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2162 Barracks Road, Charlottesville, VA
434-244-9818
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: http://peterchangscharlottesville.com

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Didn't live up to the hype

We were expecting something really good and different after all the publicity. We had a very nice dinner, the food was good, the service was just fine, and it wasn't that expensive. But it was just another good Chinese restaurant and not anything special or different. If you haven't been I would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Charlottesville
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Pelham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was excellent, great flavors, not the usual fare. Prices were pretty typical of Chinese restaurants, maybe a bit higher, but worth every penny. I wish Peter Chang's was closer to where I live in Massachusetts.

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Charlottesville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were expecting something really good and different after all the publicity. We had a very nice dinner, the food was good, the service was just fine, and it wasn't that expensive. But it was just another good Chinese restaurant and not anything special or different. If you haven't been I would say it is worth trying but for us... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When the waitress suggested an appetizer of a "scallion pancake" the server brought us two balloons full of air with a dipping sauce which were delicious! Tony's entree was HUGE and mine was really good. A great way to spend Christmas ('bout the ONLY way to eat in a commercial place on Christmas day.)

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Not your usual America Chinese food. Excellent variety, complexity, in some ways different from any Chinese food we've had in the U.S. including in bigger cities. Some very spicy, some not, appeals to varied tastes. Ingredients are fresh. Bubble pancakes are a fun appetizer, esp for kids. Love the hot and numbing eggplant; never had a taste like that. Great... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Best Chinese in C'ville hands down. Friendly service, quality food. Lots of variety as well as veggie dinners.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I just came home from eating lunch at Peter Chang's and was sadly disappointed. I should have taken the recommendation from a reviewer on another site to order something different rather than the standard fare, but I thought I would order something relatively simple. While the service was very fast and very good it was the food itself that leads... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My experience here was a mixed one. Food was good but nothing spectacular. Service was pretty awful, upon sitting down, we were given at most 30 seconds before being asked what we would like to eat, then after asking for more time, we were allowed another 30 seconds. In all, I felt they were intent on rushing us through our... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Peter Chang is reputed to be one of the best Chinese Chefs in the U.S. and I agree based on a limited sample. He has a small Richmond based chain and a loyal group of followers. I enjoyed the Cumin Roast Lamb and my wife the Mongolian Beef. This is the first time I have had lamb in a Chinese... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We shared two dishes: numbing chicken and eggplant with garlic sauce. The food was delicious, both for dinner and as a leftover the next morning for breakfast. I really enjoyed having spicy food unlike the normally bland Chinese food found elsewhere.

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San Diego
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53 reviews 53 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

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.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2162 Barracks Road, Charlottesville, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-244-9818

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

http://peterchangscharlottesville.com
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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