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Something Different

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213 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA 23175-2102
+1 804-758-8000
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun stop for lunch, ice cream or take home for dinner restaurant. Good barbecue, hamburgers, sandwiches and great fries. Lots of choices and fairly fast.

Thank Pa B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like the title says - I went here with great expectations. The reviews were good. The staff is friendly and attentive. The menu is large. The atmosphere is very casual but comfortable. The wines and beers available rival those in major cities. Then we ordered our meal.... I opted for the fried seafood combo with oysters and crab cakes. My... More 

Thank TravelMikie
Richmond, VA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here twice recently for lunch and enjoyed the brisket so much the first time that I had it again the next time. My husband liked the soft shelled crab sandwich. My friend shared her tri tip which had a wonderful flavor too. The sides selection is fine but would like more choices for vegetables beyond the green beans.... More 

Thank Pony6686
Charlottesville, Virginia
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were on our way back to Charlottesville from a weekend in Mathews and stopped here for lunch. We tried the dry-rubbed ribs, pulled pork, and smoked brisket--all were well-flavored, tender, and tasty. You have your choice of sauces, and the traditional sides (greens, beans, and mac n cheese) also were delicious. The signature hoe cakes (corn meal with a... More 

Thank Catc1966
Gloucester, Virginia
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I visited this, my second visit, for dinner rather than lunch. Really disappointed. The hoe cakes are suppose to be their signature.. they were not much...and poor compared to my first visit. Really it was like a dull floury pancake... without the flavor. I will probably not be back...

Thank Terry W
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Where else to be on a warm November night? Great food, noisy but fun ambiance, and very friendly fellow diners to talk to while you wait for an open table! We enjoyed several conversations while they set our table up. You can't go wrong with the kickin' chicken or any of the barbecue. You can order a side but might... More 

1 Thank Kenneth B
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome. Wish we had dinner there also. Try the homemade ice cream. The molasses cake with lemon sauce the best.

3 Thank Kathy W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good food with unique choices! The service was average but the quality of the food was worth the lack of attention.

1 Thank mjordan708
Jamaica, Virginia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Recently went to Domething Different for dinner with the fam. We have been here a few times and they have always prepared excellent food. The pork barbecue and beef brisket are some of the best I have ever had. The specials have been great every time I have tried them. Also, do yourself a favor and get some bread pudding... More 

1 Thank FoodisaDrug
Fredericksburg, VA
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309 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just stopped by for a couple pieces of pie. They were out of two of the kinds we wanted but we had a delicious piece of pumpkin pie with whipped cream for about $3.50 each. Everyone was friendly and it looked like the diners ein the other room were enjoying themselves. We'll come back to try lunch. Only negative is... More 

1 Thank jackandtara

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA 23175-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Urbanna
  • Phone Number: +1 804-758-8000

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