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Fat Canary

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410 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3603 (Between Henry and Boundary Sts)
+1 757-229-3333
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looking for a restaurant in Williamsburg that is above and beyond ? Go to the Fat Canary. Reservations are a must .Small but cozy and comfortable . We went there to celebrate a birthday - the menu was personalized for the occasion and was signed by all the staff that was working that night . A nice souvenir for a... More 

Thank Janice M
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our anniversary happens to be Feb. 14th Valentines Day, which mean we usually don't go to a restaurant on our anniversary because of the poor service we usually received on this day. But, the Fat Canary, was nothing like our past experiences. When I booked the reservations in the note section, I commented that it was our 36 wedding anniversary... More 

Thank Missy3
Chesapeake, Virginia
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81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Fat Canary. We went for a late valentine's dinner. As always this place is amazing. I would eat here more often if we lived closer please continue with the great food and service.

Thank Angela S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was excellent. They accommodated us and our allergies and needs perfectly. The food was very good and what we expected. The toasted marshmallow ice cream was REALLY good. I will always remember that. The ambience was ok. Very crowded and loud. Hard to have a conversation so not a great date spot but was still very nice.

Thank Dan W
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, so we could not get a reservation at the Fat Canary last night. However, we did go over to the restaurant and get seated at the bar. The folks at the bar were extremely pleasant, those working there and the other customers seated at the bar. David was one of the folks working the bar; we understand that if... More 

Thank Frankmcc
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was wonderful! Only complaint was I ordered an old fashion from the bar and they put some kind of soda in it.

Thank dpinno1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent on all aspects ! The dinner was superb; especially the pork. The help is always very professional and friendly with a deep knowledge of their product.

Thank Ken J
Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been dining here for several years and each time we go - it's more wonderful than the last. The food and service are second to none in Williamsburg. With Lynn as a warm and welcoming presence, the combination of these elements work in perfect harmony - every single time!

Thank RPSheffield
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Uptown cuisine in DOG Street.... wonderful preparation, great food from start to finish . Waiters are attentive and service is great. Get reservations early!

Thank joankelley
richmond, va
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159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started with fried oysters, was not overly impressed with those. For entrees we had rock fish and the tenderloin, both were very good. The wine and the service were great.

Thank susan822

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3603
    (Between Henry and Boundary Sts)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-229-3333

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