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Continental Divide

811 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4531
+1 434-984-0143
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (21 reviews)
“black beans” (5 reviews)
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Southwestern, Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
811 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4531
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This little place may be a challenge to find due to lack of signage, but it's well worth it. We had a party of 8 and were seated easily on a week night. Most of us ordered one of the specials and all were truly...More

Thank KNCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several excellent Mexican places in Charlottesville so a place has to be really good to make an impression. When we went to Continental Divide my expectations were not terribly high because I thought it was one of the places that people liked just...More

1  Thank chloesmomNJ
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We eat at Continental Divide every time we come to Charlottesville, usually 1-2 times a year. The service and food are always fantastic and our whole family always enjoys it. Nachos and the enchiladas are not to missed (nor the margaritas, which come out perfect...More

Thank LivingInWien
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Even on a Monday night this place is busy! We sat at the only available seats at the bar but if you arrive early enough, there are several booths. The chicken enchiladas were very good, especially when paired with black beans, brown rice and a...More

Thank marsle
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This place was a real surprise....you go in thinking it is going to be some hole in the wall bar, and you will be pleasantly surprised. Good food, drinks, and friendly staff! It's Mexican food, plus some American stuff if you don't like Mexican. I...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is our favorite date night place. Their motto says it all "Too small, Too noisy, too crowded, too bad." There is frequently a wait but well worth it. In my opinion best margaritas in town. The food is very good as well. This is...More

Thank danricc7
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My girlfriend and I had dinner at Continental Divide a week or so ago. As others can attest, their food is really, really good. Both of us had the Santa Fe Enchiladas ($11.25) which came with black beans and rice and a pumpkin muffin. The...More

Thank DrDemocracy
Reviewed 28 March 2017

While staying at a nearby hotel, we decided we want a Mexican dinner. Desk clerk recommended this place. Not even a sign that we could see. Big neon lighter thing in the window that read "GET ON IN HERE!" We went in, not knowing what...More

Thank Jim4249541
Reviewed 12 March 2017

What a great place. Incredible selection of margaritas and great food. Margaritas are based on your choice of tequila and your choice of mixers. We had the special which that night was house tequila with the premium mixers. They were excellent. I had a cup...More

1  Thank Alex P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice little spot on West Main Street in C'ville. Great Tex/Mex with interesting menu. Great margaritas also. Small with only 8 or 9 booths and one large table in the front; so, go early or be prepared to wait. I had the carnitas and they...More

Thank tkent1234
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:15 PM
5:00 PM - 10:15 PM
5:00 PM - 10:15 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4531
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-984-0143
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