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Old Chickahominy House

1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
757-229-4689
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Ranked #67 of 340 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 7:30 am - 10:15 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Have heard about the Chickahominy House for years and finally had the opportunity to lunch there. We knew it would be crowded on a beautiful autumn Saturday so arrived half hour prior to the earliest seating and still had a wait of an hour and a half. Actually enjoyed the wait time perusing their unique gift shop. The management wisely... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

They"ve got the worst Bruswick stew I've ever eaten...The Campbell soup company would have put them to shame. The lunch is very overprice. They start off with a can peach with some sort of cheap cream...very tacky and tasteless. They guard the low grade Brunswick stew as if the Queen England had made it. This restaurant is design for people... More

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Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Step back in time when dining at the Old Chickahominy House. It is located in a tavern-style building right off Jamestown Rd. The food is simple, but served by attentive waitstaff. Limited menu helps them control the cost and quality. Loved every bite of my ham biscuits, brunswick stew, fruit salad, tea, and slice of pie! While you wait, browse... More

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Myrtle Beach, SC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Same menu as when I first visited in 1975 with little change in price. Not anything fancy, just good home cooking. Wonderful ham biscuits and pies to die for!

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was a "must stop" on our visit to Williamsburg, VA! We enjoyed our visit so much, we had to go back! The Brunswick stew and ham and biscuit...yummy...the stew was sooo good, we had to ask for refills...and the service couldn't have been better! They also have a nice gift shop you can spend at least an hour in.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Old Chickahominy House used to be an antiques store that had a family style dining area serving lunch. Now it's more of a knick-knack store serving breakfast, lunch and doing some catering. The family style seating is in one room only with regular tables in another two rooms. We ordered Miss Melinda's Special; fruit salad, Brunswick Stew, ham biscuits... More

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Oakville, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Friends who know the Williamsburg area well took us to the Old Chickahominy House for brunch. It seems like you are stepping into history when you arrive. The menu for breakfast is typical southern from salty ham to grits, but they serve a flatter, rectangular biscuit that I'd never seen before. If you have to wait for a table, there... More

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Stafford, Virginia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went for breakfast on a recommendation from our hotel staff. The gift shop was kind of interesting with seasonal items and a cat. It was very busy, waited 20 minutes for a table. The breakfast has very limited choices. We really wanted breakfast potatoes(none on the menu). The ham was not to my liking, a little too cured for... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Interesting building. Lacks parking. Menu choices were very limited. We went for breakfast and considered walking out but thought we would give it a chance. Food was good but Not on my list to go back.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Melinda's lunch with coconut pie What a treat And the sweet tea is delicious My wife and I go every year Live the chic hominy and the people

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Additional Information about Old Chickahominy House

Address: 1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
Phone Number: 757-229-4689
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:15 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:15 pm
Cuisine: American

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