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Blue Moon Diner

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American, Diner
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512 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5542
+1 434-980-6666
09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Annapolis, MD
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nice tiny place that has a nice breakfast to fill you up before a day of wine tasting or going to a UVA football game. I really enjoyed the breakfast barbeque. My wife had a special omelet that had andouille sausage and peppers - I stole a taste and it was wonderful.

Thank seano21401
Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable place to dine. Food very simple but of excellent quality. Great live music in the background at a very acceptable volume. Very chilled out place and typical of the better diners I have found in US. Would visit again if ever in Charlotteville

Thank Brendan H
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in Downtown Charlottesville and wanted to out for a light meal and he wanted a beer. We heard of the Blue Moon Diner and wanted to give it a try. We took a short walk from our hotel to the restaurant. When we got there the bar was front and center. We were asked... More 

Thank TravelinDebs
kinderhook, United States
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Everything is great. That staff warm and friendly. Laid back as it gets. The food is wonderful and not over priced.

Thank Clark M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This place came highly recommended in tripadvisor, and I therefore decided to check it out. The place has a very distinct and laid back, no bs-attitude. I arrived just as it opened and was waited on by an experienced waitress, asking me if I wanted a cup of coffee. As I have never really become a hardcore black coffee drinker,... More 

Thank Maria N
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is THE best diner I have ever been to. TOP-NOTCH food, awesome servers who take such care good care of you, and the bill doesn't come out that high. It's such a comfortable and unique family feel diner close to a college. The quality of the food is also great. I saw families and college kids both loving the... More 

Thank RajahLove
Asheville, North Carolina
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I'll admit it....I was mad at my hubby when we walked into the Blue Moon for breakfast. But their delicious granola & fruit gave me an attitude adjustment. This is a funky, modest space, with sixties music playing softly in the background. They seem to have some very devoted regulars. We really enjoyed our breakfast!!

Thank lindasay
Tallahassee, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A must go to while in Charlottesville. Food is wonderful. Everyone is friendly. Worth waiting for a table.

Thank Terri M
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Very unique diner with a funky 80's vibe. The menu will surprise you! Our waitress was super friendly and kept our drinks filled. My husband ordered the catfish sandwich and fries. I had the Peter Rabbit wrap. They easily adjusted my order without cheese. Everything was soooo good! Would have loved to order dessert, I'm sure it would have exceeded... More 

Thank Diana_in_VA
Tampa, Florida
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135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

A great place to have a meal, the waffles and chicken are worth checking out. Prices are reasonable and the staff is great!

Thank John_Go_Bucs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5542
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-980-6666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?