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A commonwealth by definition is a community based on a common ground with a specific purpose to bring together the public for the general good of all. We are committed to providing you a memorable culinary experience. Our menus feature expertly crafted dishes influenced by the bounty of our home state, highlighting our region’s abundant flavors. Think of it as inventive comfort food that works for a date, a business dinner or a family outing.  Whether slaking your thirst at our Library Bar, relaxing in our dining room or star gazing at our Skybar, we promise you a warm welcome and something to please your palate. We look forward to having you become a part of our community.

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COMMONWEALTH OPEN HOURS

Mon – Wed : 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Thurs – Sat : 5:00PM – 11:00PM
Sunday : 10:00AM – 3:00PM

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SKYBAR OPEN HOURS

Mon – Wed : 3:00PM – 10:00PM
Thurs – Sat : 3:00PM – 1:00AM
Sunday : CLOSED

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FOOD AVAILABILITY HOURS

Mon – Wed : 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Thurs – Sat : 3:00PM – 11:00PM (regular)
Thurs – Sat : 11:00PM – 1:00AM (late-night)
Sunday : 10:00AM – 3:00PM

SINCE AUGUST 2011

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Mon - Wed: 5:00PM - 10:00PM / Thu - Sat: 5:00PM - 11:00PM / Sunday : 10:00AM - 3:00PM



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APPETIZERS

Crab Cakes $12
Cajun Sweet Potato Chips, Thai Chili Sauce, Jalapeño Oil
Fried Calamari $12
Roasted Tomato / Shallot / Caper Puree (Gluten Free Option Available)
Pork Belly Croquette $13
Onion Confit / Sweet Potato Croquette / Ricotta (Gluten Free Option Available)
Short Rib Tacos $9
Pickled Red Onion / Pineapple Habanero Salsa on Lime Zest / Duck Fat Flour Tortilla (Gluten Free Option Available)
Jalapeno Hush Puppies $7
Maple Bacon Aioli

SOUPS & SALADS

Roasted Red Pepper Bisque $12
Ham Hock Polpetta / Caromont Feta

Additions : Chicken +$6 / Steak +$7 / Shrimp +$9

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DINNER ENTREES

Atlantic Salmon $26
Wild Rice / Wilted Greens / Raita
Skirt Steak $25
Cassava Fries / Sautéed Peppers & Onions / Chimichurri / Thai Chili Sauce
Pork Chop $24
Scallion & Potato Roisti / Sautéed Leeks / Romesco (Gluten Free Option)
Timber creek Farm Filet Mignon $35
Parsnip & Triple Mushroom Sauté / Bleu Cheese Sauce / Port Wine Reduction (Gluten Free Option)
Seared Diver Scallops $28
Sweet Pea Risotto / Red Beet Puree / Parmesan / Lemon Zest (Gluten Free Option)

DESSERTS

Pound Cake $7
Fondant Glaze / Berry Compote / Coconut / Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
White Chocolate Cheese Cake $9
Key Lime Curd / Raspberry & Mint
Chocolate Mousse $9
Whipped Cream / Mint Creme Anglaise / Oreo Crumbs (Gluten Free Option Available)
Sticky Toffee Pudding $8
Roasted Walnuts / Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream $4
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CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE

Cheese

Select 3 for $15 or Select 5 for $19

Charcuterie

Select 3 for $17
Prosciutto Di Parma .
Italy
Chorizo Salame .
Olympic Provisions, OR
Hot Coppa - Molinari CA .
Molinari, CA
Duck Saucisson .
Hudson Valley, NY

Cheese & Charcuterie Combination Plate

Select 5 for $25

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PROUDLY SUPPORTING LOCAL FARMS & BUSINESSES

Caromont Farm, Albemarle Baking Co., Trager Brothers Coffee, Gearharts Fine Chocolates & many more!

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs, or unpasteruized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

APPETIZERS

Roasted Tomato Hummus & Veggies $8
w/ Fresh Pita

SANDWICHES

Skybar Brisket Burger $12
Zest Sauce / House Pickles / Caramelized Onions / American Cheese (Gluten Free Option)
Fried Chicken Sandwich $11
Sweet & Spice Sauce / Bleu Cheese Crumbles / House Pickles (Gluten Free Option)
Fried Oyster Po'Boy $14
Remoulade / Lettuce / Tomato / Fries
Cuban Sandwich $11
Pulled Pork / House Pickles / Fried Plantains / Dijon / Gruyere
Chicken Caesar Wrap $11
Romaine / Jalapeño Oil / Parmesan

PROUDLY SUPPORTING LOCAL FARMS & BUSINESSES

Caromont Farm, Albemarle Baking Co., Trager Brothers Coffee, Gearharts Fine Chocolates & many more!

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs, or unpasteruized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

ENTREES

Biscuits & Gravy $12
Buttermilk Biscuits / Pork Sausage Gravy
Chicken & Waffles $12
Two Eggs / Fried Potatoes / Sausage Gravy
French Toast $10
Fresh Berries / Powdered Sugar
Eggs Benedict $11
Choice of Pork Belly or Sautéed Greens : Brioche Toast / Hollandaise / Fried Potatoes

SANDWICHES

Brunch Burger Done Well $12
Bacon / Fried Egg / American Cheese / Chipotle Aioli / Lettuce / Tomato / Fries (Gluten Free Option)

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A LA CARTE

Yogurt & Granola $7.00
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Biscuit & Gravy $6
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Waffle $8
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Toast 1.5
(Choose One) Multigrain, Biscuit, Brioche or English Muffin

PROUDLY SUPPORTING LOCAL FARMS & BUSINESSES

Caromont Farm, Albemarle Baking Co., Trager Brothers Coffee, Gearharts Fine Chocolates & many more!

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs, or unpasteruized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

DRAFTS

Three Notch’d: 40 Mile IPA $6
Charlottesville, VA - ABV 6.0%
Blue Mountain: Full Nelson $6
Afton, VA - ABV 5.9%
Champion: Killer Kolsch $6.0
Charlottesville, VA - ABV 5.0%
Three Notch’d [ROTATING TAP] $6.
Charlottesville, VA
Devil’s Backbone: Vienna Lager $6
Nellysford, VA - ABV 4.9%
Bold Rock: Virginia Apple Cider $6
Nellysford, VA - ABV 4.7
Starr Hill: The Love $6
Crozet, VA - ABV 4.6%
Founders: Pale Ale Nitro $6
Michigan - ABV 5.9%

BOTTLED

Corona $5.00
ABV 4.6%
Abita: Amber Ale $5.00
ABV 4.5%
Bard's Gluten Free Beer $5.00
ABV 3.8%
Bud Light $4.00
ABV 4.2%
Michelob Ultra $4.00
ABV 4.2%
Miller High Life $3.00
ABV 4.6%

SPECIAL BOTTLED

Unibroue: Trois Pistoles - Strong Dark Ale $9.00
Holland, MI - ABV 9.0%
Unibroue: Don De Dieu - Triple Wheat Ale $9.00
Holland, MI - ABV 9.0%
Flying Dog: Raging Bitch - IPA $6.00
Frederick, MD - ABV 8.3%
Great Lakes: Ohio City - Oatmeal Stout $6.00
Cleveland, OH - ABV 5.4%
Lagunitas: Little Sumpin’ Sumpin - American Pale Ale $6.00
Petaluma, CA - ABV 7.5%
Bell’s: Two Hearted - American IPA $6.00
Kalamazoo, MI - ABV 7.0%
Duclaw: Dirty Little Freak - Brown Ale $6.00
Columbus, Fuggle - ABV 5.8%
Ballast Point: Wahoo White - Wit Beer $6.00
San Diego, CA - ABV 4.3%
North Coast: Scrimshaw - Pilsner $6.00
Chicago, IL - ABV 4.7%
Rogue: Dead Guy - Maibock $6.00
Newport, OR - ABV 4.7%
Avery: Ellie's Brown Ale $6.00
Boulder, CO - ABV 5.5%
Great Lakes: Dortmunder Gold - Golden Lager $6.00
Cleveland, Ohio - ABV 5.8%
Bell's: Amber Ale $6.00
Kalamazoo, Michigan - ABV 5.8%
Not Your Father's Rootbeer $6.00
Charlotte, NC - ABV 5.9%
Brooklyn: Lager $6.00
Brooklyn, New York - ABV 5.2%
Left Hand: Milk Stout Nitro $6.00
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin - ABV 6.0%
Founders: All Day IPA - Session Ale $6.00
Grand Rapids, MI - ABV 4.7%
Breckenridge: Vanilla Porter $6.00
Denver, CO - ABV 4.7%

Wine by the Glass

Virginia Wines

Select Red & White $11.00
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Bubbles

Cava: Aria $10.00
Spain, NV
Champagne: Tattinger, Brut, Cuve Prestige $15.00
France, NV

White Wine

Albariño: Bodegas Terras Gauda, Rias Baixas $12.00
Spain, 2013
Chardonnay: Rodney Strong $10.00
Sonoma, CA 2013
Riesling: Monchhof $10.00
Mosel, Germany 2014
Piano Grigio: Barone Fini $8.00
Valdadige, Italy 2013
Sauvignon Blanc: Casa Patronales $8.00
Maule, Chile 2013

Red Wine

Zinfandel, Syrah, Petit Syrah: Sexual Chocolate $15.00
CA 2012
Tempranillo: Izadi, Rioja Reserva $13.00
Spain 2011
Cabernet Sauvignon: Alexander Valley $13.00
Sonoma, CA 2013
Malbec: Altos Las Hormigas $11.00
Mendoza, Argentina 2011
Grenache: Famille Gonnet $11.00
Cote du Rhone, FR 2013
Pinot Noir: Simple Life $10.00
Central Valley, CA 2011
Sangiovese: Vitanza, Chianti $10.00
Italy 2013
Merlot, The Velvet Devil $10.00
Washington 2013

SEASONAL COCKTAIL

5th & Main $10.00
Locally-Crafted Silverback's Strange Monkey Gin / House Made Craft Tonic / Fresh Basil
Ginger Buck $10.00
Maker's Mark Bourbon / Angostura Bitters / Ginger Shrub / Goslings Ginger Beer
A Pear Itif $10
Absolute Pears / Elderflower Liqueur / Fresh Lemon / Chinese Five Spice
Silver Mule $10
Locally-Crafted Silverback's Berengei Vodka / Fresh Lime / Ginger Simple / Goslings Ginger Beer
CWS Manhattan $10
JP Wiser's Rye Whiskey / Angostura Bitters / Cardamaro Vermouth
Autumn Cruse (Served Hot or Cold) $10
Bacardi Oakheart Spiced Rum / Tart Apple Shrub / Mulled Pressed Cider
Falling Leaf $10
AITA Snap Liqueur / Fresh Grapefruit Juice / Black Tea Ginger Simple / All Spice Dram
Lemonshine $10
Absolut Vanilla / Domaine de Canton / Limoncello / Fresh Lemon Juice
CWS Sidecar $10
Four Roses Bourbon / Cointreau / Fresh Lemon Juice

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  • One of the best places to grab a drink on a nice summer night. Better cocktail selection than beers, but it's not too bad.

    Scott O.
  • Just the right pace. We both liked that there was a slow progression of the courses. Great time again. Definitely becoming one of my favorites!

    Karen R.
  • Fantastic. Stopped in for a little bite at the bar. Bold rock on tap was super tasty. We had commonwealth salad, skybar salad and parsnip soup. Commonwealth salad and soup were phenomenal. Unique and tasty.

    Eva A.


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