Standard Hours

  • Breakfast
    • Mon - Fri7:00AM - 11:00AM
  • Brunch
    • Sat - Sun8:00AM - 2:15PM
  • Lunch
    • Mon - Fri11:00AM - 2:15PM
  • Afternoon Snack
    • Mon - Sun2:15PM - 5:00PM
  • Dinner
    • Mon - Sun5:00PM - 8:00PM

3 Star Certification Badge

Observatory Hill is located on the southwestern corner of Alderman and McCormick Roads near the first-year residence halls. Often referred to on Grounds as O'Hill, this dining room has a large seating area with two levels and eight delicious stations to choose from!

Specific Station Hours: 

Copperhood and The Green Fork


Breakfast 7am-10:30am

Lunch 11am-2pm

Dinner 5pm-8pm


Brunch 11am-2pm

Dinner 5pm-8pm


Accepted Here

Meal plan swipe, Flex Dollars, Cavalier Advantage, Cash, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted.

Casual Meal Rates 

  • Cash/Credit/Debit/Cavalier Advantage (rates before tax applied) Breakfast: $9.50, Brunch/Lunch: $11.50, Dinner: $12.00, Theme Meals: $12.50
  • Flex Dollars (tax-free) Breakfast: $8.50, Brunch/Lunch: $10.25, Dinner: $10.75, Theme Meals: $11.50

Due to ongoing supply chain disruptions requiring ingredient substitutions, allergen and ingredient information on menu boards, recipe cards, and website may not be current. If you or someone in your party has a food allergy, please contact a food service manager, chef or dietitian on site.

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 3 12:00 AM Observatory Hill Dining Room

    Late Night Breakfast Glow Party


    Close out the school year with a night of good food and fun at our Late Night Breakfast Glow Party! Come ready with your Meal Plan Sweepstakes tickets (we'll be announcing winners!) and dress up in your best neon glow-gear, for a chance to win a prize in our best neon-dressed contest!

2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary. Additional nutrition information available upon request.

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525 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22904