Michie Tavern ca. 1784

683 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902

(434) 977-1234


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.

Servers in period attire offer bountiful Southern Midday Fare. The rustic restaurant setting renders a lunch dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy. Get a taste of the 18th-century as we feature a buffet of southern fried chicken, marinated baked chicken, hickory-smoked pork barbecue, stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, buttermilk biscuits and so much more. Lunch served daily, 11:15 – 3:30.

The 1784 Pub, an 18th century style pub in the oldest section of Michie Tavern, serves Virginia wines, beers and hard ciders. In addition, light fare is available during late afternoons. Michie Tavern’s 1784 Pub, an experience to remember! For hours and menu please visit: 1784 Pub.

After a leisurely lunch guests may enjoy relaxed shopping in four unique shops – all housed in distinct historic structures. The Tavern Shop, The Metal Smith Shop, The Artisan Shop and The General Store each provide a one-of-a-kind experience above and beyond plentiful shopping opportunities.

Michie Tavern Private Events/Dinners

Michie Tavern Group Tours 



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