Heritage Breed Pork Chop*
Goat Cheese Soufflé, Golden Apple Sauce, Grilled Onion
Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Cous Cous, Smoked Tomatoes, Peas, Green Beans, Pork Belly
Ginger Barbecued Pork Ribs
Marinated Cucumber Salad
Food was fantastic as always and the service was spot on. I have been dining here for 18+ years and it is always excellent!
They have the best old fashioned. Their guinea fowl is delicious as is everything there. Not the least expensive place in town, but so worth it. We come here every time we visit colonial Williamsburg.
Outstanding service and food!
Our server was there when we needed something but not overly so. Our meals were fantastice.
Loved it! This is always a favorite when we come to Williamsburg!
Fat Canary was wonderful as usual. Sadly my granddaughter was under the weather & our server was very helpful.
VASTLY DISSAPOINTED. The food was good, but we will not eat here again. Have never felt so rushed and pushed to eat so quickly in my entire 57 years. There was no pause between courses as the wait staff kept a relentless push, push, push pace to what should have been a pleasant evening. If you’re willing to spend this much, go to Le Jaca instead; the experience - and the food - were spectacular.
Another 5 Star experience! My wife’s Bday.
Our annual stop while heading south and we are never disappointed. Food and server couldn’t have been better.
We had a wonderful meal at the Fat Canary. The meal options were imaginative and delicious. My wife had the Guinea Fowl with Gnocchi and I had a wonderful Grouper filet. Our servers were extremely professional and attentive and the restaurant is cozy and a great setting for a meal in the middle of Colonial Williamsburg.
Incredible food! We had trouble picking between a few dishes. Great service and environment but the food was the best part
Tenderloin was nothing special, steak fries overdone, portion size of green beans was what you would give a child to make them eat at least a few vegetables. I believe the carrot cake was frozen at onetime; it was very dry.
I absolutely love the fat canary. Chef Thomas Powers has one of the absolute best restaurants in America. Shout out to my Phriend Keith Merritt for an exceptional amazing experience. I wish there were only more restaurants in the Hampton Roads area like this one. I try to go up to fat canary once a month with my girlfriend and it is our favorite place to eat and drink. We look forward to our reservations every month. The fact that the chef owner is there on a Sunday night is very impressive and shows his dedication and commitment. The consistency and exceptional quality of the food and drinks is without parallel. I look forward to many more endeavors here in the future. Hats off and congratulations for a job well don’t.
Our favorite restaurant in the region!
Wonderful food and experience. Service was great. Scallops were amazing.
The Fat Canary never disappoints. What a delicious meal and fantastic experience!
Excellent food - server was outstanding as well!
Amazing food as usual. Our waiter Brandon was knowledgeable and overall provided excellent service. They did a great job maintaining ambiance but also ensuring a safe dining environment.
Outstanding menu and wine selection. Interesting cocktails. Food preparation and presentation excellent. Waitress was friendly and knowledgeable. My partner and I left extremely satisfied.
Another fantastic experience at this Williamsburg gem! Excellent dinner prepared by the kitchen staff and compliments to the bar for continued excellent service.
Another perfect evening at Fat Canary- potato leek soup and lemon lobster fettuccine for appetizers, pork chop and the rockfish special with shrimp fried rice (a new favorite) for the main course and a Valentine inspired dessert with raspberry mousse (a perfect ending). As usual, service was outstanding- thanks Tanya and Keith for making sure Col Crayon had his coloring materials. We will be back soon, no matter how long masks are required- you are doing everything right!
This is by far our best special event place in Williamsburg. Pandemic or not, super service, great menu variety. Friendly and welcoming staff, well stocked bar, it has everything! Thank you! Celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary this week, they printed a custom commemorative menu for us! Just a great experience all around.
The Gat Canary never disappoints .
We love going to The Fat Canary. Tonight was unusual in that we were seated much later than our reservation time (about 25 minutes later) just because tables just weren’t leaving. We could tell the staff was hyper aware of our delay and they made a point to keep us informed that they hadn’t forgotten about us. Finally when we were seated they offered us complimentary cocktails AND a complimentary bowl of leek and lobster soup for each of us for our patience. That was a really nice touch. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and as always, will be back.
A great place for up scale dining. Some food here, is found only here. Been going here since 2003. 5 star. Tom is a great cook. And Dave makes the greatest Martini.
Greatest restaurant in Williamsburg
Tom is creative and delivers unique entrees
Halibut is usually a special; incredible!!
A must stop
Came to town for a little getaway weekend. Made reservations and was super pleased. Our server was awesome. Very knowledgeable and very helpful. They had some specials that spoke to us and changed our decisions. I had the rock fish special which was awesome. Drinks and ambiance were awesome even during COVID restrictions. Must visit! Cheers
We were extremely impressed with the Fat Canary. The service was excellent, the food outstanding, and we highly recommend this special restaurant to anyone who is interested in fine dining.
Lamb and Tenderloin were both fabulous. We loved every bite of our appetizers (rabbit fricasse and fois gras) entrees and dessert (mouse and flourless chocolate cake with raspberry sauce.) Beautiful presentation. Timely service - never rushed nor waiting. GO!
Great as always. Love those pork chops.
We enjoyed our experience. Food and drink was spin on. Be ready to pay a little more but it’s worth it.
Lovely in every way! Thank you!
We have lived at the beach for over 30 years and have been traveling to Williamsburg to eat at Fat Canary since it opened. We make the trip because more than any other restaurant in Hampton Roads it has maintained standards of excellence and consistency every time we eat there. The food is always imaginative and superb. It’s expensive but worth it every time.
This was our fifth time dining here and it’s been amazing every time. I really have nothing negative to say about the food, service, or overall experience.
We returned to Fat Canary the week after we first visited! Amazing again. We had the pork chop scallops and a delicious starter salad. Bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and some terrific port after dinner/ We'll be back!
Outstanding as usual
Outstanding as always! Personalized menu for my wife’s birthday signed by the staff is a nice touch! One of our favorite restaurants when we visit Colonial Williamsburg!
It was fantastic. Very professional and the food was great!
The ambiance. Our server Brandon. The food. All were stellar! CODID distancing was also very good. I enjoyed the pork chop (best of my life....ever). After a terrific meal we enjoyed a tawny port flight which was also memorable, We are visiting for 2 weeks and will definitely by back!!
Fat Canary is rated 4.9 stars by 3983 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.