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Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar

416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
+1 434-975-6796
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“orzo” (102 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I were out shopping this past Monday evening and decided to have dinner while we were in Charlottesville. We are really glad that we stopped at orzo. We opted to share two appetizers and two sides. The first one was a focaccia...More

Thank Russell J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To begin, have their tequila cocktail which contains ginger...delish. We had, mussels, great, pasta, great, and lamb chops. They were all very good. Nothing out of the ordinary. The Pinot wine we ordered was not available so we took second choice. As we were with...More

Thank sfseltzer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Orzo on Friday, April 6. The quality and the presentation of the food were excellent. The waitstaff was very attentive. We were with a very large party and the event went very smoothly. We certainly appreciate the hospitality of...More

Thank arc612
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in on a Tuesday evening, it was quite busy for a weekday. I sat and had dinner at the bar as I was flying solo. The steak as shown on the TA website looked absolutely delicious, after all many people eat w/their eyes....More

1  Thank coanetinc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Emily was our MOST EXCELLENT server, friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. Great place for seafood (although my cod was slightly undercooked) we like the atmosphere and the food. Call ahead for a reservation though, it can be crowded, especially on a Friday night.

Thank bushmckay
Reviewed 17 March 2018

While visiting the area I stopped in for wine and appetizers. Boy, was I sorry I didn’t show up with a bigger appetite. Jade was at the bar and was wonderful in helping me select wine I would enjoy. Than when we ordered appetizers we...More

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This was right on the edge of mid-range to expensive in my opinion. Entrees were $23-30. I had the sausage pasta and it was pretty good. The appetizers we ordered (brushetta and an order of the empanadas) were each for 2 people (meaning there were...More

Thank PaxvilleBoy
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is my favorite restaurant. They've been open 10 years and every single time I've been there the food, the service, the atmosphere has been perfect. One year I had a birthday dinner there and it was awesome, we had about 16 people and everyone...More

Thank Nan C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Easy walk from anywhere in downtown, GREAT FOOD, good menu, fairly priced, good service, enjoyed very much

Thank dbhraleigh
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Nice menu set-up for the town's restaurant week. Service was attentive and professional although the place was tight the night of our visit. Nice cocktails and very respectable wine selection. Food was good. Chef went out if his way to ensure the fare was not...More

Thank Paulie59
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25 April 2015|
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Response from Robin6403 | Reviewed this property |
Reservations available, I haven't found or looked for a website .... we obtained info at the B&B where we stayed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-975-6796
  • E-mail
Nestled inside the Main Street Market at 416 West Main Street in Charlottesville, Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar offers a menu and wine list that fuses the culinary and viticultural traditions of Italy, Greece, Spain, and the South of France.Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar celebrates the exciting synergy of food and wine and the sparkling flavors of the Mediterranean. Our menu is complemented by an extensive wine list that covers the breadth of the Mediterranean, featuring an outstanding selection of wines by the glass as well as rare wines at exceptional values from our Wine Shop. We offer 5% off retail when you purchase three bottles, 10% off retail for six, and 20% off retail for a case.Orzo Offsite offers the exceptional cuisine and warm hospitality that you've come to enjoy at Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar. From simple to lavish, Orzo Offsite caters weddings, political fundraisers, corporate functions and intimate dinner parties (to name a few). We create beautiful, seamless and unforgettable events.
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