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The Ivy Inn Restaurant

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2244 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4817 (Ivy Road)
14349771222
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Earlysville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I had an excellent dinner to celebrate both Valentine's Day and my wife's birthday. Our fix menu was superb from top to bottom. Service was equally fine. We've dined at the Ivy Inn previously and it is always first rate in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Certainly one of the best in Charlottesville.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I always choose the Ivy Inn for special occasions. Not only is the food exceptional, the service is impeccable. On one occasion I was offered samples of three wines before choosing the one I liked best. Such attention to customer satisfaction really makes a difference.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb food and service. Excellent for special celebrations.Pricey, but well worth it in my opinion!

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Keswick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is exceptional. Somewhat "old school" but so what? Special occasion place for us, it is pricy.

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Chapel Hill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb food in an old home. New menu almost daily. Warm mushroom salad/appetizer was outstanding. Flounder and trout were well prepared and tasty. Waiter was attentive without hovering. Great place to go for a special occasion.

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing evening at The Ivy Inn in Charlottesville VA. The restaurant itself is beautiful, the service was perfect and the food absolutely delicious! I had the Duck confit with a chestnut andouille bread pudding and Brussels sprouts. It was delicious!! i highly recommend this wonderful restaurant.

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Thank Mary B
Charlottesville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always excellent, The Ivy Inn takes special care on special occasions, such as a birthday or engagement. We have always had wonderful service, food and ambiance. Can't wait to go back.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every course was among the best of its genre that I have had. I had a dual lamb dish with a Greek spin on the pastry and chops. Tender and flavorful; just perfect. My wife's pork chops were also excellent. I started with an onion soup that was surprisingly subtle with a cheese bread that pulled out peppery flavors in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is housed in an old home with Southern charm. The food was excellent. Being late February the menu with catered towards a winter culinary experience. I enjoyed shrimp and grits from appetizer which were excellent. Being from the south my whole life I'm a bit spoiled when it comes to shrimp and grits. These did not disappoint. My... More 

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Keswick, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the privilege of dinner with out of town friends at Ivy Inn. It has to be one of the best in Charlottesville. Service was great, food amazing, and the bill appropriate. Not cheap, but really a good value for what we received. Hope to get back very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2244 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4817
    (Ivy Road)
  • Public Transportation: No public transit
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 14349771222
Description
Locally-Inspired Seasonal American Cuisine in an historic house originally built in 1789. Family owned business for 20+ years.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?