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Friends of Cville Downtown 2023 Accomplishments

As we approach the end of the year, we at Friends of Charlottesville Downtown are reflecting on all the incredible work we’ve been able to accomplish with your support.

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Grit Coffee

Serving coffee, espresso, tea, breakfast, lunch, baked goods, weekend brunch, and more. Grab a punch card and your 10th drink is free!

Citizen Burger Bar

Inviting eatery turning out hamburgers and craft beers in a brick-walled space with a patio. Sit in the window booths or grab a spot on the patio to soak up the downtown energy.

Blue Ridge Country Store

Hop to the deli counter at Blue Ridge Country Store. Charlottesville visitors to this downtown location will be hard-pressed to find a sandwich they don't love.

Monsoon Siam

Noodles, curries and other Thai specialties served in a cozy bistro and bar with a dining patio.

Petite MarieBette

Petite MarieBette offers freshly baked pastries & breads, a variety of La Colombe coffees, and quick service salads & sandwiches.

Soul Food Joint

A home-cooked meal without the home-cooked fuss.



From yoga classes to invigorating spa treatments to a fresh cut at the barber shop, Downtown Charlottesville has you covered. Explore all the wellness options the area has to offer.

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O'Suzannah features unique baby clothing, handmade jewelry, paper products, books, prints, and more. The displays are monochromatic, so you can move from blue to green to pink to orange and discover plenty of great gifts.

Agents in Style

Agents In Style offers a select collection of new and consigned designer and luxury women's clothing and accessories. We also offer personal styling services, closet audits, and more. Stop by and say hello! You can also shop our website.

2nd Act Books

2nd Act Books carries the same categories of second-hand books that previous owner Dave Taylor stocked, although our specialty is a large children's and YA section.


Chic, local boutique featuring an array of trendy, designer clothing, shoes and accessories for women.

Rock Paper Scissors

Rock Paper Scissors (RPS) is a custom invitation and paper goods shop with a sweet spot for letterpress.

Jean Theory

Jean Theory is home to more than 70 styles of denim from the top-selling designers, a carefully curated selection of clothing and accessories of timeless style.



Sometimes when you're shopping downtown it's for a new home, a financial product, event venue, or someplace for the in-laws to stay. Downtown is full of professionals who can help you with these and many other tasks.

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