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Hot Cakes

1137A Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4826
+1 434-295-6037
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
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1137A Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4826
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boxed lunches were ordered for our group and those of us who ordered the gluten free salad option didn't get what we ordered. Per the on-line menu we were to receive a greens salad with chicken breast. What we actually received was the greens salad...More

Thank Travel4Bee
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I think the place tries to be more than average, but it's just very average -- and a bit over-priced. I kept thinking of that Sondheim song "The Ladies Who Lunch" because there were an awful lot of old ladies there, willing to pay higher...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We drove from Lynchburg to Charlottesville anticipating a great lunch at Hot Cakes,one of our favorite lunch spots. Never again,our sandwiches were pre made and stale and the prices had gone up considerably.

Thank lffdavis
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My wife and I enjoy having lunch at Hot Cakes and it always feels special. The food is terrific and the selection is varied. I appreciate their soup and sandwich selection as well as the quiche options (though I would like to have something other...More

Thank Walter O
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a combination gourmet take out and restaurant. The salads, quiche, sandwiches, and desserts all good, though some of the items in the display case are extremely expensive.

Thank tourist22903
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Have passed this place many times - then one day, stopped in and, WOW, we are so glad we did! The sesame noodles are very tasty, the bean and tortilla strips salad is delicious and the cider marinated chicken sandwich is a delight....we can't wait...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Having enjoyed HotCakes catering a number of time, I have been making a mental note to try it for lunch. The opportunity arose for a business lunch recently. We actually sat outside as the weather was perfect. I tried the Green Salad with Chicken, which...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Nice place to have lunch. Very tasty sandwich. Chocolate cupcake with mint icing was pretty good. A nice, open place. The servers were not great, but good. Tried to be attentive to the customers. Had lots of salads and pasta dished as sides.

1  Thank Sherri R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Worst lunch possible, super market bread very over priced, owner needs to visit Rein,s Kosher Deli. Bad attitude of staff. They asked if that was all when I ordered sandwich and a drink. You would think could say could say may I help you with...More

Thank davidroyce207
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Really good food. You can get sandwiches and other food to eat there or takeout. Or you can get wonderful cooked meals to heat up at home. And their desserts!!! Fabulous!

Thank GroupLeaderIreland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1137A Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4826
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-6037
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Locally owned and operated since 1986, HotCakes offers seasonal, gourmet food in our cafe and ready for you to take home. We also provide specialty coffees and teas, freshly prepared desserts, catering and much more!
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