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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” (118 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (13 reviews)
“hush puppies” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want fresh Seafood in a Sports, Casual and Friendly Envronment, this is the place. We went on a Thursday and the special was 1/2 pound of shrimp is 12.99 and the second 1/2 is one PENNY. These are large shrimp (not Prawns) but...More

Thank jaybrianz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Harpoon Larry's was delicious. We had a party of 8 for dinner and Storm was a fantastic and attentive server. We appreciated learning about the proud history of this family-owned restaurant. The fresh oysters, fried oysters, fried shrimp, stuffed flounder and filet mignon were perfectly...More

Thank nantzee
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent seafood options. Three non seafood options also available. We were a pretty big group, but our waitress was spot on awesome with customer service. We definitely enjoyed ourselves!

Thank CGS2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh seafood at it's best. The atmosphere is casual and cozy. I have had several dinners here and I think the Seafood Tacos are the best I have had any where.

Thank KDPV
Reviewed 1 week ago

The oysters are great anyway you like them. The service is always friendly and prompt. Great place for a Sunday brunch.

Thank legaldale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always good seafood. Go early to avoid a wait or use call ahead seating. Good beer selection. Broiled seafood great.

Thank maroisd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were referred to Harpoon Larry's by our hotel front desk clerk (Holiday Inn Express). He said he's never had someone come back disappointed, and that included us too! This place is well organized and they have a full menu of all sorts of tempting...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had fresh oysters on the half-shell served with three different sauces. An excellent starter. Then, being Thursday, we took them up on a spiced fried shrimp special, a bowl of their gumbo, some apple slaw and fries. Was a lot of food for two...More

Thank Joe_Dozzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food! Impressed with every meal our family had. Lots of "the best I've ever had" from family members we brought here for dinner. Prices are so reasonable and the service both times we've been has been exceptional! Casual atmosphere with amazing seafood! Also wonderful...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is very good and service even better. My wife had fried shrimp and was some of the best she has ever had. I always get the shrimp tacos and opt for the third taco instead of side. The server was great...very helpful...it seems like...More

Thank pd2div
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:15
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11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:15
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11:00 - 00:15
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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