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Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar

416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
+1 434-975-6796
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
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Reviewed 4 days ago

While visiting the area I stopped in for wine and appetizers. Boy, was I sorry I didn’t show up with a bigger appetite. Jade was at the bar and was wonderful in helping me select wine I would enjoy. Than when we ordered appetizers we...More

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was right on the edge of mid-range to expensive in my opinion. Entrees were $23-30. I had the sausage pasta and it was pretty good. The appetizers we ordered (brushetta and an order of the empanadas) were each for 2 people (meaning there were...More

Thank PaxvilleBoy
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is my favorite restaurant. They've been open 10 years and every single time I've been there the food, the service, the atmosphere has been perfect. One year I had a birthday dinner there and it was awesome, we had about 16 people and everyone...More

Thank Nan C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Easy walk from anywhere in downtown, GREAT FOOD, good menu, fairly priced, good service, enjoyed very much

Thank dbhraleigh
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Nice menu set-up for the town's restaurant week. Service was attentive and professional although the place was tight the night of our visit. Nice cocktails and very respectable wine selection. Food was good. Chef went out if his way to ensure the fare was not...More

Thank Paulie59
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We were in town w a group of 12 and one of our friends recommended Orzo based on the chef. Great dinner... they put us in the Red Room which had plenty of space. Probably ordered 7 bottles of wine that would have broke the...More

1  Thank MysticKid
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I was very surprised to see Cobia on the menu in December but it was surprisingly very good! The pasta ydishes are also great. Inventive cocktail selection. Definitely worth a return visit!

Thank Harry P
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We went here after a long afternoon at Monticello. Our server was attentive and friendly and we enjoyed a delicious meal. My husband had risotto and loved it, I had the fish of the night which was delicious and well prepared. A great spot after...More

Thank SLKspingirl
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were traveling east to west across Virginia for a weekend in the mountains. For lunch, my wife was in the mood for a salad. I agreed and suggested she check if an Olive Garden was somewhere not too far off our route. No luck;...More

Thank WA2world
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Took a friend for her birthday, and we had a lovely evening. I had the duck, which was cooked perfectly! Cocktails were amazing, the the hummus was fantastic as well. Also, my favorite item on the menu is the Prosciutto de Parma!

Thank kturney2017
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24 April 2015|
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Response from Robin6403 | Reviewed this property |
Reservations available, I haven't found or looked for a website .... we obtained info at the B&B where we stayed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5557
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-975-6796
  • E-mail
Nestled inside the Main Street Market at 416 West Main Street in Charlottesville, Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar offers a menu and wine list that fuses the culinary and viticultural traditions of Italy, Greece, Spain, and the South of France.Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar celebrates the exciting synergy of food and wine and the sparkling flavors of the Mediterranean. Our menu is complemented by an extensive wine list that covers the breadth of the Mediterranean, featuring an outstanding selection of wines by the glass as well as rare wines at exceptional values from our Wine Shop. We offer 5% off retail when you purchase three bottles, 10% off retail for six, and 20% off retail for a case.Orzo Offsite offers the exceptional cuisine and warm hospitality that you've come to enjoy at Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar. From simple to lavish, Orzo Offsite caters weddings, political fundraisers, corporate functions and intimate dinner parties (to name a few). We create beautiful, seamless and unforgettable events.
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