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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.

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.

Lone Light Coffee & The Pie Chest

Cozy spot for fresh roasted coffee located inside The Pie Chest. A two-for-one!

South Street Brewery

Welcome to the rebirth of Charlottesville’s longest-running brewery and pub!

Blue Ridge Country Store

Hop to the deli counter at Blue Ridge Country Store. Charlottesville visitors to this downtown location will be hard-pressed to find a sandwich they don't love.

Hamilton’s at First & Main

New American dining and full bar plus an extensive wine list in a sophisticated yet casual setting.



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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Angelo is a contemporary jewelry gallery owned and operated by nationally recognized jewelry artist, Lee Angelo Marraccini, and his wife, store manager Pam Perugi Marraccini.

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.

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.

Lynne Goldman Elements

Lynne Goldman Elements is the vision of artist Lynne Goldman, who curates jewels and objects from the most talented artists showing today.

J. Fenton Gifts

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


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.



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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