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Jamestown Settlement Cafe

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1760 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2348
757-253-2571
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Herndon, VA
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend the BBQ over cornbread - delicious. Hot and cold foods plus variety of sandwiches. Very clean and spacious. Good value.

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Thank LovelyLiz2013
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and the service quick. Lots of choices. The portions were large (at least to me). I couldn't finish my meal of hamburger and fries. They do have smaller protions for those with smaller appetites or kids.

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Thank diverchick6014
Bangor, Maine
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove by and turned back because we were so hungry. Inside is a bit dated, but the waitress was warm and friendly. The food was outstanding. Be sure to save room for dessert!!

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Thank Martha B
Lebanon, Missouri
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What you would expect from a cafe in a tourist attraction. Food was ok, service was ok. But the location was excellent. About the only available place to eat from Williamsburg to Historic Jamestown.

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Thank Gary M
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must admit that I wasn't expecting much, but I was blown away. I got the bbq brisket with cornbread dressing. Yum!!! The place was clean as well

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Thank Ashley E
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Jamestown settlement and decided to grab a quick bite to eat before we headed back to Colonial Williamsburg. We both ordered the stew and were quite impressed with its tastiness.We had tried some at another location, which was a stand alone restaurant and supposedly known for it's stew, before we visited and it wasn't as good.

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Thank slynetlewis
Columbia, South Carolina
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

No handicapped assistance was provided. We had some juice and fruit after the long hot trek outside. It was clean but did not have a large amount of options.

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Thank mersmom2016
Putnam Valley, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stopped in with my parents for a quick lunch. All of the selections were great and the pricing is very reasonable. Highly recommended.

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Thank John P
Florida
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108 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I don't know why the state has a concession with this restaurant. Either the managers are inept or the owners don't care. The queue is outrageous and long. It's confusing where to go or which station so people all pile up at the first one. And the food is less than standard cafeteria fare.

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New Orleans, LA
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

It's pretty much what you'd expect. The prices are a little higher than a fast food place, but not unreasonable. They offer a fair selection of food. I got the cheese quesadilla, which was better than I thought it would be. My mom got the BLT(they toast the bread and add the bacon, you put your own lettuce and tomato... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1760 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2348
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 757-253-2571

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?