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Salt Artisan Market

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Rte. 53, between Monticello and Ash Lawn Highland, Charlottesville, VA 22902
+1 434-270-2072
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In what appears to be an old timey service station is a perfect spot to grab lunch in between visiting Monticello and some of the local vineyards. Food is delicious and FRESH! Not a lot of seating and no restrooms....but well worth it!

Thank Jason R
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132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wife and I split a sandwich, which was very good, but it was nice that we were not too hungry. Very nice folks working here. Only negative is no restroom facilities. They recommended going to the winery just down the road. We would stop here again - if we weren't too hungry.

Thank MoseleyPaddler
Hampshire UK
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this advertised in one of the tourist brochures and liked the sound of it. Just down the road from Monticello and 50m from Jefferson's Vineyard. So glad we had lunch there and avoided the crowds at Monticello. Excellent cheeses, with a baguette to match any we've eaten in France. Served with pickles and toasts. Enough for both of us... More 

Thank HampshireUKScaryMary
Richmond, Virginia
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered delicious sandwiches to take with us to nearby Jefferson Vineyards. I had the ham with Brie, arugula and peach chutney. The star of the sandwich was the soft baguette on which it was served. All ingredients were fresh and so good. My husband's craft sandwich with kimchi and lamb sausage was also delicious. Service was prompt and friendly. We... More 

Thank bbp2010
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This is a tiny place, with only two indoor tables and a smattering of outside tables. Good organic and I assume vegan food also available. We took ours "to go," and ate it at a picnic table at nearby Ashlawn-Highlands.

Thank JerseyShoreGma
Arlington, Virginia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here twice this year so far while visiting Charlottesville area wineries. While many of the wineries also offer food, we found the menu and food at Salt much more interesting - and reasonable. The sandwiches offered were interesting combinations served on first rate breads. My husband ordered the three cheese grilled cheese sandwich both times, and raved about... More 

Thank VMI1016
Alexandria, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The wonderfully energetic and passionate ladies at this fabulous little place do incredible work with sandwiches. The baguettes are excellent and their sandwich creations are interesting and delicious. My better half chose a special fennel sausage creation, served hot, and I went with a wonderful spinach, brie and bacon that was simply delicious. They have some nice tables indoors and... More 

Thank DCskippy
Tysons Corner, Virginia
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246 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Inside and out, this is a simple deli café with limited seating...HOWEVER, the sandwiches were out of this world! *** Very tasty to the last bite. *** We ordered and split two HOT sandwiches. One sandwich was like a vegetarian with tomato's, greens, and mozzarella with a sauce. The second sandwich as some combination of chicken, cheese, and vegetables. We... More 

Thank Phantastic4u
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This place is so adorable and the food is great too. All of the area wineries have beautiful, scenic areas to enjoy a picnic and this place is the perfect spot to grab your food. They even make up a seasonal cheese and charcuterie board. And if you are not visiting wineries, they have some tables out front to enjoy... More 

Thank Kimberly F
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Jefferson Winery-great choice. The sandwiches were delicious and filling but not overwhelming. Locally grown food (always a plus) and very friendly staff. The snickerdoodles are a must.

Thank sa_jack12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte. 53, between Monticello and Ash Lawn Highland, Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-270-2072
Salt, located on Thomas Jefferson Parkway between Monticello and Ash Lawn-Highland, is a market focused on locally-sourced products with emphasis on artisan cheeses, meats, charcuterie, sandwiches, and specialty prepared foods.

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