Second Street American Bistro Williamsburg

Celebrating 30 years in business!

Voted Williamsburg's Best Burgers ever since the locals started voting in the Virginia Gazette and a proud recipient of the 2009 and 2010 Platinum Plate Award from Hampton Roads Magazine. Also won the 2011 wine spectator award of excellence and recognition for great value. Second Street is an award winning favorite in Williamsburg. Our catering division, A Catered Affair, was recently voted Best of Williamsburg in 2009 & 2010 as well!

Second Street was the proud recipient of Wine Spectator magazine's prestigious Award of Excellence for 2010, 2011 and 2012. This award, from one of the world's leading wine authorities, recognizes Second Street's commitment to offering an outstanding selection of wine that pairs well with our menu and appeals to a wide range of wine lovers. Additionally, we were recognized for having a reasonably priced selection of wines.

With our award winning and creative foods, which include an extensive selection of Gluten Free menu items, paired with our award winning wine list and an upscale yet casual vibe, Second Street is the ideal restaurant to enjoy the best that Williamsburg dining has to offer!

Wine enthusiasts- are invited to bring wines from their private collections to 2nd St Bistro to enjoy with their meal; however we do require a $15 corkage fee for each bottle. We will waive one corkage fee for every bottle of wine purchased from our wine list. This corkage fee applies to a 750ml bottle only. The corkage for magnums is $25. Bottles on our wine list is respectively not allowed. Please call ahead with your wine information so as no surprises occur. No corkage fee will be applied to any bottles of Aratas Petite Syrah.

Should you have any questions, our knowledgeable staff will be happy to offer suggestions and pairings for your enjoyment.
-Availability and prices subject to change.
-Please refer to the printed wine list presented at dinner.

Call Ahead program- We invite our guest to take advantage of our call ahead seating program. Simply call 30 minutes prior to your arrival with your name and number of geust thus shortening the waiting time once you arrive.

Reservations- We accept reservations for parties of 8 or more.

We look forward to welcoming you soon to Second Street, an American Bistro!

-Mickey & John Chohany

Happy Saturday from some of our crew here!

Happy Friday! Join us this evening and cool off with some of our light summer fare! Featured here our Caprese and Watermelon Carpaccio. Let's not forget, Happy Hour runs until seven on our patio and in the bar!

Beat the Father's Day rush and join us today! We're ready to mix your favorite cocktail and grill your burger to perfection.

Our new summer menu is in full force! Don't let this rainstorm ruin you're Friday night; come enjoy the evening here with us! Featured here is our Blackened Local Catfish with fresh steamed veggies and southern fried polenta.

New to Second Street this summer...

Berry Goat Cheese Salad! A blend of fresh berries, goat cheese, watermelon, candied pecans, and white balsamic dressing makes for a great treat!

Brunch menu for Sunday, May 14th! We are excited!

Call Ahead Seating and Walk-Ins only. Sorry, no reservations.

Our regular Lunch & Brunch menus will not be available on Sunday, May 14.

New to both 2nd St locations this year...

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet!

Join us Sunday, May 14 from 10:30-3 to indulge in Chef Chris' delightful brunch buffet.

$29.90 for adults, $15.90 for kids 5-12

Cinco de Mayo at 2nd St!

New to Second Street Williamsburg and Newport News this year...

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet!

Chef Chris has been hard at work developing an amazing Mother's Day spread. We will be offering an extensive buffet in lieu of our standard lunch and brunch menu at both locations this year.

All guests are welcome to utilize Call Ahead seating or simply walk in. No reservations allowed.

We will post further details concerning pricing soon!

It's Soft Shell season! We got them in fresh today, so be sure to visit this weekend!

General Manager

General Manager: Kimberly Benadum Assistant Manager: Blanche Watkins Assistant Manager: Steve Davidson Assistant Manage

Culinary Team

Excutive Chef: Chris Long




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140 2nd St
Williamsburg, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 11:30am - 10pm
Tuesday 11:30am - 10pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 10pm
Thursday 11:30am - 10pm
Friday 11:30am - 11pm
Saturday 11:30am - 11pm
Sunday 11am - 10pm
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