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Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar

422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
+1 434-202-7728
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“skirt steak” (3 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5236
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The answer I can attest to is . . . not many, at least in Charlottesville in the summer. I should have known that with students at home and not on campus the downtown would be pretty dead and so was Commonwealth, which might account...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My husband and I were exploring Charlottesville for a long weekend and just making it up as we go. Nothing planned other than our Airbnb. We wandered downtown looking for dinner and Skybar was calling to us. It looked and sounded fun and the menu...More

Thank erisley2015
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Our group of 4 went to the restaurant during restaurant week, 3 course meal for $29. Our first course was very good, salad and the baked brie (large portion of cheese). For the main, two of us ordered scallops - 2 large with green beans...More

Thank 4NY2VA
Reviewed 18 July 2017

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 18 July 2017

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 10 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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