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Sal's By Victor

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1242 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2827 (Monticello Avenue)
+1 757-220-2641
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Two of us had personal pizzas and they were excellent! Fresh ingredients, delicious crust and cooked to perfection. The third person had the fish (barramundi) special and absolutely loved it. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank Cathy H
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have lived in Williamsburg for 12 years and Sal's by Victor is our go-to place. The food is always good. The Fettuccine Alfredo and Pizza are top notch.

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Thank Stephen B
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Large portions of Northern Italian food. Very authentic. The seafood risotto was excellent. The restaurant was very busy but the service was excellent. Good place for large celebrations.

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Thank Sheryl M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the best dinner here. We had a combination dish that had three different pastas and veal. The sauce was very good as well as the the pastas. We had the lemon cake and that was also delicious. Our waitress Ivana was excellent. We would love to go back if we get time on our vacation and try some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Sal's by Victor! It's a little over an hour from where I live, but when family comes to town this is THE place to go. I was raised on Italian food and walking into Sal's by Victor is like walking into my grandmother's kitchen. Your greeted with a smell that makes your mouth water. The menu covered everything... More 

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Thank rcmann54
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visit Williamsburg every September to celebrate our wedding anniversary. One of our dinner choices for every trip is Sal's. Everyone is always so friendly and personable. The food is fantastic and the portions are amazing.

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Thank Casey T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sal's was rated high on Tripadvisor and being an Italian restaurant, it sounded good. We were disappointed. Pizza was great. So was the cold draft beer.

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Thank William C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit every year on our trip to Williamsburg. Wouldn't dream of missing it. Never had a bad meal, but our favorite is the pizza. So good!

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Thank Seeties
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

GO EARLY!!! This place fills quickly and is THE local hot spot for Italian food... You cannot go wrong with the anti-pasta salad or any of the pizza! Oh, and don't forget a cannoli!

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Columbus, OH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was plentiful and really tasty, from chicken parmigiana to fegatelli with truffle butter sauce to basic pepperoni pizza. We were there on a weekday afternoon so were seated right away, and the host and hostess who were seating us and the people in front of us were both very friendly and had an authentic-feeling Italian charm. The atmosphere... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1242 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2827
    (Monticello Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop close in front of the shopping center.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-2641
Description
Sal’s by Victor is a family run restaurant specialized in both southern and northern Italian cuisine. We’ve been serving Williamsburg and the surrounding areas since 1974. The restaurant was originally founded by Salvatore (Sal) who named the restaurant after himself. In 1990 Victor acquired the business from Sal and decided to keep the name, while at the same time giving the “by Victor” touch.Chef Vittorio Minichiello (Victor) was raised on a farm in Mirabella Eclano, in the Avellino region of Italy. He studied food arts at the Culinary Institute of Summonte Italia and has worked in some of the finest eateries in Europe, including La Cheminee in Paris, Giardino da Bruno in Rimini and Partenio in Naples.Today, he is a member of the Italian Chef’s Association and brings his world-class expertise to Williamsburg.Our Most Famous Dish is “Cavatoni alla Capri” together with our famous “New York Style Pizza”. We have been voted as the Virginia Gazette’s “Best in Williamsburg” for Best Italian Restaurant since 1996.After the 2009 fire the restaurant remodeled and enlarged with hand chosen artwork from Italian artists, capturing the beauty of the Italian vistas and creating a small slice of the old country here in Williamsburg.Sal’s by Victor’s mission is to treat all our “customers” as our guests and to make sure they leave the restaurant with a smile on their faces and a full stomach. We take complaints very seriously and always demand that our staff provide the best experience possible for our guests. We firmly believe that there is no better advertisement than a positive experience conveyed via word of mouth.

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