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Skrimp Shack

2643 George Washington Mem Hwy Ste F, Newport News, VA 23693-3430
+1 757-715-1118
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“po boy” (17 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast Food
2643 George Washington Mem Hwy Ste F, Newport News, VA 23693-3430
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is fast food for those who want fried seafood with decent portions and reasonable prices. We ordered a Haddock fish sandwich and a Shrimp & Whiting fish basket. The 4-6 oz. haddock sandwich was served on a large fresh bun with packaged tartare sauce....More

Thank Whittwicky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well frequented popular place but in my opinion not healthy eating. Fried overly breaded fish. Dank atmosphere.

Thank rich728
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy place. Food is tasty and hot. Customer service is good. Desserts looks and taste awesome. Quick Service.

Thank Nurys S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

if you are in the mood for a reasonably priced but great Seafood lunch or dinner this is the place. I have gone in several times gotten the shrimp, tilapia, and the flounder it is all equally as good. when you order the service is...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing has changed with this place. I look forward to eating here every time I visit this area. This place is packed every time we have lunch here. The food is always good, service is quick and friendly. The price is reasonable for the portion...More

Thank Sugah-n-Pops
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A colleague recommended Skrimp Shack for excellent shrimp tacos so I decided to give it a try. The tacos were OK; not terrific and not bad, just OK. A bit pricey for a big plate of fries and two rather skinny tacos. I doubt I...More

Thank Guy H
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch & the food was delicious, great prices, friendly staff, & very clean. We just wish we lived closer!😔

Thank lisa s
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband had lunch here on yesterday and the food was amazing. The portions are really large for the price which was an added bonus. There isn’t a lot of seating inside but other than that it’s worth a visit

Thank Janeaclark84
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We made a stop here in Newport News to have some dinner after a 8 hour drive. It was a very busy place, but the employees helped us order quickly and got us a seat at a table and made us feel at home. The...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I always enjoy getting the catfish by the pound to share with anyone I bring from young to old. Just sit around having a fish feast which is what I want, no veggies or fries just nice hot fish. Alway good and hot. I have...More

Thank Eva B
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August 20, 2018|
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Response from MomDof3 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations accepted
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Yes but no delivery.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$5 - $15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2643 George Washington Mem Hwy Ste F, Newport News, VA 23693-3430
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-715-1118
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Serving huge fish sandwiches, awesome shrimp po boys all with homemade sauces. Our customer service is amazing. So eat in or take out. Full menu and pictures on facebook. WE now have 2 locations.. Yorktown 715-1118 and newport news 933-1687
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