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Bang offers Asian inspired small plates with fun and unique cocktails. The stylish and cozy atmosphere makes for memorable nights full of fusions of flavor.


Relaxed member of a local mini-chain serving house-roasted coffee and baked goods amid local art.

C&O Restaurant

Celebrated country French fare and a deep wine list in a serene setting amid brick walls and barn wood.

Paradox Pastry

Coffee shop inside a full-service bakery located near the Water Street Parking Garage. Get some of the best baked goods in town to accompany your drip coffee or latte.

Revolutionary Soup

Farm-to-table soups and sandwiches pair with artisanal beer and wine in a casual, counter-serve space.

Citizen Burger Bar

Inviting eatery turning out hamburgers and craft beers in a brick-walled space with a patio. Sit in the window booths or grab a spot on the patio to soak up the downtown energy.



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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Caspari features exquisitely designed and printed paper products, with a reputation earned over the past seventy years by reproducing the work of established artists and museums from around the world.

Magpie Knits

Magpie Knits is a full-service yarn shop and needlework community, carrying a large selection of beautiful yarns, needlepoint canvases, and notions. Classes are available for every level of knitter.

Rock Paper Scissors

Rock Paper Scissors (RPS) is a custom invitation and paper goods shop with a sweet spot for letterpress.

Quattro Tizi

Quattro Tizi brings a curated selection of upscale, urban contemporary men's fashion to Downtown Charlottesville. Featured brands include Vince, Corridor NYC, Rag & Bone and more.

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.

Telegraph Art & Comics

Telegraph Art & Comics is a comic shop unlike any other, carrying a wide selection of monthly titles, graphic novels, and trade paperbacks. Their specialty is working with smaller publishers and independent artists.



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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