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Lunch Bell, The

694 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 873-1839
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Ranked #17 of 388 Restaurants in Newport News
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
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English first
Newport News, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The lunch bell never disappoints. Ask any of the many local who will be there. The pies are delicious, the sandwiches remind you of sandwiches from home, only better.

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HAMPTON
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We recently went to the Lunch Bell which we've tried before. This time I wanted something on the light side so I ordered the quiche. The quiche was OK and the portion small. It came with a bit of fruit and salad and a tiny muffin. The muffin was really good. Though I'm not a big eater, I left feeling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This place is in a great location and the staff are friendly. You must try the waffles - they're AMAZING!!! Will come back again for sure :)

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Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I've eaten at the Lunch Bell for at least 27 years. The food has that homemade taste because it is...I enjoy the navy bean soup and chicken salad. But, the specials of the day are amazing. The barbeque plate with macaroni salad is another that I enjoy. I have to mention their desserts. The banana pudding is delicious, as well... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Today was my fist time ever eating at the lunch bell. It was awesome. Good price, good service & good food. I wanted an omlet but I wanted to add corn beef hash to my omlet. To my surprise they accommodated my wish. OMG that omlet was delicious! The cook dud an awesome job because I like my corn beef... More

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Newport News, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The food is well prepared. A sure place to get a consistently good meal. The staff are warm and friendly. The apple butter is yummy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Janet A real family meal! This has to be the best restaurant I've ever been to for both food and service. The lobster salad for lunch is my favorite. I especially like the Thanksgiving buffet. Everyone who works there makes you feel like family. I have their cookbook but it's not the same as having Betty and the others fix... More

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Virginia Beach
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80 reviews 80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

While staying at the nearby Marriot City Center I ventured around the lake to this restaurant for breakfast. It was Saturday and they had a buffet set up which looked very good. I felt like trying their waffle though so ordered a combo of waffle, 2 eggs and choice sausage, bacon, ham or cornbeef hash. The breakfast was wonderful everything... More

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Yorktown, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My husband and I enjoy lunches here but we like the breakfasts even better. The homemade soups are a very welcome treat on a cold day. The service is very good and the staff is very welcoming.

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Seaford, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I have been attending this restaurant for over 20 years and look forward every time I know I can go again. I have NEVER had anything except the finest cuisine! Truly, quality control is exhibited here. Breakfast is wonderful, but lunch is beyond exceptional!! No matter what you order, I know you will be satisfied. If you have to go... More

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