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2622 Detroit St, Portsmouth, VA 23707-1719
757-397-0900
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stove is the delicious choice for a fine meal. Chef-owner Sidney Meers was working his culinary magic while we enjoyed cocktails at the bar artfully decorated in Sid's unique style. Moving to the dining room we enjoyed the pimento cheese appetizer while Sid was casting spells that resulted in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Stove is the delicious choice for a fine meal. Chef-owner Sidney Meers was working his culinary magic while we enjoyed cocktails at the bar artfully decorated in Sid's unique style. Moving to the dining room we enjoyed the pimento cheese appetizer while Sid was casting spells that resulted in a perfectly grilled steak for one and a rockfish entree for... More 

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Chesapeake, VA
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stove is one of our favorite restaurants in the entire Hampton Roads area. We have eaten there many times, and always enjoy our food immensely. In fact, we have never been to another restaurant quite like Stove. It seats no more than about 30 guests. The decorations are wonderfully off-beat, and the food is always delicious. If you are looking... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Wonderful food and a very eclectic space. The only drawback is the service. Over 15 minutes from when we were seated until the waitress came to give us water. Another 10 minutes before she asked to take our drink orders. It went downhill from there. I'd return for the food but would request a different server.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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88 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Good country food with a unique flair. This is a small intimate restaurant that has eclectic atmosphere all decorated with paintings by the chef, vintage circus and clown memorabilia and authentic stuffed animal heads. The meal started with the best fresh homemade bread and butter. Great flavors in the bread. We were a table of six so plenty to go... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Tasty, tasty, tasty. What a fun Friday night experience! Great artwork on the walls, nicely but casually decorated. A choice between bubbly and tap water meant we bought a bottle but that was ok because there weren't a lot of non alcoholic drink choices- some hibiscus tea and fruit juices. Their signature appetizer is a cheese plate, priced by the... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Well I was not sure how to rate this restaurant. It is in a rather strange location. When we got there we saw a man passed out in the bushes and 2 people laughing and taking his picture. On a side street in a strange area. We went inside and before I could put my purse down the waitress asked... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

the Stove has a high end menu, the portions are adequate, very little parking and its on the street. I thought the prices were a little high.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of our favorite restaurants. A bit eclectic? Yes! That is most of the fun! Menu is limited, but some of the best food I have had in a restaurant. Cooking classes are a blast too! We have never had staff issues as some have mentioned, and not sure what other folks have encountered, but Kim and her counterparts have... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very surprising but nice place, the chief is very inventive and all cooking is very very sweet but spicy. Thank you for all we tasted in this restaurant during our three visits

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've been a fan of Sidney's since the old Dumbwaiter days. He never fails to serve up something special. You won't find this kind of food anywhere else. Like his decor, his food is eclectic and off the beaten path!

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Additional Information about Stove

Address: 2622 Detroit St, Portsmouth, VA 23707-1719
Phone Number: 757-397-0900
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2622 Detroit St, Portsmouth, VA 23707-1719
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 757-397-0900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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