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Old Chickahominy House

1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
+1 757-229-4689
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (151 reviews)
“fruit salad” (62 reviews)
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1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this place after visting Jamestown. The food was amazing, the place is cozy and historical, and the desserts heavenly.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I made a special trip to Williamsburg to have lunch at the Chickahominy House. It is in an old building outfitted with antique furniture with blends well with the colonial brunch. We had Miss Melinda's special which consisted of a peach and...More

Thank vaeggplantlover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 18th century home serves up some mighty fine vittles. Stopped for breakfast, and was not disappointed. Eggs, Virginia ham, bisquits, and more ... all darn right tasty. The restaurant is in a home converted to serving food, and has a small gift shop, as...More

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just flew into Richmond and took an afternoon side trip to the Jamestown Settlement, it was lunchtime and just turned the corner to go to the Settlement and I noticed this neat little cottage and a bunch of cars... lunchtime calls. Got lucky someone was...More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Becky's luncheon, which was ham biscuits and warm apple pie with a peach salad enttree. Everything was superb and service was great. This is a great place for both food and local color and history

Thank Rsnic
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming here for over 20 years. We love the Old Chickahominy House. You can expect to have to wait for a table. They are very popular. Luckily they have the cutest shop that you may browse while waiting. We...More

Thank MRX5
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Great option for casual fare in a somewhat refined setting. Daily specials, which info the date of our visit were BBQ and a wonderful black bean chili. Virginia ham biscuits are a specialty. Very reasonable prices. Kids' items available upon request--example: grilled cheese--as well as...More

Thank regiontravelreturns
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Order the reasonable special which includes salad, stew, ham biscuits, and pie.Then you are hooked. Take home stew and ham biscuits. And yes I took home a whole apple crumb pie. Hard choice it was! Try the chocolate and buttermilk. We drive over an hour...More

Thank D5129CYnancyd
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I have been eating here since I went to college in the 1980’s. The food is the same. It’s always great and they don’t feel the need to mess with perfection. Try the Brunswick stew; it is the best in the United States.

Thank Clay E
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Understand this place is not fancy nor is the menu extensive but it doesn’t need to be. This is a family-owned restaurant that has been in business a long time. The old house with its wooden floors and small rooms has charm and the personal...More

Thank Foodiein757
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Linda J
20 April 2018|
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Response from pawscoopmom84 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant hours are: Fri, Sat, Sun 7:30am - 2:30pm and Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 8:30am- 2:30pm. -They have a fixed menu and daily lunch specials. I hope this helps you.
10 September 2016|
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Response from 4afrog | Reviewed this property |
I call about 2 hours before we arrive - they take reservations for that day only - I always eat lunch there - They start seating at 11:30 for lunnch -
10 September 2016|
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Response from Trish D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take reservations. Go early because it gets crowded quickly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:15 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:15 PM
7:30 AM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3377
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-229-4689
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