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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 sister restaraunt,

Public West Pub and Oyster Bar is open!!

Find Public West in Old Trail Village at 1015 Heathercroft Circle in Crozet Virginia.  Reach Public West at 434-812-2909


Public Fish and Oyster in Charlottesville will be participating in Restaurant Week at the mid-level price in order to offer one of the best values in Charlottesville dining all year.

From Friday, January 22nd to Saturday, January 30th enjoy three courses off of our Restaurant Week menu for just $29 per person with $1 from each meal being donated to the PVCC culinary arts program.


Our Story
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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