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The Chamberlin

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2 Fenwick Rd, Hampton, VA 23651-1120
09:00 - 17:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Golden Corral is better. Food was cold, bland, and overpriced. View was great but you can grab two egg mcmuffins on the way in and just sit along the water.

1 Thank MoniBeni87
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place is a real treat! I felt like I was transported into the past. Old, beautiful furnishings where you can enjoy an awesome view of the water, have a drink in the bar, walk the property, etc.

1 Thank Patricia A
Suffolk, Virginia
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250 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Restaurant in the old Chamberlin Hotel ( now senior living I believe is very nice and quaint. Food is good but the portions may be a little small for some people. Located on the 2nd floor with great views of the harbor. Reservations recommended.

1 Thank tombob7
Clarksville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

When my friend suggested we eat at a senior living center I thought she was crazy. I was surprised. This renovated classic hotel now senior living center has a great restaurant. We had to be buzzed into the building and took the elevator up to a grand beautifully decorated space. We had lunch at cloth covered tables with beautiful views... More 

2 Thank Terry S
Ocala, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The Historic Chamberlin Hotel build in the 1820’s houses both guest and residents. The walk through the hotel is like walking thru a museum. All of the original wood work is well preserved and you can feel the 1820’s era as you walking to the main dining room and the pleasant aromas of a great Sunday brunch waft thru the... More 

Thank chrisv1960
Yorktown, Virginia
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Chamberlin has been around for generations and is now an Independent Living community for Seniors. I've been here many times for different events and every time I see something new or neat that I had never noticed before. Great architecture and incredible history to this building.

Thank joanneelainetanner
Yorktown, Virginia
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121 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Definitely did not live up to expectations for Mother's Day brunch. The food was OK, but not worth the cost. The atmosphere and ambiance was nice, but the rest was a big disappointment. The selection was too small for $45/plate. Food on the floor from last nights service was gross. Service was abysmal. There couldn't have been a single person... More 

1 Thank Bill_Alisen
Newport News, Virginia
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

four friends and I attended the open house at Fort Monroe for Garden Week. The home tours and flowers were lovely. At noon, we headed over to The Chamberlain for lunch which was a fiasco. We got in line and were told there would be a thirty minute wait. Ok, no problem. An hour and a half later we were... More 

1 Thank chrystiehill
Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The Chamberlin has a lot going for it. Location -the second floor dining room overlooks the spot where the James River meets the Chesapeake Bay. The Chamberlin, now a retirement community, was once a hotel on Fort Monroe. The dining room is open to the public, but reservations are suggested. But to the point - the Grand Sunday Brunch is... More 

Thank MR_JR_12
Salem, Virginia
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Enjoyed a lovely, relaxing Sunday brunch. Reservations needed if going when they open at 10:00 as it is located in the Historic Chamberlin which is now high end senior independent living facility and the residents like being there when the doors opened. Linens, china, flowers on the table, excellent staff and the food was incredible! I enjoyed a mimosa with... More 

1 Thank TammySB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Fenwick Rd, Hampton, VA 23651-1120
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: 7576377210
Old Hotel. Brunch, dinners and seafood buffets

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