Cochon on 2nd

4.8
1696 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
With innovative cuisine, genuine hospitality and a welcoming atmosphere, Cochon on 2nd is a place where fine cuisine meets approachable comforts. We work hard to find the perfect selection of ingredients that create a memorable dining experience. Our chef-driven restaurant, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, offers rotating menus of food creations that make this a top choice when dining in the Hampton Roads area. Our unique concept is perfect for both special occasions and everyday dining.

Whether you’re planning a family dinner, a night out with friends, or a gastronomy treat for out-of-town guests, we believe Cochon on 2nd will become your favorite dining destination.

Experiences

  • Valentine's Day Celebration

    $85.00 per person

    Feb 11 - Feb 14, 2022

    Celebrate your special someone with us! Join us for our four course Chef's Dinner. Leave all the work to us so you can enjoy your favorite person for this special day!
What 1696 people are saying
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GHenry
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meal was superb! Our server also superb! We prefer sitting in the dining room with the fireplace, but couldn’t due to a private party. The bar/casual area was quite noisy for a Sunday night, but the acoustics definitely play a part in the noise. All in all, one of our favorite restaurants!!

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JenD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite restaurant ever ! Food is always delicious
Great service! Beautiful ambiance

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Tetons2
Denver
30 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time here, and it was perfect in every way. Food was great, staff was exceptional.

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FLG144
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service; interesting atmosphere.

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LongtimePatron
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extraordinary! From Orange old fashioned with salmon tartare to fried oysters to maple leaf duck breast to the dual dessert of crème brûlée and chocolate moose everything was prepared perfectly and delicious!! Service was outstanding too with great attention and timing. We’ll be returning soon for the next special occasion and even regular occasion with guests.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved the experience! We noticed the attention to detail when it came to the fresh cut flowers and personalized menu. It was very thoughtful. The staff was great. The food was excellent. For an anniversary dinner, it was more than I expected!

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vipSunny
Richmond
38 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fireplace room was very welcoming. Good waiter and superb food.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I fell in love with Cochon a month ago. We took our son to dinner last night and we had an amazing dinner. I HIGHLY recommend this restaurant.

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BB22
Richmond
12 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall5food5service4ambience5

What an awesome place. Our go to whenever in Williamsburg!

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TerryD
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was excellent and knowledgeable. The drinks great, my tenderloin was excellent and I'm picky.

EA
vipEdAllen
Savannah
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dining experiences we have ever had and hands down the best in Williamsburg! From the moment we arrived we were impressed in every area. Our server, David is excellent and gave recommendations that were spot on. I had a fried oyster salad and a ribeye. The oysters were the best I have ever had...the breading was light and crispy and the oysters were full of flavor. Thee ribeye....perfect...better than many I have had for almost twice the price. I did not even think about ruining it with steak sauce as this one was so tender and filled with juicy flavor and goodness. I applaud Neil Griggs and his entire staff...they are all second to none! We will be bac again, and again!!!

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JohnM
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The food was good, over priced for what you get. $15.00 for a mixed drink is over priced for what you get. $10.00 for desserts that are not worth the price. The meal was good but it is not 50.00 per meal price. Two people with an appetizer, 2 drinks, 2 dinners and 2 desserts was $262 without tip! This place is over rated for the money and we eat at high end restaurants weekly all over the US. Opus9 is totally worth this type of money, but whom ever owns this restaurant thinks he provides more value than what he has to offer. I would skip this restaurant unless you want to over pay for a decent meal, not worth what they charge and their craft cocktails they boast about are nothing special and you can get better at any bar for half the price! Totally not worth the money! Skip the over priced menu and visit the chefs kitchen or OPUS 9, Fat Canary are so much better for half the cost! We will not be back until they get straight on ripping off the public on their prices. We are at Opus9 last week had wine, 2 steaks, dessert and an appetizer and spent with tip $200. You do the math!

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ScottieG
Richmond
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lamb chops were cooked perfectly and delicious. Our server, Jody, provided excellent service and contributed to an enjoyable evening. Highly recommended!

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vipJanetM
Houston
23 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was exceptional on our third new years eve here. So good and consistent its become our NYE tradition. Jody was incredible in all her service as was all the staff. A very special place for a special night. See you next NYE!

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gwc1
Wilmington
29 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This may have been the best dinner we have ever had in Williamsburg! Everything was perfect! The four course new year's eve menu had many wonderful choices. Six people who love fine dining all were delighted with each of their meals. Our server was the perfect balance between attentive and unobtrusive and was helpful in wine selections.
We recommend Cochon to anyone who loves fine dining in a comfortable setting.

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RobertC
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing restaurant, service was as good as the food!

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ChrisH
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service. Party in bar was very loud but our room was good.

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ChrisW
Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Christine was amazing! The hostess was not an asset to the establishment, but Christine went above and beyond to make it an wonderful experience. The hostess tried seating us next to the bathrooms and kitchen, even though there were many other empty tables available. She said they were reserved. We also had a reservation so that was not a valid argument. Christine moved us to another table and the hostess said something to her about it. Christine ignored her and took amazing care of us. The ambiance was great and the food was good.

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Blossom
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We had two waitstaff who were tag-teaming. It didn't really work as we waited too long for some things.

Also, while the bread was good, it wasn't warm. That would be a nice improvement.

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viptoodogsus
Charleston
51 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated being together at Christmas with our family and Cochon was as wonderful as ever. From the warm welcome to the excellent service to the delicious meal, it was perfect.

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janiste
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

As always, the food, atmosphere and service were excellent. We enjoy a visit here every time we are in Williamsburg. This is a must-stop for anyone who has not been.

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Rett
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

It was Christmas Eve so they were probably short-staffed, but service was VERY slow. By the time we got our entrees we had waited so long we couldn’t finish our meal much less dessert. Our waiter was serviceable, but for a restaurant of this caliber, not up to par. Food was very good - great lobster bisque and steak. The meat/smoke smell of the restaurant got overpowering after a while.

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Appleannie
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christmas Eve pre-fixe dinner was excellent! Christina our server was attentive with a delightful personality. The restaurant ambiance was warmly decorated and comfy thanks in part to the large fireplace. We will return next time in the area to try the regular menu offerings.

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MarciaM
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our frequented restaurants in Williamsburg. The original staff is fabulous and since being able to hire a lot of former Waypoint staff they have a complete and great team!
Our waitress was a professional and at the same time very engaging and kind. We love "quiche' the hostess, Dave the Bartender is fabulous and I could go on.
The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the Christmas Eve prix fix, though way to much food, was a great selection, nicely presented and served and lovely!
We really couldn't have had a nicer evening!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Could only give service 3 stars because almost all employees were not wearing masks- the person who sat us, server, and kitchen staff. Experience would have been much better if these Covid precautions were implemented.

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SharonB
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We were there for our Anniversary. The food (Fire Cracker Shrimp and Scallops) and our waiter(s) were fantastic! FIVE STARS ALL THE WAY.

I just wish it could have been warmer where my husband and I were sitting. I was freezing the entire time we were there. I had to wear my husbands coat while we waited forever out dinner.

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JAndC
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Great atmosphere. New York prices. The $55.00 ribeye steaks were tough.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent. The room was beautiful and best of all the food was absolutely amazing! We are visiting Colonial Williamsburg for the Christmas holiday and tried the restaurant for the first time. It is now on our list of must have reservations every time we visit the area!

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DonnaK
New England
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Eric was attentive and engaging. The food was perfectly prepared. Tons of flavor in each bite. Recommend for a group party or for a romantic dinner.

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vipJohn
Charleston
70 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful ambiance, winter hearth, fire blazing. Service was excellent. Food was excellent. At this price level though probably best for special occasions. We are foodies and have high expectations. We were impressed especially to find this quality in a more provincial location. Highly recommend!

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Claudia
Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in Williamsburg- and beyond. Food is superb, as are accompanying selections. The noise level is high, and that is the only negative issue. We had 6 in our party; 4 people may be more ideal in-terms of noise and communication. That said everyone should experience the food- always prime quality and perfectly cooked ( some over a wood grill); we’ve been there several times and it is consistently excellent. Service was spot on. Can you tell we love this place!

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TreyCol
Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great service!

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HollyH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We eat here every year when in Williamsburg. Food is outstanding with excellent service. Highly recommended!

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vipspeedy
Raleigh
11 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Where do I start. They sat us right by the kitchen. There were other tables we asked for. They said they were already reserved. We mad our reservation over a month ago. Had a set menu which was very pricy I got a steak the size of a lemon maybe. $70 a $70 steak should have been the size of the plate. Had some bad vegetables with it and a block of something that I think was potato. The check was $228.00. Definitely not worth it. I will not be back. Very disappointed.

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KathleenD
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely atmosphere. Great food. Excellent service!

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noname
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent setting, service, food...
One of my favorite places to eat.
Noise level increases as the hour goes..
Able to talk to companion despite the "noise"
Lovely service personnel
Definitely a favorite

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Lovely service

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RayM
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My wife and I visited Cochon for a Holiday evening out. As always, the service was attentive, pleasant and professional. I had the smoke grilled pork chop, the meat was heated to perfection, flavor was ummm. My wife had the duck and it was equally excellent. Capped the evening off with Good Shot Judy, hard to get much better.

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Jenny
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first visit to Cochon after living in Williamsburg for a few years. Very upset that we didn't visit sooner! If you want a quality, refined, and filling meal - make a reservation ASAP!

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VirginiaB
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious well prepared food and outstanding service! A wonderful locally owned restaurant!!

FAQs

Cochon on 2nd offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (757) 229-1199.

Cochon on 2nd is rated 4.8 stars by 1696 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.