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Continental Divide

) #84 of 402 Restaurants in Charlottesville $$ - $$$ , Mexican, American
811 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4531
+1 434-984-0143
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Southwestern, Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
811 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4531
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Delicious food, interesting beer selections, friendly servers! We were there for several meals recently and strongly recommend trying the daily specials and the tuna tostada. If you can, get there early (as soon after five as possible) to avoid needing to wait for a table.

Thank A_Saunterer
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Loved our visit to Continental Divide on busy Charlottesville Main St. Located opposite the Amtrak station, this Mexican joint has 50 tequila choices and they kept me happy by serving a decent Rhone table wine. Appetizers filling for three guys and food consistent. They could...More

Thank Wtftraveler
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Clearly a local place, which is fun when in a new town; the food was very good in taste and ingredients. It was affordable and laid back.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 27 July 2013

One of my favorite local hangouts, CD features an excellent tequila selection, top-shelf margaritas, and a loud, vibrant scene. The food is better than average, but the drinks and energy are the real draw. Just a great local hang, with an interesting mix of UVA...More

Thank BJoelG
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Love this restaurant! It is located on Main Street but has no sign outside that says Continental Divide - just a sign that says "get in here". :) Once inside, it's a bustling, loud, fun kind of place with a ton of tequilas to choose...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 18 July 2013

The food was excellent. It is a small restaurant and easy to miss. I think it caters to locals. The staff was extremely friendly. There is not much atmosphere but it certainly does not effect the meal. we had a great meal and a great...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

This tee shirt slogan worn by the staff of this bar/ restaurant says it all. My wife and I were by far the oldest people in the place but we enjoyed ourselves immensely. Got the blue chips with goat cheese appetizer, the angus meatloaf and...More

Thank Senatorwho
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We came here because of reviews. Bartender Donnie was friendly and told us a lot about Charlottesville. The food was totally amazing!! Tuna tostadas to die for!!! After 5 margaritas we finally left.... Wonderful bartender and food.....locals we talked to go back over and over!n

Thank belairtraveler
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Shared a booth with 6 friends on the weekend. The place was busy. Wait staff was patient, organized and took our order without writing anything down. To our surprise, the orders were perfect. Food and drinks were delivered quickly. I had the beef tacos. Tons...More

Thank JNiner
Reviewed 16 June 2013

With no adverising or sign out front, you have to know its good because it is always packed with a wait. Very small but the dishes are out of this world. Chef Amber Cohen is one of the most creative artist chefs we've met. Not...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:45
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:45
17:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4531
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-984-0143
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