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Cafe Provencal

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5810 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg, VA 23185-8063 (Lake Powell Road)
+1 757-941-0317
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cary, NC
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We purchased an online pkg that included a tour and tasting at the Williamsburg winery and dinner here at Cafe Provencal. The dinner was definitely the highlight and made the entire evening well worth while! The menu was somewhat limited for the evening, but there were plenty of interesting options to choose from. Very unique! I tried the Butternut squash... More 

Thank Tamra W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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155 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant got good reviews so we decided to take the plunge at the Williamsburg Winery. The location and decor is charming. The first courses were delightful. The entrees...not so much. Both entrees were way over salted and the pasta was way over seasoned with vinegar. The balance was just not there for either the meat dish or pasta selection.... More 

Thank Portena-by-Marriage
New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to try this restaurant sine we were staying at Wedmore Place. After a long drive from Jersey to get to Williamsburg we were looking for something convenient with minimal driving. Being the restaurant was downstairs it was perfect! Boy am I glad we went! We started with the Cheese Platter which was delicious. I especially... More 

Thank KQB323
Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal and they have a good selection of items. The restaurant is very good, but unfortunately not inexpensive. Such is life if you want the finer things....

Thank DieselSyndrome
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

food was as delicious as it was beautiful. server (cara) was outstanding- knowledgeable without pretension). great all around experience.

1 Thank Stevan J
Hampton, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Food was exceptional, service was perfectly suited to our needs. Great experience! We will be going back!

1 Thank Laura B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Although we did not experience dinner, we did have breakfast and it was wonderful. So relaxing, inviting and scrumptious. Beautiful presentations of foods.

1 Thank Andrea P
Bowie, Maryland
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215 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I had dined at Cafe Provençal several years ago while overnighting at the Wedmore Hotel. At that time I was very impressed with the cuisine and service. During a more recent visit with a companion both service and cuisine were very good, but not quite as good as on my earlier visit. While a grilled whole fish was beautifully presented,... More 

Thank Edison G
Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Gourmet. Oysters. Sea bass. Scallops. Spinach pasta. All 3 diners enjoyed the beautiful and satisfying meals.... We have traveled extensively and place this restaurant in the best category considering price. Just excellent. Service was fabulous and friendly. Special mention for Kara. Breakfast croissants and quiche were excellent..... Will be back!

Thank Rodney G S
Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

New chef continues to impress! World class food, great value (you get what you pay for!),and attentive, informative service. Great for couples!

Thank Craig K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
French, European
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5810 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg, VA 23185-8063
    (Lake Powell Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-941-0317
Nestled in the heart of the Williamsburg Winery, the Cafe Provencal offers fine dining in a relaxed and friendly setting. Chef Ika Zaken uses only the freshest of local ingredients to create his signature dishes inspired by his classical French training.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?