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Public Fish & Oyster features fresh East Coast Seafood, Raw Bar, craft beer and cocktails and a comprehensive wine list provided with exquisite service.

*NEWS*  We are excited to announce our forthcoming sister restaraunt, Public West Pub and Raw Bar coming this fall to Crozet Virginia!!  More to follow…

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Executive Chef


Executive Chef

Donnie Glass has cooked his way down the New England coast in some of the regions most respected restaurants. Instilled with French influences by strong chef-mentors, Glass came to Charlottesville looking for a kitchen with a shared passion for cuisine and attitude towards customer service. Since taking over at Public, Chef Glass now touts one of Charlottesville’s most talented team of cooks, each of whom comes with an impressive resume and array of skills.

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