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Second Street American Bistro

115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
+1 757-234-4448
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Alyssa was spectacular. Not only did she recommend drinks and fare that met my pallet, but her passions were interesting and similar to my own. I would go back just to sit at her table.

Thank RyanSanFrancisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant as it was very close to our hotel, so glad it was. A very warm welcome given on our arrival. Our server Anna was very good and went through the menu with us in some detail. Drinks order taken very quickly and...More

Thank 167Dave8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu was very bland and the food didn't impress, the decor of the restaurant seemed to be stuck in the 90s. Unfortunately, the place disappoints on every level.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were down in the area visiting CNU and we wanted a nice place to eat after the football game. Second Street American Bistro delivered. The atmosphere was pleasant, the food delicious and our waitress, Anna, was extremely helpful in discussing the...More

Thank jrt0829
Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoyed our meal at the bistro. our food was great. all the workers were friendly. the food prices were good too. and, the atmosphere was great. we'll eat here again.

Thank X2447HPtinah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in the evening. Sat outside, very nice. Good waitress. Pub style, American menu. Recommend calamari, fish tacos, any salad. Fresh fish cooked to order. Busy professional atmosphere. Will return.

Thank dinamo711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love lunch here! The salads are plentiful and sitting outside when the weather is nice is delightful!

Thank Gabrielle G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food and great service. I had salmon which was one of the best dishes I've ever had. Other members of our party were also very pleased with their choices. I highly recommend Second Street as one of the best restaurants in the area.

Thank hhsup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I visited Second Street American Bistro yesterday, 8/26/17. We were visiting Great Wolf Lodge and a friend encouraged that we lunch/dine here. His recommendation couldn't have been more on point. The restaurant has a gorgeous interior design. However, the most fascinating experience...More

Thank marlonr8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing! Everything was fresh, perfectly cooked and exactly what we ordered. The hostesses and wait staff were super friendly and helpful. We would definitely go back.

Thank Patricia J
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September 9, 2017|
Response from alex l | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know but since there are two hotels within feet of the restaurant I am sure they have some process for take out orders
June 16, 2017|
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Response from BeachLady23188 | Reviewed this property |
Yes.just go to their website
December 26, 2016|
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Response from Mickey47 | Property representative |
Sure do!!! Our website has the kids menu posted. I wanted to include a link but Tripadvisor does not allow website links..read below...thanks hope to see you - Sorry, questions may not include HTML or website links... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-234-4448
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Our large menu features local seafood, chicken and steak entrees, handmade burgers, unique Italian dishes, overstuffed sandwiches, kid friendly foods, munchies, fresh soups and salads, extensive, wine list and a relaxed separate bar area for socializing. Our outdoor patio offers a different dining experience while utilizing the same menus as the dining room and the bar

"Second Street is a Casual Upscale Restaurant Marked by a menu full of unique and delicious culinary twists, stunning decor throughout, a comfortable atmosphere and a fresh upscale vibe unmatched in Newport News."

Upscale casual without being "Uppity"
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