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Top store recommendations from locals

“Awesome pizza and other food with nice drive down to the bottom of the mountain!”
  • 104 locals recommend
“Pick your own apples near Monticello in Sept-November. They also have music events - check their calendar.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This full service grocery store has everything you need during your stay. Located at the south end of town off HWY 522. Just look for the McDonalds and you’re there.”
  • 8 locals recommend
“a 5 minute walk to the best pastries in the city. favorites are the citron tart and almond croissant.”
  • 43 locals recommend
“Check out the movie theatre's schedule--there might be a classic you would love to see on the big screen!”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Home of the Pittsburgh Penguins and many special events from concerts or headlining comedy shows. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
“Great food, great atmosphere, tons of craft brews and a good wine list. Close to The Owl's Nest.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“ C-ville "Best-Of" since 1996! "Hall Of Fame 2018" Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner you can't go wrong!! Charlottesville is well known for the home of the Best Bagel Ever!! If you are not in the mood for a bagel then try their salad and/or soups. Do not be intimidated by the lines as they move very quickly. A sure palate pleaser and the price is right!!! ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Small. Does not take reservations BUT the back bar is best kept secret if you are looking for a cocktail and or the best tiramisu. Go hang out here while you wait for your table or after dinner. Bar does close early though so watch that. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
“Excellent wines, views and regular events. The oversized pavilion can cater to large groups on rainy days.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Local movie theater within walking distance! Shows both popular and independent films, and has a small bar in the lobby! Love supporting this local movie theater!”
  • 25 locals recommend
“Every year we have Friday's After Five which is free and open to the public to enjoy live music, food trucks, and drinks from 5:30-8:30 from April to September! It's my favorite thing to do in C'ville!!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Fantastic afternoon/evening treat! I could stop here everyday and sit beside the lake and enjoy the view of all the boats going by on the lake with an ice cream cone in my hand!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Need a rainy day activity then come check out The Alley! This ‘tired bowling alley’ was purchased by a progressive family and lovingly renovated to become a family entertainment center. They offer music, video entertainment, arcades, pool, shuffleboard, The Alley is fun for the whole family! It is kid friendly, even for the littlest in the family, with bitty rental shoes, ramps, light weight balls and automatic bumpers, so everyone can have fun! The Alley has a full restaurant with a children's menu, great food, beer, wine, desserts, and more! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
“So if you plan to relax with a glass of wine at The Owl's Nest (who doesn't?), then you NEED to stop in the little town of Accident, MD, on your way to Deep Creek Lake! Firefly Farms makes hand crafted amazing cheeses and also carries a small assortment of wine. The owner, Pablo, will be happy to show you around and tell you about their business. They sell to restaurants, gourmet shops, and grocery stores all over the country! DON'T MISS THIS LITTLE GEM!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Bear Creek Traders is absolutely Deep Creek Lake area's newest destination located in Market Square Shopping Center, Route 219 in McHenry. Featuring Woolrich Clothing, Icelandic Sweaters, hard to find ”
  • 7 locals recommend