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201 Mill St, Farmville, VA 23901-1341
+1 434-392-1566
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The roasted red pepper and crab soup drew me back to Charleys, but everything I've ever had here was very good. Had the soup and turkey sandwich special and it hit the spot after a 10 mile bike ride on the High Bridge Trail.

Thank MoseleyPaddler
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Farmville. It overlooks the Appomattox. Awesome attitude of my server Amanda. The manager also takes orders and serves! They have their award winning crab soup that everyone talks about. I mentioned it in FB and got 21 quick likes before my lunch was over! Go for it!

Thank Oolao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only establishment I have EVER been to where the bartender would give you the shirt off his back.....like literally! :-) This is a super cool place from the restaurant upstairs to the outdoor seating to the wine tasting space in the cellar. I intend to go back as soon as I can to snag a bottle of wine and... More 

Thank Pam B
Washington, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by here for a dinner and was pleasantly surprised. The crab and roasted red pepper soup was excellent. Had crab cakes, too, which were also very good. Excellent view of the Appomattox River and a great re-purposing of former tobacco warehouses. Service was outstanding.

Thank Aaron C
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I had paradise salad.i never had a salad like this before. It had figs and fig compote. Excellent. Service was good. Atmosphere on patio by the river was very good.

Thank Mary V
Prospect, Virginia
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in Farmville, VA. Hands down but not much selection in this town of 8,000 in southside Virginia. Both bar and restaurant, it has a couple of private rooms for parties and gatherings. Several "special" nights like date night on Tuesday's, usually in the range if $28-$30 for two and includes a bottle of wine. However, if you... More 

Thank 352will
Alexandria, Virginia
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Charleys is one of those comfortable, relaxing restaurants that you wish you could go to in every city. All of the staff go out of their way to make you feel at home, while serving massive plates of delicious food, at a great value. Don't miss this place if you're ever in Farmville. It's also on the Appomattox River, with... More 

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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

By far best brunch ever! Made to order waffles with every topping you can imagine! Made to order omelettes with all the amazing toppings too! Also have a nice brunch buffet that's delightful! Price is a little high but definitely worth it!

Thank ChristopherPSenger
Richmond, Virginia
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

So, this place is rated #2 in Farmville. Farmville is not a big town. It does not have an abundance of restaurants to choose from when wanting to eat something other than fast food or "big box restaurants" such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Ruby Tuesdays etc. So, I will say, it is a nice spot to hang out because of... More 

Thank jalyfle
Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Great Sunday brunch if you have plenty of time. The omelet station and waffle station required a pretty long wait in each line. By the time I got a waffle , my omelet was cold. Nice atmosphere and location.

Thank msacs1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Mill St, Farmville, VA 23901-1341
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Farmville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-392-1566

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