Sleep Inn Historic
220 Bypass Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: (757) 259-1700
Fax: (757) 220-3075
This Italian-American Grill on Bypass Road has a menu that requires careful reading; Mirabella's takes great pride in being able to offer something for everyone. The menu is extensive; alongside classic Italian dishes, there are well-grilled steaks, flavorful salads and a pleasing selection of starters. Miriam's also has a full service bar that serves beer, wine and cocktails.
Uno's started as a pizzeria but it now has multiple locations and fingers in many culinary pies - at the Williamsburg location, you can get hearty salads, burgers, pasta, chicken dishes, steak, ribs and - of course - Chicago deep dish pizza. To wash it down, there is a range of beers, wines, cocktails and non-alcoholic choices. Uno's is a good family choice with its reasonably inventive kids menu; its also a good place to go if you have absolutely no idea what you want for dinner because Uno's has pretty much everything.
Popular among college students and night owls, the Library Tavern serves up a variety of foods ranging from steak and seafood to tasty pizzas, salads and sandwiches. The food is pretty affordable, but the main reason that this is such a hot spot is because of the bar's hours. Unlike many places in Williamsburg, the Libary Tavern is open past 2am, so its a great place to go if you're looking for some late night fun in this historical city. They have a reasonable selection of beers and are known for making strong mixed drinks. It's a great place to head to for a night of laughs with your pals.
Eating at an Indian Restaurant is always a lively affair characteristically surrounded by a pleasant hum of activity. At Nawab Indian Restaurant, it is no different. Offering a wide variety of lip-smacking traditional North Indian Cuisine from Hariyali Shrimp to Karara Murg and vegetable pakoda to the much loved garlic naan and yogurt raita. This Indian eatery also provides catering services for various special events in their private dining space. Nawab's also has a well maintained spirit list to wash down a meal full of spice and richness.
Located inside the Williamsburg Hospitality House, 415 Grill brings serves up great times for lunch and dinner. A restaurant by day and a bar by night, the featured fare includes soups, sandwiches, steaks, and burgers - make sure you peruse the charmingly named 'Hooves' section of the menu. At night, 415's bar is full service and is especially known for tasty martinis.
Voted one of the top ten bars in America by USA Today, Green Leafe offers over 30 draft beers and about 150 bottled beers, along with wines and spirits. This bar is open 365 days a year, serving a never-ending crowd of young students, long time locals and visitors alike. Classic bar foods such as burgers and fried fish are served; they're perfect with a refreshing drink after work.
Open late every night, Paul's Deli Restaurant is a child-friendly deli by day and a hip college bar by night. Whether you are choosing a sub, pizza, a sandwich, or just a drink, there is a wide variety of each to choose from. With televisions showing sports, it's a great place to watch the big game. Or if it is late, drink your cares away with specialty shooters. Paul's also caters for groups and parties.
Aberdeen Barn is the perfect place to have a steak or lobster. The restaurant has an open hearth grill and the beef is USDA top choice corn-fed. Start with a jumbo shrimp cocktail then have a prime rib and end with baked apple dumpling with cinnamon sauce. To drink, there is a substantial wine list, mostly Californian vintages.
This award-winning local chain believes in cooking its ribs 'low and slow' resulting in ridiculously tender, flavorful meat that practically falls off the bone. Red Hot and Blue serves up great traditional American barbecue, with their own delicious sauces alongside enduring favorites such as their chili, Brunswick stew and their Memphis half chicken. And if you have space after dinner, Red Hot and Blue has some traditional desserts, including peach cobbler and peanut butter pie, for a real down-home flavor.
Milano's provides decent Italian fare - pasta, antipasti, parmigiana and a well-stocked salad bar. It's an alternative to Williamsburg's many chain restaurants and its predilection for delicious, but heavy, Southern fare. Prices are a little on the steep side but portions are well-sized.
Food for Thought draws a link between the hunger for knowledge, and the need for nourishment. It aims to pay tribute to great people from the past and tries to replicate this philosophy by serving innovative food which has been carefully prepared. Much of the menu are classics, including Grandma's Meatloaf and Fork Tender Pot Roast and they have extended their menu to include more international flavors and original vegetarian cuisine. Take a look at the menu online, there are videos of some of the dishes being served. So take a break to expand both your stomach and your mind at Food for Thought.
Right near the visitor's center in Williamsburg, Huzzah is a great place to stop for some comfort food. Choose from a variety of iron skillet specialties, hamburgers, pizzas, or salads. There is also a selection of delicious desserts and a children's menu for the little ones. The service is friendly and accommodating, so sit down and relax after a long day of touring.