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The Jefferson Restaurant

1453 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2802
+1 757-229-2296
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible21%
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15:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1453 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2802
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great dinner with the wife. Did not have to wait for a table although we were advised to make a reservation. Staff dressed in colonial clothing.

Thank KNS_registered
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner and staff were absolutely wonderful - no complaints - 1st Class service - Great food - Will go back.

Thank richardbishop
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must get their steak! My husband and I went on recommendation of a friend and we are so happy that we did! The food was great! The tomato bisque was tasty as well as the crab cake. We were so delighted that we went...More

Thank 110monicah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a prime rib and my wife had the fried chicken, everything was outstanding. Nice quiet family atmosphere.

Thank charlessN5541RM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very overpriced for what you receive! The place is dated. I realize they are trying to keep a Colonial charm, but there is a way to do that without looking run down. When I tried to order a lemonade for my son, I was told...More

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my mother here when the wait for Captain George's was over an hour. The decor is horrible, the uniforms horrendous and the food was definitely not worth the money. I wish I would have just cooked for her. We will not go back.

Thank BeposiTIFF
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Went here for the Prime Rib – not a good experience. • The décor is a bit run down • The service was haphazard – to be polite • The Prime Ribs had a dollop of horseradish on top – which was not listed on...More

Thank Stan C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed the filet. It was well seasoned, but it would have been better if a sauce was offered, like au jus, peppercorn or Marchand du vin. A very lean steak would be accented and kept juicy with a sauce. The service was good...More

Thank JBernard20
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Very nice place, supper club type atmosphere. Handicap accessible. The food was good and staff was very friendly.

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The owners of this restaurant are great and so is Georgia the waitress. I met his daughter who was a very nice and respectful teenager. The owner tried to get us a butterscotch pie we wanted from the bakery. The food is great and you...More

Thank southernicetea
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Steve B
5 December 2016|
Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if there is a private room for parties. I will try to find out for you and post the response for you.
Mary- Louise K
4 December 2016|
Response from luckeyedie | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a separate party room. You may want to call them at (757) 229-2296 or look them up on line.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1453 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-229-2296
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Over 4 Generations - Since 1956 the family owned and operated,Jefferson Restaurant has been serving mouth watering specialties such as our very own Virginia Peanut Soup, steaks,seafood, southern favorites, and Italian dishes served in an English Country setting. Lobster and SteakGuaranteed to bring great memories for all.
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