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Center Street Grill

5101 Center St, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2655
+1 757-220-4600
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“french dip” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5101 Center St, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2655
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 30 of us went there to celebrate a graduation. They were able to put us in a private area and did a great job keeping up with a group this size. I never had an empty glass. I really enjoyed our server...More

Thank Shimere W
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. I hope we get to see you the next time you are in town. I will send your kudos on to Duffy.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with some of the leaders of my company. The food was delicious. I had the French Dip, which was gigantic. Their french fries were also very good. Service was also great.

Thank Tim H
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!! Our French Dip has always been a big hit!

Reviewed May 24, 2018

Once again we had an outstanding meal at Center Street Grill. All four of our entrees were perfectly cooked, seasoned, and presented. We come here regularly and are consistently very pleased with their great chef. Our server Christine took exceptional care of us from start...More

Thank dave809
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! I am glad that we succeeded in our mission to please. Hope to see you again very soon and I will send your comments on to our Chef and Christine.

Reviewed May 12, 2018

Center Street has been around for some time and the owners are very visible. The food is Great and a nice menu. Service is very good. A number of the patrons are local and long time clients. Restaurant seems to have a great reputation for...More

Thank currency24
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Thanks so much for the great review. Next time you visit I would love to meet you because you seem to really understand what we are working for with Center Street. Thanks again for noticing all of our good qualities.

Reviewed April 30, 2018

I came here with a group of about 15 people, and were seated in a private room. The service was excellent. There are many options on the menu, and they were flexible about modifications. I visited this restaurant shortly after it first opened, and was...More

Thank jnickols
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I am happy to hear that we were able to please you with our service, our menu and our flexibility. We have been open for almost thirteen years so I am sorry that we haven’t seen you for...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018

The people here are very pleasant. We came with a small group on a Thursday night and were treated well. One of our group loves their oysters and that visit was no different. The reason I don't give it a higher rating is because I...More

Thank Myrna F
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thanks so much for visiting and taking the time to write about us. I am sorry that you felt our menu was full of cream. On our entree page, only two of our entrees actually have cream so I hope the menu was not miss-represented...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We were in town visiting family and were looking for a quick meal in the Monticello/New Town area. We were able to park right outside the restaurant and there was no wait on a Sunday evening. The atmosphere is kinda bland and so we opted...More

Thank HollidayE
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

So glad your first visit was a successful one! We pride ourselves on our service and our fresh food so I am glad that you experienced both.thanls for taking the time to write a review and we hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed January 16, 2018

We go on Monday's fro their burger special. It cannot be beat. They have specials throughout the week. The restaurant is not a fancy place but the ambiance is very comfortable.

Thank scarletman1972
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you for your review, We want our guests to be comfortable so looks like we succeeded in our mission. Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Overall, not bad; but not great. This was our second time here. The first visit was fantastic. However, I do have a complaint which I hope one addresses. Since their kitchen is open, I was able to observe that the chef was now wearing a...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

We went for a Christmas lunch for friends and though the food was good and the restaurant ambiance was nice the service was poor. We should have walked out but stayed hoping things would improve. They did not. Too many other options in town to...More

Thank marymaryloveshawaii
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

I am crushed to hear this! Our high standard of service is one of the things that we pride ourselves on. I would like to assure that this was isolated circumstance. I would love to get more details if you had a minute to e-mail...More

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August 31, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jacx r | Property representative |
Yes we can do special menus for private parties in our back room. Please call Jacx at the restaurant-757-220-4600
May 4, 2016|
Response from Elisabeth D | Reviewed this property |
They usually do special menus for holidays. And YES...make a reservation. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 Center St, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2655
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-4600
American style restaurant where everything is made from scratch. Seafood, steaks, pasta, and daily specials provides something for everyone. Patio seating available as well as a full bar and live music on the weekends. Center Street Grill is family friendly but also special enough for any date night or special occasion. Private rooms can hold from two to eight to eighty people for anything from business dinners to wedding receptions.
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