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Sal's By Victor

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1242 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2827 (Monticello Avenue)
+1 757-220-2641
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is warm,and good for the family, the price is right and the food is great ,the location is great and easy to find,and it is near William and Mary college, it's a win ,win

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Thank craigj802
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The last purchase was on New Year's eve for a catered party for 20 people, but we go as a family, with friends, for special occasions, or just because. The food is excellent!

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Thank Anda W
Suffern, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On a Saturday night while bringing my son back to school (W&M) the family decided we needed a nice, relaxing good meal. We found it at Sals by Victor. Very spacious, comfortable and clean restaurant, very friendly staff and excellent food. A nice glass of wine, antipasto appetizer and we were all happy. I would definitely recommend and we will... More 

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Thank mrsbelmar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate dinner here and the wait staff was so attentive. The food was delicious! I recommend the flounder with a light lemon and caper sauce.

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Thank Melody H
Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you would like to experience and authentic italian pizza and cusine, that's the place to go when you find yourself in Williasmburg.

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Thank Villa S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Food, good service, Reasonable Prices. Long time Family ran operation.You see many locals visiting here , which is a good sign of an establishments service.

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Thank stanleys67
Newport News
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasure! I'm always in search of true Italian cuisine. This place has it all! I had the lasagne which was freshly made pasta, meat sauce and mozzarella, baked garlic bread and a glass of their house chianti. I'm over the moon! I tried not to stare too hard at all the goodies in the dessert case. Their cheesecakes... More 

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Thank wahoohick
Williamsburg, Virginia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love going to Sal's By Victor! Staff is so friendly and the food is and always has been delicious!! White pizza, salad, soup, garlic bread nuggets, and, of course a great draft Peroni! We will be back! Thanks!!

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Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered six meals and a pizza. The Alfredo's sauce was from a can and even cut, it tasted like flour paste, the pasta with meat balls was over cooked and had very little seasoning The lasagna was dry and tasted like cardboard The food was not cheap and not very good I will not return

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I lunched here yesterday. Our server (ID:28) was very friendly and efficient. My wife ordered the Veal Picatta and I had the Veal Parmesan. Both meals were very good, the red sauce on the Parmesan especially good. We also ordered a $31 bottle of Santa Margarita Pinot Grigio. It came with a cooler but was quite warm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1242 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2827
    (Monticello Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop close in front of the shopping center.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-2641
Description
Sal’s by Victor is a family run restaurant specialized in both southern and northern Italian cuisine. We’ve been serving Williamsburg and the surrounding areas since 1974. The restaurant was originally founded by Salvatore (Sal) who named the restaurant after himself. In 1990 Victor acquired the business from Sal and decided to keep the name, while at the same time giving the “by Victor” touch.Chef Vittorio Minichiello (Victor) was raised on a farm in Mirabella Eclano, in the Avellino region of Italy. He studied food arts at the Culinary Institute of Summonte Italia and has worked in some of the finest eateries in Europe, including La Cheminee in Paris, Giardino da Bruno in Rimini and Partenio in Naples.Today, he is a member of the Italian Chef’s Association and brings his world-class expertise to Williamsburg.Our Most Famous Dish is “Cavatoni alla Capri” together with our famous “New York Style Pizza”. We have been voted as the Virginia Gazette’s “Best in Williamsburg” for Best Italian Restaurant since 1996.After the 2009 fire the restaurant remodeled and enlarged with hand chosen artwork from Italian artists, capturing the beauty of the Italian vistas and creating a small slice of the old country here in Williamsburg.Sal’s by Victor’s mission is to treat all our “customers” as our guests and to make sure they leave the restaurant with a smile on their faces and a full stomach. We take complaints very seriously and always demand that our staff provide the best experience possible for our guests. We firmly believe that there is no better advertisement than a positive experience conveyed via word of mouth.

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