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Michie Tavern

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great fried kitchen, buffet style. Popular place

This is a popular place where we have to wait 45 minutes on line Limited variety of southern food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Food and service was excellent. A bit pricey with dessert not included. Food quality was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mitzi B
Barboursville, West 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.
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683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7145
+1 434-977-1234
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious typical menu in a historic tavern. Tour the original home/ tavern and outbuildings and gift shops. We had pleny of food and the best fried chicken! Great service team!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s easy to see why this historic tavern has survived and thrived for over 200 years! The Southern country food is dynamite and it’s all you can eat of sumptuous fried chicken, pulled pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, stewed tomatoes, green beans, black-eyed peas and...More

Thank Melinda F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting Michie Tavern since the ‘70’s and have never been disappointed. It is some of the best Southern cooking around. The tavern is over 200 years old and was moved from its original site on the other side of the mountain. Fare...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a popular place where we have to wait 45 minutes on line Limited variety of southern food. Good fried kitchen It is just a buffet place, charming place, beautiful views Don’t expect good quality or outstanding service Again, it is a popular and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique historical gem circa 1784 Virginia where the family can enjoy tavern life and great Southern food and hospitality. Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork, Southern Fried Chicken, Baby Beets...among the choices of the buffet may be washed down with hot mulled apple cider, ales and a...More

Thank Cristina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expect a crowd. W Expect to wait. They don’t take reservations. It’s not really a Buffett because you don’t get to go up more than once so pile as much on your plate the first time. It’s cold. And greasy. And only OK. It’s not...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming here now and then since 1975 and have always loved the atmosphere of the old log cabin and the staff dressed in period clothing. The lunch is cafeteria style offering crispy fried chicken, awesome BBQ , mashed potatoes, stewed tomatoes, green...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are in the original tavern ambience was excellent, as was our waitperson. The fried chicken was not heavy. Proportions of all food, self serve, were excellent, with seconds encouraged. We appreciated that bus tours were served in other rooms, which allowed for a visit...More

Thank Rickey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was excellent. A bit pricey with dessert not included. Food quality was great Beautiful area

Thank Mitzi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting old tavern. We had lunch there and it is buffet only. The food was delicious. The server will get you anything else you want. The atmosphere and food make this place very special. The price was reasonable too. You can make reservations...More

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June 10, 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Mondays from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM.
March 24, 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.
November 14, 2015|
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Response from MichieTavern | Property representative |
Michie Tavern accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.