Olde Town Steak and Seafood is located at 1612 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia Tel: 540-371-8020. This restaurant is a treasure and only opens for dinner so they can concentrate on an excellent dining experience. With large portions, there is no way you will go hungry. A vast menu of seafood, beef and chef specialties, there is something to please even the fussiest eater. A beautifully romantic atmosphere waits, with several fireplaces that provide amble lighting within the dark stained wood interior. Price is moderate but well worth every penny. Reservations are recommended, but not required. Peruse their website http://www.oldetownesteakandseafood.com,and click on the virtual tour to see for yourself.
Renato Italian Restaurant 422 William Street Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Tel: 540.371.8228. Renato’s specializes in serving authentic Northern and Southern Italian cuisine. First, make sure to try the Oysters Rockefeller or the Clams Casino to start your fine dining experience. With a diverse menu offering homemade pastas, steaks and fresh seafood you will want to try everything they have to offer so make plans to return to try something different. Finally yet importantly, save room for one of their desserts such as the Raspberry White Chocolate Cheese Cake or a more romantic sounding, Orange Kiss. Dinner at Renato’s is an evening you will remember. Go to their website to review their full menu and wine selections, http://www.ristoranterenato.com.
Bistro Betham is located at 309 William Street, Fredericksburg, VA. Tel 540-371-9999. A truly unique restaurant specializing in Modern American cuisine with a southern touch. A family run restaurant, they enjoy changing things up a bit with a different menu daily that is guided by the seasons, the freshest fish available, wild game specialties and house-made charcuteries, breads and desserts. The atmosphere is warm, upbeat and hip while providing terrific service. The Betham family offers some special events from time to time. Events range from half priced bottles of wine a few nights a month, local entertainment nights to dinner and a movie night. Go to http://www.bistrobethem.com and see what’s new or to review some recent menu items before diving into this one of a kind dining experience.
The Log Cabin is located just north of Fredericksburg in Stafford, Virginia at 1749 Jefferson Davis Highway. Tel: 540-659-5067. As the name states, the restaurant is a log cabin, with rustic, romantic décor. The food is exquisite, with a wide variety of seafood, fish and steaks on the menu. Service is prompt, but not hovering so, you can enjoy your company and the atmosphere with minimal disruption. Your experience at The Log Cabin is meant to be relaxing so you may savor the surroundings, food and conversation with your guests. This is a great place to celebrate a special occasion or a nice ‘date night’ without the kids.