Red Pump Kitchen is the culinary cornerstone of Charlottesville’s historic Pedestrian Mall.
Welcome to Red Pump Kitchen, a contemporary European café style restaurant and bar reminiscent of the top haunts in Soho and Central Italy. Our open kitchen anchored by a classic wood-burning oven serves up house-made pastas, gourmet pizzas and Mediterranean and Tuscan-inspired fare. Our Wine Spectator award winning wine program offers a variety of selections, focusing on Italian, French and Spanish offerings while representing California and the burgeoning Virginia wine industry.
Table for Two or Fifty ~ Everybody’s Welcome at Red Pump Kitchen.
Located on the Historic Downtown Mall, we’re 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 and our award winning Wine Spectator wine program.
2020 Social Events, Corporate Gatherings, and Rehearsal DinnersInquire About Events
Group reservations for our prix-fixe culinary experience for social gatherings and corporate entertaining for parties up to 12 guests.Learn about the Chef's Table
Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a culinary curious foodie, our signature cooking classes are fit for any level of experience.View Upcoming Schedule
Hearty Tuscan Flavor, Homey Virginia Hospitality
Red Pump’s fresh Tuscan-inspired cuisine is a pleasing combination of the highest-quality seasonal ingredients and inventive preparation. Our chefs love transforming fresh local fare into dishes that delight, robust with flavor yet satisfyingly simple.