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TO-GO STARTERS
She-Crab Soup
with sherry & crackers
USD 7
Warm, Creamy Pesto Crab Dip
crispy pita chips
USD 10
House Mixed Greens Salad
seasonal toppings, house balsamic dressing
USD 7
Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan cheese, focaccia croutons
USD 7
Steamed, Spiced Shrimp
half pound
USD 12
TO-GO SANDWICHES
all sandwiches served with french fries, potato salad, or vegetables and available gluten-free
Virginia Crab Broil
sautéed backfin crabcake, toasted English muffin, tomato, bacon, Swiss cheese
USD 16
Grilled Black Angus Burger or Beyond Burger
Swiss, cheddar, Muenster or smoked Gouda cheese
USD 13
Grilled Turkey, Sugar-Cured Ham & White Cheddar Cheese
mango chutney, raisin brioche bread
USD 10
Thinly-Sliced Roast Beef & Smoked Provolone Cheese
romaine, sweet onions, house pickles, horseradish mayonnaise, rye bread
USD 10
TO-GO ENTRÉES
The Original Blue Plate
she-crab soup, an entrée of sautéed backfin crabcake, baked oysters Rockefeller, and grilled shrimp
USD 30
Berret's Sautéed Backfin Crabcakes
country ham, house tartar sauce
one cake USD 19
two cakes USD 29
Grilled Filet Mignon with Brie Cheese
7 ounce USD 23
9 ounce USD 29
Red, White & Blue Plate
seared salmon fillet, sautéed backfin crabcake, grilled sea scallops, lemon caper sauce
USD 26
Pecan-Crusted Salmon Fillet & Crispy Crab Puffs
three cheese grits, asparagus, peach our cream
USD 26
Shrimp Two Ways
flash-fried saltine-crusted & buttery grilled
USD 23
Seafood Baked in Parchment Paper
daily presentation
fully cooked USD 29
cook at home USD 25
TO-GO FAMILY MEALS
Four servings in each meal
Crabcakes
four 4-oz claw crabcakes, mashed potatoes, fresh vegetables (gf option)
fully cooked USD 45
cook at home USD 41
Chicken Breasts
four honey-balsamic glazed airline breasts, mashed potatoes, fresh vegetables
USD 45
Grilled Shrimp & Three Cheese Grits
four 5-shrimp skewers, seared Andouille sausage, smokehouse stew
USD 49
Seafood Baked in Parchment Paper
four parchments, daily presentation
fully cooked USD 79
cook at home USD 69
Black Angus Cheeseburgers
Four 8-ounce cheeseburgers with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, & onion on housemade brioche bun, served with french fries or potato salad
USD 40
TO GO ADD ONS
Sautéed Backfin Crabcake
USD 12
Grilled Shrimp Skewer
5 shrimp
USD 12
Flash-Fried Shrimp
5 shrimp
USD 12
DAILY DESSERTS AND CHILDREN'S MENU AVAILABLE
call 757-253-1847 for selections
About
Frequently awarded honors as the "Best Seafood Restaurant" and "Best Crabcake" in Williamsburg. Note: The Taphouse Grill closes during the winter months from November through March.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our favorite place for dinner in Williamsburg. They had live music outside which was really nice. The vibe on merchants square is very nice and fun. We ate inside. Plenty of social distancing and quaint decor. The service was excellent and I felt...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We got the lamb and the pork chop. They were both amazing. Each bite was full of flavor. Our waiter Matt was friendly and provided great service. The food came out quick. The bread was delicious before the meal. Excellent. Well worth the money.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

ok, where do you start! Matt, our waiter, was incredibly sweet and knowledgeable of all the dishes that were in the offering. Even knowing what to pair with our appetizer. The food was superb and presented beautifully. Thankyou

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday's special is $1 York and James River oysters! The crab cakes were AMAZING!! (Made me cry because they tasted just like my father's). My husband enjoyed his roast beef sandwich.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have done great things to stay open amidst the COVID-19 problems in our state. We opted for an outdoor table, it was kind of warm, but we made the best of it. Great live entertainment. Our server Matt S, busted his tail waiting on...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Berret’s for lunch with friends and had a wonderful experience. Ordered the blackened rockfish special with a cup of cold Mellon soup, absolutely delicious! Then dessert was shared and included their brown butter cake with vanilla ice cream (so good) and the largest...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a no frills seafood restaurant. All of the food was very good but the Crab Cakes were the best. Mashed potatoes and green beans were also excellent. Service very fast and attentive. Can’t go wrong here - very good food combined with great...More

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

Live music was entertaining, and waiter was good; however the food took forever to make it out to our table, half of our dishes were cold and had no flavor.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I recently stopped in here while in Williamsburg and it was an excellent decision! We both got the crab and shrimp quesadilla. I did not expect there to be as much meat, especially the crab, as there was! All of it, including...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to visit Williamsburg for a little covid change of scenery. Safety: All good. Tables cleared and cleaned between use. Condiments and silverware brought to table. Distancing good, including outside tables under canopies. Service: No issues. Response was fine and capable....More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Deborah S
November 29, 2017|
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Response from thomaswmears | Reviewed this property |
Correct Deborah and Lesnoy! This is a 5 Star place. The food and service is ALWAYS exceptional and NOT overpriced for the area.
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alicear
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Mark Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they have a diverse menu.
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June 15, 2017|
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Response from berrets1 | Property representative |
Yes...as the folks say above, we are a few long blocks away from the Lodge.
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