Expresso Italian Restaurant & Pancake House

Goodbye, Expresso: Venerable food family exits Pantops space
Published on May 15th, 2012
23 comments About a year ago, the former owners of the famed Expresso Italian Villa on Emmet Street (now The Villa under new ownership), known by countless students and townsfolk for its 2am breakfasts, reprised...
Expresso returns!
Published on Apr 26th, 2011
6 comments In the 1970s Margarita and Nick Vlavianos opened the iconic Expresso International Restaurant on West Main, which would later be the home of Zippers, Northern Exposure, Spry's BBQ, and most recently...
THE EATER- My gyro! In search, third time was the charm
Published on Oct 23rd, 2008
0 comments Ray Phillips of the Expresso Italian Villa hoists the winnerPHOTO BY RYAN HOOVER Can Charlottesville serve up a decent gyro? I was craving this Greco-American sandwich and decided to find out–...