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Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar

422 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-202-7728
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Ranked #34 of 463 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $35
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Fairfax, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Food and service are both excellent. It is much quieter than some of the other popular Charlottesville restaurants, and in my experience, is not as hard to get in at dinner time. Maybe I was just lucky! This is what I consider an upscale, but not overly expensive, restaurant. Craig Herberg

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My husband and I found this place one afternoon and we were starving at 3pm! Most places in the area closed at 2pm and didn't open for dinner til 5:30, so Skybar saved us! We ordered the corn and crab chowder and the chicken samosas, they were delicious!! Happy hour beers were a great deal also.

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Richmond, Virginia
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372 reviews 372 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

With two of our friends my husband and I made a trip up to Charlottesville just to eat at this Restaurant. We have eaten at quite a few of the Restaurants In C'vills downtown area together, and this one was our next pick. and we were NOT disappointed. The Service , ambiance and food were all excellent ( well worth... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Having eaten at a number of restaurants on the downtown mall in Charlottesville, I can say this was by far the best. Not only was the food very good, but the service was outstanding. The waiter was not pushy, but always seemed to be around just as we had a question. Our glasses never made it below half full, and... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Wow. Such amazing food. Went here with friends. Was seated within 10 minutes on a busy Saturday night. Waiter was funny, charming and informative. Apps were delicious as were the drinks (the gin and tonic was the BEST I've ever had). Got the scallops with the pork belly and changed the sweet potatoes to garlic, scallion potatoes from the special... More 

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Charlottesville, Va
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We just visited the Commonwealth Restaurant last Sunday for their Brunch, what a treat! We loved the service, and the food was amazing, I had the Poblano & Cheese biscuits and Gravy, it was great full of flavor, my wife had the Huevos Rancheros and also loved it. It was a great experience and we will return.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Stopped in for appetizers, drinks and socializing with friends from out of town and really enjoyed the entire experience. We have lived here for over four years and this is a wonderful addition to Charlottesville! We loved being able to be outside with a view of the mall area, service was perfect!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The food was really interesting with different combinations that worked well. We ate at the Skybar on the roof top but kind of regretted it. There was a lot of action on the rooftop, but it wasn't super cozy. The indoor/outdoor patio seating was really pretty and inviting and the food is pretty much the same. The server was very... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was one of those great Charlottesville summer evenings and the mall was crowed. I met a friend for drinks and meal at Commonwealth and was surprised at how great it was. We were quickly seated by the open side and had a great view of all the people passing by. The wine list was fantastic. Service was also very... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Came here starving after spending over an hour at another restaurant without food (see my review for Tavola). This is entirely the opposite of what we experienced in the other place. Service is superb. After hearing our horrid story, the waiter assured us that we'd be fed fast and well. And he delivered. We got our empanada right away (and... More 

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Additional Information about Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar

Address: 422 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: +1 434-202-7728
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
Cuisine: American, South American

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