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Michie Tavern

683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
+1 434-977-1234
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Monticello = Michie Tavern

Anytime friends or family are visiting us in Charlottesville. Monticello and Michie Tavern are a... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Tiffany D
,
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Michie Tavern Buffet never disappoints!

All the Locals know that Michie Tavern has the very best fried chicken in the area. Then, there's... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
lauriehc2018
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“stewed tomatoes” (121 reviews)
“chicken” (132 reviews)
“cornbread” (106 reviews)
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683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
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+1 434-977-1234
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"stewed tomatoes"
in 121 reviews
"chicken"
in 132 reviews
"cornbread"
in 106 reviews
"biscuits"
in 87 reviews
"black eyed peas"
in 85 reviews
"pulled pork"
in 60 reviews
"all you can eat"
in 55 reviews
"peach cobbler"
in 53 reviews
"buffet style"
in 50 reviews
"general store"
in 50 reviews
"southern food"
in 33 reviews
"buffet line"
in 31 reviews
"buffet lunch"
in 27 reviews
"the wait staff"
in 21 reviews
"southern style"
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"period costume"
in 16 reviews
"your plate"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Anytime friends or family are visiting us in Charlottesville. Monticello and Michie Tavern are a must. The fried chicken and southern sides are delicious. Always a great experience and it is usually what people say they enjoyed the most about the visit. Plus the atmosphere...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

All the Locals know that Michie Tavern has the very best fried chicken in the area. Then, there's the stewed tomatoes and many other sides that make you dream of returning as soon as possible. Driving up toward Monticello makes this lovely site a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is the most intriguing restaurant I’ve been to in a long while! If you are looking for an experience, as well as, good, home-cooked, country food, you won’t want to miss this! From the original log cabin entrance looking upon the beautiful roaring fire...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Visiting Michie Tavern on a cold rainy day, we so enjoyed the warm atmosphere with a fire in the grate and hot yummy food on the table (that didn't stay there long!) The buffet-styled fare may be simple - fried chicken, biscuits, cornbread, green beans,...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Found this by accident but glad we did. Food was good, all homemade. Especially liked the pulled pork and vegetable soup. Little pricey but worth the experience

Thank Karyn S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Always a fun place to go to, the food is good, and the prices are right. Years ago, the waitress would come to the table and say, "Hello. My name is Dolly and I'm your wench." It was always cute and done in fun...until come...More

Thank _leonard_finkelstein
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is the best place to go for yummy comfort food and great service. The atmosphere is so warm and comfortable and the staff is incredible!

Thank _hheilberg
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Michie Tavern is truly an example of find a market and serve it. Located near Montecello, it has managed to make enough agreements with tour companies to get plenty of business. Anyone else popping in is, pardon the pun, gravy. As others have said, their...More

Thank Juan R
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

When our Olli classes were scheduled to meet at Michie Tavern with linch included we couldn't pass it up. As always the menu includes their famous, and deservedly so, fried chicken. What we didn't know was what else would be on the menu. Sides selection...More

Thank 3Eagles
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

convenient to Monticello; fried chicken is WONDERFUL; other food offerings, esp. vegetables, very good. Setting is comfortable; wait staff is very good. Just a bit pricey, however.

Thank JerryVirginia
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paulgR3395QG
11 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.
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Gratney
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.
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Nitronic
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Response from MichieTavern | Property representative |
Michie Tavern accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
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