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Review of Fat Canary

Fat Canary
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Ranked #2 of 393 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Henry and Boundary Sts
Description: This high-energy bistro took over as Williamsburg's best restaurant as soon as it opened in 2003. The sophisticated but relaxed dining room has an open kitchen, which uses fresh, local ingredients for its creative American fare. The dining bar and seasonal outdoor patio seating are on a first come basis. Reservations for the dining room are recommended and may be made up to 2 months in advance. Open daily for dinner, a hostess is available during the day to take reservations.
Reviewed January 16, 2013

The Fat Canary has an eclectic menu with some incredible choices. Only one bad thing was the freekah, a VERY strong grain that really overpowered my wife's dish. Other than

Thank Rick W
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

I have been here twice and was happy with my meal both times. The lamb is so good and mild, it was hard to believe it was lamb. We asked, and they told us the lambs are fed a special diet so they taste better than usual.

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Reviewed December 31, 2012

Went to Fat Canary for a family dinner last night. The service was wonderful, starting with the manager who came over to the table to help us select a bottle of wine. The tuna appetizer was amazing and the salmon was the best I have ever tasted. Other dishes ordered at the table were the fried oysters and quail, all of which were incredible. I will definitely be going back to the Fat Canary on my next trip to Williamsburg!

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Reviewed December 17, 2012

A great location for a dinner with friends. We had a table for six near the open kitchen area. Almost like sitting at the chef's table. Server was fantastic - knowledgeable and helpful. The food was well prepared and presented and tasted great. Moved to the top of the list of places to eat in CW

Thank AlexandriaGrandDad
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

These folks are consistently great. A high price point for the area but that gives you a reprieve from the tourists. High quality imaginative food prepared by friendly and knowledgable wait staff.

Thank jcs320
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