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Rapture

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Mon, 5/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

TASTES
4
6
soup du jour
7
pumpkin & black bean hummus
herbed crostini
8
hushpuppies
habeñero honey, bacon butter
8
roasted autumn olive farms pork belly & kimchi sliders
on king's hawaiian roll
9
pimento cheese-andouille croquettes
sweet mustard
6
deviled eggs
ask about today's preparation
12
chicken or veggie quesadilla
pico de gallo, lime-cilantro crema
9
hillbilly egg rolls
pulled pork, mad hatter hot sauce slaw, peanuts, goat cheese, & bbq sauc
11
pulled pork nachos
jalapeño-pepper jack cheese sauce, butternut "guac"
10
jumbo wings
sauces: rapture's classic crystal 'buffalo," voodoo sauce, calypso spice rub, spicy garlic, lemon pepper, or bbq
SALADS
add grilled chicken, fried chicken tenders, white bean burger +$5; add blackened shrimp, burger patty, beyond meat patty +$8
8
raw greens salad
collards, kale, spinach, apples, golden raisins, bleu cheese, walnuts, cider vinaigrette
8
rapture caesar salad
romaine lettuce, parmesan,old bay biscuit croutons, classic caesar dressing
8
arugula salad
broccoli, pickled beets, goat cheese, carrots, roasted pumpkin seeds, carrot vinaigrette
8
spinach salad
roasted am fog mushrooms, peanuts, carrot, red onion, boiled egg, portobello "bacon" vinaigrette
SANDWICHES
all sandwiches come with a choice of side (soup +$1). gluten-free bread available upon request (+$2).
15
classic bacon cheese burger
locally pastured, dry-aged seven hills beef, bacon & cheddar, on a mariebette challah roll with lettuce, tomato, duke's may
hogwalla burger
8oz burger, pork belly, pimento cheese, alabama white sauce, caramelized onions, lettuce, bbq sauce, mariebette challah roll
15
papa legba burger
8 oz locally pastured beef, braised collards, cheddar, "voodoo" sauce, spicy bayou mayo, habañero honey
11
beyond meat burger
vegetarian patty on Mariebette challah roll with lettuce & duke's mayo
17
crab cake sandwich
ground mustard aioli, lettuce, on a marionette challah roll
17
seared rare tuna club
on toasted sunflower wheat bread with sliced avocado, applewood-smoked bacon, & wasabi-mayo
10
grilled cheese
pimento cheese, tomato-bacon jam, collards, grilled on potato bread
11
fried chicken sandwich
cheddar, chuck's horseradish aioli, lettuce on mariebette challah roll
14
philly steak & cheese
provolone, onions, & bell peppers on a sub roll.
9
white bean veggie burger
roasted red pepper aioli, lettuce, tomato, mariebette challah roll
MAINS
17
blackened shrimp & grits
shaved brussels sprouts, parsnips, herbed tamari sauce, over creamy byrd's mill grits
15
beer-battered fish & chips
20
seared sea scallops
pea tendril pesto, coconut beurre blanc, curry rice
15
Mona Lisa pumpkin fettuccini Alfredo
kale, roasted am fog mushrooms
15
confit & fried chicken thighs
roasted sweet potato, collards
18
roasted autumn olive farm pork belly
kimchi mac 'n' cheese, peach hot sauce
15
AM Fog mushroom mac 'n' cheese
18
root beer braised short ribs
sweet potato polenta, braised collards, mr. pibb bbq sauce, fried onion straws
17
seven hills beef meatloaf
mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, braised greens
BAR FARE & SNACKS
VEGETARIAN SIDES
3
side collards
3
stone-ground VA grits
4
house salad
4
roasted carrots & grilled asparagus
3
house calypso chips
4
cup soup
add $1 as side for sandwich
4
onion rings
3
macaroni salad
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have lunch here. The shrimp scampi is delicious and just the right portion size. Fried green tomatoes appetizer is very good too. Outside dining is nice in this location. Listened to street entertainers playing the banjo and guitar was an added bonus.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Christine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waiter forgot 1 side, 1 drink, 2 condiments and wasn’t too friendly. They just seemed understaffed and overworked. Food was good. Drinks were good too. Just too many mistakes for me to go back. The owner was apologetic and bought 1 drink for my wife,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank crmunson98
Reviewed April 6, 2019

This week a friend and I had lunch at Rapture's. She ordered blackened shrimp and grits and I had a Caesar salad with fried oysters. While my meal was great - hers was a total disappointment. Rather than blackened shrimp she got regular shrimp, grits,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Husband and I wandered around looking for a good spot to eat. Found this little gem- lively and busy but not loud. We sat at a window table and both ordered the short ribs with sweet potato polenta and greens. Everything was delicious!! Not enormous...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 21jem
Reviewed November 27, 2018

We were just going to have drinks here but the service and the appetizers were so good we stayed for dinner and were glad we did. We sat outside so it was a great place to people watch and had really, really good food. Our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TallTraveler2013
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I was surprised by how mediocre it was . The menu looked great , the execution was terrible . I got 3 starters and nothing was above average . The pork belly and kimchi sliders , the the server recommended , were terrible . The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank seriouslyi
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had dinner outside on a busy Friday night. The service was slow, but understandable due to the crowd. The restaurant offers a nice variety of dishes with local ingredients. The food was mediocre - my chicken sandwich was overcooked and dry. The house salad...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rick19348
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We ate at Rapture on the Friday evening of the first anniversary of the problems in Charlottesville. We had a table outside in the mall itself. A lot of local people eating there, a good, supportive and friendly atmosphere. The security guy at the booking...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James O
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Not a huge menu, but definitely some creative choices. Large scallops were perfectly cooked and tasty, although the extra side veggies I ordered were a little heavy on the salt and lite on the portion size for the price of $4. Loved the scallops! The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Runesong
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Based on a review which I read after we took a chance on Rapture I assume it has maybe seen better days. Food was mediocre at best. The short ribs were a particularly fatty cut, just a hint of root beer with no Mr Pibb...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sophiep193
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