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C & O Restaurant

515 E Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5347
+1 434-971-7044
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
515 E Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5347
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go to C&O for restaurant week. It was amazing. We both had the sea scallops on a puree of mashed cauliflower with a sweet sauce. I had the steak and my friend had the pasta. We both had the meyer lemon creme...More

1  Thank erawson77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not so long after C & O Restaurant opened in the 1970s, began appearing on lists of the 10 best restaurants in the *United States.* The restaurant had a gentle decline after Sandy McAdams sold it in the 1980s, but it retained its reputation as...More

1  Thank charl0ttesville
Reviewed 3 February 2018

My husband and I went here for my birthday dinner, and it was maybe my best birthday dinner ever! Everything was absolutely delicious beginning with the grilled baby beets salad and ending with the sticky toffee pudding, a wonderful rendition of my favorite dessert. My...More

Thank MarylandProfessor
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My wife and I love to frequent the many super restaurants available here in C'Ville. This time around we visited C & O Restaurant. This restaurant has an excellent reputation among the locals as well as visitors. It did not dissapoint. The appetizers were delicious....More

Thank grangerangel
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Anniversary dinner for my wife and me. Well prepared drinks, excellent dinner-steak chinoise is a long-time menu staple and absolutely delicious. Fine service.

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Great food. Sometimes the tables can be a bit crowded together and some of the chairs are a bit uncomfortable, but it’s a must if you are visiting Charlottesville. The food is really good.

Thank eliizabeth
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

First time back in many many years while visiting Charlottesville. It's one of those places that you must not miss

1  Thank wpguy500
Reviewed 6 January 2018

10 degrees outside and fabulous, cozy, romantic and beautiful inside. Incredibly friendly staff; Abraham is a terrific, knowledgeable and delightful waiter. We’ve had a lot of good meals - throughout the world - and this was one of the best! Fabulous menu and wine list;...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed 10 December 2017

C&O was highly recommended by a friend who is a UVA Alum andUVA Parent. As it turned out, we had a very difficult day with a family health scare. The staff had no way of knowing that, yet could not have been more therapeutic. The...More

1  Thank goodfoodLR
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Hidden off the mall, you will have to look hard! Worth the visit, well at least once! Excellent dining, but a bit on the small portion size (how French). Service was wonderful, but expect highish prices for the experience.

Thank samtrip12345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 E Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5347
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-971-7044
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