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Citizen Burger Bar

212 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5529
+1 434-979-9944
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“citizen burger” (133 reviews)
“truffle fries” (58 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
212 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5529
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Reviewed today via mobile

I love a good burger, and I had a great one here. The wait staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about their menu. We chose outdoor seating and it was very nice.

Thank marjorie m
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us in party,we all got different items all were great,even tho a little pricy. good selection of specialty burgers and a wide selection of build your own..really good fries, all the burgers and cheese sandwich were top notch. Ryan our waiter was attentive...More

Thank mouskamouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delicious burger!! 100% grass fed beef, Tillamook cheddar, Nueske’s bacon, bbq sauce, onion straws, compound butter and CB brioche... DANG! No wonder it was so good! Yes, I copied from the menu... it deserved proper reporting. The French fries weee fresh and delicious...More

Thank Bart S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Citizen Burger has its schtick down. They have locally sourced foods at a great price point that are consistently delicious. It’s a huge place with giant booths and kind of awkward tables for parties of two that seem to just be in the way of...More

Thank CaptPatton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charlottesville VA mall has a lot of different restaurants. If you want a hamburger and a beer the Citizen Burger restaurant is ready for you. It is a busy place that offers a great menu, good service and a good choice of beers.

Thank hydrojoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting UVA with family and stopped for dinner here on a summer weeknight. Area around restaurant was really bustling and had a fun atmosphere. Artsy, hipster vibe. Waited about 10 minutes for table and then had a very nice meal. Burgers were really good, but...More

Thank originalbabbel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant outdoor seating w views of the Cville population.Burgers..veggie and meat...were excellent.near the site of the protests in Cville the year before..Excellent stop.Parking difficult at times..

Thank hemingwayscantina45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit which we thoroughly enjoyed. We both ordered custom burgers which were delicious. We started with onion rings, which were excellent and hubby liked the fries he ordered with his meal and I appreciated having the option to have a side salad. Our...More

Thank SarahPU
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I picked a bad day to be in Charlottesville as it was the one year anniversary of the deadly protests. I was able to call in a to go order with issue and found a place to park in the Water St Garage where there...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We stopped here for lunch. My wife said it's the best burger she's ever eaten. We all really enjoyed it. They had good kids' meals too.

Thank Paul G
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Deb M
December 10, 2016|
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Response from Digger555 | Reviewed this property |
I do. It know. I am gluten sensitive and can tolerate a shared fryer.
July 15, 2015|
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Response from BoiseBeaker | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant, not a motel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5529
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-979-9944
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Location just opened in June 2012
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