In addition to its rich history and culture, Charlottesville is home to over 100 independent restaurants, cafes, bistros, grills, and pubs.  The acres of surrounding farmland mean that restaurants here use the very finest seasonal ingredients, and many eateries feature outdoor seating to enjoy Virginia's beautiful summer nights.

Show your ticket on show dates and enjoy exclusive deals with the following local establishments!


Red Pump Kitchen

401 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902                       (434) 202-6040

Red Pump Kitchen uses locally sourced seasonal ingredients to create Tuscan inspired dishes. Take a seat at the window or dine alfresco on our patio. Order a la carte or savor Chef's Lee Hendrickson's 4-course Tasting Menu. Come early for Happy Hour food and drink specials nightly from 5-7 pm at the bar. 

Show your ticket and enjoy a complimentary gelato with the purchase of an entree.


The Melting Pot

501 E Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902                                   (434) 244-3463

Fresh delicious fondue awaits you in this gourmet restaurant!

Mention Ash Lawn Opera any time during this summer season and receive 10% off any bill. Another 10% will also be donated to Ash Lawn Opera.