Certain restaurants are known for their expertise at turning out signature dishes really well. They've pinned down the ingredients, mastered the process, and gained a strong following as a result. Williamsburg has had much success cultivating great restaurants and creating a substantial market for Seafood. Locals can't get enough of the city's excellent food, and you'll often find them, along with eager tourists, at popular The Seafare of Williamsburg or at Berret's Restaurant & Taphouse Grill, a major player in the field. Make sure you see what all the fuss is about!



If you are lucky, they will have the "Hot Pot" on the menu when you dine here. It is a combination of seafood, vegetables and beans and is a complete meal. But other items are also outstanding – local seafood is done right here! On a summer...  Read More

Colonial Williamsburg
Christiana Campbell's Tavern


This is the place for historical seafood! Regional seafood dominates the evening menu, and many dishes are prepared just the way George Washington would have had them when he dined here. For non-seafood lovers, there are beef and chicken dishes....  Read More



Excellent seafood, old-style dining and reasonable prices make this a popular spot for visitors and locals. Both the waitstaff and the meals are well dressed here – the place is famous for its lobster that comes delivered in various sizes and...  Read More

Captain George's Seafood Restaurant


Even if you turn up your nose at all-you-can-eat-buffets, this one may change your mind for one night. There is an absolute feast of wonderful items – scallops, steamed crab legs, clams, mahi-mahi, shrimp, barbecued ribs, prime rib, salads and...  Read More

The Whaling Company


For over 20 years, this restaurant has kept customers coming back for more. The wide selection of seafood can be prepared just about any way you want it, and the suggestion of mixing items does not make the servers cranky. The fish and shellfish...  Read More