Charlottesville Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Charlottesville; our list of the best things to see, including Monticello, Barracks Road Shopping Center and Ice skate.
  • The best place in Charlottesville: Monticello


    the residence of Thomas Jefferson
    The grounds include the house itself, the gardens, servant quarters, and Thomas Jefferson's grave. Open daily, $22 for adults, $8 children 6 - 11. Annual Pass $50.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Barracks Road Shopping Center

    Barracks Road Shopping Center

    Barracks Road and Emmett Street
    This outdoor shopping center contains higher end stores, as well as mid-level clothing outlets and a variety of inexpensive restaurants. Conveniently located near the University North Grounds.
  • Main Street Arena is your full service sports & event space. ANYONE can rent it- you can even put a giant slide in it.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Shergold Studio

    Shergold Studio

    Located at 652 Rio Road West #7
    North East food nearby
  • Beer Run

    Beer Run

    close to downtown and Belmont
    Frequent beer tastings and a focus on all natural, organic, local foods.
  • The Downtown Mall

    The Downtown Mall

    Main Street between McIntire Rd
    Several blocks in downtown Charlottesville have been closed off to traffic, creating a pedestrian-friendly area full of shops and restaurants. The old brick buildings, ecclectic stores, and people make this a great place to walk around. Just north of the Downtown Mall on Park Street is the town hall and some of the oldest buildings in town. See [11] for more information.
    North Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Michie Tavern

    Michie Tavern

    an inn dating to 1784
    Michie (pronounced Mickey) Tavern is a recreation of a Colonial tavern, where tourists can eat, shop, and tour the buildings.
  • Maya


    633 West Main St
    Southern comfort food done right.
    Main-Starr Hill
  • St. Maarten Cafe

    St. Maarten Cafe

    Maarten Cafe, [46] A Corner classic - been around since 1985. Features delicious wings, burgers, nachos and cheese fries. Moderately priced, good tap and bottle beer selection and an awesome specialty cocktail menu that regularly changes. Drink specials available 7 days a week.
  • Higher-end misc.
  • Seminole Square Shopping Center

    Over fifty fine shops located on Route 29 just north of Hydraulic Road in Charlottesville
    ATA Leadership Martial Arts,Ace Shoe Repair, Andrew Minton Jewelers, Asian Fusion Buffet,Big Lots, Bike Factory of Charlottesville,Boathouse Restaurant,Bounce-n-Play, Boy Scout Shop, Burger King, C'ville Oriental, Ci Ci's Pizza, CosmoProf, Crystal Cleaners, Dover Saddlery, Downtown Athletic, ERA Bill May Realty Co., Ebony Images, Edible Arrangements, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, F-Stop Photo, Family Christian Store, Fashion Bug, FastFrame, GNC (General Nutrition Center), Giant Food, Hair World, It's A Stitch, Kim's Hair Salon, Maharaja Restaurant, Marco & Luca, Marshalls, Mykonos Café, Nail Expo, Office Depot, Performance Bicycle Shop, Pete's Pet Forum, Plan9 Music, Premier Rental Purchase, Professional Optical, Royal Indian Restaurant, Seminole Carpet & Floors, Seminole Total Health, Snap Fitness 24/7, The Crystal Connection, The Party Starts Here, Tobacconist & Gifts, Total Soccer, Virginia School of Massage. Visit our WebSite for maps, store hours and phone numbers, coupons, bus schedules and more! [34] Visit us on Facebook [35]
  • Fashion Square Mall

    Fashion Square Mall

    on 29 North
    The main indoor mall, with the usual variety of chain clothing stores, bookstores, department stores, and restaurants.
  • The Virginia Discovery Museum

    on the Downtown Mall
    Closed Monday, open until 5PM other days. Admission is $4 for all ages.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Peter Chang's China Grill - Barracks Road

    a second restaurant opened more recently by Peter Chang
  • Riverside Lunch

    In town location: 1427 Hazel St
    Riverside North location: 1770 Timberwood Blvd. A Charlottesville institution. Some consider Riverside to have the best burgers in town.
    Little High
  • Buttz BBQ

    on Elliewood Avenue
  • C&O

    515 E
    High end Virginia cuisine in a cozy environment. Excellent casual bar downstairs.
  • Milan

    1417 Emmet Street
    Wonderful Indian food, spicy and aromatic favorites cooked in authentic tandoori oven. Features a lunchtime buffet. Wide range of favorites, including vegetarian options. $10-$20.
    Blue Ridge-Rugby Ave
  • Vivace

    2244 Ivy Road
    Italian, with charming indoor or two-tiered patio seating.
  • Lime Leaf Cafe

    in the Rio Hill center on US 29
    This hidden gem serves the most delicious and authentic Thai food in Charlottesville.
  • Bang

    213 Second St
    Higher end Asian inspired Tapas.
  • Lazy Parrot Grill - Pantops

    For a family-friendly meal
    Casual dining experience with 10 TV's for playoff evenings. Lots of good food, with hamburger's, 47 flavors chicken wings and salads galore. NTN Trivia, karaoke, and outdoor seating. Open daily from 11AM-10PM. Under $10 [49]
  • Sakura

    near the corner of University Ave and 14th St
    Japanese, including sushi. Delicious food in a calm, mature, relaxing atmosphere (unusual on The Corner).
  • Boathouse Row Restaurant - Seminole Square

    located in Seminole Square Shopping Center next to Cheeseburgers in Paradise
    Specializing in seafood, steaks, grills and pasta. Enjoy the lounge. But beware of the large ridiculous boats that hang from the ceiling, they are bound to fall at any time.[47]
  • Revolutionary Soup

    108 Second St
    Hearty soups, inspired sandwiches, fresh salads, fancy sodas, local and organic ingredients. Soups are about $5.
  • Tiffany's Seafood Restaurant - Seminole Square

    Casual sit-down dining
    Also, steaks and chicken dishes. Lunch and dinner available. M-Th 11:30AM-10PM, F & Sat 11:30AM-10:30PM, Su 5PM-10PM. Range $11-$20. [51]
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