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119 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5031
+1 434-977-1818
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“meatloaf” (41 reviews)
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Wine Bar, American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
119 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5031
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the ambience and the food is excellent We had three appetizers,all were very tasty. My favorite? Gnochis withs mushrooms!!

Thank RAPOLA19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we just walk up and look at menu. They had me at Brussels spouts!! Plates were really good. We sat outside so it was nice to sit and people watch. Had some wine and beer. We will be back!

Thank Mousee_me
Reviewed 3 September 2018

For our first visit to Charlottesville, my wife and I chose Bizou for dinner based on the small plate style, unique menu and reviews. Though the waitstaff was very friendly and helpful, although you could tell you were eating in a college town. We are...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Three of us stopped by Bizou for an easy lunch. We sat outside in a relaxing venue. Salads were fresh and tasty; the wine list had ample "by the glass" choices. Prices were reasonable. Overall, excellent value.

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We were avoiding a huge deluge of rain and saw the menu at Bizou full of small plates that looked intriguing. We weren’t too hungry and quickly decided to head in. Boy was that the best move we made since our gem we found in...More

Thank TravelingGirl973
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit to Bizou. Cute, quaint and very delicious food. We tried the tofu tamales (we aren’t vegetarian and we don’t like tofu but they were outstanding!) we also tried the carne a la plancha and the ricotta gnocchi - both very good...More

Thank TheGlobetrotter77
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I have been to this restaurant many times over the years and enjoyed its consistently high quality food and service. Today, however, the tapas served on their restaurant week menu was extraordinary! The two kinds of heirloom tomato soup somehow divided across the diameter in...More

Thank cvillediner
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Bizou is on the downtown mall in Charlottesville. It has both indoor and outside dining. The menu was fine and the food quality was great. Pricing was reasonable and service was good. We enjoyed our meals, the shrimp and grits was off the charts.

Thank travelermd09
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This lovely little dining spot has a lot to offer for its size, but the one thing worth writing about- Meatloaf! It is better than what mama use to make. Sorry, but it's better than what my mom made and her's was pretty good. But...More

Thank DivaO
Reviewed 9 July 2018

They're located on the pedestrian mall, and were two blocks from our hotel. The food was fresh and very good, and if you sit outside, the people watching is great fun.

Thank blroth54
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1 September 2018|
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Response from TravelingGirl973 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
David H
8 March 2017|
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Response from Bizou M | Property representative |
Hello David (and Grace!)- Thanks for reaching out. We DO tend to buy heavily from the Old World both for the sake of food pairings (we're a French bistro at heart) and for economical purposes. We strive to find wines of... More
11 April 2016|
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Response from Charles D | Reviewed this property |
BIZOU does take reservations for parties of 4 or more, but not for brunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5031
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-1818
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