Historic Area Dine Around

A One of Kind Dining Experience

Experience the flavors of history come to life with our unique historic dining experience in our colonial taverns. Step back in time as you wander through the cobblestone streets and quaint buildings of the world’s largest living history museum

Indulge in the culinary delights of the past as you visit a selection of authentic colonial taverns and dining establishments. From hearty stews and freshly baked bread to delicate pastries and savory pies, each meal is prepared using traditional recipes with a modern twist.

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King's Arms Tavern

Originally opened by Jane Vobe in 1772, this authentic reproduction public house serves up a transporting experience for the senses in Colonial Williamsburg. Come and enjoy some 18th-century recipes but with updates to suit 21st-century tastes, tuck into a chophouse menu featuring prime rib, pork chops, and more.


Local Favorites: Game Pye, Prime Rib, Snow Eggs

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Christiana Campbell's Tavern

George Washington frequented Christiana Campbell’s Tavern for its delicious seafood in the 18th century. Enjoy us as we welcoming back guests this spring to enjoy our historically inspired, locally acquired menu of shrimp, scallops, and fish, and of course our world-renowned crab cakes and spoon bread.

Local Favorites: Crab Cakes, Fried Chicken

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Raleigh Tavern Bakery

Across the street from King’s Arms Tavern, stop in to delight in a fresh Ginger Cake, baked daily in our Authentic Wood Fire Ovens.


Local Favorites: Freshly Baked Ginger Cakes, Sandwiches, Bottled Beer

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McKenzie Apothecary

McKenzie Apothecary can cure any mid-day craving.


Local Favorites: Fresh Baked Pastries, Healthy Wraps, Fresh Local Coffee

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Dubois Grocer

Dubois Grocer is the ideal place for a mid-afternoon break while exploring the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area.

Local Favorites: Candy, Ice Cream and Popcorn

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Chowning's Tavern

Chowning’s Garden Bar: Open for the Season.
Located behind Chowning’s Tavern, the Chowning’s Tavern Garden provides a casual atmosphere for open-air dining.

Chowning’s Cider Stand: Open for the Season 
Come an enjoy some of your favorites:  Cookies, Pasty, Cold Drinks, Ginger Cake, Coke Selections, Powerade, Apple Cider, Root Beer, Ginger Ale


Local Favorites: Burgers, Hot Dogs, Beer

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