Michie Tavern ca. 1784
Michie Tavern is located 1/2 mile below Jefferson’s Monticello. Lunch is served daily. Servers in period attire offer bountiful Southern Midday Fare. The rustic restaurant setting renders a lunch dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy. Get a taste of the 18th-century as we feature a buffet of southern fried chicken, marinated baked chicken, hickory-smoked pork barbecue, stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, buttermilk biscuits and so much more.
“The Ordinary”, our dining room, is open and we serve lunch daily, 11:30-3:00.
The 1784 Pub, an 18th-century style pub, serves local wines, beers and hard ciders. Winter hours: Friday & Saturday, 12:00-7:00, Sunday 12:00-5:00. Friday & Saturday, light fare is available from 3:00-7:00(last order at 6:30) Sunday: light fare is available from 3:00-5:00 (last order at 4:30). PLEASE NOTE THE PUB IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19.
After lunch guests may enjoy browsing in our four unique shops – all housed in distinct historic structures. The Tavern Shop, The Metal Smith Shop, The Artisan Shop and The General Store each provide a one-of-a-kind experience in addition to plentiful shopping opportunities. PLEASE NOTE THE ARTISAN AND METAL SMITH SHOPS ARE CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19.
Seven Days A Week
11:30AM – 3:00PM
11:00AM – 4:00PM daily *
* General Store extended hours 10:00AM – 5:00PM Fri. – Sun.
Order 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Pickup 11:00AM – 5:30PM
683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Unlike men, not all spirits
were created equal
The 1784 Pub is located in the oldest section of the Tavern. Experience the sights and sounds of what it may have been like as a traveler in the 18th century looking for a bit of refreshment and nourishment. Perhaps you strike up a conversation with a fellow visitor or partake in a colonial game. THE PUB IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19.
Michie Tavern, located ½ mile below Jefferson’s Monticello, accommodated travelers with food, drink and lodging more than 200 years ago.
Today, Michie Tavern consists of The Ordinary, where guests can enjoy midday fare served by servers in period attire; The 1784 Pub where guests can enjoy local libations in a historical pub setting; and four unique shops housed in distinct historic structures.