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201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-977-4944
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (23 reviews)
“scallops” (36 reviews)
“relleno” (10 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has an amazing menu! For dinner, we had chili encrusted scallops on sweet potatoes patties with a yummy seasoned cream sauce, and super lean and tender duck with raisins, kale with chorizo, and a polenta cake with cheese . We were delightfully surprised...More

Thank 622deirdreg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was absolutely delicious. Had the key lime chicken and steak for entrees. Be sure to check out their cocktails

Thank abbydennis11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu says spinach salad, in reality, it's fried oysters with a spinach salad. very easy to miss the fried oysters part. The salad itself is actually really good too. Warm bacon vinaigrette tossed with fresh spinach--very tasty. fried oysters are always perfect--fresh, hot, gooey...More

Thank bengrainger3321
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you are looking for a great Resturant in Charlottesville...check,out the menu at zo.ca.lo located on the Mall in Charlottesville. LocAted on the mall with very intriguing menu and a great bar.

Thank RMBrooks
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We got there on our first night after driving down from NJ and stopping at a few wineries along the way. Loved the menu and food didn't disappoint. We sat outside and got a seared duck breast with raisins, greens braised with bacon along with...More

Thank flybone
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

So many of the menu items were pricier than what I usually go for when I'm dining out on an average night but I was on a weekend girl's trip and decided to splurge a bit. I was not disappointed, I had the pork chop...More

Thank Brandy S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My husband and I ate at Zo.Ca.Lo. on June 21st with our children ages 9 and 11. Each of us were pleased with our meals. We sat outside and enjoyed the eclectic plaza foot traffic. I tired the Smoked Farro and Kale Salad (yum!) and...More

Thank JeanDTravel
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Twelve of more of us reunite at Zo.ca.lo every year. They expect us and treat us well as old customers, despite that we are a rowdy bunch. The other night, having eaten earlier, I satisfied myself with an appetizer plate of fried oysters that were...More

Thank Wingfield R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Fantastic food and service. All kinds of great tapas dishes to choose from and the service is typically top notch. Never had a bad experience when we eat here.

Thank Don W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Zocalo is great. Every meal amazing. I am only giving 4 stars because I wish they would change up their menu a little more often. But everything is fantastic!

Thank DyanMon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA
    (2nd Street NE and East Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-4944
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