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Second Street American Bistro

115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
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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 2 days ago via mobile

I started with side salad and delicious blue cheese dressing. The dressing contained large chunks of blue cheese. For my entree, I got crab cake sandwich and set the bread aside. The crab cake was very good and very large. Along with that, I got...More

Thank Oline G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I picked this restaurant for lunch because it was near other places we needed to shop and run errands. The reviews are great because the restaurant is great. We were warmly welcomed and the service excellent. The restaurant has nice ambience. But best of all...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quality food in a quiet environment. Lots of interesting choices with a kitchen willing to make menu changes. The patio is best in spring & fall--gotta love Virginia weather. Convenient to the interstate for those coming from outside the area. Give them a try-you will...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a nice atmosphere, the drinks were good , My burger was just OK onion rings were very good. I would definitely go back other things I would like to try.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend this restaurant. Got together with family and had a wonderful time. Food and service was great.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last week with family of 5. Enjoyed the pomegranate/raspberry martini first. Had the signature shrimp and grits dish. Was good but not over the top great. Others had burger, Kani salad and Thai shrimp, steak, onion rings. For dessert we ordered crime brûlée and...More

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long travel day to help my aging parents in the area I retired to my hotel for the night. Desk staff recommended the joint for a good meal so I tried it out. Staff was very friendly. Food was quick to come. Strip...More

Thank csinpgh
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lady new to our area living in York Co. wanted something a little different. I suggested Second Street Bistro, as I had enjoyed a lunch there with a group and it was very good. We chose to arrive as soon as the doors opened...More

Thank JTSTours
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch Thursday at Second Street with a business associate. Friendly hostess seated us and Eric, our server, was right there soon after to take our drink orders. This is a great venue for a business lunch. Nice atmosphere, not loud or smelly and you...More

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

and we still love it!! Javiar was the host at the door. He was very charming and personable. We sat in the bar and David was our server. He was attentive but did not "hover". I ordered the goat cheese flatbread pizza and hubby ordered...More

Thank Jacki C
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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
Lenie D
May 5, 2016|
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Response from Lee W | Reviewed this property |
This is from one of the managers: They do call ahead seating and will take reservations for 8 or more. They are not taking reservations for Mother's day however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 757-220-2286
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