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Pigeon Hole

11 Elliewood Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2603
+1 434-984-0078
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“monte cristo” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Elliewood Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2603
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome food and service. Hailey was my server and she was prompt and efficient. I had the messenger. Eggs cooked perfect, ham was delicious, and the pancakes were phenomenal. I also had a mimosa with Oj, yes they let you pick your juice. I will...More

Thank Tabby B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A varied brunch menu that fit our Sunday brunch expectations. Eggs were delicious, biscuits were fine, crumb cake resembled more closely a banana bread since ours had no "crumb topping"--but still tasted great! Side of fruit was tasty, but not sure if it was worth...More

Thank Derky17
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

If you're looking to sit around waiting for your food, this is the place to go. It's 10:00 on a Monday morning and we are one of three tables seated. The young, terribly inexperienced waiter had to be asked twice for absolutely everything - coffee,...More

Thank 411BarbaraS411
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We came in just before closing and started with the coffee cakes - OK, nothing great. French toast and eggs with biscuits were top notch. Monte Cristo was good but a bit too cheesy.

Thank janicepk
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We are local to Charlottesville and have eaten at every greasy spoon for brunch. There is NO COMPARISON to Pigeon Hole. This quiet little spot along Elliewood Ave on the UVA Corner is the perfect breakfast/brunch location. It was a warm morning for February so...More

Thank Aimee C
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

TINY spot for breakfast. It was cold so we didn't want to eat outside. We ended up sitting at the small counter they have. Not sure if people normally eat there...the waitresses were all nice, the food really delicious. Many different options on the menu....More

Thank MLL90
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The service was very friendly but slow. People who were obviously locals and regulars were served much faster than we were. We ate outside on their small patio space. Coffee was weak but the food was good.

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We had a delicious brunch and they seated us faster than I thought given the line to get in. Quaint little house.

Thank bluehighways2014
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Sunday brunch. Three people with very different ideas of what they wanted. Mama bear had a spinach salad with iced tea, papa bear had huevos rancheros, baby bear had a small side of mac 'n' cheese. Spinach salad had too many candied cranberries, was otherwise...More

Thank BKT48
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place on Ellewood. Wonderful menu and the grits and red eye gravy are to die for. Staff is very friendly.

Thank Harry P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Elliewood Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-984-0078
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