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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (114 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (11 reviews)
“hush puppies” (36 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 3 days ago via mobile

Came in because my friend has been pushing to get us in here. One of her favorites at a previous location. Menu typical fried seafood joint if that's your thing. As an other reviewer commented, very noisy. Hard to hold a conversation. Not a place...More

Thank edward c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Alex was the best bartender. He was so attentive and personable. He will cater to anyone's particular taste when it comes to alcohol and match it to the best food on the menu. Overall Harpoons is great restaurant and gives you the personal and local...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner on a Monday evening. The wait staff was very friendly with the right amount of attention. I had not had the opportunity to eat at Harpoon Larry's since its relocation. I live the size of the new place and the food is still...More

Thank maestro74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beers and very nicely cooked seafood. Calimari, clams and mussels all fantastic. Quick service.

Thank ahbarbour
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel recommended this place. We had a great seafood dinner. It was hard to talk because of the noise, but people seemed to be having a great time.

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monday is oyster night with local wild oysters. Nice menu, great beer selection. Even better attentive server (Adam) made our 2 couples dinner special

Thank jdressel1246
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love visiting Harpoon Larry's. The food is always great. They have excellent Oysters and amazing seafood. Keep up the great selections and service.

Thank EJA16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Harpoon Larry's is is located near the corner of Jefferson Ave & J Clyde Morris Blvd. NN Va. Food is very good and service very nice. Only thing I do not like is "NOISE". Even at lunch, it is so loud you have to yell...More

Thank JTSTours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a business lunch while traveling through town with a colleague. Excellent food. Brooke was an amazing server with great suggestions and the greatest personality! We had the oysters Rockefeller, blackened scallop tacos and more. Definitely a great place.

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good seafood restaurant in the area and found it here! Excellent food and good service. The prices reflect these facts though so be prepared.

Thank Brooke B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Linda P
Can I just order oysters on the half shell? I don't see it on the menu.
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Hevilift2014 | Reviewed this property |
Lenie D
Does it take reservations?
May 5, 2016|
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Response from 68GP | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Recommended if a larger group, especially on Fri, Sat evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, 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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