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Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar

621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
+1 757-827-0600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (130 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (13 reviews)
“hush puppies” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had family come to visit from Georgia and they spied Harpoon Larrys on the way to the hotel. The ambience, fresh Chesapeake flavors and good service made our dining experience and family visit a great time! Thanks once again Harpoon Larrys!

Thank Explore20867070660
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was $1 Oyster night and we got our money’s worth. A couple dozen. A salad and some chowder. A couple beers from a pretty good selection. This is a bar atmosphere. The salad is good for a bar, and the selection of fresh -...More

Thank douglasj812
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my new favorite local place for a relaxed seafood meal. They are consistently friendly and knowledgeable about the seafood in a local, (non-chain) way. Count on the oysters and steamed shrimp to be delicious and what you were thinking they’d be. Try fish...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

in all our times coming here, the only things that change are the local catch of the season - and which oysters are in season! Today there were "only" 6 choices for fresh oysters. The crab cake had so little bread type binder it fell...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Great service and the staff was excellent. Logan you are the bomb. Great suggestion on the chicken on the Caesar salad. Wish you all had a great club sandwich

Thank turitter
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Although the wait time was a little bit long, the food came out quick. Had fish tacos and a couple of dark beers. Not bad at all. Fish was moist and well flavored. Definitely will be back next time in town.

Thank yeulife
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I travel on business and eat at restaurants about 36 weeks of the year, but I had never had crab cakes. I was looking forward to trying them. The server was inattentive. Took forever to get the drinks and food, and had to ask a...More

Thank ryandenver
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Great food and atmosphere, friendly service and drinks. We ate there on a Sunday and all the football games were on the many TVs. Was a little noisy sitting next to a party of 24, but that's OK.

Thank VirginiaTraveler67
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Last night in the area. I had the chilled combo and my wife had the shrimp & grits. Everything was very tasty, the service was very good and the drinks weren't too bad either.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The food was so good!!! Seafood was all fresh and prepared so well. The drinks were great and the service was excellent!

Thank Linda W
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Yes. Recommended if a larger group, especially on Fri, Sat evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:15 AM
11:00 AM - 12:15 AM
11:00 AM - 12:15 AM
11:00 AM - 12:15 AM
11:00 AM - 12:15 AM
11:00 AM - 12:15 AM
11:00 AM - 12:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-827-0600
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