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Blue Talon Bistro

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420 Prince George St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3620
+1 757-476-2583
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08:00 - 21:00
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Hampton, Virginia, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting the December farmers market on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg we decided to have lunch at the Blue Talon Bistro. WOW!! The ambience was so relaxing and the food was magnificent!! Highly recommended!!!

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Hamburg,NJ
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant had a great selection of items to chose for breakfast. It was reasonably priced and the service was attentive. Very pleasant décor and delicious well prepared food. I highly recommend this restaurant for breakfast. Great illy coffee from Italy!

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Thank Renee W
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good, I had the salmon and it was fantastic. My husband had a burger and said it was good but not outstanding. My friend ordered a liver dish and it came out cold. The chef actually made her a brand new dish and she loved it. For an expensive restaurant I was surprised that soda was... More 

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Thank Linette A
Weems, VA
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239 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around 11:45 for lunch on a busy Christmas season day but were seated promptly. Go early as by the time we left long line waiting. Our waiter was great. We each had a different choice but everything was wonderful. Presentation was nice. My chicken and mushroom crepe and side salad was superb. It's really a great place to... More 

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Wakeman, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us had dinner at The Blue Talon. My wife and I had mussels for appetizers and the others had French onion soup. My wife had a crepe dish, my son and I had the pot roast and his guest had the steak and salad. All of food was very good including the rolls. The pot roast was served... More 

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Thank M J
Southampton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an excellent breakfast experience with my family. We were looking for a place to have breakfast in town and we found the Blue Talon Bistro as we were walking by.. What a lovely discord. The decor is beautiful, the service is attentive, personal and kind.. The food is outstanding and everything t delicious! hat we ordered was delicious!!

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our recent visit to Williamsburg, VA we had a pop in lunch at this fancy restaurant. It was very crowded, but we got a spot at the bar, and we had a tasty, nice and very frenchy lunch. The only complaint: rather small portions. People who complain about the noise level have never been to a real french bistro!... More 

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Thank monsoontravel
Adam S, General Manager at Blue Talon Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing - and particularly for the reference to French bistros! We love that hustle and bustle and, yeah actually, the noise too. I know it sounds crazy to say (or to type) but that noise tells me I am in a place where people relax, be themselves and have a good time. Which helps me do the same.... More 

Cheraw, SC
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So no, didn't like it, won't be back. Three of us went, having had it recommended to us. Sigh. If you like paying exorbitant prices to eat sweetbreads and liver, in a loud atmosphere with minimal service, then you will love this restaurant. Since we don't like any of the above we were considerably less than pleased. Handicap access is... More 

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Adam S, General Manager at Blue Talon Bistro, responded to this review

Social media is the great equalizer! However we think we are doing, there are plenty of folks willing to share their opinion to set us straight. I won't argue with your analysis of our tables - we actually like them close together to create an urban, cosmopolitan feel that is lacking all over our wonderful small town. Also, we try... More 

Pacific Harbour, Fiji
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were in Williamsburg to visit all the Christmas festivities. He noticed the Blue Talon as we were walking by and checked out the menu. We decided we would eat there after we walked all over the Colonial area and the festive stores. We were able to get a seat at the bar (we prefer the bar... More 

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Melfa, Virginia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently visited Colonial Williamsburg for the weekend. We love the Blue Talon and once again, they did not disappoint. Everything we had, from the wine, to the appetizer (incredible mussels with a broth to die for!!), to the entree (we each got the steak frites...cooked and seasoned perfectly), to dessert, were spot on! From beginning to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
French, American, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Prince George St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3620
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-476-2583

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