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Second Street American Bistro

115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
+1 757-234-4448
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is not great. Menu is uninspired. Hasn’t changed in ages. The drinks are fine if all you want is lite beer. Burgers are good! Ribs not bad.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not our favorite place to eat in the area but it's dependable and good value for the money. We went here for a weeknight dinner and ate at the bar. They had happy hour going on which was a pleasant surprise to us. They had...More

Thank CourtneyandScott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went after work with a friend. Wasn’t planning to eat - but the appetizer was awesome. The food was unusually good - I thought the food would be like bar food - but it was more like fine dining.

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thursday night, 645pm, seated immediately. Menu was good, lots of choices with different price ranges. My son got pasta, hubby salad and I got the Salmon. All meals were really great. Oh yes, the wine selection was good also.

Thank Terri00149330
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is awesome and the service is great Love the patio sitting and watching the Koi. Cookies are really good.

Thank JeanneB1449
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second Street is one of my fav local restaurants. I really appreciate how well this place is run - there is always a manager on the floor, alert, and talking to their customers. Wait staff is courteous and speedy, and food always comes out hot...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time ar 2nd street bistro, had an amazing time and our server Laura was wonderful. The blueberry martinis was devine.

Thank Constance M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here twice now and love it! Food and service is great. Menu is diverse and prices are reasonable. We will be back.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing! We ordered the Cast Iron Cornbread for the table and it was warm and delicious. The Veggie Burger was made with vegetable risotto, instead of the traditional beans, and was extremely flavorful. Our waitress, Jade, recommended it and we were...More

Thank Allison D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went here solo for business. It had good ratings on TA and happened to be right near my hotel. I was seated quickly and all the staff I interacted with was incredibly friendly and polite, it was excellent service all around. I had a...More

Thank medlhuber
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Yes.just go to their website
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Response from Mickey C | Property representative |
Sure do!!! Our website has the kids menu posted. I wanted to include a link but Tripadvisor does not allow website links..read below...thanks hope to see you - Sorry, questions may not include HTML or website links... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-234-4448
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Our large menu features local seafood, chicken and steak entrees, handmade burgers, unique Italian dishes, overstuffed sandwiches, kid friendly foods, munchies, fresh soups and salads, extensive, wine list and a relaxed separate bar area for socializing. Our outdoor patio offers a different dining experience while utilizing the same menus as the dining room and the bar "Second Street is a Casual Upscale Restaurant Marked by a menu full of unique and delicious culinary twists, stunning decor throughout, a comfortable atmosphere and a fresh upscale vibe unmatched in Newport News." Upscale casual without being "Uppity"
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