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Blue Moon Diner

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512 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5542
+1 434-980-6666
09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Keswick, Virginia
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131 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Annual Bacon Dinner with 5 courses for $30. If you're willing to share, two guests can sample all menu items except one main course. The food was very creative and featured bacon that was diverse and hard to get. I loved the tag line on the menu: Bacon Responsibly

Thank Peter R
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined there this morning based on a recommendation from a friend. Friendly service and great food! Had the maple bacon frittata special. Only downside was after a long wait it arrived luke warm at best. Another in the party had a golden beet salad. All the greens fresh. Another had a poached egg special and was pleased. Dont go here... More 

Thank Steven B
White Stone, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a great place. We sat at the counter because all tables were taken. The service was efficient, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was wonderful. Glad we got there early because there was a line when we finished.

Thank juliagN4600ZM
Norfolk, Virginia
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This diner was super cute and delicious. I love old diners and this definitely had that atmosphere. The service was fast and the food was excellent. I got an omelette that came with hashbrowns (house fries) and toast. I also got a biscuit with sausage gravy and that was very good as well. My husband got the scramble with the... More 

Thank SarahKT426
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Diner style breakfast place with a bit of a line. Good omelettes and scrambles with hash and salsa. Could be a little more flavoursome but good experience

Thank alexharper2
Annapolis, MD
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice tiny place that has a nice breakfast to fill you up before a day of wine tasting or going to a UVA football game. I really enjoyed the breakfast barbeque. My wife had a special omelet that had andouille sausage and peppers - I stole a taste and it was wonderful.

Thank seano21401
Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable place to dine. Food very simple but of excellent quality. Great live music in the background at a very acceptable volume. Very chilled out place and typical of the better diners I have found in US. Would visit again if ever in Charlotteville

Thank Brendan H
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in Downtown Charlottesville and wanted to out for a light meal and he wanted a beer. We heard of the Blue Moon Diner and wanted to give it a try. We took a short walk from our hotel to the restaurant. When we got there the bar was front and center. We were asked... More 

Thank TravelinDebs
kinderhook, United States
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Everything is great. That staff warm and friendly. Laid back as it gets. The food is wonderful and not over priced.

Thank Clark M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place came highly recommended in tripadvisor, and I therefore decided to check it out. The place has a very distinct and laid back, no bs-attitude. I arrived just as it opened and was waited on by an experienced waitress, asking me if I wanted a cup of coffee. As I have never really become a hardcore black coffee drinker,... More 

Thank Maria N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 12
American, Diner, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5542
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-980-6666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?