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Jones' Restaurant

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5811 W Norfolk Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23703-3324
+1 757-484-1996
11:00 - 21:00
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Portsmouth, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had my tonsils removed as an adult. I live close to the restaurant. My throat was healing but was still sensitive to some spicy foods, I was craving BBq and Jones Restaurant was close. I went in an explained my situation and asked if I could try a spoonful of BBq to make sure I could eat it before... More 

Thank tlaskew10
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and place. not many options but I guess it s the best spot in this region. quite place to eat

1 Thank Guilherme T
Chesapeake, Virginia
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

A locals restaurant, I can't say how the barbecue is bu the seafood is nothing special. The servers are nice, the sweet tea is good and so are the hush puppies. No ambiance,no sound.

Thank Karen H
Portsmouth, Virginia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

My family goes here often. The atmosphere is basic, but the food is always delicious and fresh. Highly recommend the scallops and fish. They have delicious country sides and hush puppies, and save room for home made pie. They are a little pricey for the lack of atmosphere. Definitely recommend if you love seafood and pie.

Thank Dana A
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168 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a local home town place. It's not fancy but the food is good. If your in the area, stop and give it a try.

Thank vacritter2000
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This place is very average and it shows. There's nothing really special about it. It's very quiet, no music, very slow so not a lot of chatter either, the whole place is washed out due to weird lighting and the fact that the staff has to wear all white, and the food is nothing special. Everything is fried or cooked... More 

Thank B E
Suffolk, Virginia
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140 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

Jones restaurant is Portsmouths best kept secret. It is tucked into a small shopping center and if you did not know where it is you would never see it. This place serves, as close as you yipycan get, home cooked food at reasonable prices. The fried chicken is to die for. The restaurant is neat and clean, the service is... More 

1 Thank John S
Long Beach, California
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112 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

I was there on Saturday night, and the place kept getting more and more patrons. I'm glad I arrived early. The waitress was a real doll. I ordered the bbq dinner with pork. The hush puppies were excellent--I detected a faint taste of garlic which was wonderful. The baked beans were good. The pork was average. I didn't finish the... More 

3 Thank AmeliaAirheart
Richmond, Virginia
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93 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

We were staying in the area on a recent Saturday night and picked this restaurant based on just four previous reviews. A previous review called it as having a cafeteria-like atmosphere. I'd agree. It is one large square dining room with scattered tables....very little atmosphere (but that's not why we were there). The staff was very welcoming. We may have... More 

1 Thank urbanguy
Portsmouth, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

Gracious portions of BBQ, Shrimp, Oysters, Scallops, Fish, and all the side anyone could desire. The atmosphere is lacking, but if all you came for is the high quality food at great prices, you came to the right place. Love the Cajon style shrimp. All the desserts are home made and their portions are just as generous. I have eaten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5811 W Norfolk Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23703-3324
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-484-1996

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