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King's Arms Tavern

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Address: Duke of Gloucester Street, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone Number: 757-229-2141
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An elegant historic tavern in Colonial Williamsburg.

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Perfect period experience

The food represented the time period perfectly. Really enjoyed the meat pie and the pre dinner relish tray. It's not glamorous but does a nice job representing the period. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie D
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Westerville, Ohio
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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great ambiance, excellent food, and awesome waiter Leon! Waitstaff dressed in period clothing despite temps over 100 degrees. They were very knowledgeable and pleasant. Never seem rushed despite a crowded room. We ordered the pork chop with cheesy polenta, and fresh squash medley as well as the beef tenderloin with potatoes and green beans. Portions were very adequate. Everything was... More 

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Sun City Center, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just the way it was two hundred years ago. great food and servers dress in olden day costumes. a must stop.

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Thank ezeddie2015
Texas
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fun excellent staff really nice taste of 1700's with air conditioning. Staff very pleasant food was pretty good rolls were great

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Onsted, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had lunch here. My ham and cheese sandwich were lange pieces of "lunchmeat" grade ham and a piece of cheese on marbel rye bread. Our kids meals were over priced. I was expecting something a with a little more flare for what might have been served in Colonial times even if it was just names. French fries were over... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had reservations for dinner. Looked forward to it all day. Hostesses were very unfriendly. The kids chicken fingers were yucky they said, I had the pork chop which was good but the veggies that came with it tasted like they were frozen. My son loved his sirloin steak and the wine cooler I had was good. The bread pudding was... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food represented the time period perfectly. Really enjoyed the meat pie and the pre dinner relish tray. It's not glamorous but does a nice job representing the period. I enjoyed the explanations our waiter gave us and the table side music between courses

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Thank Stephanie D
New Jersey
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up eating here because I thunderstorm rolled in when doing the touristy trek through revolutionary city. we were going to avoid eating at one of the restaurants where they were dressed during the time period - glad we didn't! food was good, service was great, kids had fun. we spent more than we wanted for lunch - there... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at the Kings Arms Tavern on this trip is was VG, (I was here 8 and 12 years ago and had dinner here both times, also VG) Food has it may have been when Washington or Jefferson ate here, How Cool!

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NYC
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DELICIOUS. Great atmosphere set in the middle of Colonial Williamsburg and service. Make sure you get the peanut soup. It's awesome!

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Weare, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a reservation at the King's Arm Tavern, and we are so glad we did. Our waitress was personable, funny and charming. When we mentioned we'd gone on a ghost tour, she told us her own tales of a troublemaking ghost who haunts the tavern. The meal is served by candle light, and the gigantic napkins (meant to be... More 

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