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Berret's Restaurant

4.4
1815 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 $2 per hour.
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Entertainment
Live Music on the outdoor stage at Berret's Taphouse Grill Tuesday through Sunday through October in the summer time.n Check website for complete schedule.
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Special events & promotions
Steal the Pint Nights at the Taphouse Grill some Thursdays throughout the summer. Live entertainment on the outdoor stage on Tuesday through Sunday through October. Trivia Nights are Mondays
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1815 People Are Saying
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4.7
service
4.3
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4.2
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Great food. Very pretty inside and out. Fabulous service. We were lost Michael came out and found us and showed us back to the restaurant. Above and beyond the call of customer duty

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

The seafood was great.... We had soft shell crab (in season...) Delicious!! We came back a second night.

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4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

The crab cake my husband had on Saturday 6/9/18 was no longer fresh!

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

We stopped here for lunch, and we were really impressed. The service was friendly and great, the food was hot and fresh, and the restaurant was very clean.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Great service and food!!! We highly recommend Berret's.

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

We had enjoyed Berrets over the years and it did not disappoint.

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Great food, very good service, nice ambiance

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5.0Dined on June 4, 2018

We always enjoy our lunches and dinners at Berrets. Greatl seafood. Nice ambiance. Good service.

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5.0Dined on June 4, 2018

The food was fantastic. Definitely would go again when in the area.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Christian was our waiter and he was super. Helpful with our selection of drinks and entree. Also had a sense of humor that really added to our experience

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4.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Good food great ambience. Service was good and fast.

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5.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Loved it so much we came back the next day for lunch!

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5.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Tha food was great. The scallops were prepared perfectly. The presentation was excellent. Our waiter was very kind and knowledgeable. Kudos to your staff.

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1.0Dined on May 28, 2018

Food was subpar at best and didn't sit well with my stomach service was poor dont waste your time or money on this place

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5.0Dined on May 28, 2018

This place was excellent in every way. From the food to the service we really left impressed. And they did a great job of seeming to enjoy the 3yo that was with us, lol. Oh and I had an excellent old fashioned. I wish I would have written down the name of the local rye whiskey that was in it, because it was great. Definitely recommend.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Food and service were excellent. We were seated right on time. We did have reservations as well.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

We had an amazing dinner! This is the first time we were here and we will definitely be back!! We had two small kids with us too and the waitress was very good about bringing their stuff first! The food was great!!! We had the oysters, seared tuna appetizer, and the crab dip appetizer! Delicious! The between the 4 of us we had the Red, White, and Blue plate, softshell crab special, Mahi Mahi, and the blue plate! Everything was wonderful! This is also a great place to get drinks and listen to music if you don’t want to eat!

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2018

DO NOT MISS THIS RESTAURANT. This was the dining highlight of our long planned trip to Williamsburg. Everything was truly perfect. It was an extremely temperate evening, we sat outside, and our server, Mary Catherine, was skilled at her job and is the happiest person I’ve encountered in a long time. The seafood was obviously fresh and prepared excellently; the spicing was perfect. This truly is a DO NOT MISS opportunity.

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4.0Dined on May 23, 2018

Berrets can be counted on to deliver consistently excellent meals and service without costing a fortune. It is increasingly becoming my "go to" restaurant of choice.

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5.0Dined on May 21, 2018

The evening was superb. Our waitress, I believe her name was Beth, was gracious, knowledgeable, & absolutely perfect. We began our meal w/ excellent oysters on the half shell & proceeded to well-cooked entrees. For myself as an affectionado of soft shell crabs, the evening was a special delight. Food arrived promptly, hot items were hot, & cold food cold. Wines were well-chosen & temperature matched their vintage. As a resident this meal was the best I have had a Berrets in quite a while. We will put this on our return visit agenda.

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3.0Dined on May 20, 2018

the brunch was not the quality of the dinner food ... first time and won’t be back for brunch

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

A nice way to spend a Sunday lunch, the restaurant was fantastic, our waitress was friendly , the food was delicious. A nice place to enjoy your food.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Went recently for an anniversary. Food was amazing. Blue plate special was unbelievable. I wish I had skipped the bread because I was so stuffed...but the bread was pretty delicious too. Definitely did not need the dessert which we insisted on having. I will definitely return.

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Berretts has always been a local favorite. Casual, reasonably priced, good food. The major draw back is parking. Due to its location next to Merchants Square a convenient parking spot is generally not available. Car parks are located within 1-3 blocks.

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Food was very good. Our waitress was exceptional. We ordered a tuna appetizer that did not taste great and she immediately returned it to the kitchen with a smile. Would definitely come back and would recommend to others.

One small point was that the restaurant's system showed us as not having arrived...even though we were sitting in their dining room at our requested reservation time. The next day I got an email from open table urging me to make sure to cancel if we don't show up, but we had dined there, and arrived on time. I believe it was corrected, so overall a very good experience.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

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 on May 19, 2018

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

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

We really enjoyed our meal and would definitely return. The seafood was wonderful.

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4.0Dined on May 18, 2018

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 on May 17, 2018

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 on May 16, 2018

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 on May 15, 2018

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 on May 15, 2018

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

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

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 on May 13, 2018

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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