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Best American Restaurants in Portsmouth


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A photo of 456 Fish restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Norfolk
Booked 9 times today
456 Fish is a highly reputed seafood restaurant renowned for its delectable menu and superior customer service, as evidenced by the numerous glowing reviews it has received. Diners particularly commend the Seafood Etouffee, Scallops and Crab Risotto, Crab Cakes, and Creole Grouper, appreciating the generous portions and freshness of the ingredients. The dining experience is further enhanced by the restaurant's ambiance, attentive service, and a diverse menu that caters to various tastes. In addition to seafood, 456 Fish also offers a range of meat dishes, salads, and hearty pasta dishes, like the Crab Stuffed Flounder and the Seafood Pasta, which are crowd favorites. The restaurant ensures that every customer leaves satisfied, making it a must-visit for seafood enthusiasts.
A photo of Gershwin's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Norfolk
Booked 8 times today
Gershwin's, located in downtown Norfolk, is treasured for its exceptional American cuisine. Its array of diverse menu items receive constant praise, with reviewers raving about offerings such as the vegan meatloaf, crab mac and cheese, duck confit, and chicken mushroom ravioli. The vibrant atmosphere and live pianist add an alluring touch to the dining experience. The restaurant is also lauded for its extensive liquor and sophisticated cocktail menu. Gershwin's offers a blend of modern and old-fashioned drinks that resonates with patrons. Client service at this establishment is consistently cited as attentive and exceptional, with many customers already planning their return visits.
A photo of 219 Bistro restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Norfolk
Booked 3 times today
219 Bistro offers a delightful taste of American cuisine that is evident in their menu and affirmed by their positive reviews. Their menu includes a diverse assortment of dishes from Grilled Asparagus and Truffle Fries to more substantial entrees like Seared Scallops and Beef Short Rib. There are also intriguing dishes such as the Bacon Wrapped Goat Cheese Figs that showcase the creativity in combining flavors. Praises from customers highlight the "excellent food preparation and presentation" and the "great service". With reviews noting "phenomenal" dishes and an overall great experience, the 219 Bistro has cemented itself as a go-to place for high quality American cuisine.
A photo of Hair of the Dog - Granby restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Norfolk
Booked 1 time today
Hair of the Dog - Granby embodies the genuine essence of American cuisine. The restaurant is highly praised for its remarkable service, with reviews commending the friendly and precise staff. The food is also a highlight, with customers recommending the "amazing chicken and waffle" and the "carnivore omelet." Additionally, the atmosphere is consistently acclaimed as great, making it a recommended choice for both small casual gatherings and larger parties, and it also excels as a brunch spot. Whether it's for a simple breakfast date or a festive Easter breakfast with the family, Hair of the Dog - Granby leaves a lasting impression.
A photo of Saltine restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Norfolk
Booked 23 times today
Saltine offers a truly exceptional seafood dining experience, highly praised by patrons for its tasteful ambiance, impeccable service, and most importantly, superb seafood. Customers consistently commend the diversity and refinement of the menu, highlighting the freshness and perfect preparation of the fish. The staff is lauded for being responsive, speedy, and courteous, enhancing the overall dining experience. Saltine's outdoor tables and relaxing atmosphere create an inviting environment for appreciating its culinary masterpieces. As quoted from a review, the restaurant offers “absolutely outstanding some of the best seafood I have ever eaten.” Whether you are a local or just visiting Norfolk, Saltine is a seafood gem that should not be missed.
A photo of Glass Light restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Norfolk
Booked 13 times today
Traditional hotel dining is completely redefined at the Glass Light Hotel & Gallery. Focused on serving the highest quality ingredients, including seasonal and locally sourced produce and herbs, our restaurant, bar, and communal dining program are a standout among the dining scene of Norfolk on Granby Street. Indulge your senses in artistic, open spaces enhanced by beautifully prepared and presented dishes. Experience an elevated take on casual dining at the Glass Light Hotel!
A photo of Chef's Kitchen & Cocktails restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Norfolk
Booked 15 times today
At only 65 seats, Chef's has an intimate but edgy ambiance and an eclectic dining experience. Located on Colley Avenue, Chef’s Kitchen & Cocktails offers an upscale but comfortable, quality dining experience.Please leave children at home and enjoy the atmosphere.(ADULTS ONLY!)
A photo of Todd Jurich's Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Norfolk
Booked 6 times today
Todd Jurich's Bistro is a beloved gem in Norfolk renowned for its Contemporary American cuisine. Constantly lauded by its long-time patrons over the years, the bistro's menu ranges from fresh seafood specials, steaks, lamb, and their iconic dishes such as delectable meatloaf and whipped potatoes. Customers vouch for their refreshing Watermelon Feta Salad and flavorful bread pudding. The restaurant's drink selection, including strong cocktails and a variety of wines, also receives high praise. Complementing the culinary delights is the impeccable service, marked by attentive and professional waitstaff. Many reviews mention the fine details of the dining experience, including excellent bar service, elegant food presentation, and a welcoming ambiance. This corroborates Todd Jurich's Bistro's status as a high-quality restaurant, consistently delivering on the promise of a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Waters Edge Winery Norfolk restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Norfolk
Booked 3 times today
Welcome to Waters Edge Winery of Norfolk! Founded from a deep love for wine, food, and family, our craft winery offers a unique experience. Owned by Jason & Dyan Witt, both passionate about hospitality and quality, we aim to make every visit memorable. Jason's business acumen and global wine knowledge, along with Dyan's marketing expertise, ensure a warm and inviting atmosphere. From our marketplace to bottling parties, we strive for guests to feel like family, learn about wine, and spread joy. Our diverse selection includes popular varietals and rare finds sourced globally from top grape growing regions, such as California, Italy, and France.
A photo of Privilege restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Portsmouth
Booked 20 times today
Privilege is a praised establishment that offers top-notch Contemporary American cuisine. Based on the frequent praise in reviews, the cuisine stands out with dishes such as the Tuscan Chicken, crab stuffed shrimp, wings, salmon bites, and flavorful salmon pasta. Reviewers gush over the exceptional dining experience, noting the perfect food, drinks, and décor. The ambiance is described as both cozy and inviting, and the staff receives accolades for being attentive and friendly. Furthermore, special evenings like ladies' night and the artful vibe add to the enjoyable atmosphere. From the sounds of the reviews, Privilege secures its place as a must-visit for all Contemporary American cuisine enthusiasts.
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