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Seafare of Williamsburg

1632 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-229-0099
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sherbet” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (156 reviews)
“crab cakes” (105 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1632 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always make sure we get to The Seafare when we visit this area. Food is wonderful, service is the best, selection extensive. Make sure you give it a try.

1  Thank Carole1116
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You won't be disappointed, we had a relaxed delicious dinner, the seafood was amazing fresh, succulent, I had the Long Island flounder stuffed with crab meat, my husband has scallop Saution, unbelievable in its own juices, for dessert we had the bananas foster prepared tableside...More

1  Thank Lolatruman
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's the kind of restaurant you'd think you should dress up for, but they didn't seem to care what people were wearing. The waitress was very attentive. Food was great! We were pleasantly surprised. The décor was a little dated but pleasant to look at....More

1  Thank Ritabeeper
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seafare is a unique restaurant. The décor is beautiful. It's like being inside a cruse ship. The sets are very comfortable & the staff very well trained. Our waiter was James & he treats you well. He was one of the best waiters I have...More

1  Thank barbara w
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited last year and were here for dinner 4 out of the 6 days we were here, well NOT this year. We were so looking forward to our visit and to say we were disappointed would be an understatement. I had...More

1  Thank bskfran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To our surprise , we felt a little under dressed for this restaurant. After a long day of doing sight seeing, we thought we could just popped in and have dinner. We walked in and looked at the menu and left. We came back the...More

2  Thank Doctor M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the moment we arrived till we left the staff were so attentive and professional. The bread was so good and the cornbread the best ever. Our meal was 5 star, blackened flounder. Our waiter was so sweet and took very good care of us....More

1  Thank mest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant looks like it hasn't changed its decor since the 40's. That's not a bad thing. There was no sparkling water, the wine selection was red or white (no wine list by the glass which surprised us) and the food was mediocre at best....More

1  Thank Bette W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good seafood - well prepared and tasty. The service was excellent. The breads were outstanding. Unexpected things - like orange sherbet between appetizer and dinner made us feel very special.

1  Thank bellylaugh2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Seafare after reading its good reviews. Upon entering, we were surprised that the restaurant was only about a quarter full, considering that it was the dinner hour on Friday night. This is not a casual restaurant. The atmosphere was rather...More

1  Thank Merrydelle
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Can men wear jeans or shorts?
28 March 2017|
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Response from Teresa E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, to the jeans! My husband wore a nice Polo shirt and I had nice blouse with mine. Not really sure about the shorts, but I bet if they are khakis, bet if they are nice, it's a go !!! 👍
What is the dress code?
11 June 2016|
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Response from viking047 | Reviewed this property |
Casual.Vacation attire
Will you have a sunday brunch on Mother's Day?
24 April 2016|
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Response from Demitrios S | Property representative |
Thank you for asking,we don't serve brunch but we serve our dinner menus all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1632 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (Formerly Seafare & Steakhouse)
    (Richmond Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-229-0099
  • E-mail
A 2012,2013 DIRONA Award Winner featuring three unique dining rooms. The Seafare of Williamsburg introduces a 91-item menu that features fresh seafood, certified prime beef and tender veal. Our speciality is sauton ceramic cooking where seafood is simmered in its own juices and blended with ingredients.