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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is nice and the view is great, but there were a lot of people there. We had salads - uneventful to say the least but we were hungry and didn't want to spoil our appetite for dinnr.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional food and service at a beautiful location. Our meals were excellent and the wait staff friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was craving bacon and oh it was the best I’ve had in a long time. The brunch items all sounded delicious and my husband got chicken and waffles. Great place for Sunday brunch!!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 16, 2022

The views are great if you can obtain the right outside table. We dined there for dinner on Sunday and they played LOUD! rap music for the hour and a half we were there. Our waitress was terrific, but the service was slow and the...food was way over-priced. The soups are excellent however the fish was "fishy" and low quality ($30 for a piece of battered "cod") -- better quality for $5 at Long John Silvers. They advertise as if a quality, "nice" restaurant but it is really just a tavern. We will find a real restaurant next time and not return.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 8, 2022

Terrible place. food is below average. You can get the same stuff cheaper at Taco Bells. Terrible seating.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 29, 2022 via mobile

I just spent $100 on what probably should have been a $40 meal. $19 for a tiny chicken Cobb salad and $17 for a smallish cheeseburger. Waitress was delightful. Forgot the appetizer …so oh well.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 26, 2022 via mobile

The setting is great, right on the waterfront. Wait staff is attentive and helpful. After that it went downhill; the food was average but expensive. I had fish tacos. The fish was dry and the sauce, cabbage and pico was sparse. My husband had the...pesto lemon chicken he said the chicken cubes may have been over cooked and frozen. The sauce was tasty but most of the broccoli was over cooked. Our friend had fish and chips, fish and chips were fine, but we informed the waitress that we did not want the spic cole slaw. She said it came like that and they could do nothing about it. So when the manager was making his rounds, we told him, too. There was nothing to substitute as he too informed us that it came that way!! The dessert was berry cobbler it was ok, but nothing special. The bill with tip was over 140 for three of us. We will be trying another restaurant next visit to Yorktown.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 17, 2022 via mobile

Beer was warm. Cobb Salad described as “pulled chicken”. Pretty sure it was pulled from a can. My son’s Mac and cheese was cold. The waitress specified drinks came with kids meal. We we’re charged. When we asked about it, she said “yes, I said...that and was wrong” but did not take it off our bill. The best part of this restaurant, is by far, the view.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 9, 2022 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the museum. You can ride the trolley from the visitors center, doesn't take long at all and is the first stop. Has a couple of statues, a LOVE sign for photos and the beach with a view of a bridge...behind it. There's a few shops as well. Our wait was about 30 minutes. We sat outside and it wasn't too bad. View was awesome. Our waitress was awesome as well. We both ordered a meatball sandwich which came with fries or a salad. The sandwich was way more than enough for one person. My SIL got a pizza and it could've been shared by 2. Would definitely return and highly recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 6, 2022 via mobile

We were warned that this place was hit or miss but I wanted to give it a chance. We love seafood and we’re excited about the menu. The place is not busy, and the service was adequate. We ordered the She Crab soup, crab cake...appetizer, crab cake sandwich & steak frites. The soup was tasty but lukewarm at best. The $22 crab cake appetizer came with four slices of an under-ripe avocado and a little sauce. The crab cake was not the worst, but tiny and definitely did not justify the cost. I took a picture to show you what you would get for $22. The sandwich with fries was $24. Again, the crab cake was not worth the price and also only lukewarm. The steak frites had four pieces of steak on top of fries. Definitely not worth the $25 price tag. Do not go for food, instead go for drinks and enjoy the waterfront location. Then go to Yorktown pub for a good meal.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 29, 2022

We ate dinner here and had an excellent experience. Our waitress was very attentive to us. Food was delicious and the place is nice inside. If you eat outside the views of the Yorktown River are beautiful!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 15, 2022 via mobile

Wonderful food, great service. Amazing views. Good value. We tried calamari which are served with dried veggies and citrus. The sauce is excellent

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 27, 2022

We enjoyed the Water Street Grille and would eat here again if we are ever in Yorktown. The view of the water was great, but the food was amazing! We had she crab soup, something we had been wanting to try since we are new...here. We also had the crab dip, ahi tuna sandwich, mediterranean salad, and cobble. Everything is recommended. The waitress was from the area and very attentive. Would recommend eating here.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 24, 2022

We were two couples and gladly waited the forty minutes for a table. We enjoyed a round of cocktails at the bar while waiting. Great bartender with some personality. We were seated outside with a great view of the water. Waitress was friendly, informative and...interactive. We ordered a bizarre combination of appetizers and entrees. We told the waitress how we wanted to come out and they did as requested. Cocktails continued throughout lunch. A great time was had by all. I really enjoyed the Ahi Tuna Nachos and She Crab Soup. Amidst the busy River Walk so parking can be a challenge at times.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 7, 2022

Good food, great service & nice view of the water. Just coming back from Yorktown Battlefield for lunch. We stopped in on a Monday.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Looks like they are, 1100-2100, but you can call to be sure: (757) 369-5644
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We will be open from 11am-9pm on Easter Sunday, 2017!
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Water Street Grille is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4