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The Nook

415 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5235
+1 434-295-6665
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
415 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5235
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All of us had issues with our food. The pork chop was tough and the fish was burned. Mac and cheese with ham strips is overpriced.

Thank Anna E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great. A good menu with a wide variety. Prices are reasonable and the location is good. Great place to start your day.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Nook has the best blueberry pancakes in town and if you're trying to be virtuous, you can order just one. I love the attitude on the restroom doors one says "anybody" and the other says"everybody"

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Chancellorsville we visited The Nook restaurant on main street for an early lunch. This restaurant is very clean and very staffed. I believe there is a staff member for each guest, a little to much for me but they do payroll not me....More

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch. Hot food with a spin. Tasty solid flavors. Nice staff. Old time diner feel. Not loud inside which was nice. I'd come back.you should go!!!

Thank Jackie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great Ruben sandwich - not mucked a out just great salt beef, slaw a cheese on toasted wheat. Wht more can be said except service was polite, friendly and prompt.

Thank DrIanT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great breakfast here with friends and family. Kids loved it. Great service in a super area of shops.

Thank dylanr1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Messy Jessie was wonderful! This is meatloaf with waffle fries on top and gravy on the whole " mess". Yummy! My mate had a chef salad which was great. Next door table had the mac ' n cheese which was one of a dozen varieties...More

1  Thank cmegypsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nook has been around forever and changed owners a couple of times. It is now in my favorite rendition of The Nook. The food is good. They actually have a mac and cheese menu. The crab mac is to die for. The bloody Mary's...More

Thank reescares
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Had lunch here today with friends, all 3 of us had 3 different salads and we were all happy with our choices. Came in @ 12 noon, gave order at 12:05, salads were a bit late at 12:35 but otherwise we were happy.

Thank M C
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Lisa M
Are reservations needed for Sunday brunch?
24 March 2017|
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Response from TravelArunk | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely no reservations, they put your name on the list, they will also call your phone if you give them the number. They have inside seating and outside seating and it moves pretty fast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5235
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-6665
  • E-mail