Michie Tavern ca. 1784 - A Virginia Historic Landmark

MICHIE TAVERN, located ½ mile below Jefferson’s Monticello, accommodated travelers with food, drink and lodging more than 200 years ago. Today, visitors experience the Tavern’s past through an historical journey which recreates 18th-century tavern life. Servers in period attire offer bountiful COLONIAL MIDDAY FARE. The rustic tavern setting renders a dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy. Featured is a buffet of southern fried chicken, marinated baked chicken, hickory-smoked pork barbecue, stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, buttermilk biscuits and so much more. Guests may further savor the past through a self-guided exploration of “Old Michie’s Tavern.” Your TOUR explores the experiences of 18th century travelers through interpretations on drinking, gaming, dining, sleeping and entertainment. After a leisurely lunch and tour, guests may enjoy relaxed shopping in FOUR UNIQUE SHOPS – all housed in distinct historic structures. The Tavern-Museum Shop, The Metal Smith Shop, The Armory & Artifact Shop and The General Store each provide a one-of-a-kind experience above and beyond plentiful shopping opportunities. Please check out our many midday fare discount offers such as this summer’s “Affordable Family Fun.” Michie Tavern is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Midday Fare is offered 11:30 to 3:00. Tours are continuous from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Brunch:
  • Buffet:
  • Bus Parking:
  • Casual Dress:
  • Child Friendly:
  • Children's Menu:
  • Handicapped Accessible:
  • Internet Access:
  • Lunch:
  • Restaurant:
  • Smoke Free Environment: