Mel’s Cafe is a casual eatery with various breakfast options, sandwiches, and BBQ and fried chicken. At the same time, the restaurant provides customers with a warm, low-key space. Stop by this local spot on West Main Street when visiting the Downtown Mall or simply for a bite of authentic Charlottesville!

Price Range: $$

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719 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Closed Sunday


T: (434) 971-8819


Parking on West Main Street is available in the 11th Street Garage (117 11th St SW), Water Street Parking Garage (200 Water St E), and at the Charlottesville Train Station (810 W Main St).