Red Pump Kitchen is a restaurant and bar located on the Historic Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, Virginia. The atmosphere is fun, festive and friendly, with a contemporary European café style décor, reminiscent of the top haunts in Soho and Northern Italy.
The easiest way to book a reservation at Red Pump Kitchen is to use the OpenTable widget shown here! Prefer to call? 434.202.6040. We look forward to seeing you!
401 E. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
SUNDAY TO THURSDAY (CLOSED MONDAY)
5PM – 10PM
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
5PM – 11PM
SUNDAY TO THURSDAY (CLOSED MONDAY)
5PM – 7PM at the bar and alfresco café
HOSTED HAPPY HOURS
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Advance reservations are requested for the Chef’s Table which can accommodate up to 12 guests.
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Red Pump features an open kitchen with a classic wood burning oven, which serves up fresh gourmet pizza and homemade breads. Our full menu, served both outside and inside, is filled with Mediterranean, Tuscan and Italian inspired dishes created with ingredients sourced from local Virginia farmers. Each dish may be paired with a selection from our curated wine and speciality drinks menu.
The bistro-setting features an open kitchen with a classic wood burning oven, a full service bar, and outdoor seating. Our Chef’s Table is available for group dining for parties of 8-12 guests and features 4-course prix-fixe menu with optional wine pairings.
Red Pump’s Tuscan cuisine is a pleasing combination of the highest-quality ingredients and the caring preparation by our chefs who take pride in the dishes they present.
We serve up traditional and contemporary cocktails, as well as wines, craft beers and ciders. The bar menu also embraces a range of spirits and liquors. Each drink we create is intended to enhance your dining experience at Red Pump Kitchen.
Join us at our bar located inside or at our Alfresco Café + Bar, both of which feature our full list of cocktails, wines, craft beers, ciders, spirits and liquors.
We offer Happy Hour specials nightly from Tuesday – Sunday from 5-7 pm at the bar and Alfresco Café. Join us for Tuscan Tuesdays for $5 sangria and $7 pizzette of the day during Happy Hour.
Private dining at Red Pump Kitchen is seamless. From seated dinners to late-night receptions, we offer entertaining options that make hosting your next event a breeze. Located on the historic Downtown Mall, we are in the heart of Charlottesville – offering the ideal location to entertain clients and host out of town guests. Our artisan menus featuring Tuscan and Italian inspired dishes are designed to reflect our farm-to-table philosophy. Seasonal ingredients locally-sourced star in Executive Chef Lee Hendrickson’s menus.
Entertaining is made easy with our choice of of prix-fixe menu selections, choice of bar package or pre-selected wine pairings , and complete tabletops included.
Private Event Capacity
Chef ’s Table: up to 12 guests
Seated Dinner: up to 65 guests
Late Evening Reception: up to 125 guests
For an unforgettable dining experience, savor the personalized four-course menu at Red Pump Kitchen’s Chef’s Table. Executive Chef Lee Hendrickson will create a custom dining experience for you and your guests, putting his inspired spin on the freshest available local ingredients—all specifically tailored to your occasion.
Chef’s Table reservations are requested at least three days in advance, and we happily accommodate parties of up to 12 guests. Our prix-fixe menu is $70 per person, and we offer wine pairings for an additional $40 per person.
To book the Red Pump Kitchen Chef’s Table for your next get-together and to discuss menu options and wine pairings, please call manager Laurie at 434-202-6040 or complete our online inquiry form.
We offer Happy Hour specials nightly from Tuesday – Sunday from 5-7 pm at the bar and Alfresco Café. Join us for Tuscan Tuesdays for $5 sangria and $7 pizzette of the day during Happy Hour. Bring your furry friend every Wednesday for Yappy Hour in the Alfresco Café & enjoy Happy Hour deals for you, and special dog treats for your pup.
Gift cards purchased at Red Pump Kitchen make wonderful gifts! Submit your order online here or stop by the Restaurant located at 401 E. Main Street in Charlottesville, Virginia. Gift cards are valid for 1-year from the date of purchase.
Red Pump Kitchen is always interested in hiring talented and dedicated individuals. At Red Pump, we seek team members who are as passionate about cuisine as we are.
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