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The Whiskey Jar

) #44 of 405 Restaurants in Charlottesville €€ - €€€ American, ,
Main Street, Downtown walking mall, Charlottesville, VA
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (36 reviews)
“mint julep” (4 reviews)
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American, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Downtown walking mall, Charlottesville, VA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Big whisky fan so I stopped recently with a friend. Great service and whisky selection. The bartender (Roe?) was excellent and made some great recommendations for food and he was spot on with all of them. He made it a great experience. Try the ribs...More

Thank Ton1961l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this place as part of the Taste of Charlottesville Food Tour. The inside has a large bar and tables with beautiful exposed brick and original hardwood floors. Located at one end of the downtown mall area, sit inside or outside. My daughter and...More

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, service, and atmosphere! Huge beer list. Fully stocked bar. And southern home cooked food!

Thank Tabby B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Whiskey Jar on Saturday night when we arrived in Charlottesville. It was very busy (I'm pretty sure we got the last table in the place) but service was great. There was live music in the other room by the bar, which...More

Thank Moonbeam315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Whiskey Jar has a wonderfully impressive food and drink menu. I ordered whisky drinks and food and couldn't have been more impressed. The selection of whiskeys is phenomenal and the chicken & collards and black-eyed pea hummus was wonderful! I will definitely return!

Thank Audrey G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a dinner here on Saturday night, the place was busy and packed. The first table we got was in busy & hot bar area, the table was dirty. We asked for a different seating and were moved to another room with comfortable air...More

Thank jakeman35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant and bar has a extensive list of whiskey from all regions and at all prices. It also has a number of local wine offerings from local winery's as well as many local brewery options. Southern comfort food at reasonable prices.

Thank line10
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had seafood dishes that were very good and reasonably priced. The live bluegrass music in the background was an unexpected treat. Service from the wait staff was excellent

Thank Kyle N
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We stopped in for drinks and decided to order a few lunch items as well. Beet salad was delicious. Was quiet at lunch time - most people sat on the patio. Bar service was on it. All kinds of bourbon to choose from and tasty...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Excellent selection of Whiskeys and beers. Great dinner options too. I'd highly recommend the place. The venue also had some great local music on when we visited. All in all, very cool.

Thank craigpask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Downtown walking mall, Charlottesville, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-202-1549
  • E-mail
New restaurant serving nouveau Southern American cuisine and specialiizing in whiskeys at their bar.
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