In Charlottesville, we grabbed a bite to eat at historic Mitchie Tavern, located below the hill from Monticello. It serves an all-you-can-eat buffet of an 18th century fare.
Dressed in period clothing, waitresses brought out more food as you requested it. Though a bit pricey at $16, I think it’s worth it. The food was spectacular! We ate chicken, black-eyed peas, stewed tomatoes, green beans and roast potatoes.
While there, we also checked out the shops on the property. Here’s the metal smith shop where you can buy many different things: