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Duke of York Restaurant

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508 Water St, Inside the Duke of York Hotel, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-5270
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Seminole, Florida, United States
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157 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for a night, and had brunch here. They serve breakfast all day. It was very good food and inexpensive. Just was we needed after driving 14 hours.

Thank Diane C
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

The "Open" light was on in the window and our party went in. We were told we could not be served because they were preparing to close. Went down the street to Yorktown Pub which was great. Happy it worked out that way. I had been to Duke of York in the past after Nick's burned down.

Thank L D
OwnerDuke, Owner at Duke of York Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologize for the confusion. The staff should not have failed to run off the open sign. I am glad you had a god meal at the Pub. I have taken steps to prevent this from happening in the future and I hope you will give us another chance. Thank you for bringing this to my attention, Cole More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Under new management and what a great change! New waitress was attentive without being disruptive, friendly and accommodated every need. Great place for lunch during the week with your friends or on weekends with family. View is great, looks directly out onto the York River at the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge. Convenient free parking.

Thank sail0nsail0r
Cincinnati, OH
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I stopped at the Island Grille inside the Duke of York Hotel. Evidently they only serve breakfast and lunch now. My crabcake basket was excellent and the homemade cole slaw and remouloude sauce were very tasty. I spoke with some locals who come there for all of their seafood platters. Very reasonable at under $10. Free parking in the hotel... More 

Thank Purduepete1
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

I was in Yorktown for a meeting and needed to grab a quick breakfast. The service was very good and the breakfast was great. Will be back there next week.

Thank Jean T
Yorktown, Virginia
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104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

My wife actually stopped in on a whim for breakfast one morning and were pleasantly surprised. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress and promptly seated next to the window overlooking the beach. Within minutes we had hot coffee in front of us. We ordered our meals which were very good. I had the pancakes with a side of... More 

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Hampton, VA
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Chose to have an early breakfast instead of waiting til brunch. Place was packed with locals and vacationers. Never seen it this busy. Food was good but the menu has been scaled back. No longer any of the creative dishes as in the past, such as the crab omelette, etc. Mostly standard fare now. Still good, but miss the special... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Basically a breakfast and lunch menu - recommend both meals. Enjoy a large fish basket for lunch. No rush, and every easy to use during the week. Both for residents and guest. Don't settle for fast food - eat here.

Thank irongame
Williamsburg, Virginia
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170 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This was the only place open early on a Saturday morning. They have great coffee. I ordered the 3 egg omelette, veggie style . It was made with fresh mushrooms, not canned, tomatoes and onion. Came with toast and a side. I got bacon. Asked for salsa and it was freshly made, too. And they also have Tabasco. Reasonably priced... More 

Thank ki0ki
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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133 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

At dinner, the Crabmeat appetizer was good. The onion soup looked and tasted like gravy. The clam chowder was also cornstarch. Wine list is short. At breakfast the omelets were substantial and the grits and potatoes and bread were just like a family diner. My niece wanted a ham biscuit and she was told that one table had just ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Water St, Inside the Duke of York Hotel, Yorktown, VA 23690
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Yorktown
  • Phone Number: +1 757-898-5270
Located inside the Duke of York Hotel on Yorktown Beach, we are Yorktown's longest running restaurant, serving our guests since 1976. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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