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826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
+1 434-972-9463
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (36 reviews)
“branzino” (9 reviews)
“fra diavolo” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Tavola on a busy Saturday night in Charlottesville. The place was crowded at 615pm but after a short wait at the back bar we were seated. Drinks were quickly out as were both the appetizer and the entree. All prepared and plated perfectly. Since...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good pood and servise. We enjoy it very much. Very good atmosphere and Very cleane. Thank you very much

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had dinner last week and it was still the very best. I had rabbit and my wife had the eggplant. The side of cauliflower is out of this world, you must try it. The side of roasted orange fennel is another that you must...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the area doing the wine trail. The restaurant came recommended by some C-ville locals. The eggplant parmigiana was fabulous-thinnest and most delicious I've ever had. The linguine carbonara absolutely popped with flavor too!! Best meal of the trip by far. Tiramisu was...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Becca was our most amazing server. She had all the answers and was super accommodating. As always, the food was excellent. I love bring my visiting friends and family here. Tip: I always try to get there 10-15 minutes before they open so we're sure...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Italian cuisine is one of the easiest for restaurants to exploit: it can be cheap to make, but easy to pawn off at high costs and pass off as "gourmet". A restaurant like Charlottesville's Tavola, however, reminds the taste buds of the delectable pleasures potential...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful experience in Charlottesville, staff was very friendly and knowledge .. but the highlights is the food, crafted and delicious dinner. This is a must place to visit.

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We are on a Magical History Tour in the Charlottesville area and ate here twice because the food is that delicious. It's noisy and not the place for quiet intimate dining but has great personality and the staff great chemistry. Our dinners were just excellent...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

The menu offerings, food, service and atmosphere at Tavola are all first-rate. The setting is attractive, the crowd appreciative, and the waitstaff all enthusiastic about Tavola. My wife thoroughly enjoyed a spring pasta with fresh green vegetables that was light and full of flavor. I...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Bummer they don't have gluten free pasta but many gluten free options available. I have celiac and highly recommend Tavola. The prosciutto wrapped shrimp, sea scallop risotto, grilled sea bass, beef carpaccio, flourless chocolate cake - all these items gluten free. If you have one...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-972-9463
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An intimate, lively neighborhood restaurant located in the charming Belmont district of Charlottesville, VA, tavola offers inspired rustic Italian dining through the use of quality ingredients and a simple philosophy fostered by a staff passionate about food, wine, craft cocktails and personal service. Due to our limited seating, we do not take reservations outside of special events.
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