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Fat Canary

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410 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3603 (Between Henry and Boundary Sts)
+1 757-229-3333
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A first class dining experience. Our wait staff was personal and professional. The food was excellent and well proportioned. It's a bit on the pricy side, but for special events, totally worth the financial expenditure. Give them a try. You'll be glad you did.

Thank CH47Hokie
McLean, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were warmly greeted and seated. Our server, Darcy, she really did a fabulous job to take of us. Staff work as team to take care of you. This is nice. We ordered pork chop and grouper fish special. Wow, ther really tastey and well presentation. Pork Chop was recommended midium, we ordered it well done. It taste so tender... More 

Thank Cifen
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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278 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing meal! Enjoyed a wonderful evening with friends at this restaurant recommended by a local (and here on TA). Our server, Tink, was exceptional and very patient with us (we closed the place down). The salmon was outstanding and paired well with the FC Viognier wine. And the macadamia nut pie was scrumptious!! Friends enjoyed their wine and meals as... More 

Thank Dawn W
Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You cannot go wrong by going to this restaurant!! Every by his amazing at this incredible restaurant! You know what they say you get what you pay for!

Thank Jeff M
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fat Canary has superb food, especially the desserts. Can't think of any way to make any of our three courses better. It is a bit cramped and noisy, and you can have a nice chat with the folks next to you, but the food really is great.

Thank Ed M
Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a favorite of ours and while we are locals we have eaten in fine restaurants worldwide and find the Fat Canary to be our favorite. The environment is inviting, the wine selection superb (and priced lower than any fine restaurant), and the food accomplishes the perfect bite. The staff is incredible especially Tink and David not to mention... More 

Thank jeg205
Summerville, South Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was good but expensive. Atmosphere was very noisy and crowded. The wait staff was excellent.

Thank Cathy294
Fairhope, Alabama
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Everything at Fat Canary was absolutely delicious...from cocktails to coffee and dessert!! The pork chop and goat cheese souffle, though, was by the best thing that I had on our entire trip. My mother got the scallop dish, which she loved...until she tried my pork chop...then she regretted not choosing it. Service was outstanding. So good that we almost went... More 

Thank Nicole H
Williamsburg, Virginia
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117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Still the best restaurant in Williamsburg you can get a table out without a 3 month wait. Great food, perfect taste. Best in the town by far. The only tough spot is the restaurant is too crowed and lacks ambiance/warmth. I wish they had a nicer, bigger building. Still that's minor and this is the place for great meal. Price... More 

Thank anonomuse
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are usually frugal eaters, but we decided to indulge in a *fancy* dinner to top off our trip. This was a great choice! For appetizer, we chose the mozzarella and ham spirals with pesto, roasted tomatoes, and balsamic vinegar. For entrées, I chose the pork chop and my niece chose the scallops. We both liked mine the best, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $100
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3603
    (Between Henry and Boundary Sts)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-229-3333

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