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Oceans & Ale

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Prime Outlets 5601-1 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-253-2253
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very active and lively atmosphere. Our server took our order quickly and frequently came back to check on us and provide additional crab legs.

Thank R1GRO
Fairfax County, VA
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are fairly frequent visitors to Williamsburg, mostly for holiday weekends. We have a few favorite restaurants but can always fit another one in. First visit, a late lunch after some "shop 'til you drop" at the outlet mall. My wife and I both had the seafood cobb salad, which was plenty big and well adorned with shrimp and lump... More 

Thank UmpChap
Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is only one local Bar in Williamsburg who gave a great food and a great environment for night out with my husband. Thank you to be there for us . We always coming back.

Thank matviyivj
East Aurora, New York
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family visits Williamsburg once a summer and we always make sure to have dinner here at least once! Great service, atmosphere, and food!

Thank rightmyt
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Oceans and Ale has the NFL ticket so when you are away from home and want to catch your favorite team on Sunday Oceans and Ale is the place to enjoy the game. They have 8 rotating taps and serve many local beers all the time. Service is good and the restaurant fills up but there is usually a bar... More 

Thank Tracy947
Richmond, VA
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This great restaurant is right by the Prime Outlets in Williamsburg, VA. The food is fresh and original and tastes great. I had one of the daily specials, the Sober Sandwich, which had thick cut, fresh made Turkey breast and Ham. The sandwich was so large, I couldn't finish it all. My wife had the crab tacos which she said... More 

Thank altonite
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

My husband and I had dinner here as a "date night" during our vacation to Williamsburg. We happened to go on all-you-can-eat crab leg night, so the place was packed, but popular also usually means good food. We ate outside on their patio, which was very nice. My husband liked their beer selection and our meals were excellent. I'm not... More 

Thank Celeste S
Beckley, West Virginia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Arriving into Williamsburg after a 5 hour drive, my husband and I were ready for an early light supper. This place suited us to a tee! On tap craft beers and seafood were perfect. The seafood Nachos are a signature dish that was excellent ! Service was great. Atmosphere was relaxing. We will return whenever in the area!

Thank Sharon C
Ringgold, VA
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This restaurant was perfect for a great seafood lunch without all the shopping crowds. Although it is conveniently located on the fringe of the mall, it's hidden just enough to eliminate the majority of shoppers. The service was great, and the selection of food and beverage, including ample beer selections, was more than some of the larger restaurants in the... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome crab legs for a great all-you-can-eat price! Also good hush puppies to go along with them. Their wings were good but didn't have a sauce spicy enough for my taste. Good service and atmosphere.

Thank Ashley R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prime Outlets 5601-1 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-253-2253

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