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Christiana Campbell's Tavern-Colonial Williamsburg

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Thu, 5/23
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Not much has changed since George Washington frequented Christiana Campbell’s Tavern for its delicious seafood in the 18th century. Lively conversation and learned discussion still abound, and today’s menu items could easily have been ordered by our founding fathers. Dig in to locally sourced shrimp, scallops, and fish, and be sure to try Christiana’s famous crab cakes, and a group of balladeers will help you channel your inner seafarer with toe-tapping shanties.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time to the Tavern - and was not disappointed in the least. Tasha was wonderful (our server), the food was great - who knew that you order an entrée and soup, salad and dessert is included! The tavern is beautiful, a great piece...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic crab cakes. Other food was also great. Lots of food so even though pricey well worth it. Will come back

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family of four with a 6 and 4 year old. The menu choices are great. We went for the crab cakes and they were delicious. The price is truly reasonable since it includes salad, soup, entree and dessert. I had the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank amk350
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group and they thought we were paying with one ticket when several people in our party asked the server about separate checks. We waited over 1 hour for our bill. We got there at 8 and left after 10:15 PM...the food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Clttravelor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to eat at Kings Arms Tavern but they aren't open on Wednesday nights so we decided to eat here~and were very glad we did! I ordered a mule to drink which was a little "different" than mules I've gotten at other restaurants but...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tigercar5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit to this establishment in Colonial Williamsburg and it is just as good as we remembered. The night we were there it was a 4 course all-inclusive menu. We had the seasonal salad, the corn chowder (my husband had the she crab chowder),...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Trixie_827
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been fans of Christiana Campbell's for years. This was our first visit since recently moving to Williamsburg, and about four years from our last visit We always enjoy the atmosphere and have found the servers to be knowledgeable and willing to share stories...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rayb89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here on average once a year for at least 15 years. If you know in advance what you're getting, and it's an "on" night at the tavern, it can be a fun, upbeat, charming, convivial experience. On an "off" night you leave thinking...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank kirbyhall2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service was great. The food was lovely. The chairs were just too narrow. I understand that they are reproductions of 18th century furniture but I ate dinner sitting on the edge of the seat because my butt wouldn't fin between the arms of the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the neatest restaurants we have ever been in. Strolling musicians, piano and singing, period accurate comedienne. Oh, the food is great too! Order light, the servings are large.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Bob W
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Allegany
February 27, 2018|
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Response from KentuckyBreezing | Reviewed this property |
Since it is a tourist spot, you see everything. We all did business casual because we were treating the evening as a special treat for the family.
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Amy R
February 11, 2018|
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Response from bethduncan7 | Reviewed this property |
I liked all of them. Christiana Campbell's was probably my favorite for dinner. I've enjoyed the others as well. I would look at the menus and see which looks most appealing to you. I liked Chownings best for lunch.
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mahidc
December 1, 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
I would figure on at least an hour. There are always multiple courses. Even if the courses seem to come too quickly to savor or for your party to socialize, the service takes a while. give yourself an hour and a half of... More
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