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“Best hole in the wall southwestern!”
Review of Continental Divide

Continental Divide
Ranked #81 of 541 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
virginia
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Best hole in the wall southwestern!”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Love the Santa Fe enchilada and the Thai Chicken Burrito. Get a special margarita with your choice of tequila and grand marnier. Great service - great bartenders - great food!

  • Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“One of my favorite places”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Small, menu and venue... but the best food! A take on Mexican, or southwest food - you decide. No sign, no rsvps show up and wait or get there early. We were told the service wasn't good, but it has been great the multiply times I have eaten at this unique restaurant. I love the Thai chicken burrito and the nachos. Yummy!!

Visited July 2012
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food, great drinks!”
Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

This is not a traditional Mexican restaurant. It's better! They have pork todos with a twist, quesadillas with salmon, tostadas with tuna...the list goes on and includes their staple pumpkin muffin. The food was great and I'm stuffed afterwards. The house margaritas were great! I will be going again. Remember to get there early because its a small place and there is always a wait but it's worth it.

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Thank D H
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Virginia
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112 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“I'm in a rut - always get the same dish”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

I love love love their tuna tostada. And even tho I want to break out of my rut and explore more of their dishes. I usually do not. If I go with a bunch of girlfriends and we're NOT getting dinner, we split their Red, Hot 'n Blues — fabulous nachos. Don't miss them. Red, Hot 'n Blues with one of their margaritas makes for a great girls evening. But go early or be prepared to wait. And once it gets full, it's really hard to have a coherent conversation in there and hear each other. Only drawback.

Visited July 2012
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North Carolina
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great modern mexican food”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

Great margaritas and excellent food. Has a cool feel and atmosphere of a trendy restaurant. Will return for sure.

Visited August 2012
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