Boar's Head Inn
200 Ednam Drive (off 250 West)
515 E. Water St.
Upscale food in a casual atmosphere. French/American. Vegetarian options. Reservations accepted but not necessary.
1296 Clifton Inn Drive
Food served in an historic southern inn owned by Mitch Willey, an alum of the Law School and the Darden School of Business.
201 W. Main St. (Downtown Mall)
Steak and seafood.
250 West (Ivy)
Fresh-made breads and soups. Reservations not accepted.
108 Third St. NE (side street off the Downtown Mall)
101 W. Main St. (Downtown Mall)
Gourmet American dishes with trendy ingredients. The menu changes frequently. Reservations recommended. Patio seating in warmer months.
2244 Old Ivy Road (1 mile west of UVA)
In an 18th-century tollhouse. Reservations recommended. Seasonal and regional menu, with items like crab cakes, quail, rack of lamb and salmon. Catering available.
701 Club Drive (Keswick)
824 Hinton Ave.
A student and faculty favorite. Local American cuisine and wine.
633 W. Main St.
Locally sourced Southern fare.
416 W. Main Street (in Main Street Market)
Mediterranean-inspired menu and extensive wine list. Event hosting and catering available.
17655 Winery Road, Barboursville
Cuisine from Northern Italy served with Barboursville wines. Overlooks the vineyard. Reservations suggested for lunch, required for dinner.
115 South Main St. (Gordonsville, about 30 minutes from Charlottesville)
Classic French cuisine by Master Chef Gerard Gasparini. Reservations encouraged.
293-3663 and 971-9463
502 E. Market St. (just off Downtown Mall, near the Market St. parking garage)
Wine shop and restaurant. Many seafood and poultry dishes, such as lobster bisque and grilled duck salad. Reservations recommended.
826 Hinton Ave. (Belmont)
Intimate rustic Italian dining at its best. Emphasizing creative, local and seasonal foods.
120B E. Main St.
Modern, upscale Japanese dining and a faculty favorite. Sample menu items include premium wagyu beef, varied kushiyaki skewers, blue fin tuna otoro and vegetable tempura.