While on your Virginia mountain vacation you can experience a wide array of different dishes and culinary pursuits dining in Staunton and Charlottesville Virginia. The restaurants throughout our Shenandoah Valley region have something for everyone’s taste, and offer a wide variety of food, including traditional American fare and exotic tastes from the Mediterranean and Asia. We have listed below a few of our favorite Staunton and Charlottesville Virginia Restaurants, each of them offers a wonderful dining experience.

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Mill Street Grill

Mill Street Grill is located inside the very first Wharf Historic District building to be restored and looks mostly like a gallery with its stained glasses, abundant paintings, and unique collages. Specializing in slow cooked baby back ribs, the Mill Street Grill is infamous for their delicious barbecue sauces. Visit this beautiful, historic restaurant located at 1 Mill Street in Staunton VA; call 540-886-0656 for more info.

Emilio's Italian Restaurant

Owner Emilio Amato designed a scrumptious menu of Sicilian and Northern Italian dishes; something that visitors have been enjoying for quite some time. Step into this fine dining establishment and enjoy an extensive dinner menu of sixteen different pastas, and dishes such as shrimp scampi with honey mustard glaze and angel hair pasta, and well prepared veal saltimbocca. Also serving lunch, the restaurant pares back its menu, and features sandwiches as well as some of the more robust entrees. Stop in at 23 East Beverly Street, Staunton VA, or call 540-885-0102 for more information.

Blue Ridge Pig

A local hole-in-the-wall favorite, the Blue Ridge Pig is a must-try option for your dining experience. With just a few tables, seating can be crowded, but one taste of the barbecue will make you glad you stopped by. Located in Nellysford, VA, this restaurant is a one-of-a-kind experience. Located at 2198 Rockfish Valley Hwy. 434-361-1170

The Depot Grill

The famous Depot Grill is situated in the old freight depot at Staunton Station. Featuring cozy and warm decor, The Depot Grill is a local favorite with its restored oak booths made from old church pews. The Depot Grill offers delicious hand cut Angus beef, fresh seafood and a variety of daily specials. Stop in and have a drink at the 40 foot bar, or mingle outside in the enclosed deck. Located at 42 Middlebrook Avenue, Staunton VA; contact them at 540-885-7332.

Aioli Restaurant

Mediterranean cuisine with a focus on the Southern European area. You'll find Italian style homemade raviolis, red snapper with vegetable provencal, Spanish Tapas, and fried polenta with smoked paprika sun dried tomato vinaigrette. Chef Said Rhafiri, born and raised in Casablanca Morocco, loves to share his Southern European style with everyone. 29 Augusta Street, Staunton. 540-885-1414


Inspired Southern Cuisine awaits you at Zynodoa in Staunton. Their ingredients are the finest and freshest available, sourced from local independent farmers and producers in the Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont regions of Virginia. 115 E Beverley St, Staunton. 540-885-7775

Edelweiss Restaurant

If you're looking for a taste of Germany in the Blue Ridge Mountains, look no further than Edelweiss Restaurant in Staunton VA. Since opening in 1981, Edelweiss has been offering traditional German food in a rustic and intimate setting with excellent service. Located at 19 Edelweiss Lane in Staunton. 540-337-1203

Scotto's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Scotto's offers the best authentic Italian food in the Shenandoah Valley at affordable prices. With over 16 years of experience in authentic Italian cuisine, you're sure to be satisfied with the excellent food and superior service at Scotto's. Scotto's uses only the freshest ingredients and features a relaxed, comfortable family atmosphere. Located at 1412 West Broad Street. 540-942-8715

Wild Wolf Brewing Company

If you are into the local scene, then Wild Wolf Brewing Company is just the place for you. Wild Wolf features a variety of fantastic dishes, from homemade French onion soup, burgers, macaroni and cheese, BBQ and beer, with a majority of the ingredients from the local area. This is fresh from the farm to the plate. The atmosphere is pleasant for families or folks just looking for a home brew. Housed in the 100-year-old former Nelson County Schoolhouse, outstanding food and service has made this a special place for my family. 2461 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, VA. 434-361-0088. Wild Wolf Brewing Company
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