Colonial Williamsburg Resorts Blog


Welcome to an exciting glimpse into the upcoming culinary delights at the Colonial Williamsburg Resort! Nestled in the heart of historic Virginia, this renowned destination is set to unveil a mouthwatering array of dining establishments, each promising to elevate your dining experience to new heights. From timeless classics to innovative culinary creations, prepare to embark on a journey of culinary discovery unlike any other. Join us as we explore the anticipation and excitement surrounding the opening of these distinguished dining venues. 


Josiah Chowning’s Tavern  

Chowning’s Tavern  Outdoor Dining

We’re thrilled to announce the reopening of Chowning’s! At this time only our outdoor dining is open.  

Cider Stand: Now Open  

The cider stand will be available in the spring of 2024 and will have our favorite items available for our guests. Cookies, chips, cold drinks, Chowning’s Root Beer, King’s Arms Ginger Ale, cold drinks, pastries, and more. 

Garden Bar & Grill: Now Open 

Located behind Chowning’s Tavern, the Chowning’s Tavern Garden provides a casual atmosphere for open-air dining. Menu is now available on the site.  

Rockefeller Room  

Rockefeller Room Valentine Dinner


Experience the epitome of elegance as the Rockefeller Room reopens for the season on March 20th! Join us Wednesday through Saturday from 5 PM to 9 PM at the Williamsburg Inn for an exquisite dining experience, unlike any other. 

Shield’s Tavern  

Shields Tavern Grand Opening


Join us for the grand opening of Shields Tavern! Immerse yourself in the historic ambiance as we celebrate the legacy of our nation’s builders. Indulge in a feast of southern staple foods, reminiscent of the flavors that shaped America’s future.  

Experience our groaning board-style diner and see how our founding fathers dined in the 18th century.  

Plan to open soon.  

Huzzah’s Eatery  

Two parents and three children are seated in a restaurant having dinner.


Join us for the grand opening of Huzzah! Indulge in our mouthwatering sandwiches crafted with care and creativity. From classic favorites to innovative creations, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. While Huzzah will offer take-out food only, guests may also opt to dine in the dining room, though there won’t be any table service.

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