The Pub at Lake Monticello 

Although Lake Monticello is a gated community the golf course and dining facilities are open to the public. This is a laid-back pub featuring a daily happy hour, home-cooked meals, house-made desserts, live music, and trivia. 

El Vaquero 

This Mexican restaurant is a local franchise with 4 locations in central Virginia. The guacamole is freshly made each day, and the food is made with traditional Mexican recipes and ingredients.

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.  

Danny’s Bar and Grille 

A laid-back neighborhood bar and grille known for its burgers and shakes. You can dine in, sit outdoors or take lunch or dinner to go. 

Gia Italian Restaurant 

Gia Italian Restaurant is a family-owned restaurant known for its genuine and scrumptious Italian cuisine with a Sicilian twist. All dishes are sautéed to order, sauces are always made from scratch, and pizza dough is prepared daily.  

Blue 53 Sports Bar and Grille 

The Cracchiolo family is the proud proprietor of Blue 53 Sports Bar and Grill, where you can get some wings, a cold brew and watch the games! They have more than 30 televisions, among them is a large 130″ screen TV. 

Asian Café 

Owners Jim and Ling are eager to welcome guests to The Asian Café which specializes in Japanese cuisine, from sushi and sashimi to hibachi-grilled meat and fresh seafood. There is also a selection of Chinese and Vegetarian dishes offered. 

AMO Gelato Café 

For a sweet treat when visiting Palmyra make a stop at AMO Gelato Café. The Café serves a variety of flavors offering up the occasional “limited time only,” delight. AMO keeps it going with live music and occasional kids’ events. 

Rhetts Bar and Grille

Rhetts offers a beach-style atmosphere, a covered patio, as well as 15 bar televisions, providing a lively, fun place to enjoy creative dishes, such as smoked meats, steaks, sandwiches, and fresh seafood, as well as daily specials.  

Crescent Inn

The Crescent Inn serves breakfast all day alongside lunch and dinner. There is something for every pallet. The food ranges widely from sandwiches, burgers, salads to entrees. All meals are made from scratch using all natural ingredients.