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310 S England St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4266
+1 855-298-9170
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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310 S England St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4266
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Reviewed 1 week ago

New Year's Eve dinner was fabulous here! A Champaign toast preceding great food. Dinner reservations were readily available. The door greater was not very friendly, but our waiter & the host for the evening were extremely helpful & personable. The ambiance was ok. The lighting...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast buffet was very good. A nice selection of food and the biscuits and gravy was excellent. Good Service. I also had dinner here for the seafood buffet. Would not recommend it

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lousy service, poor maintenance of the buffet tables. "Artisan cheese" was ordinary. WEAK coffee. Beef was tough. We have used this brunch for several years as a family "special treat." In past years there was more selection, one waiter was assigned to a table so...More

Thank 582resident
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It used to be Friday when this reastaurant had a special seafood buffet. There was a station for seared scallops that was delicious. The restaurant is in the Williamsburg Lodge (not sure if affiliated with each other). After the seafood buffet, you can stroll across...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Decided to order from the menu rather than the buffet. The buffet was usual fare for a breakfast buffet. The food was prepared well and the service was very good. Staff was very attentive and would return for breakfast.

Thank Don H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

One of our highlights when we visit Colonial Williamsburg is the Friday night seafood buffet. This year unfortunately, the experience was disappointing. You will get a better meal at Red Lobster.More

Thank Keith M
Coleman W, General Manager at Traditions, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Dear Keith M. Thank you for your candid review of your dining experience in Traditions Restaurant this past Friday. We apologize that we did not meet your expectations. The culinary team takes great pride in offering delicious and bountiful food for our guests. I will...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Traditions is a great place for breakfast. The breakfast buffet looked great but with Thanksgiving dinner a few hours away, we opted for omelets. The service was excellent especially considering the large Thanksgiving Day crowd. Arethea was our server, and she was a true professional....More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Williamsburg Lodge for a weekend conference, and ended up eating in the hotel restaurant called Traditions for two early morning breakfasts. We decided that the continental breakfast was plenty of food, so we opted for that above the...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We went for the seafood buffet on a Friday night. My 11 year old tiny daughter went for the crab legs. She had a blast. I went lasted for the crab legs and also loved them. Everything seemed very fresh. Wait server under poured the...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was a nice restaurant located in the hotel we were staying in so also very convenient. The food and service were very good. I highly recommend it.

Thank Mary W
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
I am very disappointed it is gone. I really loved the Friday night seafood buffet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 S England St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4266
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 855-298-9170
Carry on traditions—or start some new ones—in a comfortable and classic environment at Traditions in the Williamsburg Lodge. Chef Sean Gonzalez and Restaurant Manager David Givens give Mid-Atlantic cuisine a modern twist during daily breakfast and lunch service. Friday evening’s Seafood Feast is a real catch, showcasing the freshest selections from local vendors.
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