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500 Court Sq, Ste 305, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5141
+1 434-296-6111
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Wed 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Afton, Virginia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat in Charlottesville! Great selections well prepared and served by best wait staff Very good beer and cider selection And the price is low

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Nothing fancy, just great beer and food. Went here with my mom on a cold, rainy afternoon. The pub was comfortable and relaxed. The staff was friendly and helpful. Delicious bratwurst, red cabbage, spaetzle. Mom had wonderful beef stew. I love that I can get a 12 ounce draft. Would definitely come back. It really hit the spot.

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Thank flamingoteacher
Astana, Kazakhstan
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

This is an excellent pub! The beer selection is fantastic. The food; classic and quality pub fare. I worked here in the 1990's, and have many fond memories of the place. The owner, Bill Curtis, also owns Tastings a block away (I think Tastings is ranked #26 in C'ville). He is an honest, hard-working man who thoroughly knows the restaurant... More 

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Thank wiseallen4
Richmond, Virginia
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014

I don't get by as often as I once did, but the beer selection remains tremendous and the Plowman's Platter is the same as ever: delicious. I've had the sandwiches over the years and they are all fine, for pub grub. This place set a bar for me that has only been cleared in the UK or Ireland. I have... More 

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Thank OlVirginny
Staunton, Virginia
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

This a great restaurant with awesome food and the beer choices out way the menu . Daily choices of special lunches specials that can't be beat!! Big screen tv's to enjoy the local NBC affiliate Ch29 Wait staff are fantastic!!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Court Square Tavern is an authentic English-style pub. It offers well over 100 beers, great comfort food and wonderful conversation. It sits a half story below the street across from the courthouse. Park a half a block away in the 4th street garage. If that is your style, give it a try.

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Thank Jeff M
Virginia
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

We never thought of this as a food spot...more like a Charlottesville Brickskellers, with an excellent comprehensive beer list. But we have started ordering dinner too and it's been great. Lots of knockwurst and bratwurst kinds of specials and the Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, S..., and Tomato salad is so good, as is the lobster bisque. German pretzels with brown mustard... More 

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Thank louiedog
MidAtlantic
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2012

Some dishes are surprisingly good, but I've had two hour lunches at Court Square Tavern because the kitchen and wait staff don't seem to realize that people go back to work after lunch. Some dishes are pretty weird. The chili comes to mind. Beer is not always very fresh. If I remember right, I had a four year old Christmas... More 

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Thank PhiloFarnsworth
Charlottesville, Virginia
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

A quiet, genteel atmosphere with great food. Have had lunch here several times but not dinner but I'm sure that would be very good also. It's also an inn with attractive colonial designed rooms - a very historic building with lots of history around it.

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Thank CvilleExplorers
Charlottesville, Virginia
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2011

My wife and I have wanted to try this restaurant since we moved to C'ville. We finally made it there for lunch today and I was disappointed and my wife said it was so-so. First the positive. We were greeted by a friendly staff and the service was very good. The bottled beer selection was good and the draft beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Pub
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Court Sq, Ste 305, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5141
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-296-6111

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