wild mushroom app is to die for!

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We took our UVa student daughter to dinner for a special treat on her 21st birthday. I don't want to give away any surprises but boy did they make it special! Such a great meal, great food, andgreat service. Delicous soup and salad to start....More

Thank Glenn C
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I booked through open table and mentioned we were going to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. The ivy inn went above and beyond to make us feel special: personalized menu, champagne, and a little dessert to congratulate us. The meal was absolutely delicious and service...More

Thank cville15
Reviewed April 27, 2016

came for our anniversary recently and the food and service were top notch as always. Have eaten here a number of times and it never disappoints. Lovely atmosphere, terrific food consistently, highly recommend the place!

Thank jenny g
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Great service, wonderful menu, fine dining. Exactly what we were hoping for during our road tri. Please dress appropriately.

Thank Warren P
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Food was ok. Just ok. Portions small. Very nice atmosphere. Service ok. Food pricey. With all the excellent eating establishments in Charlottesville it will be first and last visit.

Thank memegail2015
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Excellent food...excellent service...great atmosphere...what more is there to say? We have eaten at the Ivy Inn several times as a couple, with friends, and with family.

Thank wjmmedipro
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Eaten there a number of times over the years. Sometimes The food is speculation -as good as anything in the area -other times it's only great. Seems portions have shrunk a bit lately.

Thank chipbum
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Julie D
March 2, 2018|
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Response from wbl297 | Reviewed this property |
They change the menu frequently. I believe they do have gluten free food but I would advise you to call ahead and check with them.
September 3, 2017|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
We found the hostess to be very pleasant and seated us for our reservation promptly. Also could be poor grammar. They may be intending to offer an option to you rather than make a request of you.
November 4, 2016|
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Response from ehhorner | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is on-site parking. I wouldn't think reservations necessary but wouldn't hurt. Wonderful food and staff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $60
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2244 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4817
    (Ivy Road)
  • Public Transportation: No public transit
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-1222
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Locally-Inspired Seasonal American Cuisine in an historic house originally built in 1789. Family owned business for 20+ years.
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