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Pirate's Cove Restaurant

109 J/K Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
+1 757-549-7272
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pollock” (44 reviews)
“hush puppies” (53 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 J/K Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pirates Cove was one of our regular places in rotation with a couple other establishments in Chesapeake. My dining companion and I went Friday night and the food was terrible. We always get the same dish and never need the menu. Grilled salmon with crab...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very good seafood, and prices no higher than a Red Lobster. But much better quality. Great combo platers. One of my favorite stops when I'm in town.

Thank revcain777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have the best spinach in the world. I will call in to take out three servings just buy itself. It’s unbelievably tasty. They have great quality seafood as well. I wish more people knew about this spot.

Thank Wigginsjr88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the crab dip, french dip sandwich, and fried fish. Everything we tried tasted good. The crab dip came out piping hot, had good flavor, and spread well on the pita chips. The fried fish and chips was a bit too much fried food...More

Thank Rustin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here twice, just to be sure my taste buds were not deceiving me. Nope, it really is excellent. Love the She Crab Soup, broiled Seafood Platter and fried shrimp. The restaurant is nicely appointed, has a "special" every day of the week,...More

Thank Cavaliers2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food is constantly great. Service is quick and attentive. Great for larger group with reservations. Tasty selection of foods. Large portions.

Thank Tracey J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A casual atmosphere and fresh, expertly-prepared seafood make Pirate's Cove a favorite of Chesapeake locals. We always bring friends and relatives there when they visit us.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great location just off the expressway. Service was fast and friendly. Food was bland. It tasted like fish and fries were both cooked in the same oil. Cole slaw was a very small portion which turned out to be a good thing since it was...More

Thank timonntour
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had been going there for years when it was time for some seafood. We go infrequently now because the pricing has gone up and we feel the portions have gotten smaller since the remodel. Their Pollock is great.More

Thank themills4
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We have had 2 price increases in 8 years and very modest increases at that. Our food cost have steadily increased each and every year. I also shop our competition and our prices are very much in line or even lower in most cases. Also...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoy eating at this restaurant. Has a good variety on the menu. Waitresses are always very attentive.

Thank Michelle M
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11 April 2016|
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Response from mbdavs1500 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, regular dress attire. Can get gift certificates as far as I know and still one of favorites to go. They have no delivery service. Best time to go, anytime.
15 August 2015|
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Response from Vickie B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code...very casual atmosphere. I am pretty sure they have a full bar.
18 July 2015|
Response from tonyfranklin2 |
When was the eden way store built
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 J/K Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake
  • Phone Number: +1 757-549-7272
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