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Cove Tavern - CLOSED

3701 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-3439
+1 757-565-5430
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
18 Mar 2015
7 Dec 2014
“Entrees Average/ Stick with Sandwiches”
Restaurant Hours
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
3701 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-3439
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81 - 90 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2012

Nice place for a casual meal. It is a tavern not a 4-star haute cuisine but the food is just as good. Had flank steak and spouse had oysters. Landshark beer on special. Nice staf, everyone freindly and helpful

1  Thank anonomuse
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Me and some of my girls came to VA to see family over the past weekend and looking for something fun yet settle to do my friend introduced me to this spot she said she used to go to all the time and it was...More

1  Thank Breonna G
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I've been to Cove Tavern for lunch several times over the last few months, once for dinner. To my taste, it is a vast improvement over the previous occupant of the building, the Backfin. A varied menu with some nice twists on ordinary offerings -...More

Thank SBS50
Reviewed 27 February 2012

I will admit the main reason why I selected this establishment to dine at is because it is owned by local NFL hall of famer ROGER BROWN. However I must say that this place is beautiful inside, and the food isnt half bad. the fried...More

Thank Philvz
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Me and my boyfriend went there last night... We started with crab bake and mussels... Delicious... Then I had had the fish tacos which had a pineapple salsa.... Flavors were spot on... Bartender Kari is awesome :-)

Thank KarynaChanel
Reviewed 17 February 2012

We have been here twice, once right after it opened. It is extremely noisy, which makes conversation difficult. We decided to visit again to see if there was any change. Our server this time started us off on the wrong foot as soon as we...More

Thank 2chilovers
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Live in/around Williamsburg area and want to try a new "locals" restaurant? Tourist in town and don't want to eat at a national chain restaurant? I highly recommend the Cove Tavern on Strawberry Plains Rd for really good food (she crab chowder is a MUST...More

Thank Snorkeling_Fish
Reviewed 10 December 2011

A few weeks ago, 5 of us went to The Cove on Strawberry Plains Blvd. on a Sunday afternoon. The cove is under new management (It was The Backfin). The five of us had Fried Flounder, Broiled Flounder, Seafood Platter, Seafood Chowder some with Coleslaw,...More

Thank wJohnJohnston
Reviewed 6 December 2011

This is a newly renovated and newly owned restaurant that used to be the Backfin. We loved the Backfin and were sorry that it was sold. But I think the Cove will be one of our new favorites as well. Great decor - blond wood...More

1  Thank pgolden
Reviewed 16 November 2011

The cove Tavern is fun, friendly and the food is amazing. It is located off the tourist path but worht the effort to find it. The food selection is a mix of southern, Caribbean, Spanish along with burgers and fries. I had the Cabo Tacos...More

2  Thank MCB28
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3701 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-565-5430
  • E-mail
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