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Citizen Burger Bar

212 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5529
+1 434-979-9944
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“citizen burger” (133 reviews)
“truffle fries” (58 reviews)
“beef” (94 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 yesterday via mobile

I used to eat here all the time with my friends at uni. Can’t go wrong with the build your own burger and those sweet potato fries!

Thank Tourist683704
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have always enjoyed the food here! My go-to is to create my own burger and I've never been disappointment. You can tell the food is fresh and I like that they source from local farms/providers. With that said, I think some items are a...More

Thank NicChick84
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Citizen Burger Bar while visiting Charlottesville on a trip. They have a very cute outdoor seating area in the historic downtown and also indoor seating. We were seated inside for lunch and ordered a burger and salad. Our waitress was very average...More

Thank Cameron T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While traveling we stopped in Charlottesville and were looking for a quick, reasonable place to eat. Citizen Burger Bar filled the bill and more. They had a wide variety of burgers, accompaniments and a full bar with lots of beer choices. Ian, our server was...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was hoping for better. Feel like the burger more heavily seasoned, salted than needed. Onion rings were great. Service was good. Nice atmosphere.

Thank HiggySt_Louis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Citizen Burger is very popular for a reason. Good food and drink at moderate prices with a family friendly atmosphere The burgers of course are very good but our favorite item on the menu is the house salad with grilled chicken. A great meal in...More

Thank Baltimore1486
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service food and atmosphere was great - Veggie burgers and real burgers great too! Fries delicious and fun group booth seating.

Thank lyndsay h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You probably think, "ho hum. A burger. Why eat a burger with so many other farm to table options?" Citizen Burger puts the "wow" into the ol' hamburger patty, with 100% grass fed beef and toppings that can be entirely customized. You can also try...More

Thank Esther D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a little bit pricey but with the superior beef and excellent service it's well worth it. The placed is casual but crazy good. The servicer we had was great. We chime in turn for the Virginia/UK football and we by every. The husband got...More

Thank karenP7061IB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love a good burger, and I had a great one here. The wait staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about their menu. We chose outdoor seating and it was very nice.

Thank marjorie m
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
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
  • E-mail
Location just opened in June 2012
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