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Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar

621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
+1 757-827-0600
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (126 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (13 reviews)
“hush puppies” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a seafood restaurant yesterday and came here today, like apples and oranges. I am a Floridian, the oranges were yesterday, and today at this place was the apple. Compared to yesterday the crab legs, oysters and clams lacked size, labor and freshness. The...More

Thank MHDMAB61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my boyfriends and I second visit, once again very satisfied! Great service and food, staff always make sure that you have everything you need 🙂

Thank Calig82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! Where do I begin? The food, customer service, drinks and staff were all great! There were 3 in my party and each of us ordered something different. The Shrimp and Grits were the bomb! So was the Bermuda Triangle, which consisted of shrimp, scallops...More

Thank Penni_2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Showed up at 8pm on a Sat night...although very busy, only waited 5 min for a table for 4. Great service...good wine selection by the glass, good beer selection and a varied menu...mostly fried....but other options for the weight conscious. All in all a good...More

Thank Terri00149330
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start..... First it was extremely loud. Do not come here if you wish to hold a conversation with your dinner companions. My husband, daughter, and I had to almost yell to hear each other. The food was underwhelming. We ordered Oysters Rockefeller -...More

Thank KelliandDonny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the Captain's Platter, fried. The french fries were lukewarm. The oysters and scallops were burnt. The shrimp and crabcake were fine and delicious. The meal came with hushpuppies that we did not get, so the waitress brought out a few extra. The service...More

Thank PegRB
Reviewed August 15, 2018

After visiting the Mariners’ Museum, we were hungry and looking for a seafood place (my wife and I are from Kentucky so anything other than catfish qualifies). My wife decided the reviews made this place worth considering. We were there for a late lunch. We...More

Thank Byron S
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Went here for a business dinner and it was great. Good Atmosphere, great food. I had the captain combo and it was fantastic. Picked up a tshirt on the way out. If I ever get back out this way i'll go back for sure.

Thank medlhuber
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Had a dozen raw oysters which are only 75 cents each on Monday. Also had the oysters Rockefeller which were buy one get one. Washed them down with an ice cold $2 PBR during happy hour. For dinner had the crab cake (one blackened and...More

Thank StheReviewer
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I am from Colorado and while I was in the area for a conference I was looking for a good place for seafood. Harpoon Larry's had good reviews and was recommended by a local so I gave it a try. Great service, nice atmosphere and...More

Thank Warren W
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Yes. Recommended if a larger group, especially on Fri, Sat evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-827-0600
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