A Virginia Historic Landmark

Michie Tavern ca. 1784

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.

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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.

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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

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