We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Second Street

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
140 2nd St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-220-2286
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

2,712 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 2,706: English reviews
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some eateries are this, some are that; Second Street is all the above. From classics like burgers and steaks to more artful creations like a butternut squash salad and poppin Thai shrimp there's something for every palette here. Hearty goodness in a relaxing atmosphere with attention that strikes the balance between home and office. The luncheon choose 2 items and... More 

Thank rfautry
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Many things were sold out (we got there late) but beyond that the food was ok. Burger was decent. Wild rice salad was very good. Service was decent. You can tell they are busy and they know they are busy so service and everything slides slightly when they know there is a steady flow of business. The food was not... More 

Thank Dan W
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best burger in Williamsburg. Cooked to order and done to perfection. The beet terrine with goat cheese was one of the best presentation and salads my wife has had. Sat outside on the patio.

Thank Bill M
Harrisburg, Pa
Level Contributor
32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband found this restaurant here on TripAdvisor. We loved it. The food was phenomenal. Our waitress, Maddie, was so polite and friendly. She gave some great recommendations too! We had he onion rings, soup, burgers, lasagna, and pizza. All were amazing! Try the desserts, you won't regret it. Can't wait to come back!

Thank MaryGuers
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have come to Second Street several times, and we have been more impressed each time that we've come! Siera was absolutely wonderful with us and all of our questions. She recommended some delicious meals that we very much enjoyed. The drinks were also made well. Every time we come down to Williamsburg, we look forward to coming here! Can't... More 

Thank Kristena M
Level Contributor
124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant for lunch based on the reviews. We arrived when they opened for lunch (11:30) and by the time we left it was very busy. The restaurant area was loud and could use some sound dampening. The outside area was nice and bar area large. The waiter was very animated and extremely helpful, he made us all... More 

Thank 2012dae
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always stop at 2nd Street whenever we are in Williamsburg. Never a bad experience. Food, drinks, dessert and service always great. This time John K. was our server and as always everything was great. Highly recommend stopping for lunch, dinner, dessert or just a drink. Brian / Virginia Beach VA

Thank brngetz
Hampton, Virginia
Level Contributor
56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was my first visit to this Second Street location; we normally go to the Newport News location. We sat in the bar and the atmosphere was lacking. Although the bartender/server was very nice and the food was good we didn't enjoy the slow music and lack of energy. We even heard the waiters talking about how dead they were... More 

Thank Roosmom22
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have tried most of the restaurants in Williamsburg, even the higher end dining and nothing beats 2nd Street. Hands down the best Rueben we have ever had anywhere ever! LOVE THIS RESTAURANT and I never leave reviews

Thank dpinno1
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch! The Waitress & Cook Staff were friendly & fast! Will definitely come back again soon!! I wholeheartedly recommend this restaurant!!

Thank David C

Been to Second Street? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 2nd St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-2286
Second Street is a Casual Upscale Restaurant marked by a menu full of unique and delicious culinary twists, stunning decor throughout, a comfortable atmosphere, and a fresh upscale vibe unmatched in Williamsburg."
Our large menu features local seafood, chicken and steak entrees,
handmade burgers, unique Italian dishes, overstuffed sandwiches,
kid friendly foods, munchies, fresh soups and salads, extensive
wine list, and a relaxed separate bar area for socializing.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Second Street and other visitors
9 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Second Street staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?