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King's Arms Tavern

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Address: Duke of Gloucester Street, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone Number: 757-229-2141
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Activities: Dining, Drinking
Description: An elegant historic tavern in Colonial Williamsburg.

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Food was great and interesting, Try to go when there is storytelling. Wait staff dresses in period costumes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Boone
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Food was great and interesting, Try to go when there is storytelling. Wait staff dresses in period costumes.

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Somerset, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was fun to eat at, because of the period costumes, and entertainment. The food was good, but nothing special. When you've been in the Revolutionary City all day, it was a pleasant surprise to be able to actual get a meal and not just fast food. Respectable, don't avoid it if you are there and hungry, and you'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Food delicious just small portion (the Tavern Dinner). The kids didn't enjoy it (12 and 13) but the adults did. Expensive.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

food was excellent, especially the peanut soup; you experience the foods they ate during colonial times. service was also excellent; very friendly

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food was authentic and tasty. Our waiter educated us regarding the food and customs. We enjoyed the roving musicians and the authentic building, furniture, and clothing of the wait staff. For two adults with wine, soup or salad, dinner and dessert our bill was $115 before tip but including tax. The prime rib was excellent. The cornish hen was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We always come to the King's Arms when we are in Colonial Williamsburg. The food is consistently very good and the setting can't be surpassed. Imagine eating in the same tavern where the likes of Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry and others dined over two hundred years ago. They could walk in and not notice any change. Our waiter started by... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband, 2 year old and I stopped in for lunch as this was one of the only places open the day that we went. ( In April not everything is open every day. It seems that restaurants and historic buildings are open every other day or so, probably to save on costs.) Our server was attentive and sweet. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Enjoy the mix of history and good food in CW'S taverns so much that we usually visit one every time we are in Williamsburg. King's Arms is our lunch favorite - especially the fried chicken. Desserts are also good. Note that reservations are not accepted for lunch and be prepared to wait. And don't be in a hurry; you'll want... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Not worth the reservation and waiting for food that is small and bland. We were not impressed with the food and the staff. The place is small and crowded but if you want to eat in the historical area to say you did pick another place but be aware that you will be overpaying for food. We went to outside... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We ate at two historic tavern's in Williamsburg. The food was good at the King's Arms the service was pleasant but a bit slow for lunch, we did arrive at opening so that could have been a big part of it. Pricier than your typical tavern but the area in general seemed to trend that way for restaurants. The dining... More 

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Additional Information about King's Arms Tavern

Address: Duke of Gloucester Street, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone Number: 757-229-2141
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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