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319 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3706
+1 757-399-6652
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
319 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3706
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

My co-workers and I were excited to try this restaurant on our work trip. Unfortunately, the food wasn’t very good and it was highly priced. Two out of seven members of our party enjoyed their meal. The Chicken Marsala did not taste like any Marsala...More

Thank Friendja
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a local hidden gem! The owner and chef makes all the food from scratch. His wife make the most amazing deserts. The staff has been there for years and keeps the amazing experience . This is a must visit place for food. Try...More

Thank ghappliancerepair
Reviewed January 11, 2018

A wonderful dining experience with outstanding dishes expertly described and delivered by our waiters.

Thank dpalczewski
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

They used to have a pretty eclectic menu but now only serve....pasta dishes. For $30 per plate. I mean it is really good but no thanks.

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

I really can't understand all the positive reviews. Local people seem to love this place, but coming from out of town we found it disappointing. Food was mixed- mediocre to pretty good-but the service was weirdly hostile: 1/2 hour to get a waiter, two items...More

2  Thank dougfir70
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

What an exciting evening with friends. Exceptional food, wait staff and so enjoyed meeting the owners. It was very French and we will return next chance we have.

1  Thank Easycritic01
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I had heard about this restaurant for a couple years but it was in another city so I never made the effort to go. Me and my wife and daughter had been trying out different restaurants locally, when I ran in to Veronica at the...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Food was excellent, taste extraordinaire. Great service helpful staff would absolutely return again.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed May 26, 2017

My wife has been dining here for nearly 25 years, and I have been tagging along ever since we were married 18 years ago. Words do not do justice to this place. Have you ever tasted something so good it made you giddy? Everything on...More

1  Thank PhineasBoy
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

We've been to great French restaurants in DC, France and NYC but Cafe Europa is at the top of our list now. Starting with superb appetizers, mussels they raised the bar on how mussels should be prepared. The signature veal dish is worth having again...More

1  Thank rob1248
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February 13, 2016|
Response from Uilani21 | Reviewed this property |
She would be fine....I'm not sure about a children's menu, but the restaurant is very customer oriented and accommodating, so I imagine they would figure out something if they don't have a specific menu. I hope you all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3706
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-399-6652
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