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213 2nd St SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5017
+1 434-984-2264
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Very fun, casual place. Love the tapas menu. 60 second sirloin delicious but a bit on the raw side, we suggest 75 seconds instead. Side of edamame another favorite. The tempura haricot vert are stupendous, you can't eat enough of them. When the plate arrives, you think 'that's a ton of string beans, we will never eat them all' but... More 

Thank travel99ventures
United States
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219 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

I know the food will be consistently fantastic and the cocktails, the best in town. I love this place (much to my husbands dismay, as he likes to try new places and i love to return to my standbys, and this is indeed one of my standbys). Love the outdoor seating but on a cold winter night it's sort of... More 

Thank jenny g
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

The food was hit or miss, some really good small plates, some bland. The martinis are the reason to go, and you will be in a crown of young professionals drinking lots them.

Thank CBSlim
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

This place was interesting. Atmosphere is a cool old house with outside seating. The menu is uniquely on one slip of paper similar to a sushi menu. So while sushi is available, the food is so much more. Beware that the plates are tapas so they are a little small. My group of four ended up ordering quite a few... More 

Thank sjalbertson
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

Creative tapas with fresh ingredients. If you are a starving 23 yr old, it could get pricey to fill the tank. But my wife and I appreciate the smaller portions and nuanced flavored. The lamb in yoghurt was sublime.

1 Thank HappyTrales
Charlottesville, VA
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

While this is not somewhere you would go for a quiet, intimate tête a tête, we loved it for the cool décor, and lively atmosphere. The food was fantastic! Start with two per person and then see if you are still hungry!!! The tapas come flying out as they are prepared so you'll get them one or two at a... More 

Thank egoodell
Seaford, VA
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

What a treat we had when we dined at Bang! Since the servers set the tone, ours explained the menu and assured us that we would enjoy this experience. And she was right. We ordered four small plates--two vegetarian and two meat. As she advised, individual plates were served as they were prepared, encouraging sharing and socializing. Everything was fresh... More 

Thank NedwobandReging
Charlottesville, Virginia
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2013

We picked this location from 20-25 restaurants participating the Charlottesville's twice-a-year restaurant week. All locations provide a pre fixe 3-course meal with several choices for either $26 or $36 a person. Donations are made to a local charity from every meal sold. In our party of four, our selections included 3 different appetizers, 3 different entrees, and 3 different desserts.... More 

Thank Richard L
Melbourne, Australia
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97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

Great food and service. My husband and I ordered the beet and chevre salad and the lamb ravioli as starters, crab cakes and 60-second sirloin for mains, and a mocha chocolate trifle and ginger cheesecake for dessert. Everything was delicious - really well cooked, well balanced dishes, and very creative without being pretentious about being creative. The food was presented... More 

Thank MariaTS48
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

Right across from the 200 South Street Inn where we stayed. Totally enjoyed the Spicy Shrimp and Lamb Lettuce Wrap appetizers.

Thank whateverVirginia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 2nd St SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5017
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-984-2264

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