Gainesville's Best Restaurants

Visitors come to Wiliamsburg for the history and charm, but the food scene is worthy of a visit all on its own. Whether you're looking for a melt-in-your-mouth steak, some succulent seafood or All-American comfort food, you'll find it in Williamsburg.



Foodie's looking for something a little different than the usual sit-down restaurant should make a reservation at A Chef's Kitchen. Over the course of a three-hour dinner, you'll be wined, dined, entertained and taught to make the same classic...  Read More

Second Street - An American Bistro


A casual atmosphere, good basic food, great beer selections, and free wireless Internet service – what more could you want to party or relax? Locals like the burgers so much they have voted this place as having the "best burger" for nine...  Read More



Chef David Everett at the Blue Talon Bistro describes his cuisine as "serious comfort food," and everything from the food to the friendly neighborhood atmosphere will make you feel right at home in this French-inspired bistro. Try the chicken...  Read More

Colonial Williamsburg


The upscale yet casual Fat Canary in the heart of Colonial Williamsburg is the perfect place to sit back and relax over a glass of wine and a sumptuous meal. The seasonal menu featuring fresh, local ingredients – like crispy Rappahannock...  Read More

Colonial Williamsburg


Rated as one of the best restaurants in Williamsburg, Cafe Provincal makes you feel like you're dining in a rustic French countryside kitchen. The romantic yet informal restaurant, located on the grounds of the Williamsburg Winery, prepares...  Read More



For real American diner food, it doesn't get much better than the family-run Five Forks Cafe. Virginia locals are known to drive an hour just to eat breakfast here on the weekends, and there's almost always a wait. To eat like the Southerners...  Read More



For the best aged, melt-in-your-mouth tender steak in Williamsburg, check out Opus 9 Steakhouse. The casual yet sophisticated restaurant is the perfect place to take out a date, business associates or friends when you're really looking to...  Read More



With a playful menu that tips a hat to great thinkers of the past, Food for Thought specializes in classic American fare, though you'll find a little bit of everything on the menu. The service consistently receives rave reviews and portions are...  Read More



A little bit of country French tucked into the Village Shops at Kingsmill. Le Yaca Restaurant Français is locally known as one of the most creative and best dining establishments in the area. Their French onion soup and leg of lamb are house...  Read More