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12280 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-6969
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was excellent, helpful, fast and very kind! The place itself is very pleasant and the food is tasty. I totally recommand this place! Plus stays open a little longer than other restaurants.

Thank Regina S
Great Falls, Montana, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Server was outgoing, friendly, helpful, timely with service. My wife's "house salad" was like a mini chef salad, and her Chicken Pot Pie was amazing. She thought it better than the one she had at Marie Callendar's in Vegas. My lightly breaded fried catfish...dinner portion...along with fries and slaw...well, instead of dessert I ordered a wheel barrow to roll my... More 

Thank Lou D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like Cheddar's first and foremost for the service and customer service. I am always greeted with a smile and a staff committed to a pleasant experience for me. The food selection and quality is good and the croissants are melt in your mouth delicious.

Thank wideman01
Yardville, New Jersey
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139 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw this in a local Newport News places to visit paper. It was one of two places recommend to eat. We were disappointed. It's just like any chain restaurant. Typical food, decor and taste. Waitress was nice but we had to ask another server to ask her to bring us utensils to eat with. We took some to go... More 

Thank Charlestontourist58
Bremo Bluff, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy, I had the steak and shrimp with fries. Everything was really good. For my drink I had strawberry lemonade with real strawberries and lemons inside which I lived and my family enjoyed their dishes as well.

Thank Ming1989
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful family place to eat and bring a family. Prices are very reasonable and the waitstaff is very polite and professional.

Thank Dave L
Richmond, VA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited with the family. Service was slow and food was OK. There are plenty of other better options close by.

Thank mabrys
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I went to the bar area, the waitress came over to my table and took my drink order. Then she came back to take my food order, so I told her I was waiting for someone else and that I would order in a few minutes. After my other party showed up, the waitress took her drink order, in less... More 

Thank Rita C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

As a local Cheddars is an absolute favorite. The portions are huge, the diversity in the menu is remarkable, and the quality of each is top knotch. The restaurant is one of the oldest of the Cheddars chain and could use an upgrade but that means nothing compared to the friendly staff that goes out of there way to have... More 

Thank Michael L
Newport News, Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Food here is very inexpensive. So of course there can be quite a crowd most days. Try the onion rings. They are the best!

Thank Zeppysky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar, Fusion, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12280 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-6969
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: 757-249-4000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?