The Secret Door That Takes You To The Best Little French Restaurant In Virginia

Tucked away in a back alley in Charlottesville, you’ll find a doorway that leads to an unexpected and delightful French-inspired restaurant. The aptly-named Alley Light is a beloved spot among locals and a pleasant surprise to visitors passing by along the downtown mall. Here’s a closer look at what awaits behind this mysterious doorway.

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The Alley Light is located at 108 2nd St SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

For more information about the Alley Light, you can find them on Facebook here. Have you visited this secret lounge before? We’d love to hear about it!