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“Quality and Classic dining”
Review of 99 Main Restaurant - CLOSED

99 Main Restaurant
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Newport News, Virginia, United States
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Quality and Classic dining”
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Jimmy Ferguson (the owner) know how to run a great restaurant and he does here...The food is perfectly prepared and presented with a flair. Lot of good choices with seasonal changes to the menu. Rack of Lamb is fabulous,

Visited December 2012
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Thank Jane Susan F
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English first
Newport News, Virginia, United States
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Food, Cozy Feel”
Reviewed 1 January 2013

I love the intimate atmosphere. This is a small restaurant with fantastic food. Some of the food on the menu is unique to other restaurants in this area such as "Coq au vin" and "Roasted Duck." I was there on a Wednesday and bottles of wine are 20 percent off which is a great deal. I highly recommend 99 Main for business and pleasure.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Cindy H
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Hampton, Virginia, United States
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great European cuisine in Newport News”
Reviewed 30 November 2012

99 Main, in Newport News, is my favorite restaurant in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area. It is a non-assuming smallish bistro style place with understated elegance just off Warwick Blvd. The emphasis is French and always great. They have an oyster appetizer ("99 style") that will knock your socks off, a superb shank of veal and a wonderful beef tenderloin with a choice of sauces. The service is excellent and the staff is very knowledgable about both their dishes and their wines. The price is moderately expensive, but I have eaten in more expensive places with less class and worse food. It is a place to take your best gal or guy for a wonderful evening.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Gene M
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 6 Contributor
185 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Good local dining”
Reviewed 28 September 2012

There are two good restuarants in Newport News and this is one of them. It has a bistro style with a continental focus. Good wine choices.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Dean-ATL-USA
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Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Sunday nIght dinner”
Reviewed 3 September 2012 via mobile

Found 99 Main while looking for a place to have a last dinner with son who is attending local university. Our table had ceasar salad, two fish entrea (tuna and salmon) as well as the veal scallopinni which was the evening special. The ceasar salad was great, coming with freah fremch baguette croutons. At our waitress' suggestion, we ordered the fish with all 3 sauce selections on the side. This was great becaise if I had needed to choose, I would not have ordered my preferred red pepper chutney sauce. Maybe it the fact that it was labor day weekend & the place was 'dead', but the veal was a bit rubbery which was a disappointment.

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2 Thank Virginia20171
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