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12280 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-6969
+1 757-249-4000
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food. Located at Patrick Henry Mall. We were traveling from WV to NC and decided to look for something different so we searched for food in the area and saw this one. Yes we had to get off the interstate but it wasn't that far. Easy to find and easy to get back onto the interstate when we were... More 

Thank lacyayn
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was first time ever visiting a Cheddars that we were seated right away. Although we arrived only 25 min before they closed they took good care of us. Food is always good there

Thank donna32720
Smithfield, Virginia
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576 reviews
388 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating my sister's birthday with cousins at this location. We were seated right away and the waitress was great. We ordered the smokehouse burger with onion rings, Chicken tender place with fries, Key West chicken which was grilled chicken and shrimp over rice with green beans and another side, crispy chicken over large salad, grilled chicken over salad... More 

Thank JLDC
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153 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went twice, once had to wait about 20 mins, the other time got a table right away. Servers were so friendly and attentive. The food was good and other food passing our table looked amazing. Definitely would go again.

Thank pigismom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheddars is one of my favorite restaurants. I love the menu options, it's very inexpensive, and the decor is welcoming and fun. Visit as soon as possible to experience the Crab and Shrimp Dip!

Thank My Info B
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were getting hungry and was driving around looking for a good place to eat. We decided to go here and had a good meal. We really liked to fried cheese bites over our regular meals. All in all it's not a bad place to eat and we might eat there again.

Thank Clayton R
Colonial Heights, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Went with friends. Never been before. Food and service was great. Will definitely go againwhen in town

Thank CindyDycus
Manassas, Virginia
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Dropping the child off at college after Spring Break and took him to lunch for his last non-college meal for awhile. Cheddar's was rated highly on Trip Advisor so this is where we went. It was easy to find and access. Parking was plentiful and not to tight. We were seated very quickly even though the place was busy. We... More 

Thank Mark L
Newport News, Virginia
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Lived in Newport News for almost 5 years and finally went here and glad we did! The food is really could and reasonably priced. They have a little bit of everything. Try the honey croissants! They are pretty amazing.

Thank dgrevillius
Newport News, Virginia
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The food is wonderful, the staff is friendly, and the prices are good. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because it's usually hard to get a seat around dinner time. After your 30+ minute wait, expect to wait just as long for your food to arrive.

Thank weluv2scuba

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12280 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-6969
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-249-4000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?