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Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar

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621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
+1 757-827-0600
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (118 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 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 6 days ago via mobile

We always have great service, the food is great, the atmosphere is great...but the run runners are the best!

Thank wnicole2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch on 08/14/17. Instant friendly greeting! We were immediately seated in a comfortable, roomy & clean booth. Very relaxed atmosphere. Nice soothing ambiance, not noisy and we were right next to the bar. Our waitress, Heather, was outstanding! She was very knowledgeable, efficient...More

1  Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for lunch today prior to a CNU campus tour based on the reviews on this site. Over $60 for lunch for the two of us (no alcohol). He started with oysters, which were good. He ordered fish tacos (side of fries). He said...More

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us were there at 5 on a Wednesday and the place was almost full! We had steamed shrimp, a greek salad, she-crab soup, and hush puppies. Everything was delicious, service was excellent, prices very reasonable. The only negatives were the noise level (almost...More

Thank Julie32159
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had 1/2 doz raw oysters, some of the freshest I ever had. I also had the mahi mahi tacos with apple slaw they both were unique and delicious! Lastly I had a slice of the homemade key lime pie...going to remember the yumminess of...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood, beer selection and a really fun atmosphere! The Virginia oysters on the half shell were served with three sauces. One was a secret recipe and had just the right amount of heat for me!

Thank Mleach103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place for raw ,steamed or prepared seafood. The chilled Seafood is full of blue crab meat along with steamed shrimp and raw oysters. Skillet scallops and shrimp pasta was a killer dish

Thank Furlough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recommendation from a colleague we visited today. We absolutely enjoyed this family owned restaurant's fare, that has served the area for over 30 years. My wife dined on the Shrimp and grits and I, the stuffed flounder and the apple slaw. Both were...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That is a old picture, they moved to a larger nicer place a few years ago. Everyone will find something they like here wiht good prices.

Thank david23606
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here during an impromptu visit to Newport News. They were open late, no wait for a table of 12. The crab cake was very good, so was the fried corn. I was not a fan of the Apple slaw. Our Waitress was very...More

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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
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
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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