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“Absolutely wonderful”
Review of tavola

tavola
Ranked #22 of 567 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner
Description: An intimate, lively neighborhood restaurant located in the charming Belmont district of Charlottesville, VA, tavola offers inspired rustic Italian dining through the use of quality ingredients and a simple philosophy fostered by a staff passionate about food, wine, craft cocktails and personal service. Due to our limited seating, we do not take reservations outside of special events.
Reviewed 24 February 2012

We have been to Tavola several times. Each time we have gone with 6-8 people. Each time everyone has raved about the food. Each time we have had to wait a significant amount of time...but, it is always worth the wait. We give them our mobile number and visit nearby venues for cocktails. The food and atmosphere at Tavola is authentic Italian. The servers are polite, efficient and quite versed with the menu. Excellent restaurant!

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

A European-style bistro without the pretense. Polite staff. FANTASTIC food. I could eat the baked clams and clams linguini every night. We will be back many, many times. GO!

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Reviewed 20 February 2012

Excellent service, delectable food (and choices). If you can't go to Italy, let the Italian cuisine come to you. The freshest of ingredients, simple but enticing menu, fabulous desserts. Don't wait another minute, it's a must dining experience in Charlottesville, Va.

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Reviewed 18 February 2012

Wonderful scallops with risotto and vegetables roasted to order. Tiramisu to die for. Everything fresh and tasty. Great service too.

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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Can't say enough positive things about Tavola. The service, food, and atmosphere are the best in town. We've eaten here numerous times over the past couple years and the food is always fresh, hot, and perfectly seasoned. We started with an appetizer of creamy burrata, arugula pesto, and sun dried tomatoes. It was served with lightly toasted bread drizzled with olive oil. For entrees, we had a penne pasta tossed with mushrooms in a very light cream sauce with just a hint of truffle oil and lemon. It was finished with a little watercress garnish. The delicate pastas are made in house every day. The food at tavola is so good it beckons you to keep eating long after the top button on your pants has told you stop.

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