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Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar

422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
+1 434-202-7728
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
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422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A friend and I had plans to go to a nearby venue for Monday of Restaurant Week, but they were closed. We diverted to this place and had a delicious meal! My friend loved the baked brie starter and my gazpacho was very tasty. Main...More

Thank jmoore964
Reviewed 4 days ago

My college aged daughter and I ate outside on a very hot, humid night because we didn't have a reservation, (they were booked for the night, because they participated in restaurant week). The waitress was pleasant, but over worked. The fresh greens might have sat...More

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Commonwealth is an average food place with average service. A group of us were not impressed by much, except the wine. The drinkers of the group really enjoyed it.

Thank rcwcfa
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Had dinner before a concert here with 6 friends - good gathering place. The staff were friendly and attentive. Menu had good variety and the food was delicious. Decent wine menu - we were surprised with a champagne sample. Perfect location for a before concert...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was the easy option for Sunday Brunch. We could have driven out of town, but as it is a holiday weekend, we settled for simple. This place didn't disappoint us. The service is amenable and generally very pleasant. The servers smile and seem to...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in here before heading back home to Roanoke. Decent wine list, some interesting cocktails, a great cheese and charcuterie plate to start. We each then had a cup of their gazpacho (very, very good) and then split the Jerk Chicken...More

Thank CTHead
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The weather was great for a visit to the Skybar on our first stop of the evening after dinner for some evening fun. The bartenders were friendly, the music was good, and great atmosphere!

Thank Debby M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great for the setting, but the food was nothing special. The French onion soup was not so great and the onion dip was good but wasn't served with enough bread.

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Stopped for drinks after work. I had to struggle to get the bar tender's attention, but once I did, the drinks were good, meticulously prepared, and served promptly. We were offered menus, but declined. the ambiance was nice - quiet enough to get to know...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Have only been for brunch but have been many times Chicken and waffles are delicious and more than a meal Benedict comes in a few varieties and are always good Outdoor seating is great in season -- or get a seat by the windows which...More

Thank Conan O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-202-7728
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