Michie Tavern ca. 1784

A Virginia Historic Landmark

Michie Tavern is located ½ mile below Jefferson’s Monticello. Lunch is served daily, 11:30-3:00. 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  fried chicken, marinated baked chicken, hickory-smoked pork barbecue, stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, buttermilk biscuits and so much more. Lunch served 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)


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.

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Michie Tavern
683 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902