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Giuseppe's Italian Restaurant

5525 Olde Towne Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2036
+1 757-565-1977
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lentil soup” (67 reviews)
“meatballs” (75 reviews)
“cioppino” (36 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5525 Olde Towne Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2036
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hard to believe that an Italian restaurant can overcook pasta to a pasty mush and breaded veal to the rubbery consistency of high school cafeteria food, but Giuseppe's did just that. This was our second visit because we wanted to give the restaurant the benefit...More

1  Thank fclg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was wonderful from the crusty bread too all the homemade pastas. We had the wedding soup.. fabulous! The service was really terrific, Nicole and Andrew were so helpful and kept a close eye to make sure we had everything we needed or wanted. This...More

1  Thank Vicki T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard something about this place, drove past it a couple times, read some reviews, tried it out. Seated immediately at the window, around 6:40, and the ambiance is nice. Read about the warm bread. It's warm but it is a mini-sub/hoagie roll and the butter...More

1  Thank calm_weather
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Giuseppe's expecting standard Italian fare, but we were blown away by the quality of the service and food. Located in a nondescript building, it isn't what you'd expect fine dining to look like. But don't be fooled. Inside, the atmosphere is cozy,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our go-to Italian restaurant in Williamsburg, and it rarely fails to earn the highest accolades. This night was no different. My husband and I each had to special: corvina with lump crab meat over a bed of spinach and sausage. There was a...More

2  Thank Myrna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G staff, food, and service by our waitress Susan. The Chesapeake Bay Cioppino was recommended and delicious!

2  Thank Christina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Williamsburg at least once a year. This is one of our favorites. It's a small, family run Italian place. The owner walks from table to table to personally greet everyone and ask how everything is. I highly recommend the Chicken Josephine. My...More

2  Thank MMaldo2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pure family Italian restaurant. The food was excellent, and the service was top notch. The place has a nice, homey atmosphere, but not overbearing.

2  Thank Justaguy061
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted some Italian food while staying in Williamsburg and Giuseppe's was the highest rated on Tripadvisor. The service was prompt and friendly. Living in north NJ, we are used to exceptional Italian food. This food was good, not great. It was not overly expensive...More

1  Thank Ratty_dad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, family-style restaurant with traditional Italian menu. Could get a little noisy but very cozy and good food! Check it out!

1  Thank SergeMunitz
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Response from Cary L | Reviewed this property |
Causal attire.
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15 September 2016|
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Response from 2retiredinpgh | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of their policy or practice regarding rehearsal dinners or large groups. It would certainly be worth a call to the restaurant. It is a lovely setting and it has great food. Good luck arranging your event.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5525 Olde Towne Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2036
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-565-1977
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