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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
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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Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

if you would like to experience and authentic italian pizza and cusine, that's the place to go when you find yourself in Williasmburg.

Thank Villa S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent Food, good service, Reasonable Prices. Long time Family ran operation.You see many locals visiting here , which is a good sign of an establishments service.

Thank stanleys67
Newport News
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasure! I'm always in search of true Italian cuisine. This place has it all! I had the lasagne which was freshly made pasta, meat sauce and mozzarella, baked garlic bread and a glass of their house chianti. I'm over the moon! I tried not to stare too hard at all the goodies in the dessert case. Their cheesecakes... More 

Thank wahoohick
Williamsburg, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love going to Sal's By Victor! Staff is so friendly and the food is and always has been delicious!! White pizza, salad, soup, garlic bread nuggets, and, of course a great draft Peroni! We will be back! Thanks!!

Thank JLOB60
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered six meals and a pizza. The Alfredo's sauce was from a can and even cut, it tasted like flour paste, the pasta with meat balls was over cooked and had very little seasoning The lasagna was dry and tasted like cardboard The food was not cheap and not very good I will not return

Thank Walter418
Williamsburg, Virginia
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569 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I lunched here yesterday. Our server (ID:28) was very friendly and efficient. My wife ordered the Veal Picatta and I had the Veal Parmesan. Both meals were very good, the red sauce on the Parmesan especially good. We also ordered a $31 bottle of Santa Margarita Pinot Grigio. It came with a cooler but was quite warm... More 

Thank SharpShoey
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a family friendly restaurant. It has wonderful Italian food and even some gluten free choices. I've never had a bad meal here. Locals get a discount with a card. The salads are wonderful.

Thank Donna P G
Williamsburg, Virginia
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726 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time we go to Sal's, as locals we wonder why we don't go more often. The food is delicious, portions are large and in our latest visit, Favio, our waiter, was excellent. He was friendly, had good advice, and was very attentive. I asked for his recommendation between two options and his advice was perfect. Their house wine is... More 

Thank RichardinOhio
Little Mountain, United States
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant what I would have expected to see Italy. The decorations, pictures the entire set-up was Old World. The food was absolutely top shelf and the cost was quite friendly. Any return trip to Williamsburg will absolutely include a return trip to Sal's by Victor.

Thank Michael C
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful lunch at Sals last week. It was recommended by the visitor centre personnel. Food was great. Service fast and efficient. Pizza was good. Cheese steak tender and nicely seasoned. Will go the next time we are there. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank Peggy S

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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
$10 - $20
Italian, Pizza
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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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
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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