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Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Modern Virginian Cuisine. Our emphasis is on providing the best local products with gracious service in a relaxed, fine dining atmosphere in our dining room while our rooftop bar allows for a more casual visits. Both Commonwealth Restaurant and Skybar serve the full menu until closing. Skybar has a late night menu available Friday and Saturday.
$8 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I had an enjoyable experience for dinner. The flavored of the food were superb, butternut squash soup and short bred empanadas to start were well prepared. The disappointment was in the entree course. I had the scallops/clams. The flavor was great and was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank M3MD
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Food was good but portions were so small. My wife had a the trout meuniere. It was delish but it was only 3 - 4 ounces of fish. I had roasted chicken. It was a breast piece with wing drumette attached. When I saw it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alex P
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Hip atmosphere/cool vibe and great seating in a round booth for 6 was the sole highlight of our evening; service, menu and food was poor, limited and not so good. We came to enjoy our dinner and left greatly disappointed. Started off with the Poutine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 191caroll
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Wanted fried chicken, but our waitress, Kristen, (wisely) talked me into the filet. Truly the best filet that I’ve had. Truly. Pork rinds are pretty special as well.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Adventure729431
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

First time for brunch. The Seafood Benedict is incredible! Fried oyster, perfectly poached egg, on English muffin with Hollandaise. Sooo amazing! Husband had Chicken and Waffles- loved it, especially the sausage gravy that comes on the side! Had a side of cheesy grits but too...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cbeeperson
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We ate here for dinner as a group of 4. The restaurant was recently taken over by new management/chef. The food is really really good now. It is not huge portions but is consistent with higher end dining. If you want an all you can...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mb2242014
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We are new to the area and met another couple here for dinner. Highly disappointed in the food and portion size for the high price that we paid. We went up to the rooftop for drinks but had to get them at the bar as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sunflower6795
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Sky Bar-This place has a perfect location and a very cozy atmosphere which everyone will love. Unfortunately they have the most awful service and people I have ever experienced in my life. I have traveled all over the world. I am an Attorney, also an...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Fideloctavio
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We went as a group of 4 adults and 3 children. The choice of food is limited with only one entree being vegetarian, the homemade pasta. We were the first or second family into the restaurant which was otherwise empty, yet it took 50 minutes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank scorpionfly
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I stopped into Skybar for a couple of cocktails. Service was great & the cocktails were very fresh, even using fresh squeezed lime juice. The rooftop seating is fun for people watching. Overall great experience.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Response from Alex122794 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the main floor is easy to maneuver in and out of. They are very nice and accommodating there. Hope you enjoy it!
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