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Bang

213 2nd St SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5017
434-984-2264
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Ranked #41 of 459 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 25, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Bellaire, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great food with experienced and helpful staff and an amazing drink menu. My wife prefers and mock tails and there were plenty for her to choose from. I say go tice because all of the food was amazing but we couldn't have it all in one night. Don't let the outside fool you. It looks like a house from the... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My friends and I went for restaurant week. We each ordered something different and shared...all 3 appetizers and entrees were fantastic. Not one single complaint from any of us. We were too full at the end to truly pay attention to the desserts, but the bites we took were yummy! The ambience was nice, drinks were delicious...definitely a successful evening... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Bang offers $6 martini and tapas specials every Wednesday--it's the best way to conquer Hump Day and cruise into your weekend. Also, their menu is a unique offering to other options in and around Cville (Asian tapas). I've never had phenomenal service/food, but I've also never had a reason to complain. All in all, a solid bet especially if you... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

With vegetarian friends in town, I was not keen on denying my carnivorous tendencies for a purchased meal out. A local friend made the great suggestion of Bang!. "Asian-inspired tapas" was an interesting description, I kept thinking why isn't it "dim sum"? Answer: great variety of food and an intriguing bar menu. With more than a third of their menu... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

After a recommendation from our B&B of where to get pre dinner drinks we found our selves really enjoying Bang! We had a few of their delicious martinis. The bartenders, even though they were swamped, we're very attentive.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Low quality ingredients lack freshness & doom novel concepts. Tried previously ~1.5 yr ago and forgot why didn't return. Never again. Lettuce out of a bag, potatoes and soy from can. Freezer burnt tuna sashimi. Artificial flavors in martinis. No thanks.

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artlover119, Owner at Bang, responded to this review

I am so sorry you were unhappy with your meal at Bang. I do, however, have to point out flaws with your review. Our lettuce is not from a bag, it either comes from a local purveyor we've had a relationship with for some 20 years, or in the case of our "lamb wraps", it is iceberg. We use the... More

Charlottesville, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Love the place. Right next to the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, this is a great location for a great little restaurant. We sat outside on the front patio, which was really nice as we could watch people walk by and see other restaurant patios as well. We ordered the spice tuna and crab roll, crispy chicken dumplings, pulled pork tacos... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place is not a vegetarian restaurant, but it has the best variety of vegetarian food in Charlottesville. It's also a fun place to come for drinks if you're bar hopping. My friends have a standing "girls' night out" here about once a month, especially in the warmer months when we can sit outside. Excellent variety of well balanced (tasty)... More

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virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Quirky cool atmosphere, upstairs table with poufs to sit on. The bangarita is the best margarita I have ever had. Select a variety of tapas dishes to share with your group. Everything was delicious and service is fast and friendly. Variety of seating for intimate meal, or a group of friends.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

This place has great drinks, a great atmosphere, and great food. The service can be a little slow, but certainly fast for a Friday night downtown. Would recommend for dates or nights out with friends but not ideal for business.

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