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Second Street Bistro

140 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4524
+1 757-220-2286
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bison meatloaf” (123 reviews)
“thai shrimp” (79 reviews)
“bistro steak” (58 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4524
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife has food allergies and Karen was our waitress and made sure that none of my wife's food allergies were in the meal that she ordered. She also spent the time to understand what allergies she had and recommended some menu items that were...More

Thank kmaynard225
Reviewed yesterday

I had not been to Second Street in a long time for dinner---so I met a friend early one evening for dinner. Greeted and seated right away. The AC was on so high that I, normally comfortable in heat or cool, was freezing--a nearby table...More

Thank Yorkriver
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first visit here made a lasting impression. We had the pleasure of having Karen as our server.. We both enjoyed delicious burgers and sides. Portions were generous. And flavor was abundant. Karen was very attentive and pleasant. We will definitely return here on our...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were here three or so years ago and weren't impressed. Decided to try it again tonight based on reading the reviews and looking at the menu. All four of us LOVED it! The service was great (Sierra was our server), and the food was...More

Thank outofbounds1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything was very nice the staff was nice and on point. The restaurant was clean and welcoming. Our entrees came in a timely manner no really long wait. Make sure you taste the fresh cookies on your way out.

Thank 1MissE
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped for a late dinner on a Saturday evening - while there was a wait, they had sample cookies available which made the wait seem much shorter (and they were really good cookies). Food choices were broad, and everything arrived in timely manner. All 4...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food, atmosphere and staff were excellent. It was one of the few highlights while visiting Williamsburg.

Thank Faith H
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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice restaurant away from the historic area and were not disappointed. We had a wonderful dinner outside on the patio. Karen took great care of us! She helped us choose what to order and her recommendations were spot on.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is beautiful, and I can see going here for anything from a casual family meal to a romantic dinner for two. Everything from the candle on the table, to the water service, to the table bread, to the meal, etc. was delightful. The...More

Thank Riley K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is great. You can eat whatever you prefer. Pizza, meat, pasta, salad, fish... affordable. Good address to remember

Thank Chuck993723
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4524
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-2286
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Second Street is a Casual Upscale Restaurant marked by a menu full of unique and delicious culinary twists, stunning decor throughout, a comfortable atmosphere, and a fresh upscale vibe unmatched in Williamsburg."
Our large menu features local seafood, chicken and steak entrees, handmade burgers, unique Italian dishes, overstuffed sandwiches, kid friendly foods, munchies, fresh soups and salads, extensive wine list, and a relaxed separate bar area for socializing.
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