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Michie Tavern

683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
+1 434-977-1234
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Good Food in a Great Setting

Michie Tavern is a nice stop in this historical area. This is an old tavern, you can eat in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KalNJ
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Delaware
Consistent Great Food

We consider this the best fried chicken in the area. This is a buffet style meal where you select... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
hawaiiansurf8
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stewed tomatoes” (108 reviews)
“chicken” (114 reviews)
“cornbread” (93 reviews)
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683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
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+1 434-977-1234
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Reviewed yesterday

Michie Tavern is a nice stop in this historical area. This is an old tavern, you can eat in the original room (or what looks like it), or in newer surrounding overlooking the scenery. We preferred the old tavern looking room. The food was buffet...More

Thank KalNJ
Reviewed 5 days ago

We consider this the best fried chicken in the area. This is a buffet style meal where you select your first servings from a cafeteria style line. Once you are seated at a table you can order all you can eat items from the wait...More

Thank hawaiiansurf8
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited for lunch with some work friends after touring Monticello. (I think its a law you have to do this. wink) I had been several years ago so I sort of knew what to expect so I prepared myself by skipping breakfast. Just WOW! The...More

Thank worowell
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family of 6 went here for lunch on Sunday and had a great time. The staff dresses in period costumes and are very attentive. The southern style lunch was good, not fantastic, but still good and worth it, especially the biscuits. The view from...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not take the tour but shopped in the gift shops and had lunch. All the personnel on site were as friendly as can be. The dining area of the tavern is charming and very authentic. The baked chicken and fried chicken were the...More

Thank DocChesapeake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always look forward to eating at Michie Tavern when visiting Charlottesville. Excellent fried chicken! Crispy, tender, juicy, much like you recall fried chicken from years ago. Excellent sides including stewed tomatoes... yum! Yes it costs a little bit, but it is a unique place...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Michie Tavern is a must when visiting. You have to try the green bean salad. Really good. The fried chicken is true southern style. It is pricey for lunch, but how many times are you going to be here?! The gift shop has a cook...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Michie's Tavern at the recommendation of some friends. The tavern was very impressive with its time period theme. It has an interesting history. As far as the food, the only choice is the buffet and the food was average, typical of a buffet....More

Thank Chase
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute gift shop, but whoever decided these prices were acceptable is only doing it to line their own pockets. I am all about supporting local or small businesses, but I even have to question if some of the crafts were even made in this country,...More

Thank 140Teresa69
Reviewed 1 week ago

It looked like they served a great meal. We just stopped by for an afternoon break. We had a beer and a wine and the beer is a much better choice for the metal cups. Seemed like a fun, welcoming place with good service.

Thank mjn212
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paulgR3395QG
10 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.
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Gratney
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.
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Nitronic
14 November 2015|
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Response from MichieTavern | Property representative |
Michie Tavern accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
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