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Raleigh Tavern Bakeshop

Duke of Gloucester St., Behind the Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 888-976-0916
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ginger cookies” (38 reviews)
“cakes” (67 reviews)
“turnovers” (7 reviews)
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Duke of Gloucester St., Behind the Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located behind the Raleigh Tavern and has a variety of items for a quick bite or drink. They have bottled water, soda, root beer, ginger ale and other cold beverages. They also have hot and cold cider and hot coffee. There are coolers...More

Thank TNtraveler070567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, you've been going all day at CW and run out of time for lunch because you have to get to another presentation? Go to Raleigh's, where they have excellent snacks and desserts that are portable and tasty and reasonably prices (as are the drinks).

Thank EJISK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ginger cakes, and other homemade items are fun to try. Other beverages and snacks are availble, too.

Thank 741lolo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked in behind other buildings, this excellent choice for lunch is often overlooked. They have sandwiches and fresh baked goods, sodas, cold cider, hot tea and a self-serve espresso machine. Quick service and benches to sit out back make this a simple choice.

Thank 882Traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coffee, great baked goods. Easy in and out. Just step through the door, grab what you want, pay and exit the next door!

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A must for anyone visiting Colonial Williamsburg. A nice place to take a break from all the tours and sightseeing. Fresh-baked ginger cookies are terrific and I even order them when I can't be there but enjoy them at home.

Thank N2220FQjoanc
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The bakery has cold beverages, sandwiches, chips, etc. for a quick lunch while at the far end of Colonial Williamsburg. Most of the food places are at the other end so it was nice to stop in here without walking all the way back to...More

Thank phosford
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Grab and go food like prepared sandwiches and salads. Sells snacks like famous ginger cake cookies. In historic area. No indoor seating. Less friendly than it used to be...miss items made on site. Frequently crowded--length of queue can make browsing items difficult. Convenience prices.

Thank regiontravelreturns
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The bakeshop is a good place to grab some colonial baked goods for a light snack. The snack items which are strictly colonial are ginger snap cookies, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal raisin, sugar cookies, apple turnovers and a pretzel roll. There are also some modern...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The historic taverns were too busy for me, so I decided just to grab some lunch at the Raleigh Tavern Bakeshop during my visit to Colonial Williamsburg. I got the salad with chicken, a bottle of water, and a ginger cookie-cake for $13.54 and sat...More

Thank ChemTeacherTraveller
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Response from rick d | Reviewed this property |
The only Williamsburg cookbook I have is "The Williamsburg Art of Cookery", a 1972 reprint of 1938 and 1966 earlier versions I inherited from my mother. There is no such recipe in it, but that doesn't mean it isn't in some... More
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Shanna W
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Response from steph4867 | Reviewed this property |
You might try the Williamsburg website?
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Response from 01dale | Reviewed this property |
This is take out, you pick it up, then pay and go outside to find a bench to eat. You can probably plan on $5--7 for a sandwich, $2-3 for slices of pie or each baked good. Prices are not cheap, but probably typical for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duke of Gloucester St., Behind the Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 888-976-0916
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