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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 restaurant,

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 or by visiting www.publicwestpub.com.

Public Fish and Oyster and Public West Pub and Oyster Bar will be closed on December 24th, 25th and 26th as well as January 1st.



Our Story
Executive Chef Gregg Dionne




Executive Chef

Chef Gregg Dionne Glass has cooked his way down the New England coast in some of the regions most respected restaurants before joining Public as the restaurant’s Sous Chef. Instilled with French influences by strong chef-mentors, Gregg quickly showed a prowess for commanding a kitchen and was elevated to Executive Chef in 2016.  Since taking over at Public, Chef Dionne 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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