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Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar

) #33 of 405 Restaurants in Charlottesville €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, , Italian
416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
+1 434-975-6796
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (20 reviews)
“bistro steak” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the crushed tomato and burrata flat bread. Next we enjoyed the shrimp scampi linguine. Both were delicious. The flatbread had wonderful, complex seasonings. The shrimp were fresh and perfectly prepared. Tod, our server was very attentive. Ken and Charles have amassed a wonderful...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have always considered Orzo to be above the ordinary. However, we came for dinner "restaurant week." There was a good crowd, but this does not excuse that we waited almost an hour for our salads to arrive after our appetizer. (meanwhile...More

1  Thank informedtripper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fairly bland, The waitress couldn't give good wine recommendations. The bread and hummus, the bread was good the hummus was way too garlicky. Waitress was fairly attentive. Food is small portions and served at luke warm temperatures. We thought it was too...More

1  Thank thjjk4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service are always excellent here. The "regular" menu is filled with diverse choices and the specials are almost always based on what's available locally. The wine by the glass menu offers a large number of selections which is nice for lunch when...More

Thank April F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting menu, nice staff and consistently good food. Orzo is located in a small shopping center near downtown and makes a convenient place to meet friends. There are plenty of vegetarian options.

Thank toulouse531
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first time here and it was awesome. Cora was excellent with timely service as well as being helpful with the menu and even the character of some of the wines. My wife's bolognese was excellent as was the bread. But the mussels...More

Thank bushmckay
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We were able to get a 6pm reservation on short notice. We were seated promptly and had a great evening meal. I started with a nice Caesar salad with some very good bread. I finished with a delicious pasta bolognese. The waiter was great and...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Located in the Market on West Market street. Very good service and excellent food, especially the daily lunch specials. I had the Pasta Bolognese and it was outstanding. Nice bar & very good wine selections. Got there before noon, which was great as it got...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

varied menu and good service. Not a wonderful wine list however. Farm to table in most cases with possibilities for non meat eaters.

Thank ssnould
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Been here for lunch now finally dinner. We had a choice of inside or outside, since it was a pleasant spring evening, after an afternoon rain, with a gentle breeze we chose outside. A bit noisy but in Charlottesville, people watching is interesting. An extensive...More

Thank wvjake
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24 April 2015|
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Response from Robin6403 | Reviewed this property |
Reservations available, I haven't found or looked for a website .... we obtained info at the B&B where we stayed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-975-6796
Nestled inside the Main Street Market at 416 West Main Street in Charlottesville, Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar offers a menu and wine list that fuses the culinary and viticultural traditions of Italy, Greece, Spain, and the South of France.Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar celebrates the exciting synergy of food and wine and the sparkling flavors of the Mediterranean. Our menu is complemented by an extensive wine list that covers the breadth of the Mediterranean, featuring an outstanding selection of wines by the glass as well as rare wines at exceptional values from our Wine Shop. We offer 5% off retail when you purchase three bottles, 10% off retail for six, and 20% off retail for a case.Orzo Offsite offers the exceptional cuisine and warm hospitality that you've come to enjoy at Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar. From simple to lavish, Orzo Offsite caters weddings, political fundraisers, corporate functions and intimate dinner parties (to name a few). We create beautiful, seamless and unforgettable events.
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