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The Villa Diner

1250 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903
+1 434-296-9977
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1250 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

This was my first trip to the Villa in their new location, and I was pleasantly surprised. The menu is bigger than you might expect for a diner and the food was good. The service was very friendly and the whole experience was just delightful....More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Old fashioned diner menu. Super for lunch. Can't get a better traditional club sandwich anywhere! Eaten there many times over the decades. Reliable. Personal. A welcome relief to all of the corporate chain restaurants that seem to dominate today.

1  Thank Kari C
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Popped into The Villa Diner for breakfast based on TA reviews. It was very good. The parking lot was jammed. People were spilling out the door. I was afraid we'd have to wait an hour to be seated. While the check-in was disorganized chaos, we...More

1  Thank NoStoppinUs
Reviewed 9 July 2018

So, we were in Charlottesville for the day; interestingly, we've lived in Northern Virginia for 14 years and had never made it to Charlottesville. Anyway, we were looking for a quick place to grab a bite before we headed out on foot to explore. While...More

1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Just back from vacation, nothing in the house, and in need of breakfast, I tried Villa at its new location. I was pleased with their breakfast specials and their new location. Everything on the plate was just right, and, all in all, at a reasonable...More

1  Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 23 June 2018

A long established diner (near UVa Cavalier - Emmit/Ivy) Inn has moved up Hwy 29 and just reopened (late June '18). Thankfully a lot of familiar faces (wait staff and cashiers) followed the diner's move. Same great breakfast foods and lunch/dinner menu. New more open...More

Thank Murphy M
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The Villa is now located at 1250 Emmet Street North. It is in a bright, airy facility. The Villa has always been the "go-to" restaurant for students, faculty, UVA sports team members and Alumni. Now, the new Villa features my all-time favorite breakfast dish ....More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Great specials on week days. My fav is steak and eggs at a reasonable price. They are being bulldozed at the end of May, moving up 29 to where Royal Indian was on 29N. A bit further from UVa, but promises of same great breakfasts....More

1  Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Charlottesville and were hungry for a good diner type breakfast. We found The Villa Diner here on trip advisor and it didn’t disappoint. We both had the blueberry crepes and they were delicious! Our server was attentive and friendly. Our over...More

1  Thank uptowndinergirl
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Looking for a place to sit down for a casual lunch and this was close by. Great option for a diner meal. Some of our group had breakfast and others lunch. Everyone satisfied. The waitress was very nice.

1  Thank MSR23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-296-9977
The Villa Diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 6 a.m. to 10:00 pm seven days a week. Our popular breakfast menu items are available all day. Our lunch and dinner menus offer a variety of fresh made, soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees. Our pizza is made in house from dough to sauce and is some of the best in Charlottesville.
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