Econo Lodge Colonial
216 Parkway Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: (757) 253-6450
Fax: (757) 229-2888
Bars & Cafes
This popular establishment's mission is to evoke the fun, rowdy and nostalgic idea of a traditional 18th century tavern. Famous for its Gambols, uproarious games and songs that were popular forms of entertainment in old taverns and pubs, visitors are encouraged to join the festivities. The atmosphere is antiquated yet comfortable; it's perfect for an engaging, fun night out.
Browsing through Colonial Williamsburg is nothing short of stumbling upon a portal to history. And in this bustling historic street, The Trellis manages to be a great complement to the charming appeal of this tourist location. The Trellis serves American cuisine which covers fresh seafood, duck, meaty dishes and decadent desserts. The most famous 'Death by Chocolate' is said to have been invented here! The decor is pleasant with a beautifully maintained patio with green shrubbery and eclectic plants. The Trellis is a great venue for romantic nights and peaceful conversations. Service has always managed to stay on par with the topmost quality of food and atmosphere this restaurant has always strived to maintain.
As might be expected, Berret's Taphouse Grill has many beers on tap, including eight local microbrews. Their extended drinks list includes many other domestic and international beers and wines. For the peckish, there is a reasonably extensive menu with a focus on seafood and local produce. The Taphouse Grill is open from late spring to early fall - call for details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Seafare of Williamsburg serves fresh seafood and luscious steaks to its patrons. Dimly lit and elegantly decorated, this steakhouse offers a very retro and relaxed setting for a great evening. The Seafare of Williamsburg is also equipped with a full bar stocked with wines and beer.
Pitchers Sports Bar is a great spot to catch the big games. Situated in the Williamsburg Marriott, there are 9 satellite televisions so you'll never struggle to see the game. For those who like their sports to be a little more interactive, there are darts, pool, and other games to enjoy. Pitchers also serves a decent range of bar food for when you have the beer munchies.
Located a stone's throw from Colonial Williamsburg, The Corner Pocket is a popular place among locals and visitors alike. This bar-restaurant-music venue hybrid serves up a variety of delicious foods, wines, beers and mixed drinks, and hosts some of the best blues and zydeco acts in town. Its got a casual and fun atmosphere with a slightly upscale flare, so its perfect for any occasion, from a first date to a night out with your pals. And after dinner be sure to stay and have some fun at the bar, the billiards room or on the dance floor. Call ahead for details and reservations.
A part of Williamsberg Winery, Gabriel Archer Tavern is a picturesque restaurant which offers a dining experience nurtured by nature. This French tavern offers a cuisine of French proportions with an elegant and innovative display of ingenuity on the plates. A rooftop terrace and a beautifully manicured lawn and patio offer a great dining experience on a warm, sunny day. The wine list is brimming with wines from it's very own winery which masks itself as an opportunity to taste locally brewed flavors.