Red Pump Kitchen is the culinary cornerstone of Charlottesville’s historic Pedestrian Mall.

Open for Takeout, Delivery via GrubHub and DoorDash and limited Alfresco café dining Wednesday through Sunday from 4pm-8pm. We will not be taking reservations as the seating is very limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.


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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. 

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2020 Social Events, Corporate Gatherings, and Rehearsal Dinners

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Group reservations for our prix-fixe culinary experience for social gatherings and corporate entertaining for parties up to 12 guests.

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Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a culinary curious foodie, our signature cooking classes are fit for any level of experience.

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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.

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Red Pump To-Go

Enjoy our signature classics at home with our new take-out menu! We are offering pasta kits and family-style meals which include focaccia, a choice of salad, a choice of pasta -or- a choice of pizza, dessert and a bottle of wine. Call 434-202-6040 to place your order. • HOW IT WORKS • Take-out will be…

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Alfresco Café Opening 5/21

We are opening the Alfresco Café with limited seating on Thursday, May 21st and are excited to welcome you back to Red Pump Kitchen! The safety of our guests and employees is our highest priority.   Details Open Wednesday through Sunday from 4pm-8pm for Alfresco Café dining and Curbside Pickup For Curbside Pickup, order here or…

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