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Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar

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416 W Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
+1 434-975-6796
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was top class. the food was delicious , great texture, and mouthwatering. service was really professional and friendly servers , definitely worth a visit.

Thank Ali S
Charlottesville, Virginia
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

This used to be one of our "go to" restaurants in Charlottesville. We loved sitting at the bar and enjoying the conversation with the wonderful bartenders (they would get a five) and the food, especially on Thirsty Thursdays when wine bottles are half price. We enjoyed seeing Howie Long there. The haloumi appetizer and salmon entree were among our favorites.... More 

1 Thank Catc1966
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We stopped here before catching Amtrak. It was a fairly crowded Saturday evening, but they got us in without reservations. The drinks (Sangria and a Churchill) were well prepared. Our 7 year old wanted steak, but they don't have much of a children's menu. He ended up eating an adult streak and enjoyed it. We had the salmon pasta special... More 

Thank ChadPhd
Charlottesville, Virginia
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We always enjoy going to Orzo for dinner. The food is always spectacular and the service is just as good. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Charlottesville. Located downtown and a 5 minute walk to UVA's campus.

Thank EliizabethWS
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We went up for a UVA game. The food was good, but it wS really busy and we had to sit at the bar. The bar tender was great, but the host... Not so much.

Thank Beachbums32903
Charlottesville, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

This has become our favorite place in town. Always a unique menu of choices. Always excellent food quality and good service. Reasonably priced for the quality.

Thank johnpK756MH
Chico, California
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334 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Despite its size and somewhat casual front end demeanor, this is a surprisingly well appointed and well-tended dining room that pushes into the classy range with little fuss and effort. Immediate seating, drink orders, menus, and helpful pointers pinpointed vegetarian as well as cod, chicken, and (my) brined pork chop dinner orders, replete with great reds and whites from across... More 

Thank JoelZ195
Cincinnati, Ohio
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We had a casual family dinner for a nice restful time. The staff went out of the way to assure our comfort and enjoyment. The Restaurant did fill to what looked like capacity but there was no rush on our party. The menu is diverse not necessarily vegetarian friendly but they try. Wine selection is fine and a bit more... More 

Thank saba1946
Charlottesville, Virginia
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was a special night with my husbands aunt and uncle who live in Houston area of TX and doing road trip to visit son and his new wife in NY, side trip stopover in Blowing Rock, NC area (great timing for fall colors) to visit my in laws for a week (Uncle and my Father n Law are brothers).... More 

1 Thank CIndyCsml
Charlottesville, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I have been a customer of this place in the past 2 to 3 years, for every major family occasion. But ever since expansion in yearly 2016 I have been there two times for the same reason and did not like the food and the service compare with what I have experienced before. Not sure what happened, but it seems... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Mediterranean, Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 W Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-975-6796
Nestled inside the Main Street Market at 416 West Main Street in Charlottesville, Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar offers a menu and wine list that fuses the culinary and viticultural traditions of Italy, Greece, Spain, and the South of France.Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar celebrates the exciting synergy of food and wine and the sparkling flavors of the Mediterranean. Our menu is complemented by an extensive wine list that covers the breadth of the Mediterranean, featuring an outstanding selection of wines by the glass as well as rare wines at exceptional values from our Wine Shop. We offer 5% off retail when you purchase three bottles, 10% off retail for six, and 20% off retail for a case.Orzo Offsite offers the exceptional cuisine and warm hospitality that you've come to enjoy at Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar. From simple to lavish, Orzo Offsite caters weddings, political fundraisers, corporate functions and intimate dinner parties (to name a few). We create beautiful, seamless and unforgettable events.

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