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Citizen Burger Bar

212 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5529
+1 434-979-9944
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“citizen burger” (112 reviews)
“burgers” (423 reviews)
“truffle fries” (52 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 via mobile

Went to have an early dinner here. The burgers we’re amazingly delicious. The beef is all local grass fed.

Thank Josh B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My girlfriends and I had a tasty afternoon snack and drinks outside at Citizen Burger. Fast, attentive service too. Would go again.

Thank cworley79
Reviewed 5 days ago

Last week found me in Cville staying at the Omni for a conference, I ate one lunch and one dinner at Citizen Burger Bar. Fantastic quality grass fed beef, brioche buns, farm fresh cheese selections - awesome. One downer, my burger was way too rare....More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting from Texas and after a day at Monticello, we were ready for something hearty and delicious! Citizens Burgers did not disappoint. Made from grade A ingredients and just a fantastic flavor. I got the Steakhouse---which was a shock to my family since I normally...More

Thank BillynJulie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just had an amazing burger at this place. I had the wild mushroom and cheese. Excellent. Very crowded and you need to wait a bit, but worth it!

Thank Alberto S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected a wait. Our wish came true (30 minutes). Only long enough to wander more on Main St. and get a cold drink at CVS next to it. No issues but the pit stops inside had lines that were ebb and flow. Not fun....More

Thank Kram I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attentive service, great sour beer suggestion. I chose the mushroom Swiss, it was really well prepared. Definitely appreciated the quality of beef. Really, really tasty. My only qualm was the bun was struggling to hold it all together. Other than that minor detail, I had...More

Thank Seany J
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous place. Long Local List of beers and ales. Tremendously delicious locally sourced meats, breads, and veggies. Put them on your list of favorites, we did.

Thank LadyEpicurean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The burgers were very good and made from a premium grade of beef which showed up in the flavor of the burgers. The fries were fresh cut but unfortunately they were barely warm. The flavor was good, but they were cold which is not good...More

Thank Scpaintman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers were delicious, portions were generous and wait staff very friendly. Very accomodating to our 9 month old baby.

Thank SaraKate916
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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