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Center Street Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Seafood Au Gratin
Lump crabmeat & shrimp in a garlic & chive cream w/ red peppers & shallots. Topped w/ asiago bread crumbs, baked & served w/ crostini
Duck Tacos
Grilled flour tortillas stuffed w/ sautéed duck breast, mixed asian vegetables, crispy rice noodles & sweet plum aioli
Fried Calamari
Lightly dusted calamari fried crispy, served w/ marinara & crushed red peppers
Pita Pizza
Grilled​ pita pizza topped w/ basil pesto, roasted roma tomatoes & smoked mozzarella cheese
Chicken Wings
Choose from traditional buffalo style w/ blue cheese dipping sauce or a sesame asian style w/ wasabi ranch dipping sauce. Served w/ carrot & celery sticks
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
Old bay poached jumbo shrimp served w/ our house cocktail sauce
Margarita Shrimp
Shrimp​ sauteed w/ tequila, triple sec & mandarin oranges
Philly Roll
Crispy fried egg rolls stuffed w/ shaved ribeye steak, sautéed onions & American cheese. served w/ a scallion cheese sauce for dipping
Choice of three all beef patties topped w/ American cheese or three north carolina bbq sliders
Fresh prince edward island mussels sauteed w/ white wine, butter, garlic, scallions & crushed red peppers. Served w/ garlic toast points
We offer only the highest quality oysters, clams, shrimp & other seafood items daily
(Prices may vary from item to item & are based on their availability)
(For children 12 yrs old & younger)
Mac & Cheese
Kids Mini Burger w/ French Fries
Corn Dog w/ French Fries
Chicken Tenders w/ French Fries
Kids Pepperoni & Cheese Pizza
All meals includes a small drink & coloring kit
Our chef prepares a few selections daily, offered by the cup 4.00 or by the bowl 5.00
Cup $4.00
Bowl $5.00
Soups of the Day
Caeser, Spinach, or House Salad
With choice of homemade dressing
Sante Fe Chicken Salad
Mixed field greens topped w/ crispy chicken, avocado, cherry tomatoes, chopped egg, red onions, cucumbers, sweet corn, black beans, monterey jack & cheddar cheeses
Caribbean Chicken Salad
Mixed field greens tossed w/ a mimosa vinaigrette. topped w/ grilled Caribbean spiced chicken breast, mango, mandarin oranges, red onion, cherry tomatoes & cucumbers
Raspberry Chicken Salad
Mixed field greens tossed w/ raspberry vinaigrette & topped w/ grilled chicken breast, goat cheese, pumpkin seeds, cherry tomatoes & cucumbers
French dip
thinly sliced steak served on a baguette & topped w/ sautéed onions & provolone cheese. served w/ a side of mushroom au jus, & French fries
Portabella Sandwich
Panko crusted portabella mushroom topped w/ roasted red peppers, smoked mozzarella & a chipotle lime aioli & served on toasted chibatta. Served w/ sweet potato wedges
Monterey Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast topped w/ bacon, monterey jack cheese & avocado. served on a croissant w/ lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickle & French fries
House Smoked North Carolina BBQ
Slow smoked pork bbq tossed in our north carolina style bbq sauce. Served on a sesame kaiser roll w/ sides of slaw & French fries
Chicken Salad Croissant
Oven roasted chicken diced & mixed w/ parmesan basil dressing, garlic, & celery. Served in a warm croissant w/ lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickle & a side of fresh fruit
Oyster Po Boy
breaded fresh oysters topped w/ lettuce & tomatoes & a cajun remoulade. served w/ French fries
The Black Angus Burger
An 8 ounce serving of black angus hamburger grilled to your liking. served on a sesame kaiser roll w/ crisp lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher dill pickle, French fries w/ a choice of toppings
Hawaiian Snapper
Pan seared hawaiian snapper topped w/ stir fried asian slaw. Served w/ ginger-scallion jasmine rice & seasonal vegetables
Pork Chop
Pecan crusted white marble farms pork chop topped w/ caramelized peaches. Served w/ buttermilk russet mash potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Tortellini Pasta
Cheese​ stuffed tortellini pasta tossed in a parmesan & garlic cream sauce w/ sauteed spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, & artichoke hearts
Shrimp & Grits
Shrimp, scallions, tomatoes, & mushrooms sauteed in a garlic-chive utter sauce, served over creamy three cheese & bacon grits
Blueberry Chicken
Grilled chicken breast topped w/ blueberry sauce. Served w/ a branny apple orzo pasta salad
Linguine & Clams
Fresh Virginia middle neck clams sauteed w/ garlic, white wine, butter & fresh Italian parsley. served over linguine
Shrimp & Sea Scallop Pasta
Fresh shrimp & sea scallops sauteed w/ andouille sausage, fresh corn, red & green bell peppers. Served w/ linguini pasta tossed in a garlic chive butter sauce
Sirloin Steak
Grilled hand cut sirloin steak topped garlic chive butter. Served w/ mash & seasonal vegetable
Bread Pudding
Pan grilled bread pudding layered w/ banana’s foster & caramel sauce. Topped w/ our homemade whipped cream
Hot Apple Pie
A slice of our homemade apple pie served hot on a cast iron skillet w/ caramel sauce
Chef's Cheesecake
Ask your server about today’s flavor
Key Lime Pie
The traditional favorite made w/ Nellie & Joe’s key lime juice. garnished simply w/ a lime twist & homemade whipped cream
Creme Brulee
Homemade crème brulee & the flavor changes daily
Toffaccino Ice Cream Cake
Cappuccino​ ice cream blended w/ our homemade chocolate cashew toffee
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Two generous scoops of the creamy goodness. Topped w/ caramel or chocolate or both
Chocolate Espresso Tort
Rich flourless chocolate tort w/ a hint of espresso & chocolate ganache. Garnished w/ creme anglaise & whipped cream
Seasonal Fruit Sorbet
Homemade seasonal fruit sorbet
We also provide a wide selection of alcoholic beverages from our amply stocked bar, cold beer chest, & bountiful wine cellar so feel to test our bartenders knowledge at any time or just for one our tasty signature concoctions
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.
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
American, Bar
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As soon as we entered, we were greeted by the host who was kind and friendly and made sure we liked the table. I enjoyed a generous portion of smoked salmon on a brioche bun with tomato, red onion, capers, and a dill aioli dressing....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lareine25
Reviewed 3 days ago

Recently was in a group of 18 for drinks and dinner- fixed plate/price. center Street always does a good job with small groups. There were three entrees and a couple appetizers as well as cheesecake for dessert. price per person was reasonable as it included...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bear H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our last trip to Williamsburg, we stopped to eat here. On the menu was “fried egg roll”. The kicker was that there were Philly steak ingredients inside. Delicious! Stop by and try these out. The owner told me that this was their specialty. They...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed January 6, 2019

YUM! The rest of the family did more traditional dishes, but believe me, I was not disappointed with my choice. The restaurant is perfect for large groups as well as small families. The service is wonderful and the server very helpful and attentive. Great choice.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank omagin
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your brunch with us. We now serve brunch on Saturday as well since not everybody wants to wait till Sunday to get our great brunch specials! Hope to see you again very...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018

For us this was the perfect atmosphere as it was not as crowded the night we dined. We were able to talk with our close friends in our inside voices and it was great. Two of us had one of their specials which was Tuna....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John P
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Thanks so much for visiting with us. So pleased that we were able to take care of you and that you loved your meals. Hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We tried this place for the happy hour specials in the bar. There were a dozen or so men there standing around drinking beer and watching sports on tv. They were quite loud. A few sat at the bar near us. At one point the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

I wanted to thank you for your review, however I am not sure how to respond. You did not have any complaints about your service, cleanliness, or the quality of food. I am sorry that the gentlemen at the bar got loud and used bad...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

Center Street has been around for quite a while in New Town, so I was sad to see so few people there on a Friday night. It's worth a visit. We had a group of 10. Everyone was quite pleased with their meals and service...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks Myrna for your visit and your review. So glad you were pleased with your dining experience and we hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Enjoyable place to dine. Food is good, prices are fair and the service is generally attentive. I would recommend you give this place a shot if you're in the New Town section of Williamsburg.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CH47Hokie
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks! We have been in New Town for almost 13 years and we really try to take care of our guests. Come back soon for another visit.

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed another great lunch here. Matthew was our server. He was great. We had sliders from the 10 for $10 menu. No crowd. Quick service. We’ll be back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lindakU3600EW
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks for coming in and taking the time to review us.Matt said he had a great time taking care of ya'll. See you again very soon,

Reviewed July 17, 2018

Hamburger raw on inside, burned (could not eat it) on outside. Bun was not fresh, wimpy lettuce, bad tasting tomatoes. Fries were OK. They did take back hamburger, but came back worse. Would NOT go there again. COULD NOT RATE BELOWMore

Date of visit: July 2018
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Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

So sorry that you did not enjoy your hamburger when you visited. We are known for our burgers and our fries so I am sorry they were not to your liking. When we brought your burger up in temperature you said it was good. I...More

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August 31, 2016|
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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 liz_daley_events | Reviewed this property |
They usually do special menus for holidays. And YES...make a reservation. :)
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