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Zo.ca.lo

201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5254
+1 434-977-4944
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (24 reviews)
“polenta fries” (12 reviews)
“relleno” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5254
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed today

As a Cville resident I'm not sure why I hadn't eaten here before. Well, I had, but a l-o-n-g tome ago, and I am so happy to have rediscovered it. The ambiance is warm and comfortable, it's spacious, the service was very pleasant and attentive....More

Thank Pollyanna70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated at a shared wrap around table (wrap around a big tree) outside. Very nice atmosphere. Little bit off the main pedestrian mall but still close to the actions. Food were fantastic. We had lamb loin and rockfish. Tasty.

Thank Lapyang Joseph L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surpassed my expectations! There was a bridal party in the dining room with us; it had no effect on our service or noise level. Julia was responsible for multiple tables but made us feel like we were the only table she had - unbelievable! The...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! Although we usually don't eat at restaurants located in any sort of mall, we read the reviews, and had to try it. Nice ambiance, great service, food was fantastic. We shared everything, and they split the serving on to each plate, without hesitation....More

Thank Megnd06
Reviewed February 18, 2018

The TA description says Zocalo is "American" and I guess if American is everything, then it is, but we'd say it was more Latin (Central to South American). They have a great variety of offerings - all kinds of meat (duck to beef to pork)...More

Thank GregCinVA
Reviewed November 13, 2017

I came here with a large business group. Not my choice of restaurant and I freely admit to having zero tolerance for hot spices (whereas others just love them). First time I came here - same group - 6 months ago I had a horrible...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Located off a residential walkway, parking on a Sunday night was easy to find. Upon entering the loft style restaurant, we were seated promptly since securing reservations. We ordered pimento cheese fritters with a raspberry chili glaze and chives. It was flavorful and unique. Next,...More

Thank FLChristianMom
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Was here for a dinner for parents weekend at UVA and had dinner here. Our second time here was not a disappointment. The tuna tartare app is amazing ! The vegetarian relleno was amazing. Interesting flavors; fresh ingredients; healthy. My children had the salmon which...More

Thank clcuva
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner here with excellent cocktails and good services. Plenty to choose from on the menu. The scallops were great and my husband enjoyed the rockfish. We also started with the tuna tar tar which was very good. The margaritas were great!

Thank amysqua
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We had a delightful dinner at Zo.ca.lo. I had the Caesar salad and mussels. Both dishes were very good. The polenta croutons were super! The service was friendly and the atmosphere was nice with warm lighting and a modern, tasteful interior design. This place is...More

Thank Grace K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5254
    (2nd Street NE and East Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-4944
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