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Escafe' Restaurant

102 Old Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5036
+1 434-295-8668
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
9 Apr 2017
“Great food great dancing need I say more?”
24 Oct 2016
“A little underrated. ”
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, International
€€ - €€€
102 Old Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5036
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great food great dancing need I say more? Have loved this place for years! What a treasure! Highly recommend! Especially for girls night out!

Thank DyanMon
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner and had no idea what to expect at all. The food was very solid! Had no complaints when it came to the service or the food. Didn't blow me away but a very good meal. Definitely worth giving a shot.

Thank Jordan N
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I was here from 9pm to 1130pm. It was a bar at this point. It is fairly priced. Music is good. Neat place to hang out.

Thank JJ M
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Escafe has a great vibe that greets you as soon as you walk in the door. The space is open, yet when seated at a table it still feels cozy. While the food is good, the drinks are truly great at Escafe, and later at...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 21 December 2015

The food was AMAZING and the staff was incredibly accommodating and friendly. I love this place no matter what, but this year our Holiday Party was off the hook because of the food, atmosphere and the owner.

1  Thank xuugirl
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

This was an incredible accidental find. After a long day of traveling and meetings I literally stumbled on to Escafe. After talking to the affable owner I tried a fresh prepared salmon dish with a spicy chutney that was more than amazing. Topped it off...More

1  Thank Ed S
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Our first time experience at Escafe was subdued. The menu was somewhat limited but everyone in our party found something they enjoyed. After talking with the staff, realized that this venue was known for its live music and we happened to visit on a night...More

1  Thank Gx11
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

I came with friends to enjoy the night we had stopped to get pizza and wanted to sit down before we went in....well apparently they didn't want off location food on premises. Which is fine... but the way the owner went about was rude he...More

3  Thank Freda H
Reviewed 1 February 2014

This was my first visit to Escafe. I was hungry and looking forward to eating, drinking, and enjoying good music. I was completely ignored at the front door. There were a lot of people mingling around so after a while I figured it was seat...More

4  Thank jez09
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We generally spend New Years Eve in C-ville with friends. This time we had dinner at Escafe (my first time). We really enjoyed it. My husband and I are vegetarian and there were several options. I do not drink alcohol but those at our table...More

1  Thank ALC82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Old Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5036
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-8668
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