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Pirate's Cove Restaurant

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109 Gainsborough Sq, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
+1 757-549-7272
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Suffolk, Virginia
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140 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food and service in this restaurant is excellent and our visit today was no exception. I had the pile of pollock with fries and slaw and my wife had the clam strips with slaw and spinach casserole. The food arrived hot and fresh and everything was excellent. Rachael took care of our table today and did a flawless job... More 

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Thank John S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is another gem in Chesapeake. They offer daily specials that include fresh flounder and a pound of Alaskan snow crab legs. My favorite, and go to dish, has always been the pile of pollock. This is a full plate of lightly breaded pollock that you will have trouble finishing. The portions are great and the side dishes are always... More 

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2 Thank Bob W
Okinawa-shi, Okinawa, Japan
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't eat here! Go somewhere authentic. The food is WAY overpriced and the service is horrible! We got an Uber from a local brewery and had a growler with us and they wouldn't seat us because of it.

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4 Thank Joshua W
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

These folks were drunk!!!. They brought beer into my restaurant from the craft beer place that they got hammered at. LOL I would lose my liquor license if I allowed them to bring in their own alcohol. REALLY. So yes they were asked to leave. They never saw a menu and they were not waited on. So I'm not sure... More 

bridgeport Pa
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the crab legs special and they came out so over cooked they were stringy and dry. They offered to take them back but you only got 3 small clusters and in an attempt to find some that were not over cooked i had already opened most of them. This is not normal for this place. I never had... More 

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1 Thank pat L
Warsaw, Indiana
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

If you want a good sea food meal then want no more! Loved the food and the staff was very professional. Tried new things and loved it!

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1 Thank crazychris7575
Benidoleig, Spain
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

All fried food, very tastey but also very unhealthy; but ok for a one of visit. The crab cakes were wonderful so were the hush puppies.

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1 Thank Esparqui
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Went there with some friends around Dinner time on a Sunday. Restaurant was packed, but service and seating was prompt. Food arrived quickly, despite it being so crowded. Everything was done as ordered with no issues with the food. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Matt B
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

This is second review- We came back because the owner replied to my previous review which I think showed integrity and a true interest in customer service/satisfaction. This trip- I had oysters (which were really good) and I believe my husband had pollock- which he loved. I'm not a fan of the hush puppies, but that's just a taste/texture preference,... More 

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1 Thank VCJD
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

You just made my morning. Thank you for giving us a second chance. We very much appreciate your awesome review. God bless More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

You have to go here for the Friday Lunch special. Their fish and chips is amazing! Monster portions, you will most likely be asking for a take home box because you can't finish this meal. It's so so good!

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Thank Thomas R
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review. More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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107 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

My wife and I have different opinions of Pirate's Cove. I'm less impressed than she is with it. She loves the spinach casserole. I think the food is average and the décor is subpar.

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1 Thank Sonny P
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

I appreciate your review but you do realize that your wife is always right. LOL More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Gainsborough Sq, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake
  • Phone Number: +1 757-549-7272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?