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Blue Light Grill & Raw Bar - CLOSED

120 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
+1 434-295-1223
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good22%
  • Average24%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
11 Nov 2015
“Delicious food”
7 Nov 2015
“Great meal, not a lot of choices. ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I had the burger with bacon marmalade and was in heaven. It was like eating a burger dipped in a deliciously sweet candy. YUMM!

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

The meal I had was delicious. I had the cioppino and it was fantastic! The menu is quite limited so it may not be a great place for groups or picky eater. Drinks were amazing as well!

Thank aurelieclaire
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Ordered two burgers and a po boy. Took 50 minutes to get the food. The buns on the burgers were so burnt you could taste the burger at all. The Po Boy sat under the heat lamp for 20 min waiting on the burgers so...More

Thank bblunty
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We were staying at a hotel close by and looked up the menu online. When we got to the restaurant, the actual menu was about 1/3 of what was posted. The waitress stated business had changed hands last year and they had not updated. Fish...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We sat outside on a warm September evening, watched the people walking on the Main St. Mall downtown, and enjoyed a tasty, leisurely meal. All 3 appetizers were good - the scallops (recommended by the chef,) the fried oysters and the salad with fennel and...More

Thank Katrinka703
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Try those crab cakes! Plenty of crab and not too much breading. My wife and I were looking for a quick bite that wasn't too expensive and this fit the bill.

Thank John P
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I love going out in Charlottesville downtown mall: quiet pedestrian street with numerous choice of places to have just a drink or even have dinner. This was my second time out there, with friends. Had excellent wine (the white Roseland from King's Vineyard) with mussels...More

Thank Stefan_Lempereur
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We loved the appetizers, the halibut entrées, the great local wine and the excellent service. But what made this a 5 star recommendation was the amazing Coconut Cake. Don't miss it !

Thank CarthayTraveller
Reviewed 1 August 2015

My husband and I dined here with our Bichon Frise dog. Hana was our server. My husband ordered the fish and chips while I ordered the catch of the day which was a halibut in edamame succotash, blurred blanc. I also had the watermelon Rosemary...More

Thank caligirlecr
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I really enjoyed this bar. It had a great atmosphere and the service was excellent. It's a perfect stop on the downtown mall.

Thank Stephanie Z
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
04:00 - 00:00
04:00 - 00:00
04:00 - 00:00
04:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
    (2nd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-1223
Located on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall, Blue Light Grill specializes in fresh oysters, seasonal seafood, craft cocktails, and local beers.
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