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Peter Chang's China Grill

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2162 Barracks Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4810
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modern, cozy atmosphere. Quick, friendly service. Reasonable prices. Oh yeah, and GREAT food. This place has a widely varied menu of Chinese-American dishes that tilt (in style and flavoring) toward the Chinese side. (I'm basing this on my experience in LA and SF Chinese restaurants.) To my mind, you can't go wrong getting a meal here.

Thank kmtroyan
Robbinsville, New Jersey
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A The service was outstanding. Our food was very good generous portions. Looked as if this must be a popular and busy place. Several people came in for take out while we were there. My husband had a shrimp dish, I had the Kung Pos Chicken. Hot and sour soup was also very good. We will be back when we... More 

Thank Carolyn0806
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

First let me start off by saying I'm not a big fan of Chinese food this past weekend I went to visit my husband who going to the army Jag school in Charlottesville he insisted I give it a try with much hesitation I gave in and went, boy am I glad I did I loved it and for me... More 

Thank Christal R
Fremont, CA
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I really liked the Dry Fried egg plant sticks - the menu describes them as stir-fried with Szechuan peppercorn and chili, scallions and cilantro. whatever makes it work, they're magic ! our server was delightful, knowledgeable abt the menu and really focused on us in a friendly helpful way when explaining the menu or serving . terrific.

Thank nkmunn
Dayton, Ohio
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place is outstanding! Excellent wait staff and dishes I've never seen at other Chinese restaurants. The portions are more than generous, and you can order your food as spicy or as mild as you like. For the spicy food fans out there, I highly recommend the Schezuan Hot Pot.

Thank Michelle B
Charlottesville, Virginia
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Really good, really authentic and well-seasoned food! The menu is very comprehensive and seafood, lamb, chicken, beef, tofu, fish are well-represented and cooked in a variety of different styles. Little pepper icons indicate degree of hotness in the Schezwan styles. There are many soups, many clay pot dishes, many vegetarian dishes. We opted for dinner entrees of chicken and mushroom,... More 

Thank Suze L
Tempe, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Food was a bit pricey but so good. We had lettuce wraps, the golden mountain beef, and General Tso's Chicken. The beef was especially good.

Thank sewbeautiful
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194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I'm from north New Jersey and my dad used to work in Chinatown in city, and often took us to various restaurants for Chinese food and dim sum. That being said, I'm used to being disappointed when going to different Chinese restaurants in Virginia, with the huge exception of Peter Chang's. This is one of the hands down best Chinese... More 

2 Thank Yankeebaseball
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The food is really good and authentic. Its a little pricier than your standard Chinese food (takeout) place , but worth it and it's walking distance to Darden.

1 Thank C W
Alexandria, Virginia
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171 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have always enjoyed Peter Chang's food- this was third location we tried and it did not disappoint. Hot and numbing menu items are just that (the leftovers are even hotter the next day!) and the scallion pancakes are unique treats.

Thank MPWAnnapolisW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2162 Barracks Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-244-9818

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?