Downtown Yorktown includes several one-of-a-kind eateries with vast menus featuring fresh seafood, artisan pizzas, gourmet cakes and desserts—even sushi. Whether you’re searching for a fine dining experience or a casual pub atmosphere, we’ve got a little of everything. The best part is no matter where you turn, you’ll find yourself surrounded by beautiful views of the York River!
Enjoy breakfast and lunch overlooking the York River. Located on the lower level of the Duke of York Hotel, you'll find this quaint bakery and cafe that serves several to-go breakfast options including delicious honey buns, butterscotch scones, banana bread, blueberry muffins, and other hot made-to-order specialties including their famous french toast! If you're stopping by for lunch, be sure to ask about the shrimp and catfish baskets, fried to perfection! Open Daily 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
With more than 30 different flavors to choose from, Ben and Jerry’s Yorktown makes it almost impossible to pick just one. Our advice? Order a large and make it a double… scoop! Popular flavors include Bourbon Brown Butter, The Tonight Dough, and Triple Caramel Chunk. You’ll also find several flavors that aren’t available in most stores, as well as pints to help you stock your freezer. The menu includes sundaes, milk shakes, sorbets, and smoothies. You can order your scoop in a waffle cone, bowl, or even a waffle bowl (gasp!). Whatever you decide, don’t forget to grab the napkins.
Green Mountain Coffee Café features espresso, cappuccino, café latte, café mocha, and specialty coffee drinks—all organically grown and freshly ground.
ATM located inside for your convenience.
Life is short; eat dessert first! That’s the motto at Carrot Tree Kitchens where owner Debi and her staff bake cakes fresh from scratch, daily. While Carrot Tree is known for its signature triple-layer carrot cake filled with decadent cream cheese frosting—the bakery serves up a variety of delicious desserts for every palate.
The bakery also offers breakfast, lunch, and deli items. All dishes are prepared from scratch, including fresh wraps, gourmet salads, and flavorful soups. You can also enjoy ham biscuits, pimiento cheese, and other southern favorites. There is limited indoor seating and a small sidewalk cafe. In a hurry? Choose from several grab-and-go picnic items, pre-packaged for your convenience.
Yorktown’s first brewery serves up Larry’s Hard Lemonade… and a spectacular view of the York River. Located directly across from the beach, the alehouse keeps its two signature fruit-infused craft beers on tap, and rotates out other local microbrews. Cool down on a hot summer day with a cup of The Original Larry’s Hard Lemonade Slushie. Don’t just come thirsty! Pub-style menu includes delicious selection of sandwiches, burgers, dogs, and pizzas.
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
This elegant restaurant overlooks the York River and promises a breathtaking view at lunch and dinner. Fresh seafood; steaks and chops; wraps; and more are available year-round. Start your meal with their famous Meatballs stuffed with goat cheese or Calamari.
The bar at Riverwalk offers the full menu as well as a special Tapas and daily featured wines.
Lunch Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dinner Hours: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Yorktown's newest Japanese restaurant offers authentic oriental dishes such as Sushi, salads, and signature Korean dish Bibimbap. You'll also find an array of delicious sake, beer, plum wine, soda, and a variety of teas.
Open Daily: 11:30 a.m to 7 p.m.
Enjoy lunch and dinner overlooking the York River. Indoor and outdoor seating options offer a great view of the York River, the Coleman Bridge, and Gloucester Point.
This casual restaurant specializes in artisan pizzas, fresh seafood, tapas, and more. You'll find 20 micro-brew beers on-tap daily including Water Street Wheat brewed by Alewerks Brewing Company exclusively for the restaurant. Look for live entertainment on the weekends.
Serving lunch and dinner every day:
Sunday - Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Yorktown Pub is a local favorite located across from Yorktown Beach. The menu includes several options, with seafood from local watermen. The Pub is also now serving brunch on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with traditional menu items as well as Steak and Eggs, a heaping bowl of Shrimp and Grits, and "The Biggest Breakfast in Town". Enjoy live entertainment on weekends. You'll find an ATM located inside the restaurant for your convenience.
For more information on great places to dine in the area, take a look at our York County Shopping and Dining Guide (PDF).