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The Bluegrass Grill & Bakery

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313 2nd St SE, Ste 105, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5654
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Annapolis, MD
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So we tried to go here two different times and ditched because there was a very long wait. Eventually, we toughed it out and waited about 45 minutes for a table. And it is worth it. Of course, I was starving by the time I sat down, so you could have fed me cardboard topped with sawdust and if you... More 

Thank seano21401
florence KY
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large menu, the food is so much better that a lot of breakfast places I've eaten at and I was visiting Charlottesville and did not want to eat breakfast at the hotel so tried this place. Wish it was bigger place as it fills up fast!!

Thank bothenjs
Springfield, Virginia
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting the area and decided to try The Bluegrass Grill & Bakery. It was excellent. We did get the last available large table. There was a line forming, but no one left. It was a cold and damp day, but they waited outside! The food was terrific. They have the best home fries. I've never liked restaurant potatoes,... More 

Thank Suzanne J
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic breakfast! Funky chicken and salmon benedict were amazing. Large portions, very tasty and...good coffee. Service attentive and we didn't have to wait--an added bonus.

Thank Claudia B
Charlottesville, Virginia
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My wife and I frequent Bluegrass often for breakfast (and occasionally lunch). My breakfast staple is corned beef hash and it's the best I've ever had. All homemade, nothing out of a can or jar. The biscuits are homemade, hot and deliciously fluffy. Their pancakes are excellent, as are omelets. It's a small venue and very popular, particularly on weekends,... More 

Thank Dave F
Catlett, VA
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We found this place today because we are working in the area and it was so good! It's real small, only about 10 tables maybe but the service was fast so I'm sure they get through people quickly. Seat yourself, large variety of breakfast items and some stuff that is pretty unique. It was a fun atmosphere. We will define... More 

Thank Cblevins81
Danville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Tons of selection, food was good, realizing its 2016 and the restaurant you're eating in only accepts cash...terrible. In their defense there was a tiny sign on the door but we didn't even notice it when we went in. As we were eating we kept seeing all the diners leave and then come back...they were making the block and a... More 

Thank Brittney A
Charlottesville, Virginia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I've been to the Bluegrass Grill several times, and have learned by now that you should arrive very early (like 30+ minutes before it opens) on weekends in order to ensure you will be seated with the first wave of people. Otherwise you add your name to the hand-written list and could wait awhile. The food is great, with lots... More 

Thank Victoria K
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited the grill with a friend and had a good breakfast each. My friend had never been to the Bluegrass Grill before and really enjoyed it. On the weekends this place normally has a line and wait list. Weekend parking can also be tough, but there is a city parking garage just down the street. If you don't want to... More 

Thank BornYeti
Laurel, Maryland
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed near the Downtown Mall (easy walk from either the Marriott Residence or Omni), and were looking for the ultimate local breakfast haunt -- someplace that came highly recommended by pretty much everyone we queried. Unanimous: this is the place. It's a family establishment, and has a great vibe. It's also rather small, so plan on waiting if you're... More 

Thank Mark T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 2nd St SE, Ste 105, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5654
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 14342959700

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