The Sidebar features an extensive selection of local, domestic, and imported bottled and draft beers, as well as a complete bar. Delicious food from the Lovingston Café is available to order. Come live it up with live music and karaoke. 

Vito’s Lovingston 

For the last nine years, the talented chefs at Vito’s have been offering classic Italian food, as well as some of their own unique dishes. Stop by for a relaxing and delightful meal or come in for their famous Happy Hour. 

Chicken Coop Restaurant 

The Chicken Coop’s claim to fame is the best fried chicken in Central Virginia, as well as never-frozen 1/2-pound hamburgers. Geno’s-style Philly Cheese Steaks, Rueben’s from Brooklyn, and the most hospitable service you could ask for. 


In the mood for Chinese? Tucked away in the Lovingston strip mall is this small restaurant where you can take out or dine in and enjoy classic favorites like Chicken Lo Mein and Szechuan Beef. 

Lovingston Café 

Come and enjoy the laid back atmosphere and tantalizing dishes, at Lovingtston Café. Taste delicious house-smoked meats, hand-cut steaks, hand-crafted sausages, burgers, salads with house-made dressings, and homemade soups and sides.  

Mountain Mama’s 

Enjoy steak and seafood with a southern twist at this unassuming chop house. You can dine indoors or out and take in the scenery and small-town vibe. Bring your own bottle of Vino for a minimum corkage fee.  

El Mariachi Mexican Food 

When this local chain first opened in Lovingston, its mission was to bring the most genuine Mexican flavors to the area. El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant is the perfect place to bring your loved ones for a night of flavor and fun.

Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie

Proprietors Michael and Nancy McCarthy began their pizza expedition in the summer of 2007 when they bought Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie. A graduate of culinary school, Michel took pizza making to a whole new level. The dough is homemade, hand tossed, and ingredients are locally sourced. The philosophy being that there is no short cut […]

Charlottesville KOA Campground

KOA campgrounds are as American as apple pie. The KOA south of Charlottesville is no exception, here you can count on stay options for tents, RVs and cabins as well as the fact there is always plenty to do to keep your family entertained. 

Virginia Distillery Company

Visit this scenic family owned and operated distillery in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here you can taste award-winning single malt whisky which is prepared in special copper pot stills to create extra fine smoothness and flavor.