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About King's Arm Tavern
After Jane Vobe opened the King’s Arms Tavern in 1772, it became one of the town’s most genteel establishments. She once described it as a place “where the best people resorted.” Today, the tavern remains true to her words. From the finest furnishings to the most gracious service, the King’s Arms Tavern offers musical entertainment in an elegant environment.
Enter the rustic reproduction tavern and be greeted by a server dressed in the fashion of the 18th century. Hear “the news of the day” from a citizen of Williamsburg. Choose from a chophouse menu, featuring prime rib, pork chops, and roasted lamb.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Thursday - Monday: 11:30am - 2:30pm.
Dinner: Thursday - Monday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Tavern parking is located on Francis Street adjacent to the tavern.
CW Buses Only
Chef Linwood Blizzard
BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Non-Smoking, Wine
King's Arm Tavern Ratings and Reviews
I made probably my 8th visit to the Inn this past weekend. As always , the entire experience was wonderful. Service, hospitality, setting and food were again fantastic. I did notice however, that from my first visit years ago, the peanut soup used to be served in a soup dish, but now in a soup cup. Just a sign of the times I guess. The Kings Arms Inn is a must stop for anyone in the vicinity of Colonial Williamsburg. When I am there again, I will be sure to make a reservation.
Nice ambience to the restaurant, and the meal itself was great. Our server was knowledgeable of the food, and made sure we understood what we were ordering. He also told use some interesting stories about eating back in colonial times that I was unaware of. All in all an enjoyable experience for people that are visiting Colonial Williamsburg and want a taste of the old days.
4th time there over the years. Won't go back. Sat upstairs. Escort to 2nd fl way ahead of us. Tough climb as we are best 70 but we're not asked if we could do it. Hot! Sweating but room we entered thru fine. Asked for steak stuffed w/oysters. Arrived w/o. Told server to skip them but they arrived later on side and I was charged tho asked to skip. Bread baked sometime ago. For $100 won't go back. No one seemed to care
The last time I was there, jfk was president and I was on a Girl Scout trip. There sure were a lot of school kids there last week. I was in a small room away from them. Only 1 crying baby and not a lot of atmosphere. I probably had the same meal I had 55 years ago: soup, 1/2 a Cornish game hen, veggies and dessert. The peanut soup was excellent and I got the recipe for it. There's not much meat on Cornish game hens. My friend had the venison, rabbit and duck pie, which he enjoyed. We split the bread pudding for dessert. The bill, including one drink each, tax and tip came to $120. When leaving, we saw musicians playing in other sections of the restaurant, but not ours, which was in a far corner of the 2nd floor.
This is an experience everyone should have once or twice in a lifetime.
Went here for a graduation celebration. Tasty food, beautiful setting and very fitting for William & Mary grads who have lived essentially in the CW (Colonial Williamsburg) for 4 years but often ignore it. Interesting staff stories - had a good time and good food.
This was overall a fun place to eat. The beer selection was interesting, and it was a different experience. There was a violin/fiddle player that came into the room and performed a few songs, and another colonial character that spoke to the guests and posed for pictures. A true colonial Williamsburg experience. I just wish the food had been better. The steaks lacked flavor, the cornish game hen had been starved, apparently, and it was expensive - entrees running $30+. Our server was great, and we weren't sorry we went, but it doesn't warrant a second visit, in my opinion.
We had a very enjoyable dinner at Kings Arm Tavern in Williamsburg Va, on May 11th, 2017. We ate upstairs in a room that felt like a private dining space. James was our waiter and was attentive to all our needs. We have been vacationing in Wliiamsburg sine 1977. We have eaten in the tavern each time we are there., probably 10 or 12 times. We enjoy the restaurant so much that we also ate lunch there on May 11th. Carolyn was our very attentive server. We had a table that looked right out on Duke of Gloucester Street.
We stayed at the Brick House Tavern and it made it very convenient to walk down the street for dinners. It rained that day and it was cozy in the Tavern. Thank you.
Beautiful atmosphere, outstanding food and great drinks and our waitress, Lynette, was perfect and so friendly. Celebrated our anniversary and my birthday and had tableside
Music and they arranged a candle in my dessert. Highly recommended. Was sorry to hear that the "powers to be" are doing away with the music in all the taverns in the historic district. They really need to think that over and get their heads in straight. Not a wise
Move in their part.
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