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A Chef's Kitchen

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501 Prince George St, Ste 102, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3664
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've only been there with large groups of people I've known. So much fun and some great food! Great wine and cocktails.

Thank beachopper
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If I could give John Gonzales' restaurant 10 stars, I would. First to know if you are reading this trying to plan dinner tonight, keep going. This place is booked months in advance. They do have a cancellation list that has benefited us once, but otherwise you must plan ahead. The menu changes monthly to take advantage of the freshest... More 

1 Thank Dana S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

John, the head chef, always has interesting menus and delectable food. It's fun to sit with a glass of wine and watch him prepare the meal.

Thank Ron M
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to relax and be entertained by gourmet cooking, this is the place. Nice food selections in general with perfect pairing of wine. It is almost like sitting in class and you will be captivated by the chef's presentation and explanation. It will not allow a lot of conversation because you are simply there to watch the show... More 

Thank Hermann B
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With his amazing resume behind him, (CIA, Colonial Williamsburg, etc.) Chef Gonzales knows his stuff and wants you to know it too. So he's teaching as he's cooking and entertaining us as he's feeding us. The standard skillet corn bread is always along side varied and delicious dishes. We've never had the same meal twice and we've been going at... More 

2 Thank Melinda G
Richmond, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The evening started with bubbly and chatting with the Chef. Lots of description as the Chef prepared our food. He answered questions and kept the meal moving and on time. Our meal was delicious. Definitely a must for locals and visitors in Williamsburg.

Thank Richard P
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything you ever wanted in a cooking class plus the element of fine dining. Chef John has brought his kitchen to life by allowing guests to learn the secrets behind the restaurant quality food he prepares each evening. You start with a glass of sparkling wine, music played by a local artist, and appetizers. As you take your seat and... More 

2 Thank ktquig
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have lived in Williamsburg 11 years and rate A Chef's Kitchen as my favorite place to dine. Too expensive for everyday dinner, I reserve the Chef's Kitchen for special occasions. You will hear some of the same cooking stories (ex: Paula Dean's visit) each time you go, there is always enough variance and different recipes to keep one happy.... More 

Thank Kathy A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The chef was watching the Food Network and remarked that it was cruel to prepare all that food but not serve it to the audience - and a Chef's Kitchen was born. Half cooking lesson, half dining experience, always fun and entertaining.

1 Thank Go_wmsbg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having heard wonderful reports of A Chef's Table, we made reservations some 6 weeks before our celebration to make sure we could attend. The Chef-Owner teaches, entertains and pleases with his humor while preparing beautiful and delicious meals under the mirror for all guests to observe. He made us feel we could recreate each dish at home. The wine selections... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Prince George St, Ste 102, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3664
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 757-564-8500

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