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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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank wpguy500
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 11 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 24 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
Reviewed 7 November 2017

First, I made a reservation on line, but they didn’t see it so we had to sit in a very small basement bar. The food is very good, but the quantity is small. In my opinion, the C&O is overrated.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I had not been to C&O for some time so when friends from out of town came for a visit I thought it was time to go back. Great decision! C&O still has great charm and excellent food and service. It was a wonderful dinner....More

Thank VisitingProfessor_29
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Our group of 20 had dinner from a limited menu in a private room that appeared to be a renovated garage or stable. The decor was homey, with some rather tacky still life paintings on the walls. The service was attentive and well-done and the...More

Thank Fontek
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had a large group for dinner and the food was pretty good; not great! Service was excellent! Drinks were perfect! The service was a little slow, but we were in no hurry! Easy walk from the downtown mall!

Thank Bostonwhaler43
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Old setting. Tons of character. Lots of rooms, including outside (under tent) seating. Superb wine selection. Varied menu, with everything being outstanding! Appetizers were superb; main courses, which apparently shift, we ridiculous (the lamb received accolades repeatedly!). Steaks; seafood - all prepared very uniquely; brimming...More

Thank Sirpicky
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
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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