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Stove

2622 Detroit St, Portsmouth, VA 23707-1719
757-397-0900
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Ranked #4 of 165 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Chesapeake, Virginia
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have been talking about going here for several years and have called a few times but always too late for reservations when we wanted them. So, for our 35th anniversary, I made sure that we called early. We were almost giddy when we walked in as the décor and ambiance reminded us of early Bobbywood and the Dumbwaiter...yeah, we're... More

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va beach va
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was our second trip to this restaurant. Even more charming this time. Busy but friendly waiter. Food was fresh and interesting. 4 persons in our group…all enjoyed the dinners but one person was not happy with his salmon which had bones in it. Otherwise, everything from the wine list, cheese tray, salad and entrees to the desserts worth the... More

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Suffolk, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Again, we recently visited the stove and of course were not disappointed! I had the shrimp and grits which was amazing! As always, only the freshest, best ingredients are used! The pimento cheese was extra good this night! Don't know why. It it was yummy. And the sea salted goat cheese! And the crackers..... And the bread...... Shall I go... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

You will not be disappointed for finding this place. Chef Syd prepares the most delicious fresh food that has ever crossed your lips. Farm fresh veggies, homemade bread and cheeses, plus his own ham and sausage. Mississppi inspired but a changing menu with mouth watering dishes including vegetarian. He also has bourbon made by his cousin in Richmond that is... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Hubby and I took a road trip from Moyock, NC to eat at Stove in Portsmouth, VA. We R Soooo glad we did. Atmosphere great(music could be a little lower), and food superb! We ordered from the pre fix PoNo Restaurant Week ( offered every last week of the month) and was not disappointed. He had the crab cake with... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I had heard about this place from friends and had wanted to go for awhile. my wife and I went finally and the quality and variety on the menu was great. Sidney Meers, the owner/chef has done it again. Nice place for a quiet night out with a date or small groups as it is a little small.

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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Food was delicious, although overpriced then, toward the end of our meal, something moving on the wall beside me caught my eye... Yep... A cockroach... No, not a water bug... I've lived here my whole life and know the difference... Then a baby one crawled right across the table! My husband and I will never go back. EVER. Not even... More

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Hannacroix, New York, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Yeah, Stove, the restaurant! Very different - the menu was different, offering a cheese plate of 3 out of 12 choices - you pick the ones you want. Came with house relish, house made crackers, and slices of a spicy ham (small & spicy). This restaurant was small, and I only saw one child there -- the menu is not... More

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Smithfield, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We love the eclectic offerings at this restaurant. The menu has many items that are twists on a regular item that is suprising. The foods are always fresh and flavorful. We usually use a Groupon card when we go to stretch our wallet a little further.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This was one of the worst restaurants I've been to. The price of the food was not worth it. I took my 5 yr old daughter and they didn't have a menu for her. Our waitress was not friendly. This place doesn't deserve a star...sorry.

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