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Citizen Burger Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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SALADS‏
9.00
Grilled chicken +3.00
House Salad
Romaine hearts,‏ onion, vine-ripened tomato, cucumber, hard-boiled egg, bacon, tillamook cheddar, croutons, and honey mustard
8.00
Grilled chicken +3.00
Caesar
Romaine hearts, grana padano, anchovies, croutons, caesar
10.00
The Wedge
Iceberg lettuce, vine-ripened tomato, onion, neuske's bacon, roasted garlic, maytag bleu cheese crumbles, and buttermilk ranch
11.00
Beet
Baby spinach, candied walnuts, apple, chevre, beets, blueberries, balsamic vinaigrette
11.00
Wilted Spinach
Baby spinach, hard-boiled farm egg, black onion, bleu cheese, bacon crumbles, warm bacon vinaigrette
SNACKS
10.00
Fried Shishito Peppers
With sweet soy sauce
7.00
Beer-Battered Onion Rings
With maker's mark BBQ and ranch
8.00
Crispy Fried Pickles
Beer battered pickles, fresh jalapenos, citizen sauce
6.00
Three-Beef Chili
Grass-fed, grain-fed,‏ and waygu beef, house spice blend, pico, cheddar
7.00
Citizen Fry Board
With ketchup, rosemary aioli, sriracha mayo, and citizen sauce
SPECIALTY BURGERS‏
(Served red, pink or no pink")
(All served with citizen fries)
11.00
Red
Pink
No pink
American Classic
Grain-fed beef, sliced American, iceberg lettuce, tomato, white onion, ketchup, and mayo on a classic potato bun
13.00
Red
Pink
No pink
Citizen Burger
Grass-fed beef, gruyere cheese, black onion, rosemary aioli, iceberg, and tomato on a brioche bun, topped with a fried pickle spear
15.00
Red
Pink
No pink
The Southern
Grain-fed beef, pimento cheese, neuske's bacon, yellow mustard, iceberg lettuce, and tomato on a brioche bun
25.00
Red
Pink
No pink
The Executive
Wagyu beef, foie gras, fried farm egg, neuske's bacon, black onion, and rosemary aioli on truffle-buttered brioche
15.00
Red
Pink
No pink
Wild Mushroom and Swiss
Grass-fed beef, mcclure swiss, wild mushroom, black onion, citizen sauce, iceberg, and tomato on a brioche bun
14.00
Red
Pink
No pink
The Hotness
Grass-fed beef, pepper jack, fresh jalapeno, sriracha mayo, three-beef chili, onion, and tomato on brioche bun
CUSTOM BURGERS
(Served "red," "pink," or "no pink")
9.00
Red
Pink
No pink
Timber Creek Beef
Grass-fed, grass-finished, all-natural, hormone and antibiotic free, all from five miles down the road
7.00
Red
Pink
No pink
Grain-Fed Beef
Classic, all-natural, American grain-fed angus beef
11.00
Red
Pink
No pink
Wagyu Beef
Finished for 350 days on a special japanese formulation of grains - some of the best, most marbled beef available in the world, from Australia
10.00
Red
Pink
No pink
Farm-Raised Chicken
Davis creek chicken breasts, cage free, totally natural, central virginia's finest
8.00
Red
Pink
No pink
House Vegan Burger
Our house blend of whole grains and beets
Red
Pink
No pink
Our Buns
House brioche multi grain old-fashioned potato
NON BURGERS‏
(All served with citizen fries)
8.00
Grilled Cheese
Tillamook cheddar, mcclure swiss, tomato pesto, and arugula on nut wheat bread
9.00
Grilled Cheese
Sliced American, bacon jam, and sriracha on sourdough bread
16.00
Chicken Sandwich
Grilled Davis creek chicken, tillamook, cheddar, neuske’s bacon, maker’s mark bbq, sauce, mayo, iceberg lettuce, and tomato on a brioche bun with our house onion ring
15.00
Chicken Sandwich
Grilled Davis creek chicken, chevre, tomato, pesto, cucumber, onion, sprouts, and tapenade on a multi grain bun
14.00
Kinda Vegan
Housemade whole grain and beet vegan, patty, with boursin cheese, sprouts, tomato, onion, avocado, apples, and tarragon, vegenaise on a whole grain bun
(Vegan buns available upon request)
16.00
Lobster BLT
Maine lobster, neuske’s bacon, arugula, and tomato on toasted sourdough with boursin cheese and tarragon aioli
SIDES
3.00
Citizen Fries
3.00
Sweet Potato Fries
3.00
Side Salad
3.00
Caesar
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Visiting from California, and we stopped in here for a bite to eat. I had a beef burger with a lettuce wrap, and it was honestly the best tasting burger I've ever eaten. If we lived locally, we'd come here more often. Everyone working there...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lillycoy
Reviewed today

I had looked up places to eat in Charlottesville and this was at the top of my list to try out. I love that the ingredients are super fresh, they hand make the patties in the restaurant, they get the beef about 5 miles away,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank pawlover
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome made to order with any items you want! We've been 3 times, no regrets. We are going again soon!Give them a try...

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1Maxxcat
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came in about 9 pm on a Sunday as the hours said open later, first greeter telling us the grill was going down so things were limited, so we were misled by the hours posted on Google. Ian steps in and tells us everything is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Fsouth
Reviewed 5 days ago

I order my burgers medium. Both times they were well done and had pretty average flavor. Definitely not overwhelmed by toppings, either. I don't get why people love this place so much, have you never grilled your own burger?

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 88jvb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was out of this world good! Long wait but worth it. We were starving and still couldn’t finish all of it because big portions!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SydneyA09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great burgers! We ate here for lunch, it was super busy and they were training a new wait staff but service was still pretty good. I got the Little Bleu burger and it was wonderful! The sweet potato fries were really good! My husband got...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mckiesha_claypole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a day of visiting Monticello, we decided to check out downtown Chancellorsville and get a burger. Excellent place for great burgers and great beers. Staff was great and fast service.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Russel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am an executive chef so I love trying new restaurants. My adult children and I were in Charlottesville for a wedding. We decided that a burger would be a fabulous idea for lunch so we went to Citizen Burger Bar. The server was prompt...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 81Vicki2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot for lunch in the Downtown Mall area. The food was fresh and tasty, the service was prompt and the beer selection was decent.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank brb519
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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.
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Robt_Emily
July 15, 2015|
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Response from BoiseBeaker | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant, not a motel.
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