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Vintage Tavern

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1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138 (Bridge Road / Route 17)
+1 757-238-8808
Sun 16:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Hampton, Virginia
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Resturant has become our go to for special occasions , the food in always good and like the fact that there are many regional dishes. Have to say the sampler with pimento cheese is our favorite. They have never disappointed us.

Thank crabber_12
Suffolk VA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading many reviews and weighing our options of upscale restaurants close to home, decided on Vintage Tavern. Atmosphere was terrific. Service was impeccable. Dinner was unhurried. They called us before we arrived and asked if it was a special occasion and acknowledged our anniversary several times and gave us complimentary champagne. Sorry to say the food was not as... More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shrimp and grits has been my favorite, even though everything has been good. A nice place to celebrate special events.

Thank TammyTrue
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. We were disappointed that a few menu selections were not available. But everything we ordered was wonderful. It was too cold to go outside and enjoy the beautiful outside scenery but we plan to go back and enjoy it in the spring or summer

Thank 885donaldw
Smithfield, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to rate the Vintage Tavern as one of my favorites places to spend an evening. I learned in Europe that dining is more than eating, it is your entertainment.for the evening. Vintage Tavern excels at this. It starts with the greeting from the hostess. and followed by the seating and service. I love it when items are placed... More 

Thank rpspiker
McLean, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for high end casual fare from a "Tavern" after a conference, this was an amazing surprise. Charcuterie, wine list, scallops and rice pudding were among best ever. Decor and service were great but we likely got lucky on a Thursday night in Restaurant.

Thank Roger1935
Suffolk, Virginia
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Hubby and I had a date night and enjoyed the food. The service was attentive. Will visit again as hostess gave us information on upcoming events here.

Thank Chelle3003
Newport News, Virginia
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent place for date night. The ambiance is warm and comfortable and the food and wine are simply out of this world. We shared an order of Elk, now not just a special but a regular menu item, and an order of the Bison Ribeye also a regular menu item. Both were superb! They also have a... More 

Thank mckimw
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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

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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
US$20 - US$200
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?