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Shields Tavern
Shields Tavern
422 East Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-2141 | 1-800-447-8679

Shields Tavern

Shields Tavern
Shields Tavern
Shields Tavern

Home-style Hospitality

With an inviting atmosphere and a home-style menu featuring lunch classics like hot dogs and hamburgers, Shields Tavern offers something to satisfy even the most particular of appetites. Below stairs, the setting is relaxing and intimate with lively characters and music.

  • Tavern Ghost Walks

    Spine-tingling Family Fun

    If you love ghost stories, you’ll want to experience the guided walking tour that starts in front of the tavern. Our employees tell us there are ghosts in many of the historic buildings. It’s great fun for the entire family.
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Upcoming Shields Tavern Events Events

Oct 24
6:00 PM
Mr. Shields’s 18th-century Pig Roast
Mr. Shields invites you to an 18th-century Pig Roast. Dine on great food from the sumptuous buffet and enjoy lively conversation while you gather in family-style seating at the picnic tables in the covered area of the garden behind the tavern. Mr. Shields has also arranged musical entertainment for the evening. $49.95 adults, $23.95 children; prices include tax and gratuity
Oct 31
6:00 PM
Mr. Shields’s 18th-century Pig Roast
Mr. Shields invites you to an 18th-century Pig Roast. Dine on great food from the sumptuous buffet and enjoy lively conversation while you gather in family-style seating at the picnic tables in the covered area of the garden behind the tavern. Mr. Shields has also arranged musical entertainment for the evening. $49.95 adults, $23.95 children; prices include tax and gratuity
Nov 27
11:00 AM
Thanksgiving Dinner–Shields Tavern
Celebrate Thanksgiving in 18th-century style and enjoy three courses of traditional favorites. Reservations required. $60.95 adults, $24.95 children; includes tax and gratuity.
Dec 7
4:15 PM
Grand Illumination Dinner–Shields Tavern
A wonderful way to begin a spectacular evening! Join us for traditional tavern fare and 18th-century entertainment. Reservations required. $60.95 adults, $24.95 children; includes tax and gratuity
Dec 25
8:45 AM
Christmas Breakfast–Shields Tavern
Celebrate Christmas morning with a delightful breakfast in an 18th-century atmosphere. Reservations required. $24.95 adults, $15.95 children; includes tax and gratuity
Dec 25
1:00 PM
Christmas Dinner at Shields Tavern
Ring in Christmas in 18th-century style while savoring traditional holiday fare. Reservations required. $60.95 adults, $24.95 children; includes tax and gratuity
Hours of
Operation:
Mon.: Closed
Tues.: Lunch 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Dinner from 5 p.m.
Wed.: Lunch 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Dinner from 5 p.m.
Thurs.: Lunch 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Dinner from 5 p.m.
Fri.: Lunch 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Dinner from 5 p.m.
Sat.: Lunch 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Dinner from 5 p.m.
Sun.: Closed
Dinner reservations required
All hours, prices, and menu items are subject to change.
Ramp at the south entrance; no elevator; five entrance steps with railing into tavern; equipped unisex restrooms on first floor; wide doorways, spacious rooms; located in Historic Area; accessible parking across Francis Street.