Quality Inn At Kingsmill - Busch Gardens Area
480 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: (757) 220-1100
Fax: (757) 564-0386
Housed in a beautiful turreted wooden building, the Whaling Company has a sterling reputation for excellent seafood. To start, try the crab stuffed mushroom or a New England clam chowder. For the main course, indulge in any number of fresh seafood options including Fresh Virginia Sea Scallops with Shrimp or a Fresh Fish Trio which comes with three different fishes chosen by the chef! The Whaling Company is a great place to hold large events, so make sure to check it out as a venue space as well.
Chef Hans Schadler and his team offer delicious seafood made with fresh and local ingredients at Waypoint Seafood and Grill. Begin your meal, with the Crispy Calamari or Fried Oyster Caesar Salad and move onto Oyster Po’ boy and Half Pound Certified Angus Burger. Signature plates like Waypoint Shellfish & Grits and Signature Crab Cake are very popular. Pair your food with wine and enjoy your meal in the cool and modern setting.
With an extensive menu, Eagles Restaurant is open early and closes late to satisfy hunger at any time of the day. With the Anheuser-Busch Brewery just next door, beer is incorporated into many parts of the menu. Meat is cooked over Budweiser-bathed beechwood chips and their beer is available as a beverage. For breakfast try the Breakfast Ciabatta; ciabatta bread with scrambled eggs, mozzarella cheese, and sun-dried tomato pesto. Or for dinner try Duck Purses Fried Wontons filled with beechwood smoked duck breast and served with raspberry mascarpone fennel salad, fig and chive essence. If you aren't in the mood for a Bud, there is an extensive list of after dinner drinks including port, cordials, scotch, and wine or even a variety of cigars to enjoy in the lounge.
Enjoy breakfast and lunch in an authentic colonial environment. Colonial Pancake House on Page Street is just the place to go for a hearty breakfast before seeing the historic Williamsburg sites which are just a couple of blocks away. Start the day with a selection of eggs, sausages, omelettes or special pancakes topped with fruit. Colonial Pancake House is also a favorite among locals and tourists. Stop by for a late morning brunch. Don't forget to leave room for lunch. Pick from their lunch offerings of soup, sandwiches, burgers and salads. This breakfast place also sells Williamsburg souvenirs. - Jasmin So Armada
Started in 1985 by brothers from the Williamsburg area, the Second Street Restaurant is an American bistro serving up creative and tasty fare. The brunch menu is available only on Sundays, but lunch, dinner, and nighttime options are available the rest of the week. There is a wide range of entrees and a good choice of inventive salads. Delicious burgers have been voted the best in Williamsburg and the desserts are as sumptuous as they sound. On Fridays and Saturdays, the restaurant becomes a great local hangout to drink and meet the locals.
Experience the magic of Colonial Williamsburg by experiencing the food of the original colony. Christiana Campbell's Tavern specializes in seafood fresh from the ocean. Rich with history, the tavern was a favorite with George Washington. Owners have tried to recreate the atmosphere of the colonial times using a mixture of information obtained through artifacts, description, and other period taverns. Christiana's Crab Cakes and Sherried Shrimp, scallops, and lobster are among the featured dinner items. For dessert, try any one of a number of delicious pies and ice creams, including Lemon Chess Pie. Tavern is open seasonally, so call for details.
Although Capitol Pancake and Waffle House is open for both breakfast and lunch, as is evident by the name, breakfast is the specialty. Try any of the over 19 varieties of pancakes and waffles as well as an extensive selection of omelets. Indulge in waffles covered in peaches and whipped cream and for the little ones, there is a children's menu complete with chocolate chip pancakes. Lunch includes a host of American favorites including meatball sub, fish-n-chips, and meat loaf.
Eat like the original residents of Colonial Williamsburg at Shield's Tavern. The menu consists of throwback favorites such as "Bubble and Squeak" which consists of cabbage and potatoes, Buttermilk Fried Oysters, and Buffalo Meatloaf. Add a "rasher" of Salty Ham to your Welsh Rarebit or go for the desserts and try Whipped Chocolate Pudding or Warm Apple Pie with Gloucester Cheese. To ensure a more authentic experience it is asked that all cell phones be turned off. Open seasonally, call for details.
As might be expected, Berret's Taphouse Grill has many beers on tap, including eight local microbrews. Their extended drinks list includes many other domestic and international beers and wines. For the peckish, there is a reasonably extensive menu with a focus on seafood and local produce. The Taphouse Grill is open from late spring to early fall - call for details.
Browsing through Colonial Williamsburg is nothing short of stumbling upon a portal to history. And in this bustling historic street, The Trellis manages to be a great complement to the charming appeal of this tourist location. The Trellis serves American cuisine which covers fresh seafood, duck, meaty dishes and decadent desserts. The most famous 'Death by Chocolate' is said to have been invented here! The decor is pleasant with a beautifully maintained patio with green shrubbery and eclectic plants. The Trellis is a great venue for romantic nights and peaceful conversations. Service has always managed to stay on par with the topmost quality of food and atmosphere this restaurant has always strived to maintain.
At Blue Talon Bistro, a poster of a red rooster on its walls is a common sight. Dedicated to French cuisine and manners, this little bistro is themed accordingly. A bistro is a casual and laid back affair and Blue Talon tries to achieve just that with its French countryside-inspired decor. This bistro serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and also brunch on weekends. Coffees and decadent pastries are a special feature. The restaurant also has a fully stocked bar supported by a competent staff.
Right near the visitor's center in Williamsburg, Huzzah is a great place to stop for some comfort food. Choose from a variety of iron skillet specialties, hamburgers, pizzas, or salads. There is also a selection of delicious desserts and a children's menu for the little ones. The service is friendly and accommodating, so sit down and relax after a long day of touring.