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Center Street Grill

) #65 of 267 Restaurants in Williamsburg ££ - £££ American, Steakhouse,
5101 Center St, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2655
+1 757-220-4600
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
5101 Center St, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2655
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant features a varied & wide menu, with several fish& seafood offerings. A good raw bar features oysters from VA & other prime locations. The bar area has entertainment & Sunday is special with a brunch. This is a place where anyone can find...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, delicious lunch! Loved the turkey, brie, bacon, pretzel roll sandwich w sweet potato wedges!

Thank Stephanie1_10
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! One of my favorites as well!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have frequented this restaurant occasionally for the past few years and have never had a bad experience. I came here a few weeks ago with a group of friends and my husband (a party of 5 total). It was busy but...More

Thank ZestyZucchini
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for letting us take care of you! We appreciate you taking the time to write about us. Look forward to your next visit! By the way, I love your tag name!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here with another couple who live in the area. The food is generally decent and they have a lot of choices. I chose one of their seafood specials and it was fine. My husband ordered the steak special, ribeye, rare. Unfortunately, they overcooked...More

Thank Myrna F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually don't submit reviews on restaurants, but this time we had to, just to inform this business of the poor attitude of their employees. My wife and I visited Center Street Grill back in February for our annual business trip to Williamsburg. We had...More

Thank DannyClinton
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I can honestly say that you are not as disappointed as I am! We constantly train and re-train our staff about superior service and making sure that our guests are taken care and feel special from the minute they walk in the door. Our service...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

The restaurant is locally owned, with owner often seating the guests. Food and service are excellent. Have had lunch and dinner, as well as large family dinners. All included very good service, reasonably priced and great food. Locally prepared desserts. INSIDER TIP: On Monday evenings...More

Thank jhughes501
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thanks so much for the glowing review. You have touched on all of the things we strive for in taking care of our guests. I appreciate the time you took to write us a review. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food is really good and all ingredients are fresh. The service is good. A large group has a service charge added automatically so the staff know they will be rewarded. The lights are low and the music is low .the background. The bar is...More

Thank Donna P G
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thanks you for taking the time to write about Center Street Grill. I am glad that you noticed all of the things we do to make your experience a great one. Our mission is to make sure you come back to enjoy something different every...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is situated on a corner of the street and has patio seating. Granted we visited on Mother's Day, but good grief, we waited one hour for our food. It was, however, very delicious. Our server, Eric was awesome, friendly, professional, and proficient at...More

Thank Norma F
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Norma, I want to apologize for the length of time that you had to wait for your food. Not only was it Mother's Day but it was also William and Mary Graduation which had us seating and feeding over 300 people. However, that is no...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

In our 4 or 5 trips to Williamsburg in a year we rarely go outside of the Duke of Gloucester and old town area but at the encouragement of some friends we decided to give New Town a try and we are not sorry. The...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The soup a tomato and hot pepper was the best I've had. Spicy but good spicy crushed tomatoes galore. The fries were awesome. Best so far on this trip! The service was very good. I had the French dip and the au jus was loaded...More

Thank randyd667
Jacx r, Owner at Center Street Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

I love that you enjoyed your visit with us so much! That is my goal! All of our soups are homemade and delicious and we are very proud of the culinary talents of our Chefs. Compliments on our creations is what motivates us to do...More

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1 September 2016|
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Response from Jacx r | Property representative |
Yes we can do special menus for private parties in our back room. Please call Jacx at the restaurant-757-220-4600
4 May 2016|
Response from Elisabeth D | Reviewed this property |
They usually do special menus for holidays. And YES...make a reservation. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 Center St, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2655
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-4600
American style restaurant where everything is made from scratch. Seafood, steaks, pasta, and daily specials provides something for everyone. Patio seating available as well as a full bar and live music on the weekends. Center Street Grill is family friendly but also special enough for any date night or special occasion. Private rooms can hold from two to eight to eighty people for anything from business dinners to wedding receptions.
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