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Citizen Burger Bar

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212 E. Main St, Charlottesville, VA
434-979-9944
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Location just opened in June 2012

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  • 153
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  • 110
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with Family

We just ate here after a long car ride and it was a perfect place. We had an hour wait but they took our cell and they texted us when our table was ready. The service was nice, prompt and knew the menu. Our drinks and apps came out right away. The burgers are HUGE split is possible. When we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We just ate here after a long car ride and it was a perfect place. We had an hour wait but they took our cell and they texted us when our table was ready. The service was nice, prompt and knew the menu. Our drinks and apps came out right away. The burgers are HUGE split is possible. When we... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Visiting for one night while travelling and found this place on Internet. Was very busy Friday night but they squeezed us in at the end of the bar. Great service - suggested a choice for our little girl and brought it quickly. Rest of food quick to follow. Made beer suggestions too and we loved the choices. Burgers were very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed good prompt service at the bar with friendly bar and wait staff. My burger was good but they had run out of mushrooms and they offer a mushroom and Swiss burger!! However it was Sunday afternoon. Food was good and hot. Only negative thing I would say is that we could see food being prepared by kitchen staff with... More 

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

During out recent business trip to Charlottesville we had lunch at Citizen Burger. Even though they were on the small side the flavor was excellent. Great place to stop in for a quick bite.

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We had just arrived in Charlottesville and were spending some time walking around the pedestrian mall. We came upon the Citizen Burger Bar and were glad to did. We sat at the bar, my other half tried some local beer which we indeed enjoyed (I'm a chardonnay girl but that was good too). Our meals were great and just what... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It was a busy Saturday night on the Pedestrian Mall. They took our name and number and texted when our table was ready. We were able to stroll the mall while we waited. You can customize a burger or chicken sandwich. The options were plentiful. The sweet potato fries are worth the up charge. The sandwiches are very filling but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The hamburger I had was really tasty. Everything was in line with my expectations except for the waitress whose treatment makes us eat and leave as soon as possible. Still, the quality of food was so good that I forgot the service issues.

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Charlottesville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The burgers are to die for! If you aren't a meat-eater, you are in luck, because their grilled cheese is a taste sensation, too. Make sure to order the fried pickles!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We had a very good burger and fries here. When we arrived on a Wednesday night, about 6 pm, in April, there was a 25 minute wait for a table. There is a long table at the end of the bar with bar service, no waiting, same menu. So we opted for that. It worked out just fine, but that... More 

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Highland Park, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Loved the food and the variety! Went with our family of five and ordered a variety of VERY good items -- even the grilled chicken and the veggie burger were tasty. The French Fries - both regular and sweet potato were delicious. We stopped here because it was 1/2 between NJ and NC and found it via Trip Advisor. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 E. Main St, Charlottesville, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-979-9944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Location just opened in June 2012
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?