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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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Knoxville, tn
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant closed during snow storm in January but open in February and very good and reasonably priced. Only serves breakfast and lunch but a good spot and many locals frequent the place. No reservations about recommending unless you have wonky requests!

Thank Margaret S
Energy, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I found The Island Grille two years ago on our first trip to Gloucester. We were in the area for 2+ months and this was our breakfast spot every Sunday! The staff was awesome, the food was great, and the location gave a wonderful view of the beach and water. I was sent back for a while... More 

Thank Michael S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a dropped egg on sour dough bread, garnished with small tomatoes, onion, feta cheese and balsamic dressing. It was beyound good

Thank Carol L
Raleigh, NC
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Island Grill, as the restaurant is named, is a friendly, family-oriented restaurant on the 1st floor of the hotel, directly across the small street from the Yorktown Beach. The tables along the windows allow "sideways" seating, so all people at the table can enjoy the view. My husband's 3 very-fluffy pancakes were huge. He didn't eat again 'til dinner... More 

Thank TheresaInRaleigh
Seminole, Florida, United States
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158 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

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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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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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, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, 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?