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119 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5031
+1 434-977-1818
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Morrisville, North Carolina
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Charlottesville last week I had researched a number of restaurants and Bizou piqued my interest. However while sitting at the historic downtown pedestrian mall we struck up a conversation with a local. She highly recommended Bizou so off we went. It is small narrow space from the outside, and really not too large inside. On entering I was... More 

Thank Sandra F
Charlottesville, Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok food. Ok price. ok portions. A lot of people rave about this place. I just dont get it. its well..OK

Thank DyanMon
La Verne, California
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191 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best meal we had in an 8 day trip to D.C./Virginia. Cozy atmosphere, excellent service, delicious food. The white bean soup is not to be missed. Would definitely go back!

Thank Susanbunny_8
Greensboro, North Carolina
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94 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were just walking the Historic Downtown Mall...checking out the stores and reading menus along the street. We are always on the lookout for good vegetarian / vegan friendly places to eat. And normally we check Trip Advisor first, but not this time. We each had the roasted vegetable salad. Amazing. I would put it at one of top three... More 

Thank Gene H
Greensboro, North Carolina
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here with girlfriends for a girls weekend. Delicious! Loved my omelet and everyone love their food as well. The big hit was also the kouing-amann and none of us knew what this was. We even got extras to takeout to family! A must try!

Thank Evansentourage
Washington, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is refreshingly inventive. The menu reflects seasonal produce with nods to comfort food. I love the classic movie posters that adorn the interior walls. Wine list is well appointed and seems to have a little of everything. I prefer full bodied reds and a nice crisp white for fish. The specials have never disappointed me and the wait staff... More 

Thank Alex_nez
Coronado, California, United States
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Opened at 1130 on Saturday, server definitely professional, if you arrive early enough you can get a classic diner booth with high-backed red seats. Soup simple but good, bread plate, roasted vegetables, potatoes/gravy/fried chicken tenderloin all very good. Arrived after noon so had a bottle of Sangiovese to accompany it. Several small tasty southern desserts. Prices reasonable. Would definitely return.

1 Thank Jenn C
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Don't let this tiny restaurant fool you, they deliver BIG with delicious surprises! My husband and I dropped in for dinner with my parents and our one-year-old. Initially, we were daunted by the size of the restaurant, but the hostess was very accommodating! I'm so glad we decided to wait for a table. We got a highchair and an amazing... More 

1 Thank Oliya Z
Charlottesville, Virginia
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I really enjoy dining at Bizou. The menu always features choices that are innovative and delicious. The wait staff is friendly and attentive and the wine selections provides a number of good options. This place is an excellent choice for lunch or dinner.

2 Thank Grace K
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The is the 2nd time we've been to Bizou when in Charlottesville and it just keeps getting better. The bacon wrapped dates appetizer is spectacular. Also enjoyed the shrimp and grits and delicious chicken pot pie. Should definitely be on your list of restaurants in downtown Charlottesville!

1 Thank Lucy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5031
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-1818

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?