Dining on the Downtown Mall
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Farmers' Markets
City Market: This is the main farmers' market, held each Saturday during the growing season.
The Market at Pen Park: A farmers' market featuring produce, herbs, plants, crafts and baked goods.
Farmers in the Park: Charlottesville's only growers-only market.

Cafe 88
293-9888
923 Preston Ave.

Known for having authentic Asian cuisine. Much of the menu is vegetarian.

Integral Yoga
www.iyfoods.com
293-4111
923-H Preston Ave.

Natural foods, vitamins, etc. since 1975.

Marco and Luca’s Noodle Shop Faculty Fave
112 W. Main St. (Downtown Mall) 295-3855
107 Elliewood Ave. (The Corner)
244-0016
176 Zan Road (behind Chili's)
244-0149

This restaurant only offers a few items, but it does those items well. The main attraction is the dumplings (not vegetarian), but there are also noodle dishes, hot buns, and soups. A student/townie favorite. Cash or check only.

Ming Dynasty
979-0909
1417 Emmet St. (close to the law school)

Non-fat and vegetarian options. Chinese.

Rebecca's Natural Foods
www.rebeccasnaturalfood.com
977-1965
1141 Emmet St. (Barracks Road Shopping Center)

Fresh, whole foods, vitamins, etc.

Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar
www.teabazaar.com
293-9947
414 E. Main St., Downtown Mall (second floor)

Middle Eastern- and Asian-inspired all-vegetarian dishes (except for the tuna wrap). More than 80 exotic loose leaf teas. Bohemian atmosphere, live music some nights.

Whole Foods Market
973-4900
1797 Hydraulic Road

Fresh, all-natural sandwiches. Vegan options. Soups, salads and prepared foods.

Zazus
www.zazusfreshgrille.com
293-3454
2214 Ivy Road (close to the Law School)

Large wraps, salads, chili (veggie and non), smoothies. Wraps include Mediterranean, fajita, curried chicken, and veggie. Menu changes seasonally. Look for "Zazus buck" coupons in C'ville Weekly and The Hook. Eat in or take out.

Tip

Restaurants come and go. For the latest on Charlottesville restaurants, see the list in the back of C-Ville Weekly, (Dining Website) or check out Charlottesville-Dining.com, which offers surveys and rankings of local restaurants. For true-blue foodies, the Hook's food blog, The Dish, offers breaking news on dining and food.

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