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Eat-An American Bistro

4005 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2605 (Northeast Virginia Beach)
757-965-2472
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Ranked #45 of 1,244 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Eclectic, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
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English first
Torrington, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

So glad I tried this on the recommendation of the Courtyard less than .5 miles away. I wanted something I could walk to that was pretty much on the beach. I was able to eat out side and hear the ocean. The service was great and the food was delicious! Portions were just right, definitely enough. I had the veal... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Little place that proves looks can be deceiving. Very small sign, once inside nice but cozy. Good bar with great selections of drinks. Nightly specials with seafood apps and main dishes. Good size portions, great win selection and Mondays are half priced wine night. Not dressy, but a little nicer than most beach places. Staff is super accommodating. Highly recommend.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I had a great time when we went to "Eat" for our anniversary. We easily made a reservation on Open Table and arrived early for a drink in the cozy bar (it is small so we had to stand, but that was fine with us). The hostess sat us a bit early which was great, and the... More

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Wasington, DC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had higher expectations. Little pricey for what you get. In an odd little area next to a condo complex. The vegetarian lasagna was very tasty but could have been warmer.

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Manassas, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We sat outside which we really enjoyed. There were some decent wine choices. The food was interesting, we shared two appetizers, tuna tartare and pork belly. Our entrees included halibut and beef tenderloin. The price was quite reasonable. It is good to see VA beach becoming a food town.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is very good and the service is also. We usually go "last minute" and sit and eat at the bar. Rob is our favorite bartender . It would be nice if they could give the place a "new do". It is becoming dingy and almost beginning to appear dirty. I think it is time for a face lift.

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We ate inside and it had a nice atmosphere. Food and service were great. Avoid sitting outside unless you think the parking lot is a nice place with a view of tall hotels and 7-11 around you.

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Northern va
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Go. Every day. Don't usually do reviews, but this meal was ridiculous. I could write a paragraph about everything we ordered-it was that original and amazing. Service was great. Caprese with heirloom tomatoes, house made mozzarella and balsamic spheres? I can't.

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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299 reviews 299 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Eat, which is located at the very north end of the boardwalk, was a great find for a very nice dining option. We were seated in the dining room, but from all of the tables, diners get a beautiful view of unfettered ocean. Being on the end of the boardwalk, there are fewer crowds, and fewer people for that matter,... More

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

When we stay in VB this restaurant is a must for us. Great taste, great portions, great service, great ambiance and vibe, and great value for all of the above. Actually with every passing year our experiences become better and better (particularly in food tasting department) . This summer they surprised us with outstanding approach and accommodations to our Grandchildren... More

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