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White Spot

American, Diner
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1407 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2606
+1 434-295-9899
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Durham, North Carolina, USA
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157 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a landmark greasy spoon on "the corner" across from the university. It is always a stop for us when we visit c'ville. Gus is no more, but the one eyed cheeseburger that carries his name is still #1 in our hearts and on the menu 45 years after we graduated from UVA. They offer a wide variety of... More 

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Thank afrdurham
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is a hole in the wall, but fun to watch the college kids coming in and out. Very quick service and he makes to order right in front of you.

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Thank 1happykat
Rochester, Minnesota
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642 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a working class type place man, no wussies in here. Just kidding really, but you should not be put off by the simplicity of the place. We stopped in for breakfast, just a short 2 block walk down from our hotel, Graduate Hotel staff recommended it. The table side of the place was not open, so we had... More 

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Thank traveltheworld012
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

You can't beat an after hours Gus Burger and fries at the White Manor on a weekend night. In addition to the great food, the customers will keep you entertained with their lively banter.

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Thank 165march
Manhasset, New York
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Searching for a place to have breakfast. White Spot was open. We opened the door and glanced inside. Despite having ravenous appetites for breakfast, that one look was enough to send us scurrying away. Dirt, flies flitting here and there (apparently well nourished on the grease-splattered walls and counters), and the overall griminess of the place were a distinct turnoff.... More 

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Thank Cara O
kinderhook, United States
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Amazing burgers, sausage gravy for you yanks to feast on! You will love it. Breakfast lunch or dinner. Have a Gusburger!

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Thank Clark M
North Carolina
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for late night dinner and tried the Gus burger it was pretty good. When I reached my destination at Massanutten resort they asked if we stopped there even before we could say we did so the name is well known ... will go again

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1 Thank Coolhandluke87
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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143 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We came back for the helluva mess platter as always. The chef recognized us even though we had not been there for over a year. Great on a Sunday morning before students wake. Of course, the late night is awesome too.

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1 Thank oldstocks
Nicosia, Cyprus
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

very nice diner with character near the university. tasteful burgers and good fast service. highly recommended

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1 Thank Kidsroundtheglobe
Alexandria, Virginia
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The Gus Burger was a hit! You can't beat a cheeseburger with a fried egg on top. Seating is limited with a few tables and stools, but we were ready to take it to go had a table not been available. The burger was juicy, the French fries crisp, and the staff friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2606
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-9899

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