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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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Fine food and great service

The food was very good, especially the chicken soup "for the gentry" and the southern fried chicken. Service was friendly and prompt. Prices were good and the wait was less than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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New York, NY

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

You feel like you stepped back in time as you dine is this Revolutionary war-time tavern. The wait-staff is dressed in period clothing and a lovely violin playing staff member visits each room and plays a beautiful selection of music from this period of time. The meal was prepared from recipes from this time and everything was delicious! I enjoyed... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The food was very good, especially the chicken soup "for the gentry" and the southern fried chicken. Service was friendly and prompt. Prices were good and the wait was less than any othe restaurant in town.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Yummy eats and all a setting that can't be beat. Enjoy the Norfolk Pottage Pye! Be sure to make reservations for dinner.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I had the pleasure of eating dinner here. The food was delicious! The staff is in period dress and there are several performers walking around. The drinks were also great. We used open table app to book our reservation and had no waiting when we arrived. Highly recommend for a fun meal! Try the bread pudding for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited for lunch, when the prices are a little better for our purse. The peanut soup is a specialty... not too thick or sweet, but so full of flavor. I order a cup every time; I can't help it. This time my meal was the salmon BLT, and it didn't disappoint. It is of decent size for the traveler's... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were here on Fathers Day and while they were busy, each table was given excellent service. The food was wonderful! We are still talking about it over a week later. Great recommendations and you must try the peanut soup! My daughter loved it so much she wants to try to make it at home.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

There can be quite a wait at lunch time. Once seated, the servers are in period costume and are friendly. Our order was initially mixed up but quickly corrected. The food was average for what one would expect at a place designed to feed a horde of hungry tourists.

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Avon Lake
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Years ago this used to be a great authentic experience...food that you couldn't get anywhere else, and service, ambience, entertainment unique to CW. The prices have skyrocketed as the quality has plummeted. Bland food, mass produced and served like they are just rushing people in and out to get the crowds through. Such a shame as it was always one... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Visited for lunch on a family trip. We tried a different tavern but they had an hour wait, so we were surprised when our large party was seated quickly. The food was excellent and the server was very attentive.

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Hastings, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Kings Arms has been a staple of Historic Willamsburg for decades. Good solid food and fun deserts.

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Additional Information about King's Arms Tavern

Address: 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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