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Intimate eatery offering upscale, modern French cuisine with à la carte and tasting menus.

The Whiskey Jar

Classic Southern dishes from local ingredients, served in comfy digs with lots of reclaimed touches.

Grit Coffee

Serving coffee, espresso, tea, breakfast, lunch, baked goods, weekend brunch, and more.

The Bebedero

Modern Mexican cocktails and cuisine with a focus on the regions of Veracruz and Puebla. A lively interior features local art and live music.

Chaps Ice Cream

Finest premium quality ice cream, homemade donuts and grill service in a delightful 50's atmosphere.

Himalayan Fusion

Murals adorn this bistro serving Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan cuisine, including a lunch buffet. Dine on the outdoor patio and be just steps from Sprint Pavilion.



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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Honey Ryder Boutique

Honey Ryder Boutique is a high-end women's clothing store offering a unique one-on-one shopping experience.

Alakazam Toys

Alakazam is an independent toy store, established in 2005, featuring the most meaningful and lighthearted toys. Tons of fun and unique things to see and explore.

Rock Paper Scissors

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

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.


"Have you been here before? It's three floors, 100,000 books. We've got a map, or you can look around." Enough said.


Cville Arts Cooperative Gallery is home to more than 50 artist members from across central Virginia, providing area residents and visitors with the opportunity to view and purchase art and crafts by contemporary Virginia artists year-round.



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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