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Located on Riverwalk Landing in Yorktown, VA, Riverwalk Restaurant is just a short walk from Yorktown’s historic Main Street, the battlefields, Yorktown Victory Center and Yorktown Beach.  Arrive by car and take advantage of free parking in the covered parking deck, or conveniently come by boat and stay for the day at the fully-equipped marina.

Overlooking the York River, Riverwalk Restaurant provides our customers with a breathtaking view while dining.  Fresh seafood, steaks & chops, wraps and daily specials all year round.

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Extravagant & Elegant Dishes

The voluptuous menu combines a unforgettable presentation with the very best elegant yet hearty dishes ranging from chopped salads to truly exquisite steaks & fish. Industrial and classic influences from across the globe perfectly collide with the menu items and restaurants decor & ambiance.

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Exquisite Dining Experience

Riverwalk Restaurant is the ideal place to grab coffee with friends, a late lunch with a colleague, dinner with the family, an after work cocktail on the scenic patio, or host a exquisite dinner for friends. Overlooking the scenic York River, the restaurant’s casual decor lends itself to a relaxed dining experience: be it in the large windows looking out to summertime activities on the water or the stone fireplace burning in the cooler seasons, you’ll be sure to be among friends at Riverwalk Restaurant.

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Professional Chefs

Our award winning creative chefs strive day in and day out for top culinary performance and high quality food preparation using the finest local gourmet ingredients that Virginia has to offer.

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Enjoy an Unforgettable Dining Experience

Creating an enjoyable and memorable dining experience for all of our guests is our specialty. Whether dining al fresco on our beautiful patio, in one of our intimate alcoves that surround the dining room or in one of our many private banquet rooms, Riverwalk Restaurant is the perfect location for your special occasion.

Gourmet Food Using Only Organic Ingredients

We are proud to say that we are concerned of our customers health and by doing so, we have the high standards of bringing quality organic foods to you. Enjoy delectable and elegant menu items such as our famous and well known Crab Cake sandwich created by our very own Chef Brian.

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RW – Brian Hines – Head Chef

Brian Hines

Executive Head Chef
Learn About Brian

The creative culinary expert himself, Executive Chef Brian Hines came to us in 2013 with 19 years of professional culinary experience, including 12 years as Chef de Cuisine and 7 years of culinary training at J. Sargeant Reynolds Graduate. Brian has has been a critical part to our culinary staff as he helps guide and direct our kitchen staff to create some of the most elaborate, innovative and exciting dishes that Riverwalk has ever seen. Although Brian has a natural creative knack for all types of food, his passion and specialty are his creative seafood dishes. As our executive chef, Brian takes pride in his kitchen’s and challenges our staff to use their creative persona to help create some of the most exquisite dishes that Hampton Roads have ever witnessed. In his spare time, Brian enjoys attending live music festivals and traveling the world exploring extravagant regional cuisines.

RW – Jamie Albertson – GM

Jamie Albertson

General Manager
Learn About Jamie

Jamie began her restaurant career while working her way through school at The College of William and Mary. After graduation in 2005, she traded in the couch for a bar top and tables, realizing that her Psychology skills and desire to help others were best utilized within the hospitality and restaurant industry.  With 13 years of restaurant experience, she joined our staff in April of 2014 to assist in the opening of the York River Oyster Company in Gloucester Point. Jamie then moved to the Riverwalk Restaurant and Water Street Grille in November of 2014. Jamie has an intense passion for wine and specialty cocktails, and enjoys presenting unique and interesting finds to our customers.  In her spare time, you can find Jamie in the great outdoors, hiking, kayaking or running with her rescue dog, and of course, drinking fine wine.

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Sheri Speight

Banquet Coordinator & Manager
Learn About Sheri

Sheri has been a part of the Riverwalk family since 2008 as our Banquet Coordinator and has been an intangible asset to our Management staff. Having lived in Gloucester, VA since 1982, working within the restaurant industry since 1989 and having a passion of cooking and shopping, Sheri knows how to provide customers with the most memorable and sensational experience they will have ever encountered.

YROC – Brian Mahoney – Manager

Brian Mahoney

Operations Manager
Learn About Brian

Gloucester native Brian Mahoney brings over 25 years of experience in the restaurant and wine business. Married and with 3 children, Brian and his family love to live the active lifestyle by playing soccer and golf in their free time. We are excited to have Brian as our operations manager for many years to come.

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Melissa Holdren

Office Manager
Learn About Melissa

Originally a West Virginia native, Melissa decided to move into the commonwealth of Virginia in 1992. Having 33 years in the hospitality industry, she has been the office manager for Marconn Enterprises and Ladyconn Inc for 2 years and is extremely passionate when it comes to making people happy and for them to sit back and enjoy the moment. Married with two children, a son-in-law and two beautiful grandchildren, she has lived by the motto of “if you don’t learn something new every day, then you’re not trying hard enough”.

RW – Mario Buffa Jr. – Manager

Mario Buffa, Jr.

Manager
Learn About Mario

As a child Mario grew up in a family full of restauranteurs and over time has developed a passion for cooking and serving. In June of 2013, he began his career at the opening of Water Street Grille in Yorktown, VA. Now as a member of the management team, he strives to please every guest who comes to dine at our restaurant.

RW – India Cassidy – Manager

India Cassidy

Manager
Learn About India

India Cassidy joined our Riverwalk team in August of 2015. India was born and raised in Ohio and has lived in the Yorktown area for the last nine years. Lucky for us, she, her husband and three children love it here! She is a wine and food enthusiast who prides herself in ensuring a great guest experience from start to finish.

RW – Jennifer Goslin – Manager

Jennifer Goslin

Manager
Learn About Jennifer

Jennifer joined our Riverwalk management staff in April of 2015. She comes to Riverwalk with a long and rich history in the restaurant industry, specializing in excellent food service and sales. Originally from New York, she has lived in Virginia for the past 22 years.

RW – Louis Rubino – Chef

Louis Robino

Chef
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Born in the Bronx of New York, Chef Robino has been a premier chef in the Yorktown/Williamsburg area for the past 12 years. His favorites and specialties include seafood, sauces, pies and desserts.

Chef Robino has been living in Hampton roads area for the last 15 years.

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“Chef Brian perfects our exquisite menu items at Riverwalk to compliment the best scenery Yorktown has to offer, guaranteeing a perfect night out.”

– Mario Buffa (Owner)