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Julianne Saunders

Open since 1923, The Virginian is the oldest restaurant in Charlottesville. Having endured challenging times in U.S. history such as Prohibition and World War II — The Virginian has been a staple establishment on the Corner for the past century.

Celebrating 100 years of The Virginian

Replete with a caricaturist, a photo booth, limited edition anniversary themed merch, a D.J. and 1920s cocktails, the Virginian made sure the party went on throughout brunch, lunch, dinner and late night bites despite the tropical storm raging outside. 

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