Quality Inn Historic East - Busch Gardens Area
505 York St., Building A
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: (757) 220-3100
Fax: (757) 229-2447
505 York St., Building A, Williamsburg, VA, US, 23185
- Phone: (757) 220-3100
- Fax: (757) 229-2447
This intimate restaurant is devoted to giving their patrons the taste of authentic French cuisine. Founded by renowned French restaurateurs, this eatery serves their dishes adorned with the finest garnishes and sauces. Put yourself into the hands of the chef and try the prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus or select a la carte. Be sure to finish your meal off with one of the best desserts in town.
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. Open late 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.
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.
Called "Williamsburg's best restaurant" by The New York Times, Fat Canary opened in 2004 and has become a local favorite. Located in the bustling Merchant's Square, there is a separate menu for those sitting inside and for those on the porch during warm weather. The porch menu is more limited and less expensive than the indoor menu, but great fare can be found on either. Fat Canary serves nouveau American cuisine featuring many fresh ingredients and the wine list is extensive.
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.
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.
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 roadside 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.
Open late every night, Paul's Deli Restaurant is a child-friendly deli by day and a hip college bar by night. Whether you are choosing a sub, a pizza, a sandwich, or a beverage, there is a wide variety of each to choose from. With a 52-inch wide screen television showing sports, it's a great place to watch the big games. Or if it is late, drink your cares away with specialty shooters. Beer and wine is available as well; Paul's also caters for groups and parties.