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artcafe26 - CLOSED

5107-2 Center Street, Newtown, VA 23188
+1 757-565-7788
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
23 Feb 2014
“exceptional food exquisitely presented by attentive host”
31 Dec 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
5107-2 Center Street, Newtown, VA 23188
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11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2013

We went to what they call a Thursday Light Meal.  First time customers in a large (almost empty) place that displays art on their walls...this exhibition was terrible.  The restaurant is strange too, having a stark Art Nouveau decor.  Choices are very limited on Thursdays...3...More

Thank MunnyMan
artcafe26, Owner at artcafe26, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2013

Hi MunnyMan, Thank you for dining with us at artcafe26. We appreciate your feedback. The original Wiener Schnitzel dish is not traditionally served with any sauces (that would be Jägerschnitzel). We are sorry to hear that you did not care for the art exhibition. The...More

Reviewed 6 September 2013

Last night my husband and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Artcafe26 in Williamsburg, VA. The meal was delicious, but even more impressive was the polite and friendly service we got. From the time we were greeted at the door until the time we left,...More

Thank ElizabethL54
Reviewed 28 August 2013

The food was excellent! Try it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You should probably do all three to get the full experience.!!

Thank S R
Reviewed 25 August 2013

We dined here last night hoping to get some good German cuisine. Not only were we left satisfied, but we could not get over how beautiful the presentation of the prepared dishes were. The chef is truly gifted at transforming the ingredients of the dishes...More

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed 19 August 2013

(see explanation of ratings below) In the evening, entrées are priced at more than $30, so this qualifies as fine dining. However, at lunch, we had a dish that included a serving of butter in an individual-sized packet (which smacks of casual dining, for sure!)....More

Thank HomoQuiScitOmnia
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Went there to celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary and enjoyed a truly exceptional evening. The meal was exquisite, the service flawless and the Owner really went out of her way to ensure that we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We asked her for recommendations on the wine...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 9 August 2013

My family travels to Virginia Beach each year for a family vacation.To save money, we fly to Richmond (vs. Norfolk) and drive. We found ArtCafe26 last year via Yelp and it was such a fantastic experience. Our 5 year old was treated as an actual...More

Thank MackBethS
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Having lived in Germany a number of years, I'm always looking for a good German restaurant. ArtCafe26 is one of the best I have found here in the US. Located in New Town, Williamsburg, VA, the owner, Frau Sibilla Dengs, has brought a piece of...More

Thank WJDougherty
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Your hostess will greet you warmly, you will be very well attended to by the wait staff and the food never disappoints.

1  Thank William F
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had a wonderful dinner in this restaurant, an unexpected find in Williamsburg. The decor was sophisticated, the owner was gracious and enthusiastic, and the food was delicious. We chose the "Crazy" tasting menu, six courses in all. My favorite courses were the foie gras...More

1  Thank Debbie G
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$65
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5107-2 Center Street, Newtown, VA 23188
    (Courthouse Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley transport from NewTown to and from Merchant Square at 15 minute interval.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 757-565-7788
artcafe26, the place that’s different. Inventive, fresh, tasty, mostly organic produce. Molecular cuisine incorporated in dinner menu and daily dessert menus. Seasonal menu throughout the year.
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