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Christiana Campbell's Tavern-Colonial Williamsburg

101 S Waller St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4554
+1 800-447-8679
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“spoon bread” (164 reviews)
“spoonbread” (38 reviews)
“crab cakes” (164 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
101 S Waller St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4554
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love eating at this restaurant. We try to book here fro Grand Illumination, but it's so good that some years we have to eat at a different tavern because it's already booked. Love it. Highly recommended all times of the year!

Thank ARThomas15
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice period restaurant. The food is a little pricey but good and they were big enough portions for us to share. Our waitress Tasha was excellent and friendly too. It was fun to go out and eat where they are in period dress and...More

Thank Cindi L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had dinner here a few days ago. Even though they were very busy we were seated at our table at the time of our reservation. I like the tie-around-your-neck napkins because I have been known drop things in my shirt. The sweet potato muffins were...More

Thank mikexyz22
Reviewed 1 week ago

On Colonial campus area. Make advance reservations. Noisy. Pricey. Service very good. Large portions. Ok for children. Food well prepared with nice variety . Can be a bit dark with candle light. Worth a try. Not sure about parking.

Thank stephen l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here based on recommendations. Our reservation was at 7 pm and we were seated at 7:20 pm (with apologies) in the back porch. We loved the atmosphere and the the service was great. My husband had the fried chicken which was excellent and...More

Thank mamat122963
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be my favorite of the Colonial Taverns, but not anymore. The food and especially the cocktails have gone downhill from what they used to be.

2  Thank mac4747
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoy era-themed venues and this one lived up to reports. Seating was prompt. The staff was very friendly. The food was excellent and cooked appropriately. I had the stuffed flounder and grilled vegetables. The dessert was good. Try the spoonbread since it is not...More

Thank Traveller31792
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu prices run from $28.95 to $38.95 and reservations are a must. 2 in our party had the Chicken and said it was great coating and moist Waterman's Supper Flounder/CrabCake/Shrimp gernerous portions and the 3rd was Grilled Salmon - For vegeterians 1 dish Molly's...More

Thank Judi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reservations are a must. This restaurant is in the colonial theme with authentic recipies from the period. Pooh ws our waitress. She was very friendly and highly praised the sweet potato muffin and dessert. Unfortunately my dinner arrived cold. Pooh immediately re-ordered it. My companions...More

2  Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Christiana Campbell's Tavern lies beyond the Capitol building at the end of Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg's historic area. Specializing in seafood, it is said to have been a favorite dining establishment of George Washington's when in town. The atmosphere is cozy, the...More

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21 September 2017|
Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
best to call them. I have read they do a Thanksgiving dinner. best of luck.
Marylee B
17 August 2017|
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
The previous reply was accurate. You make reservations through Open Table, unless the party is larger than eight. Then you have to go through Group Sales Office. And absolutely the wait staff and entertainers dress in 18th... More
2 November 2016|
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Response from Becky V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, behind the tavern, however if you are staying in Colonial Williamsburg everything is within walking distances, or the hotels do have transportation available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S Waller St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4554
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 800-447-8679
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