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Oceans & Ale

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$$ - $$$
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Prime Outlets 5601-1 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-253-2253
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The cult of youth soccer brought our traveling show to the pitch near Williamsburg. Between games (before a night game) a few parents snuck of for some apps and beer. It was Friday evening and the place was hopping. We found a place at the bar. Although there is not a really big selection of taps, the choices were varied... More 

Thank Thundergrass
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best restaurants I've ever eaten in. Service is top of the line. Menu selection is extraordinary. Food preparation and service is compatible with a 5 star restaurant in New York city

Thank Earl P
Yorktown, Virginia
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have actually eaten here several times but this is my first review. We love all the craft beer options and I hear they have a killer bloody mary bar BUT we just havent found the food to be to our liking. It wasn't bad but I think maybe it's just the flair of the spices that are used? I... More 

Thank gottavaca
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's always nice to go to a restaurant for the first time and find interesting menu options not seen before. The seafood nachos, seafood mac and cheese and seafood pot pie were all not something typically found on the average seafood menu. We had all three and they proved both interesting and tasty takes on time worn staples. A word... More 

Thank Gm R
Roanoke, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very active and lively atmosphere. Our server took our order quickly and frequently came back to check on us and provide additional crab legs.

Thank R1GRO
Fairfax County, VA
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are fairly frequent visitors to Williamsburg, mostly for holiday weekends. We have a few favorite restaurants but can always fit another one in. First visit, a late lunch after some "shop 'til you drop" at the outlet mall. My wife and I both had the seafood cobb salad, which was plenty big and well adorned with shrimp and lump... More 

Thank UmpChap
Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is only one local Bar in Williamsburg who gave a great food and a great environment for night out with my husband. Thank you to be there for us . We always coming back.

Thank matviyivj
East Aurora, New York
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family visits Williamsburg once a summer and we always make sure to have dinner here at least once! Great service, atmosphere, and food!

Thank rightmyt
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Oceans and Ale has the NFL ticket so when you are away from home and want to catch your favorite team on Sunday Oceans and Ale is the place to enjoy the game. They have 8 rotating taps and serve many local beers all the time. Service is good and the restaurant fills up but there is usually a bar... More 

Thank Tracy947
Richmond, VA
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This great restaurant is right by the Prime Outlets in Williamsburg, VA. The food is fresh and original and tastes great. I had one of the daily specials, the Sober Sandwich, which had thick cut, fresh made Turkey breast and Ham. The sandwich was so large, I couldn't finish it all. My wife had the crab tacos which she said... More 

Thank altonite

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prime Outlets 5601-1 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-253-2253

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