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The Lunch Bell

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694 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606-4264
+1 757-873-1839
09:00 - 16:00
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Jarratt, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Over cooked eggs an corned beef and bacon I have said enough why are you asking for more and and more

Thank Andrew B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love getting seafood platters for $16.95 at the Lunch Bell in Newport News so much so that we drive from Portsmouth to eat there. The portions are ample and the fried shrimp are large and lightly battered. The crab cake sandwich is a favorite and it's on a homemade bun. These platters come with Cole slaw and another side.... More 

Thank kf4daw
Yorktown, Virginia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this restaurant and find the atmosphere to be very welcoming. It reminds me of a lot of small town mom and pop restaurants that you find in the Midwest. The people are always very friendly here and the service has always been good for us. The food is excellent! I think it might be a little bit pricey... More 

Thank Valerie T
Williamsburg, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wonderful lunch spot with a diverse menu that includes lite fare, sandwiches and full meal options. Fresh seafood is usually available - clam strips, cod.. Easy parking in City Center lots.

Thank 126charlesi
Newport News, Virginia
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

After shopping, my sister and I wanted something quick and light. We were not disappointed as our order was so delicious that we ordered another round to go, plus dessert.

Thank trueandlivinggod1
Dallas, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

located 1 block from the Newport News Marriott, my husband purchased egg salad sandwiches because we slept in, yeh! Sandwich came with slaw and pickle. It was tasty but over-priced.

Thank krlylox
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
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65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Yesterday was my first visit to this restaurant and definitely will not be my last .The staff was very friendly which made me feel like part of the family rather than a customer . The menu consisted of a variety of tasty food and a buffet if you were really hungry . The restaurant offer breakfast and dinner . The... More 

Thank JC-n2-Cl
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Food here was amazing ! Good prices comfortable atmosphere. Good Groupon coupon we used . Friendly staff made us feel welcome.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Yorktown, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went to the Lunch Bell for a late lunch today...i got the chicken salad and macaroni salad. i had eaten there years ago and really enjoyed it. within 15 minutes of leaving the restaurant i got suddenly sick and knew i hadn't had anything else to eat today. so i called, as a courtesy to let the Lunch Bell... More 

1 Thank CRH08
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This was about my 8th visit and I must say that it was just as great as the first time. The food and staff are nothing short of amazing! We appreciate going to a place with excellent customer service, a variety of great food and a down home feel! I will continue coming back and telling everyone that I know!!!

Thank Trakk-n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 694 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606-4264
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-873-1839

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