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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%
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“bistro steak” (58 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4524
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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 3 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 4 days 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.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days 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 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Chuck993723
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in town 30 minutes before closing. The service and food was AWESOME!!!! Jaime is very personable. They even turned the tv to TNF!!!! The ribs were literally falling off the bone. Crab cake all meat little filling.

Thank khar2582
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After searching several other restaurants, this one popped up as being rated very well and now we know why. The food was incredible and wasn't just the run of the mill...everything had just a little something extra which made it outstanding. We will be back!

Thank D B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here based on earlier trip advisor reviews. Gotta say they were spot on. Enjoyed happy hour ( beer, burger and appetizer) in the bar where Jamie made sure we had everything we needed. Food was great and beer cold and refreshing. Can't beat the...More

Thank 4thamigo
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I loved our dining experience. John K was a great waiter. The food was excellent, especially the shrimp on the Romaine salad. The Carrot cake for desert was fabulous, enough for 2 and some left to take back to the hotel. Loved...More

Thank Kevin G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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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