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A Chef's Kitchen

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501 Prince George St, Ste 102, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3664
757-564-8500
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 271
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Still the Best Restaurant in Williamsburg, Hands Down!

This is like a cooking show, where you get to eat the food. John is a master chef and the restaurant has under 30 seats, stadium-style. John and his sous chef prepare a five course meal, including champagne and wine with every course, for a set price. Everyone eats the same selections (but John... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
RichardinOhio
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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468 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is like a cooking show, where you get to eat the food. John is a master chef and the restaurant has under 30 seats, stadium-style. John and his sous chef prepare a five course meal, including champagne and wine with every course, for a set price. Everyone eats the same selections (but John is exceptionally flexible if you have... More 

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Caledon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Second visit to this most excellent restaurant. While it is a little pricey its an absolutely top notch dining experience. The chef and sous chef are friendly, funny and knowledgeable. The wine parings are great and the food is first rate all the way. I can't recommend The Chefs Kitchen enough. Great for a special occasion.

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Williamsburg
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I have been there at least 20 times with other friends and find every time to be different, different food and a complete culinary experience. Especially the learning of how they create all the wonderful food. Never before have I seen a restaurant consistently rated five stars by every review!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Love the whole experience of learning about preparing the food, tasting it and taking it home to taste and share it again.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a unique dinner show, education and food night that is fun so new from what you see anywhere else. It is a bit hard to park on the street in the block next to the place but a garage is only a block away and is an easy walk. Notice the trend of how many rave reviews are... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you enjoy excellent food, wine, and a little entertaining education in the fine art of cooking, this is the place for you. Seven course dinner, so expect to spend at least 3 hours. The portions are appropriate for so many courses, so you don't need to starve yourself that day before eating. Pricey, but worth it. Limited seating at... More 

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Yorktown Va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Entertaining evening! Upon entry we were treated to music from a talented piano player while drinking champagne. The entire meal was delicious and the education was worth the price of admission. We all thoroughly enjoyed the whole evening.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Tables and chars for 30 or so people, arranged stadium-style, tiers surround Chef John and his assistant as they prepare and serve each course. Recipes explained, food origins and customs discussed, Entertaining tidbits from Chef John's past. Wine served with each course. And...the food is delicious.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We are local to Williamsburg and have always wanted to try this resteraunt. Decided to go for our tenth anniversary and we were not disappointed. An extremely entertaining and delicious dining experience. Would highly recommend!

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

From the outside this unremarkable entryway just a few paces from the College of William and Mary and the market place of downtown Colonial Williamsburg does not beckon. But, it should. And, it will. Inside every evening except Sundays and Mondays year 'round you find a small wine and gadget shoppe and then into the inner sanctum where three long... More 

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Additional Information about A Chef's Kitchen

Address: 501 Prince George St, Ste 102, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3664
Phone Number: 757-564-8500
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 Prince George St, Ste 102, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3664
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 757-564-8500

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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