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Vintage Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138 (Bridge Road / Route 17)
+1 757-238-8808
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Dinner last night was exceptional. An overall incredible experience from start to finish. We were sat at the most romantic table where we could be side by side, and we were so lucky to have the most knowledgeable, energetic, and engaged server we've ever had. He was amazing!! I am notoriously terrible with names, and wish I could remember his,... More 

Thank Karlynnk
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to dine! Our waitress was very helpful in wine pairing, well spoken and attentive! The Elk was fabulous!!!! Although it was very busy, we had a wonderful evening and enjoyed the ambience! Beautiful!!!! Can hardly wait for spring to sit outside in the gardens!

Thank Leslie D
Suffolk, Virginia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this for first time 2/14/17. I know it was a busy night and I will accept the slow bar service because of that but being seated an hour after reservation time is not acceptable. Also the wait service was very slow and hurried you through food selection with little input as to what some dishes were. My wife's... More 

Thank ClintKelley
Suffolk, Virginia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Made reservations for our anniversary and was pleasantly surprised then we were seated to find personalized menus! It was awesome, they catered to us and the food was delicious!

Thank savanajane
Suffolk, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

I dined at Vintage Tavern three times in the past year. Great food and atmosphere along with fabulous service by a friendly and professional staff. I brought family from New England there for dinner and the shrimp and grits was the winner. Not a cheap night out but worth the price for a special night out. Cheers😎

Thank malouinrl
Suffolk, Virginia
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

My wife and I met a friend for dinner recently at Vintage Tavern, and we couldn't have had a nicer dinner and "catch up" session together. This wasn't our first experience dining here, but it was for our guest. He was quite impressed with the beautiful appearance of the restaurant. It is beautifully appointed (but not stuffy) and definitely designed... More 

Thank rjrhodes
Suffolk, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I reserved a table in the vintage Tavern recently to celebrate my Wife's birthday. It was one of the nicest meals we have ever enjoyed. We were downstairs close to their working fireplace. The food was wonderful. And the service was great also!

1 Thank Richard D
Suffolk, Virginia
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We have been to Vintage Tavern several times for special occasions. We've had romantic dinners for two, small group celebrations and a large 50 person graduation dinner on the second floor. Everytime I've been impressed with the restaurant. They do everything right with the souther cuisine (this past time we had the seafood and grits and fried pork belly, and... More 

Thank Samuel E
Suffolk, Virginia
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232 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Had dinner here the other night in the bar. Had the pulled pork barbecue French fries. It was terrific although probably not the most healthy food I've eaten.

Thank tombob7
Suffolk, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Outstanding food. Excellent atmosphere and superb staff. Whether you eat in the dining room or the bar, the food is wonderful. Management is always chatting with guests. Bartender is great. Try the BBQ Duck Wings from the Tavern menu, a meal by itself.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $200
American, Bar
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138
    (Bridge Road / Route 17)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Suffolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-238-8808
Now open since April, 2006, Vintage Tavern at Governor's Point is owned by Brian and Teresa Mullins. Located in the hunting and fishing community of Northern Suffolk, Virginia the restaurant features 'Seasonally Southern' fare. The menu highlights the best of local and regional Southern dishes and recreates them with authenticity and passion. We are committed to maintaining the food history and culture that makes our community so special. Other features include a dramatic open kitchen, two dining areas both with fireplaces, an outdoor fire pit, outdoor dining on the covered veranda and a 400 plus selection wine list. The perfect place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or any special occasion. Voted #1 by Hampton Roads magazine 2012 Platinum Plate Awards. Recognized by Open Table as one of America's Top 50 Restaurants in 2009 and 2010, and by Sante magazine for Wine Hospitality in 2010.

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