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“Nice place in Charlottesville”

Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar
Ranked #50 of 596 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$34
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Modern Virginian Cuisine. Our emphasis is on providing the best local products with gracious service in a relaxed, fine dining atmosphere in our dining room while our rooftop bar allows for a more casual visits. Both Commonwealth Restaurant and Skybar serve the full menu until closing. Skybar has a late night menu available Friday and Saturday.
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We wanted to be able to have a conversation so we did not go to the roof top but the ground floor room is as pleasant, very nice arrangement, and good food too! Excellent burgers and a good choice of beers, wines and cider.

Thank JazzyYazzy
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

It’s a hard restaurant to rate. We ate here twice in the last month. Each time we had two apps each that were very good, because the choice of entrees is so bad. There were five, one of which they were out of each time, and the other four were totally uninteresting. No specials? Who would design such a menu, and why would a customer return? What were we thinking? It’s a shame, because it’s a lovely restaurant, the service is friendly and professional, the rooftop bar great for a drink and parking is very convenient. In the early years of this restaurant about 5-8 years ago, the menu and the wine list were very interesting and diverse. What happened?

Thank BunkyVA
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We stopped into Commonwealth on Charlottesville's downtown Mall for an early dinner.
The restaurant was empty. We were seated by a very friendly and gracious young man, and quickly brought excellent non-alcoholic drinks. The food which followed was really disappointing: a tasteless, lukewarm vegetarian risotto, a similarly tasteless cream based vegetable soup (same color and probably ingredients as risotto) and an appetizer portion of lukewarm BBQ pork ribs (warm on outside, cold on inside) in a sauce whose main ingredient seemed to be garlic salt. The bill came to $58! We had a fine meal here a few years ago. We won't be back.

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Thank tcoyote
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We decided to try Commonwealth while we were in Charlottesville. We were not disappointed. The food and service were excellent. It's a little on the pricy side but we thought it was worth it.

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Thank Chris E
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I popped in the Sky bar to get out of the rain. We each had a drink and then offered Smoked trout dip. The dip was 8 dollars and real tasty..very mild with light smoke flavor. Our drinks were good but slightly expensive...but that's because of the area. Would go back for dinner sometime.

Thank Joseph B
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