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Citizen Burger Bar

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212 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5529
+1 434-979-9944
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Los Angeles, CA
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were looking for a place to watch the finals of the Europa League. This place fit the bill but that's as far as we were expecting. What we got in addition to great seats at the bar to watch the game were awesome and attentive service from our bartender, delicious food (lobster club sandwich and fantastic sweet potato fries),... More 

Thank TaxLass
Waldorf, Maryland
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I so enjoyed Citizen's Burger Bar. I sat at the bar and enjoyed several drinks and talked with the bartenders and a lady that sat next to me.The french fries were the best, the burger was so good and the ambience is nice. I enjoyed my 2 hours sitting at the bar drinking and eating.... so much fun!!!

Thank 627deedeeb
Charlottesville, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Citizen Burger bar is absolutely one of my local favorites on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. Local beef, local beer, and a lively atmosphere. But come a little early and be prepared for a short wait to get a table. Definitely worth planning a visit if you're coming to town.

Thank Jeff S
Cambridge, MA, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant serves great burgers and all that goes with them. It is a sports bar with all the events on televisions. Excellent service and a terrific atmosphere. The prices are a little high, but clearly a good value for everything you receive.

Thank K2980NFkenp
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have now been to Citizen Burger several times over the past few years. Always a great stop. Would highly recommend. Great location on downtown mall.

Thank Joedaltlyn
Daytona Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there to catch a playoff hockey game and to grab a couple burgers and beers. The wait was fairly long for a table, but it was easy enough to get seats at the bar. It would be nice to be able to call ahead for seats, but unfortunately they don't offer that. The burgers were great, and the... More 

Thank amp2dc
Huntington, WV
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples enjoyed four different Burger choices at Citizen Burger's outdoor dining area. It was the consensus that all four burgers rated at the very top of our all time favorite burger list. Great selection of burgers, excellent presentation, fair pricing. Highly recommend a Citizen Burger when in visiting C'ville. You will not be disappointed.

Thank wdpckr27
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like they were doing us a favor to seat us. The burgers were over-priced and not as good as Rapture's. The location is excellent but that's about it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
peachtree city, ga
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is one of the many choices available at the historic downtown mall and it is a very good one. Service is attentive and pleasant. Food is fine. Nice beer selection.

Thank babyboomer66
Danville, Virginia
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45 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Citizen Burger Bar on a Saturday night. It was a very busy place. We didn't get seated for about 40 minutes, but the mall made the wait a lot more bearable. Food was scrumptious and the beef from an organic farm 5 miles away. I would definitely go back.

Thank DrBuckwheat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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
Location just opened in June 2012

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