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Something Different

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213 Virginia St, Urbanna, VA 23175-9997
+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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Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is just fun & casual. Seems that they have live music on a Friday nights and the joint is jumpin' But their food is all homemade- by that I mean they don't even order the rolls their delicious BBQ comes on- there are handmade in the back- ditto their pies(the cashew chocolate chess pie is to die for)... More 

Thank Maria O
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think I have only gotten one thing ever that was verging on not good (salmon salad) because it was made with all the hard white parts of the lettuce. Everything else is phenomenal. Fish, ribs, brisket and so on. I generally get the same broccoli, side salad and Mac and cheese. Always leave stuffed. We stop at least once... More 

1 Thank AnnGBev
Greenville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner with another couple. We all had the brisket with various sides. The meat was tender and tasty perfectly prepared. Good inexpensive wines were a bonus. The atmosphere is loud and fun. Great bar as well. Good for family, too. Look forward to a return visit.

1 Thank Spence C
Chesterfield, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant but was very disappointed with visit last evening. Had the 1/2 rack of ribs; over cooked and dry. Didn't want the hoecakes and asked to substitute green beans. No substitutes; paid an additional $3 for beans that in my opinion were overseasoned. Then no hot chocolate chili pepper ice cream. This restaurant is closed on Monday and... More 

Thank RivahDuo
Tidewater, VA
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food although sometimes very busy. I guess everyone know the food is good! Try the homemade ice cream in the attached building. Adult flavors include actual liquor = Grasshopper, Brandy Alexander, etc.

1 Thank Nellie001
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at bar. Charles was a great bartender who knew the menu & could describe everything extremely well. Ate the Cuban. Delicious! It was a true Cuban sandwich. She crab soup was great too. Enjoyed the entire experience.

1 Thank ptournai
Esmont, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know where the folks who provided a poor review below were eating but it certainly was not at Something Different in Urbanna, VA! No overuse of Bay seasoning, in fact, did not smell it at all and the restaurant was full. Something Different is located in an old building downtown Urbanna. A very small town so my wife... More 

1 Thank Brian L
Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Urbanna- you have got to go to Something Different! Everything I've had here has been wonderful....their BBQ is my favorite! My son who goes to school near by would agree- although he says their Chocolate Chess pie is the best thing he has ever eaten.

1 Thank Maria O
Ashland, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband and I ate here and the experience was terrible. We were seated by the door in the corner, which was fine. It took over 20 minutes for a waitress to come to our table, the wait staff was to busy at the register talking and looking at their phones to wait tables. We both ordered a bbq and... More 

1 Thank elesh2
sdcsdeli, Owner at Something Different, responded to this review

I am very sorry for your bad experience at our restaurant. I am a little confused about all of the “old bay” as we don’t have any old bay in our establishment. The fries are stated on the menu as “kickin fries” as to indicate seasoning, but I do understand how that could get lost in translation. I also can... More 

Staunton, Virginia, United States
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

While visiting Urbanna, we ate here twice for lunch. The service was good, and the Southern Comfort Sandwich was quite tasty. The beignets are also highly recommended. The only disappointment was the she crab soup - pretty ordinary. The barbeque open-faced sandwich was also very good and reasonably priced.

1 Thank Susan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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 St, Urbanna, VA 23175-9997
  • 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?