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Hook-U-Up Gourmet

227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
+1 757-331-2275
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“fettuccine” (3 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

That this restaurant should be in this town, only shows that true genius can be found anywhere. I defy any one to get a better mean anywhere. Period. The thought, the understanding of what makes food tasty is here in abundance. Had the tuna appetizer...More

1  Thank Bart85
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We love this place for dinner! Don't be put off by the size or location of the restaurant - this is probably the best restaurant on Virginia's Eastern Shore . Great food, served well proves fabulous food can come from tiny restaurants.

1  Thank julieb312
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner was great service was wonderful. Enjoyed the special which was grouper my husband had the seafood fettuccine.

1  Thank Cyndie S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Small local eatery, with excellent food. The chef is very accomplished and the staff are very efficient. They have a nice choice of beverages to match with dinners.

Thank tcarneyinc
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have stopped by Cape Charles while traveling south and are smitten with the town. Now another reason to make a turn off the main road. Hook-U - Up! My husband had the crab cakes. He reports that without a doubt the...More

Thank DMZ56
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a tiny but wonderful bistro. Make reservations so you don't miss out! Our waitress at lunch and our B & B host both recommended it within an hour of our arrival in Cape Charles. We loved the greens salad cascading out of a...More

Thank Kensington_MDAnnie
Reviewed 10 July 2017

When asking for dinner recommendations from the Cape Charles locals, the first place they talk about is the Hook-U-Up and about the classically-trained french chef who owns the place. You wouldn't know what delights await your tastebuds from the outside but it is every bit...More

Thank Remi L
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Tuna crab shrimp appetizer was presented well and the tuna was succulent. enjoyed mixed Seafood over fettuccine. Seafood outstanding but fettuccine kind of tasted like Ramen noodles. friend had scallop dinner with four of the largest sea scallops I've ever seen. cooked to perfection. I...More

Thank baydaz1
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

It's a former pizzeria so a bit short on ambiance, but oh, wow, what terrific cuisine at this hole in the wall on Mason Avenue, Cape Charles' main drag. Chef Tim Brown is all about sourcing the finest local ingredients, including the Chesapeake Bay's bounty,...More

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Hours/days of the week are limited, so check in advance. Good wines, great seafood, excellent homemade pasta. We love it. The only place nearby with comparable quality food is The Local in Cheriton, which has very limited hours (not open for dinner yet), but also...More

Thank jhggray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
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: 227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 757-331-2275
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Fresh baked breads & desserts daily. Bistro style atmosphere with waitstaff serving dinner starting at 5pm Tuesday thru Saturday. Always fresh, local ingredients. Dinner menu changes weekly. Reservations strongly suggested for dinner. Beer & Wine offered on/off premise. Full Bar.
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