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The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant

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7 North St, Onancock, VA 23417-1921
+1 757-787-7400
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 10:00
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Elegant surroundings, great service, and the food is superb. Best. Ever. Crabcakes. But even the pork chops are made to an higher standard.

Thank Lenwa2016
Onancock, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful fine dining, service and food are superb, Gary make very tasty cocktails too! We enjoy eating the sticky toffee pudding this time of year as well,

1 Thank shtruitt
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much to our delight, we find five-star dining at the Charlotte Restaurant. The soft shell crabs were the best I ever had - succulent and delicious. The accompanying veggies were fresh and crisp and the decor was charming. If you are anywhere near Onancock, treat yourself to a first class meal at the Charlotte.

Thank DeeDeeO727
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have travelled all over the world. This is one of my favorites. Simple, elegant, small, great restaurant. Special for a tiny village like Onancock. When I told them I was leaving before kitchen opened, they left me coffee, fresh fruit and granola bars. This is my fourth stay. And to top it off, the fishing was great and stop... More 

Thank JWF63
Richmond, Virginia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Definitely the best restaurant in town, though it is a bit pricey. Crabcakes are especially delicious, a good wine list, and incredibly nice staff.

Thank tekt
Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Fantastic meal - food locally sourced and not the usual fried shore seafood meal fare. Had crab cakes with NO filler and shrimp and grits and both meals were scrumptious.

Thank Lsada2010
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Charlotte Hotel and Restuarant is clean, quiet, and with character, friendly, charming hotel with great food!

Thank kerrybaby62
Aberdeen, Maryland
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a lovely small white tablecloth restaurant, where you would not expect to find one. Even though it was a limited menu, everything was fresh and prepared just right. Service was very attentive to our needs.

Thank tlb1013
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Excellent food and I love the soft shell crabs. I had a steak with the crabs. Also,the homemade ice cream is fantastic.

Thank Mark B
Mathews, Virginia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The food was very good. The restaurant /Hotel is very charming. It was easy to get a reservation. The only negative feedback is the wait staff who had our table seemed annoyed, she did not appear to want to spend much time with us. She had very little to say and never once smiled. We had the feeling she would... More 

Thank iris L
CharlotteHotel, Manager at The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We instruct our servers to be non-intrusive out of respect for your privacy. However, your comments indicate a level of detachment certainly unintended by Charlotte and me. We do take a great deal of pride in our service and we will review your comments with the staff. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
American, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 North St, Onancock, VA 23417-1921
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-7400
The award-winning restaurant features cuisine that is prepared using many Eastern Shore products. It is with great pride that we support local watermen, farmers, and area businesses. Because much of our fare is made from locally available ingredients, the menu changes frequently, often daily. Everything is house-made, including the ice cream! Our bar is well stocked, and the extensive wine list offers selections from around the world.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?