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Duke of York Restaurant

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508 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690
(757) 898-5270
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

God is wonderful! They have seafood, main dishes and sandwiches. This is for dinner. Can't go wrong with lunch or breakfast either.

Thank 69Ru12
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Russ the chef for the fantastic soft shell crabs and scallops so big and tasty! Service was good and the whole staff is very friendly. We also got a baked Alaskan for a treat after and was delicious! Little place right inside the hotel but also separate street entry. The owner makes the salad dressing which was quite... More 

Thank Michelle B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness, beautiful view and friendly staff. Started with perfectly prepared soft shell crabs and the largest steamed clams I have seen in a long time. Looking forward to the seafood platter conning up in the next course.

Thank Pattie C
Interlaken, NY
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here to celebrate our 42nd anniversary. Excellent meal and staff was very attentive. Our waitress was fun and made sure our dinner was to our liking. The hostess noticed that we clicked glasses and congratulations on our anniversary. At the end of the meal they brought out a baked Alaska with extra forks to complete our celebration. What... More 

Thank bobnrobinb
Yorktown, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is only open in the evening. In the morning and lunch hours it is run by another restaurant. So I am only referencing the evening. They serve the Best soft shell crabs as well as Lobster Den Bien. The food is excellent! However their is no atmosphere and the place. The food is worth the trip.

Thank Karen P
South Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The morning we went was very busy, we had a bit of a wait for service which we did not mind as we could see everyone was working very hard. Once we ordered we figured it may take a little bit to get our food, but we did not know that while waiting we have to sit and listen to... More 

Thank katiebug052016
Yorktown, Virginia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I love DOY breakfast, especially The York special before 9 a.m. Get the hash browns...yum!! It includes coffee or tea. I just enjoy the family atmosphere, looking out onto the York river...peaceful.

Thank Beth A
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Just the right place to "meet and eat" for our informal business meeting. Nice view of the waterfront. Great service and friendly staff!

Thank Dinah C
indian trail
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

we were in yorktown for the day and decided to stop in for lunch. the prices were very reasonable especially given the high prices of other places in the area. the food was fresh and tasty. we sat by the window and had a beautiful view of the ocean. the girl who served us was named madison. she was one... More 

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New Jersey
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

During our vacation trip to visit the shops and historical sites of Yorktown, we were looking for a restaurant that offers a substantial breakfast in Yorktown prior to 10 AM when most of the shops of Riverwalk and surrounding Yorktown open. In our search we found only one that was open before 10 AM and specialized in serving breakfast. That... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Yorktown
  • Phone Number: (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?