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Gourmet Burger Bistro 6083 High St W, Portsmouth
Gourmet Burger Bistro
Hamburger • $$

Gourmet Burger Bistro

6083 High St W, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Me and some friends visited this eatery not to long ago. I enjoyed my visit to Gourmet Bistro. Its clean and the staff is welcoming. The food was very tasty....

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  • Superb505 Reviews4.8
JoJack's Espresso Bar & Cafe 5700 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth
JoJack's Espresso Bar & Cafe
Sandwich Shop • $

JoJack's Espresso Bar & Cafe

5700 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Amazing breakfast spot. Great food without an overly uptight attitude. Fresh homemade bakery treats for sale as well as a yummy menu. I had the mushroom...

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  • Superb426 Reviews4.8
Chick N Roll 5660 Portsmouth Blvd Suite J, Portsmouth
Chick N Roll
Sushi Bar • $

Chick N Roll

5660 Portsmouth Blvd Suite J, Portsmouth, VA 23701

I was pleasantly surprised by this combination. Spicy was actually a bit spicy! I enjoyed it ! Who would have though of chicken and sushi together? I would...

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  • Superb165 Reviews4.8
Twisted Pig Ale & Smokehouse 722 Mt Vernon Ave, Portsmouth
Twisted Pig Ale & Smokehouse
Smokehouse • $$

Twisted Pig Ale & Smokehouse

722 Mt Vernon Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23707

The staff are amazingly AWESOME! The food is out of this world! We got the chicken quesadilla and the Mac N Cheese croc.... It came with tater tots some...

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  • Superb257 Reviews4.5
Ray's Dog House 6239 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth
Ray's Dog House
Barbeque • $

Ray's Dog House

6239 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

If you want a good dog this is the place to go. I love this place been going since I was a kid. Glad they made it through the pandemic. Great food great...

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.8
Stellar Wine Co. Commodore Theater, 425 High St Near, Portsmouth
Stellar Wine Co.
Wine Bar • $$

Stellar Wine Co.

Commodore Theater, 425 High St Near, Portsmouth, VA 23704

One of the best evenings I've had in a really long time. Wine was wonderful, food was on point, but the vibe was the thing that is incomparable. Vinyl...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.7
Five Boroughs Restaurant 814 High St, Portsmouth
Five Boroughs Restaurant
American

Five Boroughs Restaurant

814 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Great Service & Very Personable. The Staff was Attentive to Our Questions of Various Menu options. Good Food, Good Atmosphere & Good Business. Positive...

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  • Superb206 Reviews4.5
Cafe Europa 319 High St, Portsmouth
Cafe Europa
Bistros • $$

Cafe Europa

319 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Cafe Europa is a diamond in the rough. Our meal there will give us special memories for months to come. The whole experience - from exceptional service, classy...

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  • Superb141 Reviews4.6
Pizza Box 2616 Detroit St, Portsmouth
Pizza Box
Pizza • $$

Pizza Box

2616 Detroit St, Portsmouth, VA 23707

Your cashier crystal is awesome she is the sweetest I hope to see more of her she advised you so well my family wants to do brunch of 35 on Sunday I hope she...

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  • Superb159 Reviews4.5
Bangkok Garden 5774 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth
Bangkok Garden
Thai • $$

Bangkok Garden

5774 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Great love the spice this restaurant brings, I've never had Thai food before but this place really put this category of food on my list. Don't...

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  • Superb157 Reviews4.5
Ellen's Homestyle & BBQ Express, LLC 4206 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth
Ellen's Homestyle & BBQ Express, LLC
Barbeque

Ellen's Homestyle & BBQ Express, LLC

4206 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

We came here after looking at a car across the street. We saw all the great reviews and had to check it out and we are so glad we did. There was a line out the...

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  • Superb103 Reviews4.6
Chef Skip 757 4210 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth
Chef Skip 757
Food Trucks • $$

Chef Skip 757

4210 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

Flavor and consistency is why I give a 5 star rating!! Second time I ordered I said to myself, like maybe I was just hungry & it was so good because of...

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  • Superb194 Reviews4.4
Hawaii BBQ 6071 High St W, Portsmouth
Hawaii BBQ
Hawaiian • $$

Hawaii BBQ

6071 High St W, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Nice little hole in the wall place. I think they have a lot of non Hawaiian food but the Teri beef I had was good. Not quite authenica but close I think. Worth...

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  • Superb177 Reviews4.4
The Bier Garden 438 High St, Portsmouth
The Bier Garden
German • $$

The Bier Garden

438 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Always a fantastic experience here at Bier Garden. Fantastic beer choices and always absolutely DELICIOUS food at completely reasonable pricing! I'd...

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  • Superb316 Reviews4.3
Southern Flair Seafood & More 3933 unit B, Turnpike Rd, Portsmouth
Southern Flair Seafood & More
Southern

Southern Flair Seafood & More

3933 unit B, Turnpike Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

Trying to figure out why there are only 6 reviews posted about this place. Also trying to figure out why there aren't 6 stars available in Yelp because...

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  • Superb57 Reviews4.8
Cancun Fiesta 506 Dinwiddie St, Portsmouth
Cancun Fiesta
Mexican • $$

Cancun Fiesta

506 Dinwiddie St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

The closest thing I've had to text back since I've left Texas. Great place, friendly staff, big Tex-Mex style menu. Great prices. Avoid the house...

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  • Superb130 Reviews4.4
Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas 450 Court St, Portsmouth
Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas
Tapas Bar • $$

Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas

450 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

We had the best night here. Family party of 6 all ordered different alcoholic drinks, tapas and desserts. We tried about 70% of the menu and everything was...

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  • Superb200 Reviews4.3
Lobscouser Restaurant 337 High St, Portsmouth
Lobscouser Restaurant
Seafood • $$

Lobscouser Restaurant

337 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

I’m so glad we found this place. I wouldn’t call it fine dining, but it was delicious. You can’t beat their early bird prices and everything we had...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.3
Guads Mexican Restaurant 612 Court St, Portsmouth
Guads Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

Guads Mexican Restaurant

612 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Guads is very nice & relaxing place to eat Mexican fare. The wonderful thing is I was in Mexico about a couple weeks ago and have a taste for food to...

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  • Superb167 Reviews4.3
Bailey's Bayou 509 Court St, Portsmouth
Bailey's Bayou
Cajun

Bailey's Bayou

509 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

I didn't know what to expect after I ordered my food because I've never been to this restaurant and there wasn't many reviews but the food was...

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  • Superb80 Reviews4.5
Vietnam 81 Vietnamese Restaurant 4411 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth
Vietnam 81 Vietnamese Restaurant
Vietnamese • $

Vietnam 81 Vietnamese Restaurant

4411 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702

I really like this Vietnamese restaurant. The pho soup and egg rolls and spring rolls taste delicious. The only thing I didn’t like here is the peanut sauce....

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  • Superb106 Reviews4.4
T J Cullys Local Grille 3107 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth
T J Cullys Local Grille
Sports Bar • $$

T J Cullys Local Grille

3107 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

My boyfriend and I moved 2 hours away to Creswell, NC and are still driving up to do karaoke nights. This place is amazing. The staff is just frickin on it,...

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  • Superb78 Reviews4.5
Lisa's Restaurant and Lounge 107 Chowan Dr, Portsmouth
Lisa's Restaurant and Lounge
American • $

Lisa's Restaurant and Lounge

107 Chowan Dr, Portsmouth, VA 23701

Definitely have to recommend this place for the prices. I was blown away (in a great way) of how cheap the food and drinks were! I went on a Wednesday and had...

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  • Superb156 Reviews4.3
Greater Grinders Submarines 3501 High St, Portsmouth
Greater Grinders Submarines
Sandwich Shop

Greater Grinders Submarines

3501 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23707

I like this place a lot! I understand they have a Norfolk store also but haven't been there. They have a special of the day which is "a...

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  • Superb140 Reviews4.3
Gardner Willz Cafe 5811 W Norfolk Rd, Portsmouth
Gardner Willz Cafe
American

Gardner Willz Cafe

5811 W Norfolk Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

My Husband brought me here for Brunch to kick off the rest of the Celebration of My Birthday Month From the Moment we walked in we was greeted with a Welcoming...

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  • Superb36 Reviews4.9
Hometown Diner 3562 Western Branch Blvd, Portsmouth
Hometown Diner
Diner • $

Hometown Diner

3562 Western Branch Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707

I had the bacon cheddar burger with green beans instead of fries. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and they answered all my questions about their onions (cdc...

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  • Superb138 Reviews4.3
Yoolks On Us 515 Washington St #3507, Portsmouth
Yoolks On Us
Breakfast • $

Yoolks On Us

515 Washington St #3507, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Cute little breakfast spot. I had a fresh squeezed pineapple mimosa & the French toast breakfast. The potatoes were on point! The French toast was...

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  • Good238 Reviews4.2
District 448 Green St, Portsmouth
District
Caribbean • $$

District

448 Green St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

I absolutely love this establishment, the food, & staff! Immediately upon entry you can smell how clean & sanitized the place is & then you smell...

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  • Good225 Reviews4.2
Gosport Tavern 702 High St, Portsmouth
Gosport Tavern
Gastropubs • $$

Gosport Tavern

702 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

So excited about finding a new interesting place to have a great meal. Everything my party ordered was freaking awesome. Customer service was awesome as well. ...

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  • Good208 Reviews4.2
Subs Sandwiches & More 3932 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth
Subs Sandwiches & More
Sandwich Shop • $

Subs Sandwiches & More

3932 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702

The food here is excellent. This is not just any old sub shop it has the best cheese streak and hoagie I ever tasted. We are from Jersey and moved to Va 2...

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  • Superb62 Reviews4.5

American Restaurants

American in Portsmouth
Five Boroughs Restaurant 814 High St, Portsmouth
Five Boroughs Restaurant
American

Five Boroughs Restaurant

814 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Great Service & Very Personable. The Staff was Attentive to Our Questions of Various Menu options. Good Food, Good Atmosphere & Good Business. Positive...

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  • Superb206 Reviews4.5
Lisa's Restaurant and Lounge 107 Chowan Dr, Portsmouth
Lisa's Restaurant and Lounge
American • $

Lisa's Restaurant and Lounge

107 Chowan Dr, Portsmouth, VA 23701

Definitely have to recommend this place for the prices. I was blown away (in a great way) of how cheap the food and drinks were! I went on a Wednesday and had...

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  • Superb156 Reviews4.3
Gardner Willz Cafe 5811 W Norfolk Rd, Portsmouth
Gardner Willz Cafe
American

Gardner Willz Cafe

5811 W Norfolk Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

My Husband brought me here for Brunch to kick off the rest of the Celebration of My Birthday Month From the Moment we walked in we was greeted with a Welcoming...

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  • Superb36 Reviews4.9

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Portsmouth
Pizza Box 2616 Detroit St, Portsmouth
Pizza Box
Pizza • $$

Pizza Box

2616 Detroit St, Portsmouth, VA 23707

Your cashier crystal is awesome she is the sweetest I hope to see more of her she advised you so well my family wants to do brunch of 35 on Sunday I hope she...

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  • Superb159 Reviews4.5
Gino's Pizzeria 455 Court St, Portsmouth
Gino's Pizzeria
Pizza

Gino's Pizzeria

455 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

This place was a shot in the dark... Travelled from out of town with no idea what to eat close by. Went on pictures and reviews on the Ginos choice. We met the...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.3
Rita's Pizza 3226 Academy Ave, Portsmouth
Rita's Pizza
Pizza • $

Rita's Pizza

3226 Academy Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Okay. Let's talk Rita's Pizza. Whether it's a traditional pizza or, my personal favorite, the thin crust... or even an oven-baked meatball sub,...

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  • Good116 Reviews4.2

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Portsmouth
Cancun Fiesta 506 Dinwiddie St, Portsmouth
Cancun Fiesta
Mexican • $$

Cancun Fiesta

506 Dinwiddie St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

The closest thing I've had to text back since I've left Texas. Great place, friendly staff, big Tex-Mex style menu. Great prices. Avoid the house...

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  • Superb130 Reviews4.4
Guads Mexican Restaurant 612 Court St, Portsmouth
Guads Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

Guads Mexican Restaurant

612 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Guads is very nice & relaxing place to eat Mexican fare. The wonderful thing is I was in Mexico about a couple weeks ago and have a taste for food to...

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  • Superb167 Reviews4.3
619 Cantina 619 High St, Portsmouth
619 Cantina
Mexican • $

619 Cantina

619 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Definitely a must go... food is definitely a nice vibe and hits the palate in the best way always come here for the Carne Asada fries.. they give great...

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  • Good177 Reviews3.9

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Portsmouth
Super Wok 3210 High St, Portsmouth
Super Wok
Chinese • $

Super Wok

3210 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23707

Delicious place and super fast with their orders. Good prices and the usual menu type Chinese takeout. Never got my order wrong and they are not stingy with...

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  • Good92 Reviews4.2
Wong Kwok Chinese Restaurant 905 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth
Wong Kwok Chinese Restaurant
Chinese • $

Wong Kwok Chinese Restaurant

905 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707

Love their shrimp lo mein my absolute favorite in the city!!! Would highly recommend, they really understand what customer service is about! Food always...

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  • Good93 Reviews4.1
China Sun 3537 Airline Blvd #6, Portsmouth
China Sun
Chinese • $

China Sun

3537 Airline Blvd #6, Portsmouth, VA 23701

It's hard to find a Chinese food place that is "good" or "decent". This place was pretty decent. I only give it a four because the...

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  • Good88 Reviews4.1

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Portsmouth
Crown Fried Chicken 2558 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth
Crown Fried Chicken
Fast Food

Crown Fried Chicken

2558 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

3pc fried wing and roll, absolutely delicious $3.99. Fresh, moist, tender, delicately fried, and seasoned to a crispy finish. It's 9PM and they are...

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  • Superb66 Reviews4.4
Jem's " take a plate" 1504 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth
Jem's " take a plate"
Fast Food • $

Jem's " take a plate"

1504 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Best soul food in Portsmouth . You can call ahead to place order. I always meet someone from out of town that come to Portsmouth just to eat here. I love it...

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  • Good127 Reviews4.1
Go Bird 5105 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth
Go Bird
Fast Food • $

Go Bird

5105 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702

My partner and I get the family pack everytime we order and it is amazing! They cook things to order so give yourself time before you are starving! And it is...

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  • Good118 Reviews4.1

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Portsmouth
Lobscouser Restaurant 337 High St, Portsmouth
Lobscouser Restaurant
Seafood • $$

Lobscouser Restaurant

337 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

I’m so glad we found this place. I wouldn’t call it fine dining, but it was delicious. You can’t beat their early bird prices and everything we had...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.3
Skrimp Shack 3084 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth
Skrimp Shack
Seafood

Skrimp Shack

3084 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

I got the whiting fish sandwich and it was delicious. It came with a lot of meat on it. The tater sauce was the best I ever had. I'm definitely coming...

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  • Good166 Reviews4.2
A & A Seafood Market 3126 High St, Portsmouth
A & A Seafood Market
Seafood Markets • $

A & A Seafood Market

3126 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23707

Tried for the first time and I will be back for more. They been there for years. Behind Chanello's pizza. I had red snapped and boy it was so good. Love...

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  • Superb69 Reviews4.4

Italian Restaurants

Italian in Portsmouth
Amici’s 611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth
Amici’s
Italian

Amici’s

611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707

Excellent food, service, environment. Went there last weekend after asking friends about good, reasonably priced Italian food, and they came through.Salads are...

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  • Good93 Reviews4.2
Mario's Italian Restaurant 611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth
Mario's Italian Restaurant
Italian

Mario's Italian Restaurant

611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707

The set up of this restaurant is different. It is a pizza Cafe that has a large full bar, live music on certain nights with a quiet area if u rather no music....

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  • Good57 Reviews4.1
Thai basil 606 High St, Portsmouth
Thai basil
Italian • $$

Thai basil

606 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

I always enjoy the food at this local restaurant. Food is always fresh, hot and satisfying. The Pad See-Ew is my new favorite entree and I always get down with...

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  • Good119 Reviews3.9
JoJack's Espresso Bar & Cafe 5700 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth
JoJack's Espresso Bar & Cafe
Sandwich Shop • $

JoJack's Espresso Bar & Cafe

5700 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Amazing breakfast spot. Great food without an overly uptight attitude. Fresh homemade bakery treats for sale as well as a yummy menu. I had the mushroom...

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  • Superb426 Reviews4.8
Greater Grinders Submarines 3501 High St, Portsmouth
Greater Grinders Submarines
Sandwich Shop

Greater Grinders Submarines

3501 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23707

I like this place a lot! I understand they have a Norfolk store also but haven't been there. They have a special of the day which is "a...

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  • Superb140 Reviews4.3
Subs Sandwiches & More 3932 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth
Subs Sandwiches & More
Sandwich Shop • $

Subs Sandwiches & More

3932 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702

The food here is excellent. This is not just any old sub shop it has the best cheese streak and hoagie I ever tasted. We are from Jersey and moved to Va 2...

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  • Superb62 Reviews4.5
M Rae's Chicken & Seafood 4113 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth
M Rae's Chicken & Seafood
Chicken Wings

M Rae's Chicken & Seafood

4113 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702

Hey y'all, I'm the girl whose mama Vicki called about holding the last couple turkey legs today as we made our way from Virginia Beach. :D I'm...

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  • Superb67 Reviews4.4
DIVERS CHICKEN & SHRIMP 4105 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth
DIVERS CHICKEN & SHRIMP
Chicken Wings

DIVERS CHICKEN & SHRIMP

4105 George Washington Hwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702

Me and my girl just went here for the first time wings are on point! Missed out on the lobster mac for the day but we will be back to try it. Mac and cheese is...

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  • Good112 Reviews4
Krispy Krunchy Chicken 3925 Twin Pines Rd, Portsmouth
Krispy Krunchy Chicken
Chicken

Krispy Krunchy Chicken

3925 Twin Pines Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

I used to go to Royal Farms but after many and I mean many disappointments we decided to try this place and I am so happy we did. The chicken is always fresh....

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  • Good44 Reviews4.1
Griff's Restaurant & Sports Lounge 4245 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth
Griff's Restaurant & Sports Lounge
Bar & Grill • $$

Griff's Restaurant & Sports Lounge

4245 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701

I love it here it’s my go to bar the bartenders on night shift are the best I love them they take care of everything I need and have the best attitudes and...

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  • Good122 Reviews3.9
The Barrel 5770 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth
The Barrel
Bar & Grill • $

The Barrel

5770 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

I love this place! So much fun! They have a lot of really awesome musicians and artists that come and do live performances as well as funny comedians competing...

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  • Good92 Reviews3.9
Foggy Point Bar & Grill 415-421 Water St, Portsmouth
Foggy Point Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $$

Foggy Point Bar & Grill

415-421 Water St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

We had breakfast here on check out day. I had Chesapeake Benedict and my husband had Chesapeake omelet. Both were delicious. Service was slow but the waitress...

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  • Good46 Reviews3.5