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Michie Tavern

683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
+1 434-977-1234
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Lunch buffet about $20

Ok it is a little pricey for fried chicken (but the fried chicken chicken is excellent here... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeff S
Richmond, Virginia
via mobile
Holiday Lunch

We try to go to Michie Tavern once a year at the holidays. It is beautifully decorated with pine... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Faber, United States
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Historic tavern (ca. 1784) originally located on Patrick Henry's land. Living-history tours are conducted on the grounds of its current location near route Va 20.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (128 reviews)
“cornbread” (101 reviews)
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683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok it is a little pricey for fried chicken (but the fried chicken chicken is excellent here!) delicious sweet cornbread and those tasty round beets. But it is in. Historic building and the service is friendly and good. The peach cobbler is unremarkable... Skip dessert...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to go to Michie Tavern once a year at the holidays. It is beautifully decorated with pine and cedar and fruit.

Thank sharonrobertb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Monticello and Highland, and don't want to eat at the perfectly serviceable (if small) cafe at the Monticello Visitor's Center, then this seems to be the only place nearby the eat. It's location is a result of brilliance by the woman...More

Thank JK4321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little pricey but this is an old old place 6 minutes from Monticello. We'll organized, get-you-through buffet. Fried chicken and veggies very good. They bring a tray around to reload. Our table wobbled. Our server crawled under the table and fixed it. Worth going.

Thank citadel76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch was better than good, as sitting down as a family at table for the family (not trying to squeeze into a booth) the wood table, benches, framing, and otherwise gives the feel of stepping back 200 plus years. The food is endless and the...More

Thank 356AndrewR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited for lunch one Friday afternoon for a great chicken buffet with wonderful traditional sides. They are known for their fried chicken but the baked chicken was equally good. The setting is a log cabin with out-buildings and servers are clad in early American...More

Thank lrflagg
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We were looking for a nice place for a family lunch on a cold wintry day, and were delighted with the informal southern cafeteria style options provided by the Michie Tavern. We were able to serve our own potatoes, beans, chicken, pulled pork, and other...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Eating the buffet was well worth it. However, the tour of the old reassembled Tavern was disappointing and not worth the money or time.

Thank blrgftn
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The food is so good and after you go through the line to get your food the servers dressed in period costumes will refill your plates. Everyone was very friendly and made our trip enjoyable.

Thank imabusy2000
Reviewed 4 December 2017

$18 for a family style meal seems a fair price. There wasn't a whole lot of variety, it was southern/country food. The staff was good and the tour was entertaining in a homely small town way. You've got excellent mashed potatoes and biscuits. That said,...More

1  Thank Thundar15
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10 June 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Mondays from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM.
24 March 2016|
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Response from Hildmat | Reviewed this property |
They have cole slaw. You must pay for the full meal even if you only eat the cole slaw. It is $18 adults and $11 children plus dessert is extra.
14 November 2015|
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Response from MichieTavern | Property representative |
Michie Tavern accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.