Boxwood Inn - A Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast
Williamsburg, Virginia The Washington Carriage House

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Williamsburg Dining Options

Our Williamsburg bed and breakfast is in close proximity to many fine restaurants and eateries.

Dining in Williamsburg is a pleasurable experience. There are an abundance of restaurants and local establishments that specialize in American cuisine, Southern food, Steak houses, Seafood, Italian, Mexican, Indian, French, Asian, and more. Likewise, the selection includes a variety of atmospheres like fine dining, bistros, cafes, delis, casual, carry out and Colonial Taverns.

The selection below is only a small sample of Williamsburg's dining establishments and represents some of the innkeeper's favorites. There are many other great restaurants in Williamsburg as well.


You will be delighted and satisfied with our morning breakfasts! Sandi varies the menu with seasonal items and fresh fruits, belgian waffles, dutch apple pancakes, surry sausage and quiche!


Old Chickahominy House
A favorite of the locals, specializing in Brunswick Stew, Ham Biscuits, Chicken and Dumplings, Fruit Salad, and homemade pies. Situated in an old house; this has been converted to combination of restaurant in one half and antiques/gift shop in the other half. Innkeeper tip: Try a slice of Buttermilk pie. Five minute drive from B&B.
1211 Jamestown Road

Cheese Shop
If you live in Williamsburg, you have been to the Cheese Shop. Great location right in Merchants Square. Known for assorted cheeses, wines, specialty foods and sandwiches. Good sandwiches made to order on the spot for takeout. Innkeeper tip: Call in your sandwich order 20 minutes ahead and pick up at outside window to avoid the overcrowding which frequently occurs on nice weekends. Half a mile from B&B.
410 Duke of Gloucester Street on Merchants Square

King's Arm's Tavern
Enjoy a casual tavern dining experience during lunch. Indoor/outdoor seating available. No reservations required for lunch. Innkeeper tip: We like the Pottage Pie - a chicken pot pie. Other nice selections are available as well. Mile from B&B.
Duke of Gloucester Street

Gabriel Archer Tavern at Williamsburg Winery
Great sandwiches are served up in a nice atmosphere. Enjoy a casual dining experience on the property of the Winery. Indoor/outdoor seating available. Innkeeper tip: Select the terrace seating - weather permitting. Ten minute drive from B&B.
5800 Wessex Hundred

Pierce's Pit Bar-B-Que
Always a crowd favorite, and always busy! Specializes in pulled pork barbeque, ribs, fries and baked beans. Open for lunch and dinner - same menu. Innkeeper tip: Try JC's Special, a pulled pork barbeque sandwich with coleslaw. Fifteen minute drive from B&B.
447 E. Rochambeau Dr.

Genuine Smithfield Ham Shoppe
If you would like to have lunch in the Merchants Square area, this is an alternative to the Cheese Shop, which can be overcrowded. Sandwiches made to order, ham biscuits and other Smithfield products. Innkeeper tip: If you like barbeque, try the barbeque and coleslaw sandwich. Half a mile from B&B.
421 Prince George Street


Fat Canary
Fine dining at its best! An American cuisine on Merchants Square. Make reservations well before your visit. Everything is extraordinary - food, presentation and service. We especially like the seafood specials. Innkeeper tip: If you like soup, we highly recommend the soup of the day as an appetizer. Half a mile from B&B.
410 Duke of Gloucester Street on Merchants Square

Le Yaca
A memorable fine dining experience. Le Yaca, a French restaurant, has great entrees all around. Known for its hearty onion soup, beef tenderloin and lamb. Good service and atmosphere. Reservations are recommended. Innkeeper tip: When making reservations, request the Red Room to enhance your quiet, romantic evening. Ten minute drive from B&B.
1915 Pocahontas Trail (Route 60 East)

Berret's Seafood
Superb dining on Merchants Square specializing in fresh regional seafood. Offers excellent non-seafood entrees as well. Voted "Best Seafood Restaurant" for over 10 years. Reservations are recommended. Innkeeper tip: Hard to go wrong with daily seafood specials. Half a mile from B&B.
199 South Boundary Street

Giuseppe's Italian Cafe
Nice Italian restaurant favored by the locals. Pluses: good menu selection, good atmosphere and good wine selection. Lentil bean soup featured in Bon Appetit Magazine. Innkeeper tip: Hard to pass up on the "Meatballs". We have the lentil bean soup as well. Bar-side seating more quiet than main room. Ten minute drive from B&B.
5525 Olde Towne Road

Season's Restaurant
Casual dining on Merchants Square. American cuisine featuring wide selection of salads, chicken, beef, pasta, and seafood. Nice rectangular bar with daily happy hour. Innkeeper tip: Cannot beat the ribs - the best in town. Chicken au Poivre is a preferred entree as well. Half a mile from B&B.
110 S. Henry Street

Colonial Taverns (Christiana Campbell's, King's Arms, Shields, and Chownings)
Colonial Williamsburg's historic dining taverns carry on the traditions of the 18th Century by providing a relaxed and comfortable setting for diners to experience some of the flavor of the 18th century - through atmosphere, entertainments, and food. Reservations are required for all but Chownings.
All are located on Duke of Gloucester Street with the exception of Christina Campbell's, whose address is 101 South Waller Street.