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Blue Talon Bistro

420 Prince George St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3620
757-476-2583
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Ranked #25 of 334 restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Yorktown, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Looks like a small eatery on Prince George St., but roomy inside. Eclectic decor has very European feeling with little surprises, like metal coffee cups and sawed off tumbler water glasses. Delicious soup. Big menu from elegant entrees to hearty sandwiches. Service excellent: fast, efficient, knowledgeable and available. Had lunch...looking forward to going back for dinner.

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Kent, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was an excellent discovery in Merchant Square with good choices for kids and adults. Salads were superb!

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Whitman, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We sat outside where it was nice and quiet. Our server was attentive and friendly but not overly so. Food was good. Escargot was tasty and sauce was sopped up nicely by the bread that comes before the meal with nice cold butter. My skirt steak and truffle fries with green salad were tasty but VERY salty. I love salt... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

From the quaint atmosphere, impeccable service, delightful wine and delectable meal, everything was excellent!

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

While strolling around Duke of Gloucester St reading menus, looking for a place to have dinner, we saw a sign for "more restaurants in back." We walked up to Blue Talon Bistro from the rear and immediately recognized it from having been to Retros (across the street) on a number of occasions. Hmmm... I'd never been, but our friends, who... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went there on a recommendation from our son and family. Interesting menu and excellent food. I had the scallop dish and my husband had the duck salad. Both YUMMY! Had to wait for a table as we didn't make reservations. Suggest you make them and save the wait. We ate on the small back patio. Not much of a view,... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Usa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We often go to the Loop. The pizza is very good although not the best ever but quick service and tasty. The prize here is the burgers and shakes. I have been a customer since they opened thois shop. I do like being able to call in my order.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Wonderful lunch with seven friends on a Sunday afternoon! The service was very good accompanied by some terrific food! I am anxious to dine there for dinner!!

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This French restaurant in the heart of Williamsburg, Virginia came as a pleasant surprise. We booked in advance, and the restaurant was busy and vibrant on our visit. The staff were friendly, and the menu had a French / American character. Our mains (duck, scallops and liver) were all well up to standard. This restauarant seems to be popular with... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I have eaten here a number of times and the food is generally very good. However, there are a few dishes that have left me a bit disappointed. I had the gratin of lump crab on a recent visit and would not order it again, but the chicken and asparagus crepes are wonderful! They also have a delicious chicken Caesar... More

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