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Merchants Square

134 N Henry St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4138
+1 757-565-8889
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Inspired by the rich architectural heritage of the 18th century, Merchants Square blends the atmosphere found in the adjacent Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg with 21st-century shopping and dining. This is a shopping experience unlike any other. We offer the best in personal service, high-quality merchandise, world-class food, and shop owners who really care.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese shop” (30 reviews)
“farmers market” (15 reviews)
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134 N Henry St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4138
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+1 757-565-8889
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"cheese shop"
in 30 reviews
"farmers market"
in 15 reviews
"specialty shops"
in 8 reviews
"peanut soup"
in 18 reviews
"dog street pub"
in 8 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 8 reviews
"fat canary"
in 6 reviews
"quaint shops"
in 5 reviews
"colonial williamsburg"
in 41 reviews
"short term"
in 4 reviews
"prince george street"
in 3 reviews
"free samples"
in 5 reviews
"great shopping"
in 6 reviews
"ice skating"
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"candy store"
in 6 reviews
"kimball theater"
in 3 reviews
"general store"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the variety of restaurants and shops. Very friendly, helpful people. Good selection of items in the shops

Thank Sundelinm
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From farmer's markets to Fife and Drums, Great stores and restaurants; Market square has it all.Definately has something for everyone.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WS has long been a favorite of mine. Today I restricted myself to buying 2 spatulas, to replace the aging ones I have already.It would have been very easy to keep on buying from their beautifully displayed shelves. Parking is in back of the store...More

Thank TomR233
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area has shops and places to eat. Walking is easy because no cars are allowed. Fun to sit and people watch.

Thank MominOC
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Lots of different shops and a great place to people watch.had lunch at the Dog Pub where we were allowed to eat outside with our dogs. Food was so good and waitress was wonderful.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Lots of shops to visit. Great place to spend half a day or get a meal. Lots of variety in food and stores so there is something for everyone.

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Great shopping area with a good variety of stores. I particularly enjoyed the souvenir shops. Nearby parking is only $1 an hour (cash). Most places close at 9 on weekends.

Thank Devon B
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Merchant's Square is a fun place to visit whether you're a tourist or live in the area. There is a unique blend of shops and restaurants to satisfy most anyone. The square itself has no motor traffic so you and the kids can walk around...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Pretty area where you’ll see bands marching by and hear the 12 o’clock canon going off near by. Great big tree where you can sit out of the sun on a hot day or picnic on the grass. With the courthouse right next to you...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

I nice historic looking shopping area. Lots of goodies to eat, drink, some womens clothing that was very nice. Nice "center" sort of street to walk down and see the shops. Good atmosphere and places to sit to take a break and eat your fudge....More

Thank Rockiroads
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AngelY299
August 3, 2017|
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Response from boxshop | Reviewed this property |
Angel the stores do typically close but restaurants are open. It is highly recommended to get reservations. It can be busy. Enjoy this beautiful area. Safe travels.
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Christine P
June 7, 2017|
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Response from jehenson81 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking in the Merchant Square area but it either costs or is limited to an hour or two. There are a lot of food options there though. What we did was park at the Visitors Center, walked around Williamsburg until we... More
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jjserpa
December 4, 2016|
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Response from Kepnitreel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Small shops in the area to visit. I wouldn't go on a really cold day but mild temperatures would be good to walk around outside.
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