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1760 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
757-253-2571
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Convenient, efficient, good food and fair prices.

Located inside the Jamestown Living History Museum in Jamestown, the Cafe is convenient while visiting the museum and is not just the typical museum restaurant. They offer a nice variety of items. This was the first time that I had the opportunity of trying peanut soup and it was delicious. My... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Located inside the Jamestown Living History Museum in Jamestown, the Cafe is convenient while visiting the museum and is not just the typical museum restaurant. They offer a nice variety of items. This was the first time that I had the opportunity of trying peanut soup and it was delicious. My wife had Chili and corn bread, and we split... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Small and a bit out of the way but delish! Gourment sandwich offerings were unique. Husband and I split a sandwich and had plenty but it was so good I wished I'd order my own.

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Reston VA
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144 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Nice selection of dishes that will keep both kids and adults happy. Such items as quiche are unusual and well made. A better option than the numerous pancake houses and fast food joints. We were pleasantly surprised, I was amazed to see the Montgomery Ward microwave to heat up food.. How long has that been there? I think Wards went... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The café food at the Jamestown Settlement was so good. It was home cooked and not very expensive. It was nice to sit down to a good lunch after a long day of touring the local sites.

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Plant City, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were extremely surprised at the quality of food served here. Would definitely recommend it. It's very family friendly for kids of all ages.

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Hannibal, Missouri
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Good food, good speed - no complaints. Special of the day might run out, so act fast! We got the last one!

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The cafe at Jamestown museum is a large cafe with a lot of choices and reasonable prices. I had the creamy peanut soup which I had wanted to try so I was happy I had the chance. I had ordered the small bowl then switched to the bread bowl but that was too large a portion. Stick with the bowl... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

One would not normally expect such a good all around family restaurant at such an attraction. Much to the credit of everyone involved, the Jamestown Settlement Cafe is everything such an establishment should be, but rarely is. Something for every generation, really good.

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Saegertown, Pennsylvania
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was a pretty typical, busy cafeteria that you would expect in a tourist area. The food was decent and prices reasonable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was as anticipated. It is cafeteria style, meant to be quick service at a tourist attraction. The food was decent given this expectation. Dining area was clean and atmosphere was nice. If visiting Jamestown, it was a nice option with kids.

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  • Address: 1760 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 757-253-2571

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