When visiting or moving to a new area, it’s great to find the local “spots.”  Here’s a  list of resident favorites for both dining and entertainment:


Newport News

Al Fresco   –   Italian

Belgian Waffles & Steakhouse   –   Breakfast & brunchHarpoon Larrys Virginia Beach

Danny’s Deli   –   Sandwiches/subs, vegetarian

Gus’s Hot Dog King   –   Hot dogs, BBQ, milkshakes

Harpoon Larry’s Oyster Bar   –   Seafood, pub food

Hoss’s Deli   –   Sandwiches/subs

Plaza Azteca  –   Mexican (multiple locations)

Schooners Bar & Grill   –   Greek, pub food

Smoke  –   BBQ

Thaijindesu   –   Thai

Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta   –   Pizza/pasta (multiple locations)



Luckie’s   –   Pub food

Marker 20   –   Seafood, pub food

Park Lane Tavern   –   English/Irish, pub food

Plaza Azteca   –  Mexican (multiple locations)

The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille   –   Pub food

Tommy’s   –   Breakfast



Plaza Azteca   –   Mexican (multiple locations)

Surf Rider   –   Seafood

The River Room   –   Seafood on the York River

Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta   –   Pizza/pasta (multiple locations)



Blue Talon Bistro   –   American

Duck Donuts   –   Dessert

Opus 9 Steakhouse   –   Seafood & steakhouse

Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que   –   BBQ, chicken

The Cheese Shop   –   Sandwiches/subs