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Something Different

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213 Virginia St, Urbanna, VA 23175-9997
+1 804-758-8000
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From its humble beginnings in a tiny building, it expanded to serve more people and still maintains a feel of the past with rough hewn timbers and simple memorabilia. What is memorable is the simply delicious food from tender tri tip beef to their unusual sandwiches. A favorite is their "Southern Comfort". In our family...from the youngest grandchild to 70... More 

1 Thank Tansyll
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Urbanna we ate here 3 times. Everything we ordered was excellent!!!! The service is great everyone was extremely friendly and treated you like family. Highly recommend and can't wait to go back!

1 Thank Jacqueline L
Charlottesville, VA
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot for lunch or maybe dinner with the family. The Southern Comfort sandwiches was one of the best things I've ever tasted. My husband's ribs were good, but more like what we expected from a small spot in Urbanna: just good. The sandwich was out of this world, though. Don't miss it.

1 Thank Sarahjaneva
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my mom and I had some late Saturday afternoon business to tend to and finally at 5pm our stomachs flagged us that it was dinner time. Considering being in a rural location it is not always easy to find a restaurant to satisfy the tastebuds especially when not familiar with ones surroundings. Thank heaven for Maps App that led... More 

1 Thank Hilda C
Charlottesville, Virginia
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a fun stop for lunch, ice cream or take home for dinner restaurant. Good barbecue, hamburgers, sandwiches and great fries. Lots of choices and fairly fast.

Thank Pa B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Like the title says - I went here with great expectations. The reviews were good. The staff is friendly and attentive. The menu is large. The atmosphere is very casual but comfortable. The wines and beers available rival those in major cities. Then we ordered our meal.... I opted for the fried seafood combo with oysters and crab cakes. My... More 

Thank TravelMikie
Richmond, VA
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Have eaten here twice recently for lunch and enjoyed the brisket so much the first time that I had it again the next time. My husband liked the soft shelled crab sandwich. My friend shared her tri tip which had a wonderful flavor too. The sides selection is fine but would like more choices for vegetables beyond the green beans.... More 

1 Thank Pony6686
Charlottesville, Virginia
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were on our way back to Charlottesville from a weekend in Mathews and stopped here for lunch. We tried the dry-rubbed ribs, pulled pork, and smoked brisket--all were well-flavored, tender, and tasty. You have your choice of sauces, and the traditional sides (greens, beans, and mac n cheese) also were delicious. The signature hoe cakes (corn meal with a... More 

1 Thank Catc1966
Gloucester, Virginia
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I visited this, my second visit, for dinner rather than lunch. Really disappointed. The hoe cakes are suppose to be their signature.. they were not much...and poor compared to my first visit. Really it was like a dull floury pancake... without the flavor. I will probably not be back...

Thank Terry W
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Where else to be on a warm November night? Great food, noisy but fun ambiance, and very friendly fellow diners to talk to while you wait for an open table! We enjoyed several conversations while they set our table up. You can't go wrong with the kickin' chicken or any of the barbecue. You can order a side but might... More 

1 Thank Kenneth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Virginia St, Urbanna, VA 23175-9997
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Urbanna
  • Phone Number: +1 804-758-8000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?