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Kismet Bistro at 99 Main

99 Main St, Newport News, VA 23601-4039
+1 757-327-0716
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good53%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
99 Main St, Newport News, VA 23601-4039
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and good wine; casually upscale with a relaxed atmosphere. So, nice place for dinner, except...VERY poor acostics. Noise level at dinner was a steady 70 decibels, but not quite at the physically uncomfortable range. Monday night is apparently pizza and wine night (other...More

Thank dcbos6128
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kismet for the first time. We loved the food, cocktails, appetizers, desserts and the service. Very friendly staff. Large portions.

Thank boxshop
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited the famous pizza and wine for $20 deal. Couldn’t have been better! Pizza was great, wine was adiquate +, so a winning combination Went with friends, and we left to have a drink elsewhere, but can back because the deal and food were too...More

Thank gdabs
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Hoping Kismet would be a place we would return often, but this restaurant is not it. They have a special on Monday evenings which is probably why it was so busy and loud. Pizza and a bottle of wine for $20. We are not wine...More

1  Thank michiecp
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant offers a cozy getaway from the normal chains. The staff are great and the ambiance is a cross between high class and rooftop relaxation. My husband and I were welcomed and our server Lindsay gave us awesome service! The excellent focused menu has...More

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Ate here for the first time this evening and it was really good. We went with friends - they had the duck fries and we had the fried green tomatoes appetizer. The tomatoes were cut lengthwise instead of in slices, a bit of a detriment...More

Thank Hsteinmiller
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I really like this place. We've been for the pizza and wine night which is a terrific deal. Each time there is a different, interesting pizza. I've been for burgers which are excellent and I've had there more creative high end dishes. The service is...More

2  Thank HamptonHog
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I hadn't eaten all day, we were supposed to meet our friends at 5 for dinner and they were going to be late. So I looked at the menu to see if I could get a 'quickie' before dinner; I am not a pleasant person...More

1  Thank Marti G
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I first visited Kismet shortly after it opened and was disappointed. It replaced 99 Main at the same location but didn't meet the standards I had come to enjoy there. One year later that is not the case. What a wonderful restaurant! Kismet has come...More

Thank darjmartin80
Reviewed January 30, 2018

I really liked this upbeat and comfy place for its great pizza and a bottle of wine for $20 deal. The pizzas are big and very good with lots of choices and the wine was good, as well. What a great deal! The service was...More

1  Thank CabanaWoman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Main St, Newport News, VA 23601-4039
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-327-0716
An American bistro at 99 Main in Newport News, VA. Kismet Bistro is part of the restaurant group that includes The Barking Dog and The Deadrise.
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