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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” (125 reviews)
“truffle fries” (56 reviews)
“beef” (93 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5529
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Reviewed 3 days ago

WE ate there after a day of walking. Our server, Megan, was the best ! She was friendly and gave us plenty of water and time to make up our minds. Really appreciated that . We each designed the burgers our way. Excellent burgers.. Sweet...More

Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The hamburgers are out of this world! Great variety! I was a little disappointed with the truffle fries though. Very good beer selection

Thank pickert2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

The pimento cheeseburger was phenomenal, as were the sides and drinks. They have a ton of draft and bottle beer selections, as well as, a great list of cocktails and liquors to choose from. The service was fast and friendly and the environment was fun....More

Thank CavaHoo22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, although messy, burgers in a fun area. Fried pickles were excellent. Great beer selection. A bit loud and cramped but energetic.

Thank Rosemary A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This had a great atmosphere with bar running most of length, central location. We had burgers and they were excellent as was service. Cost was really reasonable with beer

Thank Childwall56
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't your average burger! I was expecting an overpriced and underwhelming experience. Every single time we have been in the burgers are the same~AMAZING! This place is always busy, the door staff can be a bit surly but WAIT!! It is worth it and...More

Thank ginhanley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Waited about 30 minutes for a table of four. Website shows estimated wait time and place in queue, which was nice. Our party had burgers, fries, sweet potato fries, Caesar salad, and chicken sandwich/burger. Everyone enjoyed their food. Quality ingredients....More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of choice in what kind of burger you want and how you want it prepared. Plenty of choice of local brews and ciders all in a casual atmosphere. We were there on the early side on a Saturday night and I got involved in...More

Thank Dom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charlottesville is a lovely, lively city and Citizen Burger reflects that vibe. Delicious Burgers and great service in a fresh feeling Atmosphere. The staff was on point and their expediter inspects all dishes to make sure they are representing the restaurant in the best way....More

Thank Mamanenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Google maps takes you to water street and says you have arrived---but actually you have to walk around the CVS to Main street to find it. We stopped here after touring Monticello, it is in downtown Charlottesville but only like 7 mins away. Pay for...More

Thank Newsbyscott
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Deb M
10 December 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.
15 July 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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