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303 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
+1 434-293-9526
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (3 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
303 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Another delightful experience at Rapture last month. I called ahead to inquire if I could make some changes on their menu without offending the chef. I had the best fish and chips AND they allowed me to substitute the chips for the Poutine they were...More

Thank Jwgemini25
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The food was absolutely excellent. The waitress didn’t match up with the food quality. We felt very rushed by the waitress and not attended to. Had to ask for first refills on coffee after empty cups sat on the table the whole meal. We had...More

Thank JEAskew
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We were hungry after seeing a movie and strolled up the mall looking for a bite. This place was closed and that place was closed and that other trendy place is an expensive joke so we were about to give up and head out of...More

Thank Jet_Lag_Tom
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

With every restaurant on the Downtown Mall full and with long waiting lists, we decided to try Rapture. It was empty and dark but open which was the tell tale sign. I last ate here years ago, but now the place is just creepy. It’s...More

Thank Carroll C
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Farm to table yummy goodness! We visited on a rainy Saturday. I had fabulous sauteed brussel sprouts over creamy grits, with a bourbon soy sauce. My daughter had perfectly cooked fried chicken over pimiento-cheese grits. We both had mimosas. Less than $30. Don't miss it,...More

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Tried the duck and it was OK. ($25) Salad was big enough to split ($4). Server, Jessica was attentive. Also, they support Hospice of the Piedmont.

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We knew when we chose this restaurant based on the lack of wait time compared to other downtown restaurants that we were taking a chance, but rather than waiting an hour for a table, while seated immediately, we then waited almost an hour for anything...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect 70 degree day. Sat outside for brunch. Everone (7 of us) agreed food was great and service was not only good but very friendly. Tip 1: they make their own bloody marys. Must try. Very unique Tip 2: try the homemade biscuits

Thank t c
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Had drinks and a light dinner on a weekday night before a concert. With lovely weather we appreciated the outdoor seating on the walking mall. The menu has several creative offerings, but alas we were only able to sample a bit of this interesting variety....More

Thank Doren B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We had brunch at Rapture. The food was very good, reasonably priced. Mimosas were tasty but small. Service was friendly but slow. Best part was being able to sit outside on a nice day.

Thank Famn_damily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
    (3rd St NE)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-293-9526
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