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826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
+1 434-972-9463
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great appetizers, great entree, great wine, great dessert, great service. Whaaat? Speak up! Unfortunate noise level made any conversation a challenge.

Thank lkf
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The Local was closed (restaurant next door) so we tried Tavola for dinner. When we entered we stood there - no hostess - a waiter sped by and said someone would be with us shortly. Then a waitress stopped and said it would only be...More

1  Thank Go567289
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Charlottesville as part of our vacation and looking for a nice place for dinner. We read other reviews about this place and decided to try it. BEST CHOICE EVER!! Everything was delicious! The waitress was polite and attentive. We were very sad...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I came here with my family after a long day of visiting colleges. The food was above and beyond what all of us had expected. The fresh pasta was excellent and I recommend getting the Bolognese dish. All of the entrées and appetizers were divine....More

Thank Katherine R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were in Charlottesville and decided "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" would apply when it came time for dinner. We returned to Tavola after a few years of being away. It was a good choice. Our dinners were excellent and the service matched...More

Thank travelerbobarch
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited Tavola on a busy Saturday night in Charlottesville. The place was crowded at 615pm but after a short wait at the back bar we were seated. Drinks were quickly out as were both the appetizer and the entree. All prepared and plated perfectly. Since...More

1  Thank jgfairman
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Very good pood and servise. We enjoy it very much. Very good atmosphere and Very cleane. Thank you very much

Thank nitzi2017
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had dinner last week and it was still the very best. I had rabbit and my wife had the eggplant. The side of cauliflower is out of this world, you must try it. The side of roasted orange fennel is another that you must...More

2  Thank FAC86
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the area doing the wine trail. The restaurant came recommended by some C-ville locals. The eggplant parmigiana was fabulous-thinnest and most delicious I've ever had. The linguine carbonara absolutely popped with flavor too!! Best meal of the trip by far. Tiramisu was...More

Thank als1328
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Becca was our most amazing server. She had all the answers and was super accommodating. As always, the food was excellent. I love bring my visiting friends and family here. Tip: I always try to get there 10-15 minutes before they open so we're sure...More

Thank bushmckay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 826 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5787
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-972-9463
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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.
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