Basic Necessities 

Basic Necessities embraces the European concept of taking time to enjoy food, conversation and leisure. They source produce and meat from nearby farms. Meals are made-from-scratch, which may take a bit longer, so sip some wine and relax.  

Veritas Vineyards and Winery 

It is sublime when food is paired with the perfect wine. Here you have the opportunity to make that happen with a delicious lunch of sandwiches, salads or Charcuterie while taking in the scenery with a glass of local Virginia wine.  

The Batteau 

The Batteau Restaurant & Wine Bar offers an exquisite dining experience while maintaining a cozy ambiance. Whether you plan on indulging in a fancy night out or just grabbing a bite, you can be sure to make it your own special experience.  

Lafayette Inn & Restaurant 

Built in 1840 this historic inn offers sophisticated Southern cuisine in an elegant yet casual dining atmosphere. Steeped in history the building served as a hotel, restaurant, saloon, boarding house, and hospital during the Civil War.

Jack’s Shop Kitchen 

This counter service restaurant is a gathering place for locals and tourists alike to enjoy breakfast, brunch lunch, or ice cream.  Here you can hunt for unique gifts and explore the antique stores on the floors above and below this eatery.  

Bavarian Chef 

Check out the inviting Chalet, otherwise known as the Bavarian Chief Restaurant, as you journey between Charlottesville and Washington D.C. on Route 29. Here you can taste the genuine flavors of Germany and enjoy the cozy atmosphere.  

Spoon and Spindle

Spoon and Spindle is a great place to enjoy dinner, lunch, or brunch. They also provide private dinners and catering services. Make a date night and witness Executive Chef, Zachary Andrews, in action as he prepares mouth-watering dishes. 

Vintage Restaurant at The Inn at Willow Grove 

Awarded four stars by Forbes Travel Guide, Vintage Restaurant offers regional American cuisine with a unique twist. Located at the historic Manor House, the restaurant provides lunch, dinner, pub fare, and a sumptuous Sunday Brunch.  

Palladio Restaurant 

Enjoy a memorable fine dining experience amongst beautiful vineyards in an elegant setting. This Chief driven restaurant specializes in Northern Italian cuisine using farm-fresh local ingredients. Make reservations for lunch or dinner.  

Wahoo BBQ 

Self-taught chef and owner Howie Brown offers delicious BBQ egg rolls and “Texas Twinkies” for starters along with platters, burgers, and sandwiches. Check out the nightly events including karaoke, line dancing, poker, and Trivia Night.