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Hot Cakes

1137A Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4826
+1 434-295-6037
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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“hotcakes” (31 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe
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1137A Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4826
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to have lunch. Very tasty sandwich. Chocolate cupcake with mint icing was pretty good. A nice, open place. The servers were not great, but good. Tried to be attentive to the customers. Had lots of salads and pasta dished as sides.

Thank Sherri R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worst lunch possible, super market bread very over priced, owner needs to visit Rein,s Kosher Deli. Bad attitude of staff. They asked if that was all when I ordered sandwich and a drink. You would think could say could say may I help you with...More

Thank davidroyce207
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Really good food. You can get sandwiches and other food to eat there or takeout. Or you can get wonderful cooked meals to heat up at home. And their desserts!!! Fabulous!

Thank GroupLeaderIreland
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Pumpkin muffin was a hit (has raisins!). Ham and swiss croissant was excellent. And they made me a turkey sandwich at 9am. Excellent service, great coffee and decent prices.

Thank bl1416
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I went here with friends for lunch. They were very pleased with their fried green tomato sandwiches and my chicken sandwich was good as well. Another friend says they have great quiche. There were two types of soup the day we were there, we tried...More

Thank norskies
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A great place to stop for a quick lunch, with good food (a large variety of things to choose from) and comfortable seating, particularly near the window.

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you go for lunch, do try the quiche. The pumpkin muffins are always delicious (must like raisins) and they are generous to share their recipe! If you go after dinner for take home dessert...try the chocolate lava cake or chocolate flourless torte. VERY nice...More

Thank Tanner84
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Marinated mozzarella and tomatoes....tiramisu.....the best, and good coffee, take out or eat-in....catering and wedding cakes, good for a homemade quick bite

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 10 January 2017

On a recent trip to Charlottesville, we wanted a change for breakfast, and pulled this place from an internet search. Glad we did -- comfortable place with lovely looking pastries, EXCELLENT coffee, and a good breakfast -- we each had different "breakfast burritos" (mine with...More

Thank TMU2008
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nestled in among the traditional stores and shops in the Barracks Road Mall, Hot Cakes is a delightful change of pace. Operating as a bakery with a singular focus on cakes, it is the place in C'ville for very good cakes as well as excellent...More

1  Thank jeffl499
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1137A Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4826
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-6037
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Locally owned and operated since 1986, HotCakes offers seasonal, gourmet food in our cafe and ready for you to take home. We also provide specialty coffees and teas, freshly prepared desserts, catering and much more!
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