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Favorites like meatloaf and pot pie join updated Southern fare in a former diner with plaza seating. Bizou's longevity and venerable status in a foodie-fueled city stems from a unique intersection of comfort, quality, and innovation.

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.

Champion Brewing Company

Vibrant pub with housemade beers and views of the brewery. Constantly rotating taps and one-off beers in the tap room are served in a lively and fun environment, with games, an outdoor patio, and a casual menu from local kitchens.

Monsoon Siam

Noodles, curries and other Thai specialties served in a cozy bistro and bar with a dining patio.

Christian’s Pizza

A friendly, lively atmosphere combined with delicious, fresh pizza available whole or by the slice. Choose from the standard pepperoni or cheese for the little ones and specialty slices like artichoke and pesto for the adults.

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.



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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Chic, local boutique featuring an array of trendy, designer clothing, shoes and accessories for women.

Darling Boutique

Darling is a curated consignment boutique offering new and gently worn women's clothing and accessories. Shop the carefully curated consignment as well as products by local and global artisans.


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.


Charlottesville's premiere custom florist. Locally owned and operated, Hedge provides a diverse array of floral designs for home, weddings, and events.

J. Fenton Gifts

Inside this downtown boutique you'll find gifts for everyone, from books to clothing to jewelry and artisan pieces.

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.



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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