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Berret's Restaurant

4.4
1789 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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Berret's Seafood 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 over 30 years.
Berret's 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 contact Berret's Restaurant directly.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, American, Southern
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Hours of operation
Berret's Seafood Restaurant is 0pen Daily from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm
Berret's Taphouse Grill: Open daily at 4:00/5:00 p.m. April through November (weather permitting and first come, first serve basis) NO RESERVATIONS TAKEN FOR THE TAPHOUSE GRILL
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Phone number
(757) 253-1847
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Richard Carr
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Francis Street
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Parking details
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.
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Entertainment
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.
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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.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1789 People Are Saying
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4.7
service
4.3
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5.0Dined a day ago

We loved everything. Visiting the area and tried several different restaurants. Berrets was far and above the best one. Each dish was nicely presented and very tasty. All 4 of us agreed it was a great meal. Our server was knowledgable and helpful. Wine selection was also way above average. The dessert blueberry cheesecake was also a hit. We will be back!!

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5.0Dined a day ago

Some of the best seafood we have ever had! We highly recommend this restaurant.

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4.0Dined 2 days ago

We dine here every year when we go to Kingsmill for the LPGA tournament. It is consistently good. Excellent local oyster selection, interesting entree specials, fun cocktails. Meal prep is always on point. Never over/under cooked. Good for parties, families and couples. The restaurant backs up to a parking lot and is across the street from a larger lot that always has available parking. There is a nice outside bar area if you just want to chill out and grab some apps and drinks. Usually some live music on weekends.

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3.0Dined 3 days ago

Ordered fried green tomatoes. In the past it was real floured fried green tomatoes. Now all dressed up with cheese and sauce, etc. NOT GOOD. Leave the simpler things alone.

Service was great. Salad not so good.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Claw meat crab cakes were good. Shrimp with pork belly was excellent. Creme brulee did not especially need the accompanying whipped cream and strawberries, but I readily concede that others might enjoy this. Service was pleasant and accommodating.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The waitress delivered our salads to the wrong person, she never came back to check on us as we had empty water glasses and never asked if we wanted a second glass of wine. At check out she gave us the bill but never came back to pick it up. A second waiter finally checked us out and gave us some take out boxes. Food was great though!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great evening in Tap Room. Oysters amazing! Destini was delightful

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

creative and outstanding seafood menu. Everything prepared and served exquisitely. Wish I lived closer! (we were on mini vacation)

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Mothers day

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We have eaten here many times and always enjoy our meal. They are always gluten free accommodating. Fish is fresh and yummy.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Excellent food & service - one of our favorite places!!!!!

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great atmosphere but food was no better than Red Lobster.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Nat was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We were at the restaurant for Mother's Day. It was great. I had brunch and their take on eggs Benedict with crab cakes was incredible. The breakfast sausage was absolutely one of the best i have ever had. It tasted like a really smokey Kielbasa.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food not very good. Service great

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great ambiance, great service, excellent food!! Our waiter Michael was wonderful!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

The food and service was top notch.
Try the fish in parchment - excellent.
The chef has a cookbook that has great seafood receipes.
The waiter told us about the cookbook so we purchased one and the chef signed it.
The ART IS Amazing, and for purchase.
Conviently Across the street from Willam and Mary.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

The food was delicious and the service was quite attentive. Our large group was very happy.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Pre Graduation dinner

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3.0Dined on May 9, 2018

If you love oysters and crab, you will enjoy this restaurant. Staff friendly, knowledgeable and efficient.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Visited Berret's for seafood while vacationing in Williamsburg. Husband and I shared soft-shell crab dinner and fish roasted in parchment, and a huge, excellent Caesar salad. Food was so good we returned the next night for same entrees plus 18 fabulous oysters (york and james). Both Dan and Taylor were excellent wait staff, and the outdoor dining experience just perfect. Highest ratings imaginable!

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4.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Excellent waiter (Don). Food was very good with large portions.

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

My husband and I come to Williamsburg frequently. Our meal at Berret's was exceptionally good on Monday evening. We're returning in December and will be sure to have dinner and/or lunch at Berret's.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

The crab cakes and scallops were excellent. Convenient location to Williamsburg

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Barrett’s was a wonderful little spot with great outdoor seating. The food was cooked perfectly and they had an awesome gluten free menu. Would highly recommend.

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4.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Red snapper + shrimp special was delicious.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Nice evening! Second night in! Weight staff very good. Food delish

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Nice location, comfortable ambiance. Food was decent but not great. The service is very good. The place gets busy so I recommend a reservation even for brunch. I would go back.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

I have been to Berret's several times over the years, and this restaurant always makes me want to return! I've been there with my children when they were 10 years old, and I've been there with adults, and the place has been perfect for both. The food is very good - interesting and innovative while being tasty and filling. It was good! We sat outside on a lovely evening and enjoyed ourselves very much!

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

We so appreciate Berrett's being able to accomodate my food allergies. Patio dining is our favorite place. I enjoyed my birthday crabcake dinner. Ashley was a great server. My birthday carrot cake dessert was big enough for four! The small bottle of champagne was a nice send off to my birthday celebration

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4.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Met out of state friends from the Midwest here for dinner as they wanted to experience fresh seafood, and we were very satisfied with our meals. All food and service was very good.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Wonderful food and service! Thank you

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4.0Dined on April 24, 2018

She crab soup still good, was better when served with special vial of sherry rather than have waiter drip it on from a large container. Food is good, but more costly than the last time I dined there

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5.0Dined on April 23, 2018

Delicious crab cakes for sure but everything was good!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

We enjoyed three visits to Berret’s while on vacation. Everything was outstanding especially our server Christian. He made our dining experience exceptional.

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3.0Dined on April 20, 2018

In the past we liked everything at Berret's. This time three of our group of four found the food disappointing.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Nice place to rest feet for Williamsburg lunch. Would recommend to anyone visiting historic area.

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4.0Dined on April 18, 2018

We have been eating at Berret’s on every trip to Williamsburg since about 1989. We love knowing it’s there and are always assured of a welcome and tasty food.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Our server was the highlight of the night. We also enjoyed eating outdoors very much! thanks for making my birthday special :)

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

My friends and I enjoyed our get together with an excellent lunch and very delicious deserts.

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