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Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar

621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
+1 757-827-0600
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (119 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had fresh oysters on the half-shell served with three different sauces. An excellent starter. Then, being Thursday, we took them up on a spiced fried shrimp special, a bowl of their gumbo, some apple slaw and fries. Was a lot of food for two...More

Thank Joe_Dozzo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food! Impressed with every meal our family had. Lots of "the best I've ever had" from family members we brought here for dinner. Prices are so reasonable and the service both times we've been has been exceptional! Casual atmosphere with amazing seafood! Also wonderful...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good and service even better. My wife had fried shrimp and was some of the best she has ever had. I always get the shrimp tacos and opt for the third taco instead of side. The server was great...very helpful...it seems like...More

Thank pd2div
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent Sunday afternoon visit to Harpoon Larry’s, I was very disappointed by the service and the food. My sister and I ordered a sushi roll to split, she ordered the fish of the day sandwich, blackened puppy drum, and I ordered the seafood...More

Thank pm0403
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me here to celebrate my birthday and we had a great time the food was delicious. We started with oysters Rockerfellas perfectly cooked, then my husband ordered shrimp and grits, and I had the fried oyeters then we finished our meals with...More

Thank 603angelina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a midprice point, casual establishment. Very busy, noisy, but fun atmosphere. The fish was fresh, nice beer selection, limited wine selection, decent sides. I would go back.

Thank dinamo711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A go-to lunch place with good service, fresh food and a good menu. The blackened Mahi tacos cannot be beaten.

Thank shawnellis64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience, I've always wanted to go never went until last night. The oysters were great they weren't dried out or anything also they can pre-opened that way you don't have to slice your hand open lol. Either hot or raw your...More

Thank Andre H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed - looked at reviews and was somewhat excited about trying because my husband and I Love oysters. Not worth the money. Oysters had entirely to much breading on them, cocktail sauce tasted like ketchup. Calamari had to much breading also. My spouse said...More

Thank LeeannLikesFood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was pleasant, quick and efficient. Dining room and restroom were clean. Food was excellent. Very light breading on fried items and not greasy at all. Great hush puppies and she crab soup. Salad was good too. Good selection even for non seafood people. Would...More

Thank Patrice L
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Yes. Recommended if a larger group, especially on Fri, Sat evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-827-0600
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