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Fat Canary

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410 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3603 (Between Henry and Boundary Sts)
757-229-3333
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 619
    Excellent
  • 118
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Can not get enough!

Their is no other restaurant in Williamsburg that can top this one. Best food ever and always inventive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
BermudaLoverForever
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Williamsburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Their is no other restaurant in Williamsburg that can top this one. Best food ever and always inventive.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent! Service magnificent! And the staff signed and printed a congratulatory note on my menu as it was our wedding anniversary! Nice touch! :)

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Another great dinner. Breast of duck (again). Prepared slightly different with faro grains, but delicious. Still #1 or 2 restaurant in Williamsburg in our opinion.

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Pasadena MD
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

After a long day we wanted to sit down for a nice dessert. Choosing the Fat Canary we were seating immediately outside. The dessert menu is not very lengthy however the quality is superb. The dessert menu changes daily so we were not able to look it up in advance. I had a macadamia nut tart which was very good.... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I was here on business. My buddy and I had dinner at the bar. Erica and Greg took care of us. Their service was outstanding. The drinks were perfect. He ordered the fish special (Rockfish) and Caesar salad. I had the soft shell crab appetizer followed by the lamb shank. The lamb shank is bone in and slow cookedIt was... More 

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The rockfish special was "to die for" good! The wait staff was excellent. The restaurant was clean and nicely appointed. My wife and I could not have enjoyed it more!

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Alexandria
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I’ve been to the Fat Canary for the third time for a tasting menu and pairings. I’ve yet to have the same dish twice, and have yet to be disappointed. In fact, these are always the best meals I’ve ever had. And every person I’ve ever taken with me wants to go back. The Fat Canary is a great place... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is hard to review since the menu is so restricted and small which is like the portions. The menu is nice, but for a select palate. It is upscale and the menu is more for foodie than families. You will spend above 75 per person and probably leave hungry. The drinks were Very good!!!!! Nice selection of wines, beers... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Don't wait, make your reservations now! This is an absolutely fabulous restaurant. The waitstaff is courteous and extremely efficient. The food, oh the food, is magnificent.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Would actually give this restaurant a 4.5. Really liked the rabbit appetizer. Wine list is extensive, and not horribly priced. Sommelier and wait staff very attentive. Would like to do the tasting menu, may give it 5 stars at that time.

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Additional Information about Fat Canary

Address: 410 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3603
Phone Number: 757-229-3333
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 410 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3603
    (Between Henry and Boundary Sts)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 757-229-3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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