About Berret's Restaurant
Berret's Restaurant specializes in fresh regional seafood-shrimp, blue crab, scallops, oysters, and tuna. Also offering steaks, chicken, and vegetarian selections. Full beverage service, micro brews, and wines. Voted by Williamsburg locals as the best seafood restaurant for 30 years.
The Taphouse Grill features the food wines and beers of Virginia with 8 drafts, unique and hard to find wines grilled fish, steak, rotisserie chicken and burgers all in a casual outdoor seating. Weather permitting
from April until November.
ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE FOR INSIDE DINING ONLY.
For parties over 6 people, please call us at (757) 253-1847
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Seafood, American, Southern
Hours of Operation:
Open Daily for Lunch: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner:5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 5:00 p.m.-10 p.m.
Bar open all day serving food and beverages
Taphouse Grill: Open daily at 4:00/5:00 p.m. April through October (weather permitting and first come, first serve basis) NO RESERVATIONS TAKEN FOR THE TAPHOUSE GRILL
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music on the outdoor stage at Berret's Taphouse Grill on Fridays and Saturdays in the summer time. Check the website for entertainment schedule.
One hour free parking available behind the restaurant- Paid parking available across the street from restaurant for $1 per hour. Berret's validates for two hours of free parking in pay lot when you dine with us. Bring your parking ticket with you to lunch or dinner and ask your server for details.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Steal the Pint Nights at the Taphouse Grill on Thursdays throughout the summer. Live entertainment on the outdoor stage on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through October.
Berret's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Becca was fantastic, very sweet, and jus ...
Becca was fantastic, very sweet, and just all out amazing. She's definitely an asset to your company. The food was great as well. The Osso Bucco was cooked perfectly...fall off the bone, and tender with every bite. Will definitely be back!
Comfortable restaurant with several dini ...
Comfortable restaurant with several dining rooms and an attached bar and lounge. The seafood in parchment we had was exceptional and served promptly. Our server was attentive and helped use with our selections.
We will definitely be back.
What a great pick for dinner!!!! We are ...
What a great pick for dinner!!!! We are not from the area and were deciding on this Resturant and another. We are so glad to choose this one. The waitress was so sweet and accommodating with any request. She even helped with selection of what is the best wine with a meal. She checked on us more than the usual one time ten seconds after the meal arrives!!
The general manager stopped by the table and greeted us in the beginning and also checked on how we liked the meal at the end.
The food was delicious! We both ordered a seafood dish and couldn't be more delighted. The crab cakes are to die for!!! Please tell the cook that he did a fantastic job!! We are from Philadelphia and are often more critical with food in other cities as we are so spoiled with our favorite places to eat. Also the presentation was great!
This place is an amazing place to eat. We will definitely will return here over the summer when we return.
Four friends welcoming in the New Year c ...
Four friends welcoming in the New Year chose Berret's for great seafood on our last night in Williamsburg and were so happy! The place we chose for New Year's Eve was a little disappointing. Berret's made up for all of that. We all had different delicious entrees and shared two desserts. The soups, the seafood, the steak, the sauces....FABULOUS! And...our server, Lisa, was very attentive and a lot of fun. We will definitely come back on ththe next trip.
The staff members were friendly & welcom ...
The staff members were friendly & welcoming. They were extremely busy as it was NewYear's Eve. However, the food was delivered in a timely manner. The food was rather mediocre for the price. We think we would prefer to sit st the bar & have appetizers.
Food was average, and only came out afte ...
Food was average, and only came out after a 45 minute wait from the time we sat down. Server mixed up order (there were two salmon items on the menu). They removed the charge for the wrong one (we were willing to pay for it, though).
Berret's was wonderful! I thoroughly enj ...
Berret's was wonderful! I thoroughly enjoyed the seafood trip and maple swordfish--all was excellent! Our hostess was very attentive and friendly, as well as the manager! Great place and definitely recommend, will be returning next time I'm in Williamsburg!
ok, but not great. It was highly recomme ...
ok, but not great. It was highly recommended and we thought it would be great. The meals were ok. One of our group members had the seafood bisque. It tasted like it was made with two day old seafood. Very fishy. Another had crab cakes. We had had them at Seafarer on Richmond Road the day before and the carb cakes at Berret's didn't come close to them. I had a seafood combo with salmon. The salmon was very good but the oysters were tastless. It was expensive for what it was. Try another place and then Berret's to compare.
I had never heard of this until my wife ...
I had never heard of this until my wife and I went to Christmas town in Busch Gardens on Christmas eve. She mentioned wanting to try it, so we made the drive up on her birthday. The food was great, atmosphere was awesome and the local area had us wandering around looking at the shops. I would definitely recommend this to others.
We have been going to Berrets for many y ...
We have been going to Berrets for many years and have enjoyed it very much. This year things did not go well. I ordered the seafood parchment which was delicious as usual. My husband ordered a seafood dish and the meal was cold. Very cold. There were a few other issues throughout the evening that did not bode well. The assistant manager gave us our desserts at no charge to make up for the meal which my husband did not eat. He had a great discussion with the manager who, after we left, called me and said she was taking the meal off of our bill and really wanted us to return. She was very kind and genuinely concerned and we did return for lunch the following day and had a great lunch. We appreciated the follow-through in wanting to make things right. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others.
We went to Berrets prior to a William an ...
We went to Berrets prior to a William and Mary basketball game, and needed to eat within a specific time-frame. This we did...comfortably. The meal was extremely well prepared, the service was excellent and we all had an excellent meal. In a seafood restaurant though it would be nice to see something other than salmon, and MahiMahi. What happened to cod, plaice, haddock etc.? This is the small point department though. I will certainly go back again, it was very cosy, warm and inviting and the food was excellent.
The food here is usually just o.k., but ...
The food here is usually just o.k., but when we reserve on Open Table we have always gotten the same booth by a window, so we continue to go. This time, the Host took our name, but then took the name from the woman behind us and seated her first, (annoying) but also in that booth, then brought us to a table in the middle of the room. They were clearing another booth, so we asked to be seated there. Waitress was fine, but service was slow. Food, as usual, was ok., not great. Probably won't go back.
We have dined here often and it remains ...
We have dined here often and it remains one of our favorite restaurants. Tried the chicken and cured ham sandwich for the first time. It has moved to my must order again list. It was absolutely delicious. My favorite dinner item is the seafood in parchment paper.
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