Cavalier Diner

Charlottesville's Best Breakfast

We offer Takeout


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About Cavalier Diner

Welcome to the Cavalier Diner! We've been serving Charlottesville our great breakfast, traditional diner fare, and delectable Greek dishes for over 11 years!

The key to our success is simple: providing quality, consistent food that tastes great every single time. We pride ourselves on serving our customers delicious breakfast, down home American cuisine, and Greek favorites, all reasonably priced!

Eat delicious food. Grab a drink. But most of all, relax and enjoy your diner experience! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your continued support, especially during these difficult times. Rest assured, during this Covid crisis, all Cavalier Diner staff are focused on keeping the kitchen, dining room, restrooms, and entry areas clean and sanitized. We have blocked off tables to enable and ensure social distancing and are sanitizing every table after every guest. And we are wearing our masks. So Cavalier Diner is your safe and tasty food destination, see you soon!

Opening hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

NEW! Online ordering

Online ordering NOW enabled for pick-up. Just tell us what you want and we'll prepare it as fast as we can. All orders are manually confirmed by us directly. Find out in real-time when your food is ready. All orders are manually confirmed by us in real-time. Watch on-screen when your food is ready for pickup.

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We're hiring

Breakfast/Short OrderCook Posted on 2020-09-10 10:30:45
Job description

Cavalier Diner is searching for Short Order Cooks.

We are a small, family-owned restaurant currently only serving breakfast and lunch. We have part-time hours available to start, and will soon have full-time hours available. We are looking for:

  • A motivated and creative individual with experience in a commercial kitchen, and knowledge of flat top grills, gas range, fryer, steam tables, etc.
  • Someone who thrives at a quick pace, and can remain focused
  • A reliable and responsible individual, who preferably has transportation
  • Someone with breakfast experience a plus
  • Food Safety Certification a plus
  • Someone who can be neat, clean and organized, with a strong work ethic
  • Someone who will properly clean and sanitize all surfaces
  • Someone who will communicate and work as part of a team
  • Someone with a flexible schedule

All employees are required to wear masks at this time.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: TBD - based on experience and trial period.

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff is required to wear a mask and gloves, thoroughly wash their hands every time they remove gloves, and properly clean and sanitize all areas where patrons have been.


  • professional cooking: 1 year (Preferred)
  • cook: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
  • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

Apply in person at 1403 N. Emmet Street, Charlottesville. VA 22903

Server / Waiter / Waitress Posted on 2020-09-10 10:50:31
Job description

Cavalier Diner is currently serving breakfast and lunch. Eleven year established business seeks an individual who can bring their customer service expertise to our establishment. No nights, must be available weekends. Must be dependable, neat, work well with others, and dedicated to providing superior service to our guests and many regulars.

We are seeking a professional server for our fast paced breakfast and lunch restaurant. Great opportunity for a dependable, personable individual who is dedicated to providing superior service in a warm friendly environment. Able to take direction from owner occupied establishment of 11+ years. Weekends a must with weekday flexibility.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Monday to Friday (2-3 shifts)
  • Weekends

Apply in person at 1403 N. Emmet St. Charlottesville, VA 22903