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Michie Tavern

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Interesting Spot and good Food

We had the lunch buffet here and it was very good. Not fancy gourmet but good home cooking and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Average food, but you pay for the atmosphere

We came to eat at this historic tavern and knew that it would be overpriced. It was, but we were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Historic tavern (ca. 1784) originally located on Patrick Henry's land. Living-history tours are conducted on the grounds of its current location near route Va 20.
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683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
+1 434-977-1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we had dinner here,the food was scrumptious.will come back! if you are a genealogist and historian then this place is for you!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CarlaP2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Jefferson's Monticello, it was suggested we visit the Mitchie Tavern. Unfortunately, we weren't impressed: The Tavern requires you to wait outside until you are called; you are then cattle-called onto the buffet line -- you can't even put your coat down until you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the lunch buffet here and it was very good. Not fancy gourmet but good home cooking and friendly people. All you can eat so go hungry!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TallTraveler2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to eat at this historic tavern and knew that it would be overpriced. It was, but we were seated right next to the cozy fireplace which made our lunch even better. The baked chicken was delicious, everything else average. Would definitely eat here...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ZMom777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a day spent at Monticello we hurriedly left earlier then we would have liked to make the 3:00 last meal time at Michie. It would have been so much nicer if they served dinner a bit longer then 3:00. The atmosphere was interesting but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PennsylvaniaReah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have best fried chicken in Charlottesville. They treat everyone like family. Service is great. Love the place

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here at this historic tavern for lunch. Lunch consisted of a decent buffet featuring a number of veggie side dishes and fried chicken ($23). Drinks and desserts were extra. Staff was very friendly and quick to bring what we needed. My only disappointment was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank markmaiers55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a really good stop we left very full. The staff was really friendly. The buffet was plentiful but the food just bland. We ate all veggies so I can't say how the meat was. More like a cafeteria feeling.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria R
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The appeal of this restaurant is the interior of an old tavern. The initial serving is Southern-style buffet, but a server in period-dress brings extra servings to the table of all the delicious fried chicken and barbecue pork that you want to eat. I have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WinslowCorner
Reviewed 8 November 2018

well worth an afternoon to get a great taste of some Virginia classics. Can be a bit of a wait if you don't get there at opening. Good for large parties as well as small. great southern fare food, ambiance, and service. Also, a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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10 June 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Mondays from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM.
24 March 2016|
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Response from Hildmat | Reviewed this property |
They have cole slaw. You must pay for the full meal even if you only eat the cole slaw. It is $18 adults and $11 children plus dessert is extra.
14 November 2015|
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Response from MichieTavern | Property representative |
Michie Tavern accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.