Top 11 Spots For Calamari In CVille!

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1. Vivace

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2244 Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Housed in the former main quarters of a peach orchard, Vivace attracts patrons with its diverse atmosphere. Their calamari is a must-try!

2. Bella’s Restaurant

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707 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Calamari Fritti at Bella’s is lightly breaded and quickly fried, then topped with a dusting of lemon zest, red pepper flakes, and fresh Asiago and served with Mama’s red sauce.

3. Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar

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2075 Bond St, Ste 100, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
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Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar offers handcrafted contemporary American Italian fare, like their Crispy Calamari with spicy and sweet peppers, pepperoncinis, garlic butter and scallions.

4. Monsoon Siam

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113 W Market St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Inspired by original Thai cuisine, Monsoon Siam serves good quality food, like their fried calamari served with a sweet-chili sauce.

5. fellini’s

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200 W Market St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Fellini’s calamari isn’t fried like most, it’s sauteed, with red grapes, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, celery and arugula, and fished with a chili butter sauce.

6. Basil

109 14th St NW, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Calamari Provencal at Basil comes with peppadews, roma tomatoes, kalamata olives, capers, basil, sun-dried tomato aioli and toasted crostino. Delicious!

7. Bonefish Grill

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269 Connor Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
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Specializing in market-fresh seafood & fish cooked over a wood-burning grill, try the Bonefish Grill calamari, flash-fried with peppers and sweet spicy Asian sauce.

8. Fig Bistro

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1331 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Fig often has specials featuring calamari, but you can always order their Cajun Calamari with tomatoes, parsley, parmesan cheese and homemade aioli sauce.

9. Bang Tapas

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213 2nd St SW, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Bang! is Charlottesville’s “go to” spot for Asian inspired tapas and inventive Martinis. Try the fried calamari & Szechuan vegetable salad.

10. The Shebeen Pub & Braai

The Shebeen Calamari

247 Ridge McIntire Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Shebeen has calamari as a started and as an entree. The camps bay calamari is spicy chili-garlic marinated calamari fried in crispy tempura flour, crispy capers, lemon aioli and caramelized lemon. The chili calamari entree is spicy grilled calamari a in chili baste.

11. Rhett’s River Grill & Raw Bar

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2335 Seminole Ln, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
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For delicious food, a vibrant bar scene, and excellent service, look no further than Rhett’s River Grill, where you’ll find these fried calamari rings, lightly dusted and served with a ginger manis sauce.

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