132 East Main Street
Chilhowie, VA 24319
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This gourmet restaurant on Main Street in Chilhowie is the modern day namesake of the Town House Tavern, the oldest known colonial site in the community. The tavern was originally built in the mid-1700s as a four-room log house. It was then added to and used as a stagecoach inn, post office and home. It served as a gathering place for soldiers in the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and the War of 1812. It is no longer standing, but its ruins are nearby. Today, many travel for miles for a culinary experience at the renowned Town House Grill, which offers patrons fine dining in a relaxing, small town atmosphere.
Town House Grill Today
At the intersection of Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Kentucky, Town House has arrived as the premier dining experience, where Executive Chefs Karen Urie Shields and John B. Shields celebrate locally grown sustainable products and the finest seasonal ingredients. With a firm belief that exquisite dining is not exclusive to large cities, owners Tom and Kyra Bishop seek to put the region on the national culinary map through their commitment to providing the best in forward-thinking American cuisine. Every night, Certified Sommelier Charlie Berg from the Court of Masters bridges the ‘Old World, New World with Our World' with a ‘Wine Spectator Award of Excellence'-winning wine list that boasts an ever-changing selection of wines by the glass and half bottle.