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The house specialty is fresh seafood and hand carved steaks, with a menu offering a wide variety of daily fresh fish selections, as well as tempting beef and chicken entrees. A warm and relaxing atmosphere and a dining experience you won't want to miss. Enjoy our lounge with "Hungry Hour/ happy hour," Sunday - Friday from 4 - 6 p.M. 1/2 Off appetizers and $discount drinks Children's menu $4.95 (12 And under). Locally owned and operated. Bus, Banquet rooms and private rooms available with all inclusive menus. Open for dinner 7 days a week at 4:00 p.M. Thanksgiving, Mothers Day and Easter Special hours
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews seafood caramel pie shrimp cod steak linguine french onion soup crab cakes cole slaw bread our waiter early bird specials dessert tray food was great great dinner cooked perfectly kids menu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with great service. Decided to go here based on recommendation from sales clerk in local shop. The atmosphere was great and the food was excellent. Our server was attentive to our service and very knowledgeable about what was served. Normally do not order...dessert, but he recommended the caramel pie with whipped cream and ice cream. We tried it and it was great.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! Great meals. Lots of food. Great prices. Wonderful service. Eddie was the best server. Lots of personality and very attentive.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 26, 2020

I had dinner here, arriving around 8 and found out the restaurant closed at 9. Luckily I had time to eat and still talk with a friend and was not rushed out the door right at 9. I got a catch of the day and...it was perfectly prepared. The décor is a bit dated but it doesn't detract from the great dining experience.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 23, 2020 via mobile

Beautiful rustic nautical decor. Excellent service. Dinner was served hot and delicious. Enjoyed the early bird special. Stop by and support this great establishment.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 23, 2020

We ordered the Boatwright Platter and it was perfect! My husband especially liked the shrimp. The beer was cold in a frosted mug. The staff was very friendly and the bartender super nice.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

I had the clam chowder....GF had kind crab legs...we had a couple drinks as well...everything was good...but Lisa in the bar was awesome...we love eating at the bar...and we get info from the staff...Lisa was fun and enhanced the meal. Another gentleman joined the conversation...may...have been owner...and he was a joy too....this was like dinner at a friends house....definitely will stop again!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I ate here 36 years ago on our first trip together as a couple. The atmosphere and service was great. Their seafood was fantastic. Out server this time was Ben. He was very attentive and on spot with every detail of our...meal. The atmosphere is still tremendous, Old rustic seaport setting. The food is just as good as I had remembered. Nice spot for a romantic dinner for two. Would highly recommend this locally owned establishment.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 9, 2020

We'd visited The Whaling Company years ago and liked it enough to return on our recent visit to Williamsburg. Now we have determined that this was our final visit. The waiter, Sonny, was great but the food was not. We ordered the shrimp tempura which...had been fried in a heavy batter. The shrimp linguine was basically pasta in butter with shrimp. Very bland. It was accompanied by broccoli that had been cooked too long. There are other seafood restaurants in Williamsburg that we'll give a try next visit.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 31, 2020

This place is near the Water Park and Busch Gardens, which are closed at the moment. Despite the slow night, staff was friendly and attentive. Wife had the fried oysters. Very good, but not the best in the world. I enjoyed my baked seafood platter,...which had a nice selection of shrimp, scallops, cod, and crab meat. Fresh and in a nice butter sauce. Bread at the beginning was a nice touch. Beer and wine were fairly priced. We have been here before and will be here again. A nice visit.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 30, 2020

We just had a wonderful dinner at your restaurant tonight. The tuna was perfectly cooked and the scallops were delicious. What really made our meal was our server Albert. What an asset Albert is to your staff. He was polite, professional, friendly and went over...and above to accommodate us. He really gave us exceptional service and I thought you would like to know!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Response from 288georgeb | Reviewed this property |
From what I recall they said it is fresh.
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We are not sure yet . That day we ask our staff if they want to work we will know after Thanksgiven
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Response from critter2000 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anything that look like a sale to me. Even the items they claimed to have on sale at the time were over 25.00 and you didn't get much of it.
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