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tavola

826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
+1 434-972-9463
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (41 reviews)
“fra diavolo” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They do not take reservations so expect a wait. There is a bar area but tucked away in back. As popular as it has become for the fresh pasta dishes, a reservation system may be a consideration for management. Steve did a good job but...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been here before and it was great this time we arrived and it was 7pm and was told it would be a hour no problem went back to the bar and had some drinks the mixologist there is great not to busy back...More

Thank ktjebkennedy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the Belmont neighborhood, which we also stayed in and enjoyed immensely. This restaurant was packed at 5:00pm on a Saturday night and continued that way throughout our entire meal. The pancetta-wrapped shrimp was nothing to write home about, but the bread with olive...More

Thank SaraKate916
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opens at 5 pm... was there just before 5. Menu posted in the window was helpful. Specials posted on blackboard inside... not so easy to read. Waitstaff efficient but a little aloof. Had been there one other time. Food was very good! We both had...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There were 6 of us for a festive meal to start off my daughter's wedding weekend. Our waitress was attentive and knowledgeable. Pasta dishes were cooked to perfection and each dish had an interesting blend of flavors and textures. Side dishes were remarkable and memorable....More

Thank K5122CSchristineg
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This restaurant is small, but worth the visit. The food is fresh and homemade and delicious. The daily made Pappardelle was delicious. I also loved the fresh beet salad. Great service with a smile.

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

If you love authentic Italian food, Tavola is the place to go. Fresh, homemade pasta and traditional Italian dishes. Wine list is superb. Reservations recommended.

Thank Nkatko
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst I can sympathize with a popular restaurant being oversubscribed, I was disgusted by the treatment I received from the arrogant and rude gentleman working as the host at Tavola. After lying about speaking to me on the phone he was then rude and aggressive....More

1  Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Located in the Belmont district of Charlottesville, Va. No reservations but we were seated quickly. They have a large bar area in the back to grab a glass of wine while you wait. The service staff was wonderful: attentive, friendly & knowledgeable. We enjoyed their...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great appetizers, great entree, great wine, great dessert, great service. Whaaat? Speak up! Unfortunate noise level made any conversation a challenge.

Thank lkf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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