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12280 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-6969
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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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Newport News, Virginia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our firm frequently orders from Cheddar's...the salads are always fantastic. Take out is always prepared just as you ordered and the bar staff is always pleasant when you come in to pickup your order. Excellent food for a decent price.

Thank 589jen
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch and drinks with my boyfriend. Had a mojito. Was delicious. As well as the sandwiches we ordered and the appetizer of spinch dip was great!

Thank Savannah R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This girl just place has something for everyone, chicken tenders are the best I've ever had and he appetizer for the onion rings is awesome. They are stacked really high on the plate it's a sight! Outdoor seating is nice and covered so your not directly in the sun but it is near a Main Street.

Thank CNJ3
Clarksville, Tennessee
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70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheddar's is pretty much consistent with their food. We had been furniture shopping all day and weren't familiar with the area so chose to go to Cheddar's. Good food, decent prices and average service.

Thank K H
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299 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we were seated, we were placed in the bar area. The area was loud and overcrowded and we asked to be seated in the main dining room. The hostess did seat us in the main dining room, but with attitude. We sat and waited and waited and waited for a server to come to our table. We eventually just... More 

Newport News, Virginia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheddars just keeps getting better. The food is excellent, the prices are awesome, and the service is great. This is one of my favorite restaurants.

Thank FMR61477
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very busy chain restaurant. This location is the farthest east in Virginia. The extensive menu features a large alcoholic and nonalcholic drink selection. Over server was personable and efficient. On the downside the cushion was ripped in our booth and the large overhead fan was missing a blade and was wobbly in a scary way. There was also a... More 

Thank Bob R
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying across the street so we stopped in for dinner. The food was good and our waiter looked like Bradley Cooper. He made sure my wife got the last croissant in the kitchen.

Thank Clay E
Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you arrive you get a wait time. We were told 1 hour. A long wait, but there are five of us. We went to the bar, where the men had a beer, while the ladies iced tea. The bar staff were very nice. Now, keep in mind we have a 73 year old lady with us. Waiting is hard... More 

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Fruitland, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with family on recent Friday night. Spinach dip appetizer was outstanding and the onion rings were not the greasy mosh you get at most restaurants. Everyone in our group of 6 loved there meals. Steaks were fresh and juicy, cooked as ordered. Fried shrimp were perfect and it was nice to some that were breaded in house and... More 

Thank Bob N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar, Pub, 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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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?