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Tavern on the James

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590-4979
+1 434-286-3500
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
25 Mar 2017
“Dinner with Friends”
15 Mar 2017
“Dinner after visiting Monticello”
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590-4979
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I arrived a little early to an event in Dillwyn, and discover that Scottsville was only a 25 minute drive away. We were given a tip in a previous restaurant in MD, and checked out the restaurant. They serve breakfast, so we...More

Thank Xeuropn
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit. We called ahead to reserve a table upstairs where the table and bar traffic was not so busy. Our table was ready when we arrived. We had an awesome server who was busy but worked her butt off. All four...More

Thank Sherry F
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Both food and drink wete outstanding. Our bartender/waiter Tana did a great job. The pot roast gets a thumbs up!đź‘Ť

Thank rodbadeen
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first time here and loved it! The food was awesome and the music was jumping!! It was blues night and it was so much fun! A bit of a drive to find it but worth the trip! This place is very family...More

Thank BeckyPaup
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We were driving through the town and found the tavern. We ordered two of the Sunday church specials and had enough food for 4. The food was good and service ok.

Thank Kingsoftravel
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Very professional and care about their customers family friendly and all of the above have to try the appetizers good parking lot event friendly

Thank Adrienne B
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The river is beyond the parking lot. But that's okay. The food was fine! I totally enjoyed the Reuben sandwich I had for lunch. Very nice and just the right amount of Swiss cheese and sauerkraut so as not to overtake the generous portion if...More

Thank rhohner
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

i visited this place a few times and was always pleasantly surprised with how good the food and service were. i also liked the fact that i was able to enjoy sports on tv while eating dinner. it seems this place is very popular with...More

Thank 24gregoryd
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We really enjoyed this place - great pub fare and a nice urbanesque atmosphere. We didn't have any beer, but overall, we had a wonderful experience.

Thank 1happykat
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Found this gem by accident. Taking the back roads to Virginia beach. Stopped for lunch. The food was fabulous. The bartender was great. I ordered prime rib The chef/owner came to and said how big would you like it. Made to order how awesome is...More

Thank Lawrence C
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Sharon P
Are there any low cal meals on the menu. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590-4979
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Scottsville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-286-3500
  • E-mail
434-286-3500, just opened a few weeks ago, no web site yet. Should be popular.