We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 453 Charlottesville Restaurants

Peter Chang's China Grill

2162 Barracks Road, Charlottesville, VA
434-244-9818
Improve this listing
Write a Review

87 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    41
    22
    15
    5
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
San Diego
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

The service was great! The staff were very friendly, and our waiter was able to answer questions about the menu. The food is very tasty and definitely better than any Chinese buffet in the area. The food is a little pricey, but if you want a closer to authentic taste of Chinese food, then it's worth it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat in Charlottesville. Dishes are different and have clever combinations of favors. Be warned though the spicy dishes tend to be much more spicy than usual. Lots of chillis. But asparagus and shrimp and the duck dishes are a delight and service is unhurried and not like many places that can't wait to get... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Columbia, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This started off as an excellent restaurant with many authentic dishes. It has gotten progressively worse, with the last occasion being in fact, the last occasion. One of our party ordered a curry dish which was clearly made out of powdered curry. Mediocre.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Barboursville, Virginia, United States
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lunch at Peter Chang's, Had a craving for chinese food and since I had heard and read so many good things about Peter Chang's I figured I'd give it a try. BIG MISTAKE!!!!! Waited at the host station for more than 5 minutes before someone came to seat me. Once seated my server asked if I wanted anything to drink... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
St. Augustine FL
Top Contributor
558 reviews 558 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I was really in the mood for Shrimp Schezwan but when I checked their menu online it only showed chicken. I gave them a call and they said they would be happy to make the Shrimp for me for an extra charge. My order was ready in 15 minutes so I took it back to my hotel. The meal had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

All the food is excellent at this restaurant. My wife and I have tried many in Charlottesville, and this is one best in the town. Highly recommend for big groups going out to eat together. Portions are family style.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Verona, Virginia
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The shredded tofu skin in chili oil is unrivaled anywhere! Beautiful consistency, perfectly married flavors, and just the right amount of heat. Dry fried eggplant, oh my! Hot and numbing beef, Shan City chicken, hot pots galore. All of this and more for a wonderful Sczhewan meal. The lunch specials are also tasty, especially if you order the spicy ones.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vienna, Virginia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a delicious lunch of 7 plates of appetizers - Szechuan Bang Bang Shrimp, Szechuan Dan Dan Noodles (pork), Scallion Bubble Pan Cake, Dry Fried Eggplant, Cilantro Fish Rolls, Vegetarian Egg Rolls (2 orders). We did have to ask for rice which they brought. Each dish was better than the next, fresh, tasty, at a good temperature.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charlottesville, VA
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love this restaurant as it is very different from the usual Chinese buffet/take-out places. Don't get me wrong, I love my sesame chicken and egg rolls, but Peter Chang's offers a great selection of dishes that feels more authentic and even exotic. I really like the cilantro fish rolls and my mother loves the seafood hot pot--she says it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Before leaving for our vacation I was saying how I wanted to find a nice sit down Chinese restaurant where I could just order off the menu what I wanted. Peter Chang's was just that. My husband and I loved what we ordered and the atmosphere was great. I would go back here again if ever in the area. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Peter Chang's China Grill also viewed

Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA
 
Charlottesville, VA
 

Been to Peter Chang's China Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing