a taste of the 18th-century
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 a buffet of southern fried chicken, marinated baked chicken, hickory-smoked pork barbecue, stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, buttermilk biscuits and so much more.
Explore Our Various Shops
and the 1784 Pub
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.
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. TEMPORARILY CLOSED