Summer Solstice Polynesian Party on the Patio

Join Red Pump Kitchen in the Alfresco Café on Thursday, June 21st for our Summer Solstice Polynesian Party on the Patio. It’ll be a full-blown Luau, complete with food specials like Crab Rangoon, Crispy Hawaiian Chicken Thighs, and Pineapple and Pork Teriyaki Skewers. Plus, don’t miss the bar, where special guests from Richmond’s Belle Isle Shine will be mixing up cocktail creations with our RPK beverage team.

Tiki Food Special details:
– Crab Rangoon’s served with sweet chili aioli
– Crispy Hawaiian fired chicken thighs served with a ginger soy sauce
– Pineapple and pork teriyaki skewers with a cabbage salad

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tiki cup and moonshine

Join Red Pump Kitchen in the Alfresco Café on Thursday, June 21st for our Summer Solstice Polynesian Party on the Patio. It’ll be a full-blown Luau, complete with food specials like Crab Rangoon, Crispy Hawaiian Chicken Thighs, and Pineapple and Pork Teriyaki Skewers. Plus, don’t miss the bar, where special guests from Richmond’s Belle Isle…

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Ready for the ultimate summer giveaway? Red Pump Kitchen, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, Scarpa, and Neroli Spa & Beauty Lounge are teaming up to create an ideal Saturday of dining, shopping, and relaxation in Charlottesville. One winner will receive: Two (2) $200 Scarpa Gift Cards Two (2) Apolis Charlottesville Market Bags Two (2) 50…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Red Pump Kitchen! Spoil your mom with an artisan, Tuscan-inspired brunch on May 13, 2018. Executive Chef Reid Owen has prepared the ultimate brunch menu for the special occasion, complete with everything from Steak and Eggs to Pear Tarts. The 3-course brunch is $39 per person. The usual a la carte…

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Red Pump Kitchen is toasting to Mexican culture with plenty of margaritas and palomas! Join us for a festive Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 5, 2018. We’re turning our al fresco café into the ultimate fiesta. Stop by for delicious drinks and eats from 2pm to 11 pm.   Cinco de Mayo Pop Up Menu…

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Pop some bubbly at Red Pump Kitchen to toast to Charlottesville’s beloved former president, Thomas Jefferson! April 13, 2018 marks the Founding Father’s 275th birthday. From Monticello to the University of Virginia, Charlottesville wouldn’t be the same without Jefferson’s lasting contributions. Our city also owes its affinity for winemaking to Jefferson. As the nation’s first…

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Once again Red Pump Kitchen is participating in the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Third Annual Cocktail Competition. This exciting competition between the city’s top mixologists will take place from April 9-15th, 2018. All entries will highlight local aromatics, liquors, and artisanal products. Our restaurant and bar manager Kendall Moore has been busy crafting the perfect cocktail for…

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three notch'd beer

We’re launching our Red Pump Saison – a special collaboration with Three Notch’d Brewing Company! Our craft beer creation is inspired by the rich flavors in our signature cannoli dessert. To celebrate the launch, we’re hosting a beer garden on our Alfresco Café on the Downtown Mall. It will take place from April 13th to…

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The Tom Tom Founder’s Festival is almost here! This year, the Charlottesville tradition will take place from April 9th to 15th and will celebrate all that our wonderful city has to offer. It will showcase local art, music, and food in spaces all over the downtown area. For the third time, the festival will hold…

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Ever wonder how we choose our wines here at Red Pump Kitchen? Our wine selections are hand-picked to complement the Mediterranean influence of our cuisine, focusing on Italian, French, and Spanish offerings while representing California and the burgeoning Virginia wine industry. The by-the-glass program focuses on quality and value with selections that are constantly changing….

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No passport required for this trip to Peru. Red Pump Kitchen’s Paper Tiger Cocktail is inspired by flavors popular in Peruvian ceviche. Made with macchu pisco, lime, chili, agave and coconut, it’s the perfect South American retreat. Get the recipe below to make the Paper Tiger at home! For the Drink 2 oz Macchu pisco .75…

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Charlottesville Restaurant Week is back and Red Pump Kitchen is excited to welcome local foodies to enjoy our curated 3-course Restaurant Week Menu. Starting January 19th through January 28th, enjoy our special menu for $35 per person or choose to enjoy our a la carte menu. $1 from every Restaurant Week purchase will go to…

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On the first day of Christmas, Red Pump Kitchen gave to me…one of 12 brand-new holiday-themed cocktails! This holiday season, we are rolling out a new drink each day, designed to capture the feeling of the holiday – starting Tuesday, December 12, 2017, and ending Saturday, December 23, 2017. Each day will guests can raise…

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Host your next private event at Charlottesville’s most desirable venue. Red Pump Kitchen’s unique restaurant space and alfresco café are the perfect backdrop for your event. Our versatile design makes planning anything from a hosted happy hour to a rehearsal dinner as easy as can be. In addition, Red Pump Kitchen is located in the historic Downtown Mall, the…

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Thursday, December 14th 11:30 am and 1:15 pm 3-Courses, $50 per person Whether it be gift giving with office mates or swapping holiday stories with your besties, make your holiday outing special and easy this year by booking your table at our first annual holiday lunch. A table for two or 20, we have you covered!…

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Help us ring in the New Year at Red Pump Kitchen! Our festive decor and Tuscan cuisine make for the perfect New Year’s Eve celebration. Our 5-course pre-fixe menu is available for $75 per person + optional wine pairings.  To make your reservation, call us at 434.202.6040 or make your reservation online through OpenTable.   …

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We are excited to share the recipe for one of our all-time favorite first courses. The Kale Caesar Salad is a popular staple on our menu. Impress your guests at your next dinner party with Executive Chef Reid Owen’s Tuscan take on a classic dish. This recipe serves 4.   For the Salad 1 fresh…

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The holidays are near and we have the perfect festive drink to help you celebrate. Our Rosemary + Thyme cocktail has all the makings of holiday cheer. Make your spirits brighter by mixing our cocktail at home or stop by Red Pump Kitchen to enjoy it in our contemporary European café style restaurant.   Ingredients:…

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