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Michie Tavern

683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
+1 434-977-1234
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Chicken Buffet

Interesting tourist oriented historic tavern. Food is Chicken with buffet of choices from black... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mesa, Arizona
Good place after visiting Monticello

Very cool atmosphere. A buffet with southern fare. Food was great. The fried chicken, biscuits... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bruce T
Knox, Pennsylvania
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Historic tavern (ca. 1784) originally located on Patrick Henry's land. Living-history tours are conducted on the grounds of its current location near route Va 20.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“stewed tomatoes” (113 reviews)
“chicken” (118 reviews)
“cornbread” (96 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
+1 434-977-1234
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting tourist oriented historic tavern. Food is Chicken with buffet of choices from black eyed peas to stewed tomatoes. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Prices are a bit high for a chicken lunch.

Thank swtimberdoodle
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very cool atmosphere. A buffet with southern fare. Food was great. The fried chicken, biscuits, corn bread, and beans are hard to beat!

Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent southern food. The fried chicken is excellent- so moist. Service is excellent. The peach cobbler was outstanding! A great lunch experience

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was excellent, and the staff was great. Although we did not visit the shops because of time restrictions, it would be very worthwhile for anyone visiting. FYI they only serve lunch.

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We used to stop here for lunch on our way to tour Monticello. It was an old stage route tavern. Not now. Like Monticello it has been upgraded and there is much more to see there now besides eating. One building for example sells old...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our third visit over a number of years and, as always, the food was both hearty and wonderful. Can't wait to return again when we are in the area.

Thank John A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fried chicken is as advertised. Absolutely delicious. Black eyed peas, green beans all very flavorful. Go hungry.

Thank lloydv183
Reviewed 1 week ago

MIchie's Tavern is a wonderful old preserved tavern of historical significance....serving a buffet lunch until 3:30 pm each day. The food is homemade, plentiful and delicious. The deep fried chicken is not for dieters but who would care for a one time experience here......a special...More

Thank njhantl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to Monticello....take time to visit Michie Tavern...Lot of history and a great place for lunch. If you are looking for a menu don't go...if you like Fresh Fried Chicken, Vegetables, BBQ....don't miss Michie Tavern. Good food...a little pricey...great friendly service. Take time...More

Thank RMBrooks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nicely preserved old tavern. The fried chicken lived up to its reviews. Moist, crispy and never ending. Your server keeps bringing refills of whatever you ask for. A little pricey but worth it for the overall experience. The biscuits were also excellent.

Thank 1776fan
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Mondays from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM.
24 March 2016|
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Response from Hildmat | Reviewed this property |
They have cole slaw. You must pay for the full meal even if you only eat the cole slaw. It is $18 adults and $11 children plus dessert is extra.
14 November 2015|
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Response from MichieTavern | Property representative |
Michie Tavern accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.