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Old Chickahominy House

1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
+1 757-229-4689
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (151 reviews)
“fruit salad” (62 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had Becky's luncheon, which was ham biscuits and warm apple pie with a peach salad enttree. Everything was superb and service was great. This is a great place for both food and local color and history

Thank Rsnic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been coming here for over 20 years. We love the Old Chickahominy House. You can expect to have to wait for a table. They are very popular. Luckily they have the cutest shop that you may browse while waiting. We...More

Thank MRX5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great option for casual fare in a somewhat refined setting. Daily specials, which info the date of our visit were BBQ and a wonderful black bean chili. Virginia ham biscuits are a specialty. Very reasonable prices. Kids' items available upon request--example: grilled cheese--as well as...More

Thank regiontravelreturns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Order the reasonable special which includes salad, stew, ham biscuits, and pie.Then you are hooked. Take home stew and ham biscuits. And yes I took home a whole apple crumb pie. Hard choice it was! Try the chocolate and buttermilk. We drive over an hour...More

Thank D5129CYnancyd
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I have been eating here since I went to college in the 1980’s. The food is the same. It’s always great and they don’t feel the need to mess with perfection. Try the Brunswick stew; it is the best in the United States.

Thank Clay E
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Understand this place is not fancy nor is the menu extensive but it doesn’t need to be. This is a family-owned restaurant that has been in business a long time. The old house with its wooden floors and small rooms has charm and the personal...More

Thank Foodiein757
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Home cooking colonial style. Cute old house with lots of antiques. Limited menu but excellent fare. Brunswick Stew and ham biscuits to die for. Reservations are a good idea, call ahead.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Can't believe I've lived in the area, but have just discovered this jewel. My lunch was Miss Becky's which consisted of two ham biscuits, fruit salad, coffee (or tea) and my choice of pie. The thin, but rectangular country ham biscuits were delicious! The fruit...More

Thank travelqueen03
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Great breakfast, the biscuits are unique, a bit dry but unique to say the least. Staff was great, loved the house, and the resident cat, she's a sweetie. no, they don't let her in the restaurant side, there is a door....and that leads to their...More

Thank Azizi P
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Wow, can’t wait to go again! Breakfast was awesome. Go ahead and get the plantation platter with a side of ham gravy and you will have had a taste of the true south! That gravy is great! The biscuits are flat and the size of...More

1  Thank MissMarthaAnn
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Linda J
20 April 2018|
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Response from pawscoopmom84 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant hours are: Fri, Sat, Sun 7:30am - 2:30pm and Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 8:30am- 2:30pm. -They have a fixed menu and daily lunch specials. I hope this helps you.
11 September 2016|
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Response from 4afrog | Reviewed this property |
I call about 2 hours before we arrive - they take reservations for that day only - I always eat lunch there - They start seating at 11:30 for lunnch -
11 September 2016|
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Response from Trish D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take reservations. Go early because it gets crowded quickly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:15 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:15 PM
7:30 AM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-229-4689
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