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There are so many wonderful features of the holiday season. You get to spend more time with family, decorate the house, watch festive movies, and get warm and cozy indoors. With so much to be thankful for during this season, we must admit we have a soft spot for the food that has us ready to feel thank-FULL!
That’s right. There are so many delicacies that are reserved for special occasions, like the holiday season. Between the turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie, even the thought of Thanksgiving can leave your mouth watering!
If you’ve got food on the brain, we have some places we recommend you stop by when you visit Williamsburg! Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or more fancy cuisine, feast your eyes on some of our recommended spots to make you ready to feel thank-FULL:
Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que
Come check out what’s cooking at Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que! This place is home to hickory-smoked, Tennessee-style barbeque. Their original sauce brings you the flavor and taste of Virginia, which you can try on a sandwich, ribs, chicken and many of their other specials! You won’t regret stopping for this saucy snack!
Rick’s Cheese Steak
While Philadelphia may be famous for their cheese steaks, we know a pretty excellent spot in VA for this fast food favorite! Rick’s shop in Williamsburg is loved by both locals and visitors for these hoagie roll masterpieces! Stop by, call your order in or have your sandwich delivered to you! Why drive to Philly when you can eat at Rick’s?
Family-owned, family-operated, and featuring their very own family recipes— Shorty’s Diner is proud to offer good food, large portions and small prices! They invite you to bring your appetite and savor in everything from their breakfast, lunch, and dessert menu!
Pro-tip: King’s Creek has their very own Shorty’s at the Creek for those staying at the resort May through September!
Based on 5 million restaurant reviews, Fat Canary has been rated one of the top 100 restaurants for foodies in America! This green-walled bistro serves upscale American food and wine, and also features a cheese shop and patio. This stop in Merchants Square in Colonial Williamsburg is a MUST!
In a little village in the French Alps, is where Le Yaca was first created. Today, they have locations in Williamsburg and Virginia Beach, serving traditional French cuisine & wine within a refined dining room with a fireplace & patio seating. Come enjoy an excellent, authentic meal available for lunch, brunch and dinner.
For the Italian food lovers, Giuseppe’s is the place to visit when in the Greater Williamsburg. This family friendly, locally-owned restaurant offers gourmet individual pizzas, delicious soups and salad and a variety of pasta dishes. Join them for a family night out or your next special occasion, and eat to your heart’s content!
Waypoint Seafood and Grill
The cuisine at Waypoint includes items grown at local farms and caught in regional waters. Their menu is a celebration of these Chesapeake ingredients, while bringing together tastes and flavors to create seasonally inspired dishes. Visit this culinary destination for exquisite fare and a relaxing ambiance.
Emily’s Donuts and Cafe
Calories don’t count when you’re on vacation! Bite into one of these freshly made donuts and you will not be disappointed. Emily’s offers the best variety of cake and yeast donuts in Williamsburg, VA! This family business has spent years researching and testing different ingredients to devise the perfect recipes to keep their customers coming back. You donut want to miss out on this one, visiting this shop will warm your heart and please your taste buds!
Bruster’s is the perfect destination to satisfy a sweet tooth! They provide a vast array of flavors and seasonal specials, made fresh for every customer. Come grab a scoop to hang out at the shop, or order it to go and take it with you!
Aromas Specialty Coffee & Cafe
Aromas is one of Williamsburg’s most treasured cafes! Every day, they bake a selection of 13 fresh pastries for customers to choose from throughout the day. Take your pick between scones, muffins, danishes, sticky buns or specialty cake! Treat yourself to any of these delectable items and relish in the tasty flavors and comforting atmosphere.
With all of these amazing culinary destinations, we hope your stay with King’s Creek will make you ready to feel thank-FULL, too!