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Five Forks Cafe LLC

4456 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2448
757-221-0484
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Ranked #59 of 349 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Barboursville, Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stopped here because our normal breakfast spot was closed. The food was pretty good and reasonably priced. I didn't fall head over heels in love with it though. The service was prompt and mostly courteous.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We hadn't been to Five Forks in a while after being regulars for several years. It didn't matter to the staff, who recognized us anyway and greeted us quite warmly. When I inquired about my favorite sandwich that no longer appeared on the menu, our server said she would check to see if the kitchen would make it anyway. In... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love it here. Just good food that is basic and no frills. It's as close to dinner food as one can find in Williamsburg. It can get a little busy, so come early or come late.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Two of my friends and I decided to try Five Forks for breakfast the other day after working out at the YMCA. We were very happy we did. Everyone is right, it is more of a diner than a cafe and I mean that in the best way. We had to wait about 5 minutes but they had hot apple... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

First let me say this is a typical diner atmosphere that has probably been there since the 60's. Staff is friendly and prompt. We were seated quickly and orders taken without delay. The food is GREAT - I got eggs over easy, sausage patties, hasbrowns (fresh made), and sourdough bread toast and coffee. I couldn't eat it all. Husband got... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Visited for breakfast on a Tuesday morning and the place was very busy which is normally a good sign. Pretty typical breakfast menu for the southern states including biscuits and gravy, chicken fried steak, grits etc do the was plenty to choose from. Our orders were taken quickly and the food followed shortly. The food was very good and portions... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Five Forks was really good! Not the best food I've ever had in my dining experience, but definitely solid and we would go back for sure. The portions are HUGE, so plan accordingly. I wanted to try both the sausage gravy and biscuits and the corned beef hash, so I got a side of the hash and didn't come close... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Think Waffle House with decorations. It has basic diner options you expect for breakfast or lunch. We didn't have to wait for a seat, but the place started filling up around lunch time. This was easy for our family of four. We ended up paying about $5-6 a plate.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My wife and I took my oldest son and his family here for brealfast one Sunday morning based off reviews we had seen on this site. We wanted something differant, away from the normal tourist area. This is a unique cafe. We were not sure what to expect and we did not know how big this cafe was or was... More 

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Huber Heights, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We chose the diner for the Trip Advisor reviews, and we were not disappointed. First - I would say the "cafe" is more a diner than a cafe. The interior reminded me more of a Waffle House than a market place cafe. The cement block walls are decorated with a few pictures, but my favorite was the restaurant's own signage.... More 

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Additional Information about Five Forks Cafe LLC

Address: 4456 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2448
Phone Number: 757-221-0484
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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