Get a taste of the 18th century

Open seven days a week
Midday Fare: 11:30 – 3:00
The General Store and Tavern Shop: 11:00 – 4:00
The 1784 Pub
Thursday – Saturday 3:30 -7:00
A Virginia Historic Landmark

Michie Tavern ca. 1784

Michie Tavern, proudly owned and operated by the same family for 55 years, is located 1/2 mile below Jefferson’s Monticello. A bountiful Southern Midday Fare is served daily. Attentive servers will  take care of your every need. 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. Enjoy beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding area on our  enclosed courtyard. During the summer months, we offer complimentary Treasure Hunt maps and stick candy to families for children to enjoy. Learn more about Family Fun. The dining room is wheelchair accessible via a ramp.

The 1784 Pub, an 18th-century style pub, serves local wines, beers and hard ciders. Light fare is available during late afternoons.  1784 Pub Flyer

Fun shopping opportunities abound in unique shops housed in restored period structures.


Lunch Daily: 11:30 – 3:00
Dinner: Private dinners only


The General Store
11:00 – 4:00 daily
The Tavern Shop
11:00 – 4:00 daily

1784 Pub

3:30 – 7:00 Thursday-Saturday
Pub Menu


683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Bill of Fare

Get A Taste of the 18th-century!
We feature hearty Midday Fare
Open daily, 11:30 – 3:00.

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Lunch Discounts

Genuine Southern Hospitality!
We offer a variety of lunch discounts throughout the year. Please visit often to discover our current offers.

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The Best Southern Takeout in Town! Call 434-977-1234
Order between 9:00 – 4:00
Pickup: 11:00 – 11:45 or 3:15 – 5:30.

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Michie Tavern’s 1784 Pub serving local wine, beer & hard cider
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.
Open Thursday – Saturday 3:30 – 7:00
Takeout is not available  1784 Pub Menu  |  Pub Flyer  |

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Michie Tavern Shops

The General Store is open 11:00 – 4:00 daily. Our knowledgeable staff invites you to a welcoming atmosphere to shop and browse daily.

The Tavern Shop is adjacent to the dining room and 1784 Pub. A quick around the corner visit before or after your delicious lunch. Hours are daily 11:00 – 4:00.

Shopping opportunities abound in unique shops all housed in restored period structures
  • Historical reproductions and a line of gifts that reflect Michie Tavern
  • Gifts for all ages and interests
  • Virginia food products
  • Local wine, beer and hard cider
More about shopping
Michie Tavern, located ½ mile below Jefferson's Monticello, accommodated travelers with food, drink and lodging more than 200 years ago.

Today, the rustic restaurant setting renders a lunch dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy.
The 1784 Pub where guests can enjoy local libations in a historical pub setting.

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