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Bashir’s Taverna

Bashir's features authentic Mediterranean cuisine made with the freshest ingredients available and no sugar, preservatives, additives, or MSG. Live music and belly dancing performances add to the welcoming atmosphere.

Tastings of Charlottesville

Tastings is a fully integrated wine shop, wine bar, and restaurant, offering a large selection of wines by the glass or in flights for experimentation alongside cuisine crafted from local, all-natural, and sustainable ingredients.

Petit Pois

Locally sourced French dishes paired with wine in cute bistro quarters with a shaded patio.


Legendary old-school bar with a patio on the downtown mall serving up elevated Southern pub fare and live music.

The Fitzroy

The Fitzroy is a kitchen and bar offering updates of comforting classics. Floor to ceiling windows and two outdoor seating areas make this a great place to watch the action on the mall.

Splendora’s Gelato

Classic, unique and seasonally inspired gelato along with espresso drinks in a colorful storefront.



From yoga classes to invigorating spa treatments to a fresh cut at the barber shop, Downtown Charlottesville has you covered. Explore all the wellness options the area has to offer.

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At e.g. you will find stand out pieces to enhance your wardrobe as well as essentials you'll live in every day, from the Japanese silhouettes of TICCA to the bohemian chic of Burning Torch. e.g. dresses women of all ages and inclinations.

Mead Antique Oriental Rugs

Shop specializing in oriental rugs. Antique, traditional, repair, restoration, sales, purchases, estates, appraisals.

New Dominion Bookshop

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924, New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia. They are a general trade bookshop, with many selections in fiction, non-fiction, and children's books.

Spring Street

Elegant. Classy. Downtown hip. Dubbed the “Fashion Mansion,” Spring Street is Charlottesville’s largest independent boutique. Founded in 2002, Spring Street offers an array of women's clothing from around the country alongside local art.

Wine Loves Chocolate

A cozy tasting room that features high-end wines and the world's best chocolates all in one spot. Chocolate craving, wine tasting, and wine pairing adventures happen daily. Don't forget to pick your preferred box from the DIY truffle bar.

Men and Boys Shop

Old fashioned goods store selling classic clothing for men and boys, with free alterations for the life of the garment.



Sometimes when you're shopping downtown it's for a new home, a financial product, event venue, or someplace for the in-laws to stay. Downtown is full of professionals who can help you with these and many other tasks.

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