Dining in Williamsburg

The Historic Triangle offers a wide range of delicious dining options that definitely don't disappoint. From burgers and New York style pizza to prime rib and fresh seafood, there's a different taste to satisfy everyone's appetite. Whether you're in the mood for a quick bite or a sit down romantic meal, Williamsburg has it all. Take a look at the list of dining options below and get your taste buds ready for a culinary treat!

A Chef's Kitchen
A unique spin on dining! Dinner is prepared in front of you by world-class chefs who teach as they cook - like going to a Food Network show, except the audience gets to savor the delicious fare! This "dinner class" includes hors d'oeurves, champagne, a five-course meal, three glasses of wine and recipes. Or, attend a traditional cooking class. The menu changes every month! Call 757-564-8500 or email contactus@chefskitchen.biz
Aberdeen Barn
From our open Hearth Grill, enjoy the finest top choice beef or our signature entree, prime rib or beef. Our varied seafood selections are of the same standards of quality. Quiet candlelit service, superb cocktails and fine wines. Open daily at 5:00 p.m. 757-229-6661
Aromas Coffeehouse, Bakeshop & Cafe
Enjoy the patio or venture inside for specialty coffees to compliment your breakfast, lunch or dinner. The aromas of gourmet coffees, teas, soups, sandwiches and pastries embrace you in the comfort of this popular spot. Enjoy wine, beer and music too. "Hip" says the Washington Post. Free WiFi! 757-221-6676

Anna's Brick Oven
The Liguria Family has been serving authentic Italian food in Williamsburg since 1974. Enjoy a variety of our specialty pizzas, homemade sauces, delicious Veal, Chicken, Seafood and Pastas prepared with the finest of ingredients. Homemade desserts served daily. Beer and Wine, children's menu, Dine in or Take out available. Large parties and groups are welcome. 757-229-5252

Art Cafe 26
Gallery cafe is a delightful culinary experience serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon desserts. International art exhibitions, artifacts, glass, ceramics and handcrafted, hand-painted figurines. The place to meet friends and interesting people. 757-565-7788
Berret's Seafood Restaurant and Taphouse Grill
Two choice, one location! Berret's Restaurant specializes in fresh regional seafood with full beverage service. The Taphouse Grill features foods, wines and beers of Virginia with grilled fish, steaks and burgers. Voted Best Seafood Restaurant for over 10 years! 757-253-1847
Blue Talon Bistro
Blue Talon Bistro offers a rare combination or casual comfort and quality that makes both newcomers and regulars feel completely at ease. Chef David Everett's focus on "Serious Comfort Food" give him and his staff the chance to offer both traditional favorites and original creations that demonstrate both his renowned culinary talent and insight into modern dining. 757-476-BLUE

Brickhouse Tavern
Come enjoy a great atmosphere with your family at Brickhouse Tavern, where good food, good drink, and a friendly environment make for an experience you won't soon forget!  Located within walking distance of Colonial Williamsburg, the Brickhouse Tavern makes for an excellent spot to grab a quick bite to eat.  757-345-6060
Buon Amici
Two restaurant in one with something for everyone! Dine in or take out our authentic New York style brick oven pizza, calzone, stromboli, subs and fresh salads in the Pizza Cafe. Enjoy the finest veal, chicken, seafood and pasta prepared to order in our casual, elegant dining room. 757-220-8188
Captain George's Seafood Restaurant
A world-famous "all-you-can-eat" seafood buffet with over 70 items including Alaskan snow crab, fresh boiled fish, steamed shrimp, prime cut beef and delicious desserts. Dine by out 12-foot waterfall and 300-foot stream. Buses and private parties welcome. Non-smoking. 757-565-2323
Carrabba's Italian Grill
At Carrabba's, you'll experience the bold, fresh flavors of Italy in a warm casual atmosphere. Family photos adorn the walls as guests enjoy original family recipes prepared to order in a lively exhibition kitchen. Enjoy Crispy Calamari, Chicken Parmesan, Sirloin Marsala and fresh grilled seafood. 757-564-3696
Center Street Grill
Moderately priced restaurant located in New Town, within walking distance of the Consolidated Movie Theaters. Modern decor with 100% visibility to outdoors. Raw bar offers oysters, shrimp and seafood specials. Family friendly and casual attire. Private/club rooms and seasonal patio available. 757-220-4600
The Cheese Shop - Merchants Square
Offering 200 cheeses, specialty foods, freshly baked breads, regionally renowned sandwiches and a wine cellar with over 4,000 bottles. Adjacent to the AAA 4-Diamond restaurant, Fat Canary. Owned and operated since 1971 by the Power Family. A local favorite. 757-220-0298
Chick-fil-A Monticello Marketplace
Located just three miles from the Historic Area, Chick-fil-A Monticello Marketplace offers a delicious menu, outstanding service, and an experience that will highlight your visit to Williamsburg. Enjoy a range of exciting family activities, or let us bring the great taste of Chick-fil-A to your next event. Busses and large groups always welcome. We look forward to serving you! 757-564-6801
Chick-fil-A Mooretown Road
At Chick-fil-A, nutritious and tasty are one in the same. That's because we believe in using fresh ingredients to make nutritious food that also tastes great! The proof is in our lean, whole-breast chicken; freshly cut fruits and vegetables; and freshly squeezed lemonade. 757-253-6464
Colonial Williamsburg - Chowning's Tavern
Informal cafeteria-style dining indoors and out. Traditional pit barbecue, beef, brisket, hot dogs, hamburgers and grilled chicken. Dinner is from 5 - 9 pm.  After 9 pm, enjoy Gambols - light fare and beverages, balladeers and 18-century games. Colonial Williamsburg admission not required for dining in the Historic Area. 757-229-2141 or 800-TAVERNS
Colonial Williamsburg - Christiana Campbell's Tavern
George Washington's favorite for seafood. Specialties include crab cakes, Gloucester chicken, filet of beed with crab-stuffed shrimp, fritters and spoon bread. Dinner daily from 5 pm. Open seasonally. Colonial Williamsburg admission not required for dining in the Historic Area. 757-229-2141 or 800-TAVERNS
Colonial Williamsburg - Golden Horseshoe Gold Course Grill
Casual dining overlooking the championship golf courses of the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club. Choose from a delightful array of sandwiches (including "Tidewater's Best" hamburger), salads, light entrees, house-made desserts and your favorite beverage or cocktail. 757-229-2141 or 800-HISTORY

Colonial Williamsburg - Golden Horseshoe Green Course Grill
Green Course Grill Bar is open for a limited menu of sandwiches from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily for golfers or anyone who wants a quick grab-and-go lunch overlooking the Green Course. 757-229-2141 or 1 800 HISTORY. The clubhouse is located about one mile past the Golden Horseshoe Gold Course clubhouse on South England St.

Colonial Williamsburg - Huzzah!
Good food, good cheer! Everyday favorites and the best pizza in town served with colonial flair. Within the same complex as the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center. 757-229-2141 or 800-HISTORY
Colonial Williamsburg - James Shields Tavern
Experience the spirit of an 18th-century coffeehouse in the tavern or on the go. Light fare, pastries, wraps and gumbo. Tavern Ghost Walks or Talks every evening. Colonial Williamsburg admission not required for dining in the Historic Area. 757-229-2141 or 800-TAVERNS
Colonial Williamsburg - King's Arms Tavern
Simple elegance, befitting the statesmen and gentry who often dined here in the 18th-century. Favorites include peanut soup, fried oysters, lamb, pork tenderloin, prime rib and pecan pie. Staff wears period dress. Colonial Williamsburg admission not required for dining in the Historic Area. 757-229-2141 or 800-TAVERNS
Colonial Williamsburg - Regency Room
Located in the luxurious hotel, the Williamsburg Inn, enjoy new American cuisine in the refined elegance of the Regency Room. Crystal chandeliers and Oriental panels provide a beautiful setting in which to savor our superb menu. Music and dancing on Friday and Saturday nights. Jazz brunch Sundays. 757-229-2141 or 800-HISTORY
Colonial Williamsburg - Williamsburg Lodge Restaurant
This new restaurant serves American cuisine with contemporary southern and Chesapeake influences. The Friday Night Seafood Buffet is a local favorite. 757-229-2141 or 800-HISTORY
The Cove Tavern
Join us for a casual dining experience where you will be greeted by a large stone fireplace and friendly staff.  Choose to sit in a cozy booth in the dining room or take a seat on our fully enclosed patio.  We provide a full bar inside and out and feature some of the best live music in Williamsburg!  With an extensive menu, great seafood selections, and the best crab cakes in town, there is no better place to be.  Come to The Cove Tavern and…Get Away!
The Crust
Food, fun & spirits!  The Crust is a modern pizza cafe with a full bar to enjoy.  We offer a fun and friendly atmosphere walking distance from Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary.  Dining is casual, the service is warm and welcoming, and the food is authentic and delicious.  757-603-6981

Deco Gallery and Wine Bar (website coming soon)
Deco Gallery and Wine Bar is a unique Art Deco-themed wine bar and contemporary art gallery.  Coming soon to Williamsburg, VA, we offer delicious tapas and a carefully selected wine menu.  Our art gallery exhibits painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media from local and national artists.  Come join us for a glass of wine, and check out the work of our latest featured artist! 

Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts is the largest coffee and baked goods chain the world providing you with high quality coffee, bagels, donuts and other baked goods since 1950. 757-476-8010
Fat Canary
Awarded the prestigious AAA 4-Diamond rating in 2005, 2006, and 2007. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Executive Chef Thomas Power offers a menu that reflects his 14-year trek of great kitchens across the country. Dinner; open seven nights. Reservations highly encouraged. 757-229-3333
Giuseppe's Italian Cafe
Always voted "the best" by locals. Entree specials prepared in the true Northern and Southern Italian style. Contemporary pasta dishes with flair to excite your dining experience. Great wines at super prices. Reservations accepted. Take-out available. 757-565-1977
Kyoto Japanese Steak and Seafood House
Japanese dining with hibachi grill and sushi bar. Meals are highlighted with your personal hibachi grill chef who artistically prepares your order before your eyes. Vegetarian and kids meals served. Carry-out sushi, box meals and tour group menus available. 757-220-8888
Le Yaca Restaurant Francais
Le Yaca successfully combines the worlds of comfort and taste with French Country cooking served in style. You will choose from a selection of seafood, beef, lamb and veal entrees and the best desserts in town, including our famous Grand Marnier Souffle. 757-220-3616

MAD about Chocolate
Part chocolate café, part gallery, MAD about Chocolate combines the wizardry of Death by Chocolate author Marcel Desaulniers with Connie Desaulniers’ often wacky portraits of desserts and the creatures that love them. 

Magnolia Dining Room at Colonial Heritage
Casual dining overlooking the 9th green of our golf course. Choose from a delightful array of sandwiches, salads, entrees, desserts and favorite cocktails. Visit for our seasonal Sunday Brunch or the Shrimp Pasta Buffet served Thursdays, 11 am - 2 pm. 757-645-2018
Old Chickahominy House
Enjoy breakfast or lunch served in a plantation setting where meals are prepared form family recipes. For over 50 years, we have been delighting customers with fine food and unique shopping. Browse our shop for gifts, jewelry and accessories. 757-229-4689
Opus 9 Steakhouse
Opus 9 epitomizes the dining experience from quality of steakhouse fare to the diversity of the wine list, casual elegance, club-like lounge sophistication, ambiance, private dining accommodations and first class service. Make reservations online. Located at New Town. 757-645-4779
Outback Steakhouse
The Outback Steakhouse concept is exceptionally high-quality food. Our menu features steaks and prime rib in an "Aussie" atmosphere. Outback steaks are prepared in a unique way which locksin their flavor and ensures tenderness. A variety of "tucker" (food). 757-229-8648

Panera Bread

Located in New Town, Panera Bread offers hand-crafted, artisan breads baked in each bakery-cafe every morning from fresh dough. Panera is committed to providing customers with fresh, great tasting food made from the highest quality ingredients. 757-229-8810

Pita Pit
Fresh Thinking.  Healthy Eating.  Pita Pit is a restaurant that specializes in sandwiches served on pita bread stuffed full of grilled meats and veggies of your choosing.  Other options include smoothies and self-service frozen yogurt.  757-565-7482
Pizza Hut

Serving a large variety of delicious pizzas, pastas & wings.  We offer great catering rates to save your business time and money.  We also have excellent fundraising opportunities to help your organization raise dough.  Contact your local restaurant manager to find out more about these hot deals.  757-253-8000

Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant
At Plaza Azteca, we take real pride in serving our guests authentic Mexican dishes made with the finest ingredients available. Like salsas made fresh throughout the day to ensure the ultimate in flavor, Tableside Guacamole prepared with the freshest avocados. These are a few efforts we make every day to bring you the real flavors of Mexico.
Retro's Good Eats
Best hot dog in town. Dogs with all the traditional toppings, plus some. Veggie, corn dogs, frozen custard milk shakes and fresh squeezed limeade. Only one block from the College of Williams & Mary and the Historic Area. 757-253-8816
Riverwalk Restaurant and Hide Tide Bar & Grill
Waterfront dining on the Historic York River with fresh regional seafood and traditional American favorites. Great sandwiches and salads in the cafe for lunch and dinner. Full-service menu in the Riverfront Room and private accommodations in the Landing. 757-875-1522
Sal's by Victor Italian Restaurant
Features everything you'd expect from a traditional Italian pizzeria or family-style Italian restaurant. Victor Minichiello and his staff use the finest ingredients preparing fresh pastas, veal, chicken and heart-healthy sauces. Bring your group or family! 757-220-2641

Sal's Ristorante Italiano

Enjoy fine Italian cuisine in a family atmosphere. Specialties include veal parmigiana, chicken cacciatore, eggplant rollatini, lasagna, New York style pizza and many more entrees. Voted best Pizza and Italian Restaurant in Williamsburg. Group reservations accepted. 757-221-0443

Seasons Restaurant
Dine in the most exciting restaurant in Merchants Square, featuring spectacular salads, steaks, seafood, poultry, ribs, sandwiches and the best burgers and fries anywhere. Sunday Brunch, extensive children's menu and full bar. Mon - Thurs, 11 am - 9 pm; Fri - Sat, 11 am - 10 pm; and Sun, 10 am - 9 pm. 757-259-0018

Shorty's Diner
Family owned and operated, Shorty’s serves breakfast and lunch using family recipes in the traditional diner style -Providing Good Food, Large Portions, Small Prices! From our homemade Pastrami to our fresh cut Fries, you will see and taste the difference. Daily specials available. 757-603-6674

The Sportsman Grille
Casual family dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Homemade soups and salads and one of the area's best burgers. Our specialties are steamed shrimp and crab cakes. Children's menus priced under $4.00.Located on Route 60 East, near Busch Gardens Williamsburg. 757-221-8002
Stephano's Pizza & Subs
Located in the heart of Colonial Williamsburg. New York Style Pizza, as well as oven-baked submarine sandwiches, salads, soups, ice cream, desserts and a children's menu. Open daily from 11 am - 9 pm. 757-476-8999
Sticks Kebob Shop

Yummy kebobs, salads, and sandwiches from Stick's are the food lover's answer to lunch and dinner on the go.  Our delicious, Mediterranean-inspired meals satisfy your hunger without expanding your waistline or emptying your wallet.  757-903-2675

The Trellis Restaurant
The nationally-acclaimed Trellis is a favorite of locals and visitors for lunch and dinner. The seasonal menu features regional items, many of which are grilled over an open fire. Home of the nation's most prestigious culinary awards and desserts to die for! 757-229-8610

Waypoint Seafood & Grill
Waypoint Seafood and Grill Restaurant marks Williamsburg's latest culinary destination from Chef Hans Schadler.  The Waypoint menu is a celebration of Chesapeake ingredients and includes items grown at local farms and caught in regional waters.  The pure flavors and rich ingredients presented in the seasonally changing entrees represent modern regional American cuisine with classical culinary roots.  Located at Quarterpath Crossing at the intersection of Kingsmill and Rt. 199. 757-220-2228

The Whaling Company
The house specialty is fresh fish with a menu offering a wide variety of seafood selections, fresh-cut steaks and chicken entrees. Relax in a setting which is reminiscent of an old New England fishing village. Dress is casual; reservations are accepted. 757-229-0275

Williamsburg Cupcake
Williamsburg Cupcake is a gourmet cupcake bakery in Williamsburg, Virginia.  All of our cupcakes are baked in small batches to ensure the highest quality.  We use the finest and freshest ingredients.  We offer a variety of delicious gourmet cupcakes daily.  757-603-6633

The Wine & Cheese Shop of Kingsmill
757-229-6754

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