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Plan your next meeting at the Abbott Center and take advantage of our ideal location.

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Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Abbott Center offers a wide variety of tempting international and American cuisine choices.

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Dining

Enjoy casual and elegant dining in Charlottesville, VA at the Abbott Center and nearby restaurants

Inn at Darden Dining

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Abbott Center offers a wide variety of tempting international and American cuisine choices. Our talented and experienced chefs ensure that every day dining in Charlottesville, Virginia is deliciously transformed into an outstanding experience. Please check with the Gatehouse staff for availability and reservations.

Offering a traditional Jeffersonian décor and architecture, the main dining room accommodates 160 guests, and six private dining rooms accommodate up to 40 guests each.

Another dining option is Cafe '67, which is located within the Saunders Hall section of our property and features a variety of tasty menu options ranging from fresh salads and sandwiches to sushi and homemade pizza. Cafe '67 provides our guests with the convienence of an in-house market and the menu of a local restaurant. 

The Executive Pub is open seasonally from 9pm to 11pm, and offers light snacks in a relaxing environment featuring a jukebox and televisions. Please check with the Gatehouse staff for operating hours during your stay.

There are also several casual to formal restaurants to choose from close to the Inn at Darden. The Gatehouse staff have a variety of menus available for you to peruse and choose from.

The South Street Brewery is a custom built brew house offering old brick walls, hardwood floors and a spacious, welcoming atmosphere in which to
enjoy fresh, handcrafted ales and lagers and seasonal fare. Restaurant hours are Mon.-Sat. 4:30 pm. to 2 am.

Click here to visit the South Street Brewery website

The Downtown Grille, located on Charlottesville’s historic downtown mall, serves only the finest in Midwestern corn fed beef
and fresh seafood. Restaurant hours are Mon-Thurs 5pm-10pm, Fri & Sat: 5pm.-11pm and Sun: 5pm -9pm. 

Click here to visit the Downtown Grille website