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Sal's By Victor

1242 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2827
+1 757-220-2641
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Ranked #15 of 339 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Monticello Avenue
Transit: There is a bus stop close in front of the shopping center.
Description: Sal’s by Victor is a family run restaurant specialized in both southern and northern Italian cuisine. We’ve been serving Williamsburg and the surrounding areas since 1974. The restaurant was originally founded by Salvatore (Sal) who named the restaurant after himself. In 1990 Victor acquired the business from Sal and decided to keep the name, while at the same time giving the “by Victor” touch.Chef Vittorio Minichiello (Victor) was raised on a farm in Mirabella Eclano, in the Avellino region of Italy. He studied food arts at the Culinary Institute of Summonte Italia and has worked in some of the finest eateries in Europe, including La Cheminee in Paris, Giardino da Bruno in Rimini and Partenio in Naples.Today, he is a member of the Italian Chef’s Association and brings his world-class expertise to Williamsburg.Our Most Famous Dish is “Cavatoni alla Capri” together with our famous “New York Style Pizza”. We have been voted as the Virginia Gazette’s “Best in Williamsburg” for Best Italian Restaurant since 1996.After the 2009 fire the restaurant remodeled and enlarged with hand chosen artwork from Italian artists, capturing the beauty of the Italian vistas and creating a small slice of the old country here in Williamsburg.Sal’s by Victor’s mission is to treat all our “customers” as our guests and to make sure they leave the restaurant with a smile on their faces and a full stomach. We take complaints very seriously and always demand that our staff provide the best experience possible for our guests. We firmly believe that there is no better advertisement than a positive experience conveyed via word of mouth.
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Patronized this restaurant 10 years ago various times while my son was in college nearby. The food and atmosphere is an excellent now as it was then. We had a waiter who knew his stuff and enjoyed some great pasta.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Sal's is such a wonderful Williamsburg gem! They have a wide variety of food from pizza to subs to many different pasta varieties to try. My personal favorites are their vegetarian lasagna, smoked chicken ravioli, and penne alla vodka. The service there is always great too. They are very accommodating with food allergies and it is a great place to... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I've never had any bad experiences at Sal's. I always wind up eating pizza because it's so good. However, my husband and mom have eaten their pasta dishes and they say they are pretty good. The wait staff is always very nice as well.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

By far the most popular Italian restaurant in Williamsburg among locals and students. There is a reason - good food served hot with goodly portions. ENJOY!

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Grimsby, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We have eaten at this restaurant on several occasions in the past and found it to be very good, with their pizzas particularly delicious. On this occasion having arrived in Williamsburg after a 12 hour drive, we decided to use their takeout service to order pizza. When we picked up the order we found it was more expensive than the... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This has been one of our favorite resaurants in Williamsburg. The staff is always very welcoming and the service is excellent. We have never been disappointed with any of the food or wine. This is our go to place for family and out of town guests.

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Lees Summit, MO
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Sal's had a good rating on Tripadvisor, so we decided to try it on a Sunday. As usual, the reviews were correct. Great local place tucked back in an strip mall. Service was friendly and knowledgeable of the menu. Offered suggestions that were on the money. Saw lots of locals there with kids. Won't go wrong with SAL's.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Well, it is not just for families really. But the prices are family-friendly. The food is reliably delicious. It is not gourmet fare in the classic sense, but rather, good, substantial fare. We always look forward to a meal at Sal's by Victor.

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williamsburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great local place, a great pizza, sandwich, spaghetti and meatballs...this place is where the locals go...for a good, solid meal. Very fresh, very reasonable in price.... TV's in some rooms make this a great Sat afternoon place for a pizza and beer, but dinners are good.... They can seat lots and also do takeout..

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Palm City, Florida, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We were provided the name of this restaurant by the hotel where we stayed. What a great choice! Service and food were great. Would definitely eat here again if in the area.

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Additional Information about Sal's By Victor

Address: 1242 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2827
Phone Number: +1 757-220-2641
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta

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