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Cavalier Diner

1403 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4874
+1 434-977-1619
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Diner
1403 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4874
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

A long-standing C'ville tradition. Good, basic food, with some additional offerings. Good service, as well as good food. I've generally been there for breakfast --- standard fare. I think they deliver.

Thank William H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A good diner experience, with eggs and bacon and bottomless coffee, as you'd expect. Only drawback is that it's 10 or 12 bucks to eat breakfast here.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My wife had a procedure this morning and was hungry just for eggs and sausage and coffee. You got it-BREAKFAST ! We were there after the lunch rush. It was fairly quiet, and they had country music in the background. This place was clean, friendly...More

Thank GaryCummings
Reviewed 2 October 2017

2 Country breakfasts (each with two eggs, VA ham, soft hash browns, English muffin) 2 coffees = $25.82. Prompt, friendly service.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great food and wonderful service for a fair price. Parking was fine. Do yourself a favor. Stop in and give em a try.

Thank PAUL F
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Owner is very friendly and the service is outstanding. Food is good and the mediterranean dishes are very good.

Thank informedtripper
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner. We were staying over the road at the English Inn and wanted something easy. A great selection of food and also beers and wines which was a pleasant surprise! Service was friendly and attentive and food good. Traditional diner layout and feel...More

Thank OCDP84
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Food taste was excellent! Prices very reasonable. Portions almost too big but plentiful. Great local ownership,not a national chain. Definitely deserves a return visit.

Thank George O
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Food was average at best. Half of our table had cold food. Sausage Gravy Biscuits were below average. Dry biscuits and the flavor of the gravy was ok. My brothers pancakes were pretty dry. My father's eggs were cold. Coffee is average, nothing special. Service...More

Thank Cuse5
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a great place to take the kids on a Saturday morning- it's loud-so no one will notice them, they have a friendly staff budget friendly prices

Thank PA2CVA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4874
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-1619
  • E-mail
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