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Rapture

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) #127 of 403 Restaurants in Charlottesville $$ - $$$ American, ,
303 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
+1 434-293-9526
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“gumbo” (7 reviews)
“tuna club” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
303 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
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41 - 50 of 120 reviews

Reviewed May 30, 2015

I was surprised to find outdoor seating for all restaurants downtown. I decided to pick this restaurant after glancing at the menu and I'm so glad I did. The southern style crab cakes were wonderful - spicy with lots of crab and little filler. The...More

Thank Bette S
Reviewed May 26, 2015

They have outdoor seating and that is one of the main reasons we picked this spot, along with it not being overly crowded and still open. The server was nice and the food was very good. Nothing stood out to me about the food, but...More

Thank Linds5891
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Self-explanatory. All the waitresses smoke and are mean-spirited. The food, however, is delicious. There are also pool tables for you to play at while you wait for the waitress to take forever to bring you your food.

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and i snuck out of a large industry event to enjoy some quality time over a good meal and wine... we were walking around and something pulled us into Rapture, it was the perfect evening... the server was great, we talked to the...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We were torn between going here and another place just down the street and we definitely made the right choice. The staff was very friendly and explained all of the specials along with answering any menu questions. The food is amazingly fresh which should be...More

1  Thank Harleyrider78
Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I weren't very hungry, so we both ordered the soup du jour. The soup - a seasonal sweet potato bisque - was excellent. The service, however was less spectacular. Our waitress had either had a long day or was mad that we...More

Thank Honeybee687
Reviewed October 29, 2014

Business lunch here. Recently. Had the tuna club which was really good and different. Could easily have fed two people. No hesitation in recommending this place for lunch. Great patio location also.

Thank malibuirishmike
Reviewed October 23, 2014

After wandering up and down the street looking at menus we chose to eat here. We were lucky to have a very friendly, efficient waiter. Thank goodness, the other waiting staff spent a lot of time chatting and checking their phones. Great service from our...More

Thank MumintheSun21
Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were told this was the only place to go in town to dance and hear music. Its small but Drinks were good..the bartender told us the DJ started at 10 but he arrived at 10 and didn't start playing until 10:30. Once he started...More

Thank cdesilva
Reviewed September 15, 2014

As a person with many food intolerances, it is always a challenge for me to find a suitable restaurant to eat at... AND one that is willing to accommodate me. The staff were super-friendly, and more than willing to go out of their way (they...More

Thank Kelley P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
    (3rd St NE)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-293-9526
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