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Citizen Bowl Shop

Citizen Bowl Shop offers Fast & Healthy options for lunch or dinner, with vegetarian, gluten-free, and vegan options available. They offer dine-in or takeout service and have a full bar with local beers, great wines and cocktails.


Tastes of Spain, Mexico and South America infuse the menu at this chic bistro with tropical cocktails. The spacious outdoor patio is a favorite of locals and visitors alike.

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.


Red Pump Kitchen

Upscale eatery featuring local, seasonal dishes in a stylish, open interior. The open kitchen, anchored by a classic wood-burning oven, serves up house-made pastas, gourmet pizzas and Mediterranean and Tuscan-inspired fare.

Modern Nosh

New in 2019, Modern Nosh is Cville's only Jewish deli, serving up traditional favorites like overstuffed Reuben sandwiches, corned beef, brisket and matzoh ball soup.



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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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.

Boutique Boutique and The Shoe Store Next Door

This two-for-one is a locally owned and operated business specializing in comfortable fashions with a unique flair, including women's clothing, purses, jewelry and scarves, as well as footwear for men, women, and children.

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.

Blue Whale Books

Blue Whale Books is a used and rare bookstore capable of accommodating both the scholarly and the curious.

Yves Delorme

Luxury bedding from France by Yves Delorme is recognized for fashion prints, based on original artwork and heritage to haute couture, and timeless classics.

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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