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Welcome to Spectacle Shop

Spectacle Shop has provided outstanding service to the Charlottesville area for the past 27 years. We opened our doors for business in 1984, with the idea of offering the best products with the best service at competitive prices.

We are committed to taking the time to help you select outstanding eyewear which suits your personality and style. 

We embrace the newest technologies available in frames and lenses as we believe this gives you the very best vision you deserve. Stop by any of our three convenient locations to meet our knowledgeable licensed Opticians. 

Downtown locationDowntown
Located on the Historic Downtown Mall for over 25 years, we carry a wide range of frame styles- whether you are looking for something classic or bold and colorful or something in between, you can find it here.


Millmont locationMillmont
Located in the Millmont Shops, our Millmont store offers a wide range of children and adult frames including Dilli Dalli, Mira Flex, Oliver Peoples and many more. We are conveniently located near the University of Virginia Grounds.


Berkmar locationBerkmar
Located on the North side of town at Berkmar Circle, this bright, spacious store offers several eyewear lines including Pro Design, Eco, Banana Republic and many more. With it's convenient location near the intersection of Berkmar Drive and Rio Road, ease of parking and friendly staff, you are sure to find this location to be a welcoming environment.

As a company, our Opticians have over 200 years of collective experience. With our knowledge base, we can help choose the best frame and lens combination for you and your needs. We strive every day to uphold our exceptional reputation in our community.

Some of the popular brands we carry include Calvin Klein, Banana Republic, Flexon, Gucci, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, lafont, Marchon, Maui Jim, Mikado, Modo, Oakley, Oliver Peoples, Pro Design, Ray Ban, Rudy Project, Silhouette and WileyX.

We participate with UVA's Davis Vision Plan and offer a discount for UVA employees with the UVA Aetna Vision Plan. For insurance plans Spectacle Shop does not participate with, we are happy to provide an itemized receipt and help you fill out any "out of network" insurance forms for reimbursement for your eyewear purchase.

If you would like to learn more about the optical goods and services we offer at Spectacle Shop, please visit our Services page. Contact us anytime with your questions.