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Cafe Provencal

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5810 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (Lake Powell Road)
+1 757-941-0317
17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 21:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pricey but spectacular! Very exotic menu cooked to perfections. Breakfast is also amazing. The croissants are beyond compare.

Thank Doug S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I had dinner here while we were staying at Wedmore Place. It was definitely the best part of our weekend in Williamsburg. The service was excellent; our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly, a great guy. To be honest, I'm not a fan of the neighboring Williamsburg Winery's wine. Cafe Provencal of course had plenty else to... More 

Thank Lauren E
McLean, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Williamsburg, bar none, and we have eaten at nearly all of them multiple times. We visit Williamsburg from DC often, and Cafe Provençal would be both packed every night and three times as expensive in metro Washington. Our meal tonight was amazing from start to finish, and that's what we expected. It's been so... More 

Thank Jim B
Virginia Beach
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154 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Christmas dinner here as we spent the holiday weekend at Wedmore Place. My husband and I were absolutely blown away by this 4 course meal which was delicious, elegant, and beautifully presented. The chef made a first course of butternut squash bisque (an ordinary restaurant item typically) into an exciting plate. A silky soup had a toasted sage... More 

Thank virginia70
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I made a dinner reservation recently to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We had dined at this restaurant before and absolutely loved it. Unfortunately, we were not aware that they had changed chefs. Our dinner was a huge disappointment. I ordered duck which I have had many times at French restaurants and always loved it. The duck... More 

1 Thank sanddollar87
Williamsburg, Virginia
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222 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We went on a Saturday night with a second couple. It was not full so it is mysterious why it took a hour for us to get appetizers and another hour for our main course (which wasn't delivered to all diners at the same time!). We weren't offered any bread during the wait or later and the waitress topped off... More 

1 Thank Lasrman
Fairfield, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit to Cafe Provençal over the past four year and the food was as good as ever. The menu is somewhat eclectic but firmly based in the French tradition. Service is good and non-obtrusive. The dining room is small and quiet. Prices are comparable to other fine dining restaurants in the area but the food is... More 

1 Thank Susan S
Chesapeake, Virginia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had dinner here several times when we stayed at the Wedmore Place, the hotel on the Williamsburg Winery property. Fine Dining, great food and a wonderfully romantic atmosphere. The service is great, very professional. They treat you very well here! We love to come here for a romantic weekend getaway.

Thank tgstro
Norfolk, Virginia
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174 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I want to first start off my saying that our server was great. I think he name was Kara. But the food was such a total disappointment. No wonder on friday night at peak dinner time there were only 4 tables filled. I went there on a date or I would have complained. I did send my salad back. I... More 

Thank Yorkdog
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I went there on a Wednesday for my birthday, and it was amzing from the start. Though we were only one of two tables for awhile, the server didn't act like we were an imposition; were treated with every care. The restaurant is part of Williamburg Winery, so I didn't expect to see wine offered from other... More 

1 Thank Cynde L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
French, European
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5810 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    (Lake Powell Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-941-0317
Nestled in the heart of the Williamsburg Winery, the Cafe Provencal offers fine dining in a relaxed and friendly setting. Chef Ika Zaken uses only the freshest of local ingredients to create his signature dishes inspired by his classical French training.

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