Charlottesville's Friendliest and Most Eclectic Night Life
Quiet Sunday Brunch on the Patio
Live Music During Dinner Several Nights a Week

Daily Specials

Daily Specials; until 9pm
  • Tuesday - 2 for $10 appetizers
  • Wednesday - wine specials with purchase of food
  • Thursday - $4 off any entrée
  • Saturday - wine specials with purchase of food
  • Sunday - $7 entrée night; select menu items and special creations
New Frontier Bison Short Ribs

served with Tandoori pan-sauce, sweet potato puree and choice of vegetable, Offered with Escafe's house salad.

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12.24.14 Wednesday
Karaoke Night: Christmas Eve
9:30PM - 1:30AM
Karaoke Night: Christmas Eve
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12.26.14 Friday
Carol Covell: Jazz vocalist *
6:00PM - 9:00PM

performing with Sammy Horn

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Carol Covell: Jazz vocalist
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12.27.14 Saturday
The Art Wheeler Trio *
7:00PM - 9:30PM
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The Art Wheeler Trio
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12.28.14 Sunday
Karaoke Night
9:30PM - 1:30AM
Karaoke Night
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12.31.14 Wednesday
The Bob Bennetta Quartet: New Year's Eve Celebration *
7:00PM - 10:00PM

with Dick Orange and Monica Worth on vocals. Dancing and celebratory moments are encouraged.

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The Bob Bennetta Quartet: New Year's Eve Celebration
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About Escafé

Escafe has been a part of downtown Charlottesville for nearly 20 years. Our murals reflect the eclectic and rich social fabric that Charlottesville enjoys and embodies. Our menus reflect seasonal changes and locally –sourced fare when possible and retain many of the standard features that our regulars have come to expect and enjoy as part of their routine.

In addition to our widely-accessible menu, live music is now part of what we offer to our diners during the dinner hour many nights a week. We feel strongly that supporting local musicians is part of supporting our culture and downtown Charlottesville’s lively atmosphere.

We hope we can enjoy your company and patronage soon.

Private Events

Open six evenings a week for dinner and late night entertainment, Escafe is certainly a venue where dropping in with a date or a small group is convenient. With two kitchens and ample seating both inside and out, we also have space and the facility to serve larger parties. We continue to host large groups for cocktail receptions, wedding luncheons and dinners, and a myriad of other private events. Appetizers are always included for these events in some form so as to accommodate early guests and we can cater to just about any budget and diet restriction.

We would enjoy hosting your group in the semi-private area inside (The Terrace) that can accommodate up to 40 guests or the entire space for up to 200 guests standing and seated. Our shaded patio is spacious enough for larger groups as well seating up to 60 guests. If you would like to host a large group for brunch, lunch, dinner or a special event, please call or send us an email.


(all photos courtesy of Martin Phillips)

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