Whether you are craving a brown ale, IPA, wheat beer or stout, there are numerous restaurants in the County that offer large selections of beer and some even offer growler fills.
This restaurant on Strawberry Plains Road opened in early June and have a large and rotating list of craft beers to pick from including beers from breweries in Greater Williamsburg! They offer 3.5 ounce sizes so you can pick a variety of beers to enjoy and also offer 32 oz. and 64 oz. growler fills. (Save money if you B.Y.O.G. - bring your own growler!)
Daddyo’s Tavern offers a variety of beverages include craft beers. They offer seasonal taps, so make sure to ask what’s currently being offered.
Oceans & Ale
With a slew of rotating taps, there’s always something new to try at Oceans & Ale near the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. There are more than 20 different draft beers on tap. Oceans & Ale also offers beer flights – four beers in four ounce glasses.
Paul’s Deli and Neighborhood Restaurant
Located in New Town, Paul’s Deli and Neighborhood Restaurant offers outside patio dining in addition to their inside area. They have a variety of taps that are accompanied by their large and diverse menu.
Other restaurants that serve craft beer:
Center Street Grille
Two Drummers Smokehouse
Bonus beer tip– The Wine Seller in Monticello Marketplace offers craft beer tastings on Thursdays and sells an ever changing variety of craft brews. They have pints to enjoy in the store and growlers to fill and take home. If you prefer bottled craft beer, they offer that as well.
Are there any hot spots for craft beer that we missed?
Note: Currently, all local (Greater Williamsburg area) craft breweries are located in neighboring York County. However, an announcement was made last week that Billsburg Brewery will be opening in James City County at the JCC Marina.