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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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Monday
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I came here on our way back from picking up his car at an off time. First of all, they serve great lunch deals until 4pm which is awesome! Second, we got the seafood platter, broiled and it was perfect amount to share. The only thing I would improve is offering the option to fry some items and... More 

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Thank Cassandra C
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review. It would be very difficult to split up a platter, some fried and some broiled. I know it sounds easy but its not. Thank you again More 

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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remember this being the place to go to. There are more options nearby for seafood but also its gone downhill. Our service was not that great and the food left a lot to be desired. My friends salad was large but it looked unappealing with so much lettuce and not much else. The lettuce was in huge chunks and... More 

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Thank Gina G
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry your visit was not what you expected. Everyone is entitled to their opinion but I felt yours was a tad bit strong. I have the BEST servers in Chesapeake and they work extremely hard to take care of our customers. So when you say that our service was not that great - I will defend my staff every... More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Til 3 or 4pm (not sure) fish lunch for 9.99 is a great meal and enough to split with another person excellent and most other of their dinners are also plentiful and enough to share think it is a2.00! Charge to share

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Thank allanlee2014
Chesapeake, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent broiled scallops and hush puppies. Served with a great small salad with a tasty dressing. I do not recommend the baked potato. Tasted like it had been cooked to long but seafood is outstanding!

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Thank Lisa4me
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. I will also check into our baked Potatoe More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pile of pollock is the best! My wife and I have had lunch there quite Often. Their daily specials are always good. Also dinner a few times. Not a lot of good seafood in Chesapeake, but this place is great.

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Thank jthane
Chesapeake, Virginia
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am terribly sad that Pirate's Cove no longer has Crab Legs on Thursday night. I sure hope they are back someday!

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Thank MargaretR8
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

We are as sad as you. Crab leg harvest was at a 45 year low. Prices have already spiked and we could no longer offer the crab legs as a special. We do however offer the crab legs off the menu. There is talk that the cost of crab legs could increase as much as $5 to $6 dollars per... More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch on Friday. I had the Fish & Chips which is the Pollock and fries. First you get your monies worth. 2nd The fish is fried just right. It's still the one place for great food and great service. I have never had a bad meal or service.The dangerous part is the 2nd Pirates Cove is going to... More 

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

Thank you for the great review. Look forward to seeing you at our new location. More 

Suffolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

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

Thank you John for the great review. Living in Suffolk you be happy to know we are opening a second Pirate's Cove in Churchland. Hopefully in March More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 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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5 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 

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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?