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Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I wrote a negative review about Larry's bit over a year ago. It had to do w/staffs behavior in and around bar area during middle of day. Mgt did nothing to calm them down, I found it obnoxious. Decided we would not be returning. Well...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank M W C
Reviewed 1 week ago

went with some friends and heard that harpoon larrys had good seafood. i love scallops and wanted to try them, when my plate came they were still raw in the middle. it's not a hamburger you can't eat them raw like that. i ordered something...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Donna I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I travel, I like to look for local places to eat and this was a homerun. The atmosphere was great. It was packed on a Wednesday so that let us know the food had to be good. Service was great. My recommendation is the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank veronicasV3716NM
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Went to Harpoon Larry's with some friends hoping to enjoy some good seafood. What a disappointment! The guys ordered soft-shell crabs and the women ordered fried flounder sandwiches. Service was pretty quick but the food was over-cooked and dry. The flounder was supposed to be...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Bobulus
Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

Ever since Harpoon Larry's moved to Newport News, I think it has been better. We visit every couple months, and most always have an excellent meal. The seafood is always good, fresh, and cooked very well. They have full bar service and ample seating in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MichaelG7225
Reviewed May 13, 2019

What a great experience at Harpoon Larry's! Looked like a very popular place to have a meal, as the place seemed packed. However, myself and a friend had no problem getting a table. The atmosphere was happening and the serving staff were on point with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Peter G
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Been a fan since they were a hole in the wall on Armistead, their digs got nicer, prices too, but still a good place to go for some seafood.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank darklaura2017
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

We stopped at Harpoon Larry’s Oyster Bar after visiting the Mariners Museum. Specializing in seafood, my husband had the Blackened scallops and I had the fried oysters. We both chose their apple slaw as our side. Delicious. Prices are average and dinners came with 2...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lindamV3132LU
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Friends took me out to dinner here on a Sunday night. Got the scallops, which were huge, and the calamari, which was too deep fried and didn't have a lot of calamari. Got the crab cake sandwich and tasted a little too processed. I'm a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KC_in_NY
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

So far so good, beer sample with nice frothy head on it wins the give me a glass of that award! On to the fooooood!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Response from hevilift1947 | Reviewed this property |
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Yes. Recommended if a larger group, especially on Fri, Sat evenings.
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