We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

La Petite Tearoom

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
500 Lightfoot Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-9009
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 44: English reviews
Level Contributor
19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fresh and very yummy. It wasn't A LOT of food, but so good. The chef is a trained Northern Italian culinary cook. They've been here for 30 years!!!

1 Thank Katherine M
New Jersey
Level Contributor
49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been eating at La Petite Tearoom for many years since I happened upon it while visiting the Williamsburg Antique Mall. It started with a lovely cup of tea and a homemade dessert and progressed to many lunches (with desserts of course). The bread pudding (not like any you have had before), made with seasonal fruit is my favorite.

1 Thank Europophile
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Took my mom and wife here. We all loved it. Owner super nice and knowledgeable about tea. Nice to have personal service.

1 Thank Lynn J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This place unreal awesome the lady who owns and runs is so sweet.all the food is unbelievable.but the bread pudding is words cannot describe please go there.

1 Thank Doug M
Glen Allen, Virginia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

It was rainy and chilly today (July 3rd) and generally I would never leave the river. However, the family wanted to go to an antique mall in Williamsburg. So I went along for the ride. When we arrived, there was an announcement on the loudspeaker about a tea room. I thought to myself, food in an antique mall? So I... More 

2 Thank Dean3839
Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed this tea room for years and it is a place that will be unforgettable! The food is all home made. Begin with soup and a sandwich. The chicken salad with cranberries is my favorite followed by the Scottish egg salad and the club. Enjoy with hot tea or cold. Don't skip dessert! All desserts are homemade. The... More 

1 Thank Joe H
Williamsburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is a wonderfully, tiny tea room inside the Williamsburg Antique Mall in Lightfoot, Virginia. Everything is hand-made and organic, and Jean is full of information about tea, England, and quality food preparation. We took our future son-in-law, who was born and raised raised in England, and he loved the scones and clotted cream! While we ate, the ladies at... More 

1 Thank jnickols
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

I am 13, and when I came here while my mom was shopping, I went to have some tea, I sat down, and this very kind lady, started chatting with everyone about these really cool stories about how all these famous people who came there one time or another, she ended up treating me to a lemon pound cake with... More 

2 Thank 377ethanflynn
Lorton, Virginia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were thoroughly charmed by this sweet tea room in a fun antique mall close to the Williamsburg Outlet Mall and Williamsburg Pottery Factory. Jean, the shop's owner and her daughter serve a delicious afternoon tea with choices of tea flavors, both hot and iced, soups, salads, sandwiches and decadent desserts. Our Acorn Squash and Apple Soup... More 

2 Thank CHS1947
Groton, Connecticut
Level Contributor
90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

What a lovely tearoom - we couldn't believe it was in an antique mall! The food was homemade and delicious. The hostess was so gracious - she made us feel at home. I hope La Petite Tearoom stays in the Williamsburg Antique Mall for a long time.

Thank Elida G

Travelers who viewed La Petite Tearoom also viewed

Williamsburg, VA
Williamsburg, VA
Williamsburg, VA

Been to La Petite Tearoom? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Lightfoot Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-9009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 7575653422
Tea Room located inside Williamsburg Antiques - organic and wonderful!!
Really a great surprise!!!

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of La Petite Tearoom and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from La Petite Tearoom staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?