Foxtail Wine Bar

4.6
76 Reviews
$30 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
Established in 2020, Fox Tail Wine Bar is a cozy take on a traditional Wine Bar. Located in the heart of Hampton VA, our mission is to make sure that if you’re looking for a night of fun and entertainment, we’re the only place you’re going to want to be!

Winners of Cova's Best of: New Wine and Beer

Featured On: The Cover of Coastal Virginia Magazine

We Showcase live music on Fridays and Saturdays which you can enjoy even in inclement weather from our safe and dry covered area.

From the music to the carefully curated list of drinks, our incredible staff proudly crafts a unique experience for our guests. Whether you’re on a night out with friends or looking for a romantic night out, you’re always welcome to spend the evening with us.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 76 people are saying
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AprilR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The festive music, delicious cocktails, and beyond amazing food makes this a perfect place for a romantic date, family dinner, dinner with a boss, or a fun girls night.

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vipStephanieB
Richmond
14 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This was our first time to dine at Foxtail and I can't wait to return. Amazing wine selection and even something for the NA drinker. We really enjoyed the crab dip, seafood chowder and short ribs. The burger looks very tasty too.

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Wrenchaholic
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food!!!! and atmosphere I'll be going back soon.

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JamesH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience and great recommendations - will go back soon.

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Wino
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

We visited on a Saturday evening at 8:45 p.m. There were 3 waiters and we were sat by a sweet girl who had just started the night prior. After ordering our wine it took 30 minutes to make it to our table, all while our waitress was busy getting wine to go for the table next to us and cleaning that table. It was obvious that there was an oversight and our table was forgotten. Once we received our wine we were told she'd bring more water... which didn't happen. We also had to ask to order food after sitting there for 45 minutes. The food was good, however we found it odd that not once did any of the other waiters even bother to assist her or see if we needed assistance. Needless to say, we may give this establishment another chance in the future. Not a place to go if you're in a rush.

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JudyK
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food - amazing wine - amazing service! Need I say more???

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CPeters
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love this place. I am in there almost every single week! The owner is amazing and the staff as well. 10/10 HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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vipteria
Kansas City
17 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

It is a small area, making it very loud with few people in it. When our waitress came, and we ordered a wine tasting, she said we would have to wait because they didn’t have enough glasses. We waited, didn’t get the tasting I requested. I drank it anyway. The charcuterie boards we saw going by looked amazing. We ordered a full bored. It was incredible, but you could tell they were running out of food, by the time we got ours for 4 people. When the food started to arrive, my friend got a burnt lobster roll. No one else got anything, someone finally walked by, we asked when any of the rest of our food would arrive. The took her burnt food away, 3 in our party got food. And there I sat. My husband was done eating by the time my food arrived. They gave me my

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Trevor
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner for me - worth every penny. Fox Tail has great ambiance, outstanding food, and stellar service. For both date nights and special occasions, we always enjoy dinner here!

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Nicole
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Omg!!!! The aged prime rib is to die for!! And the Brussels sprouts!!! Soooo good!!

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Breezy
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious. The cocktails were very good and consistent. Our waitress was very sweet and took good care of us. We sat outside so I cannot speak to the comfort or noise level inside. My only issue with outside is the furniture is very cute but not exactly functional for eating. I'm 5'10 and my husband is 6'3 and we both had to sit on the edge to eat. It's great to lounge and drink and wouldn't keep me from returning but it's good to know before you go.

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AnitaN
Central Coast
6 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super friendly staff. Sat outside (in the front) and was still great service! Don’t come if you’re in a rush because it’s more of a chill vibe. The food was great! Just know they don’t do wine flights outside, so next time I’ll be dining inside!

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AprilR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was the most delicious and perfect night out I have had in years. The brussel sprouts are excellent. Better than my favorite dish of them at Jose Andres's DC restaurant Zaytinya. Loved the portbella sandwich and the Tres Leche cake. Excited the crab dip was back on the menu as it is one of my favorites. Please never get rid of the smokey jalapeno chardonnay on the cocktail menu as it is my favorite cocktail in Phoebus! We had a wonderful bottle of red wine that Paul recommended, and Phoebe keep our glasses full. (Both water and wine)!! Chef even came out to check on us despite being extremely busy.

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Megan
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for a date night! Food was amazing !! Wine was great!

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LoisF
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The servers were very helpful. Questions were answered clearly and suggestions were helpful.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Overall experience was lovely and the food was seasoned to perfection. Friendly staff, it was a little warm in there though.

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Matt
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place to enjoy a glass of wine and great food. Staff is amazing, wine selection is great and chef always prepares wonderful dishes.

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maylenal
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was polite and knowledgeable, we had brunch and the food was amazing! The mimosa flight was such a refreshing treat, the juice was fresh squeezed too. I'll be back for the empanadas filled with bacon and eggs!

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vipwillworkforfood
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

It was an interesting departure from the Hampton I grew up in. Wine was definitely priced as if in DC, food was very average. But we were comfortable.

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JasmineZ
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved the ambience. The tapas were excellent. The wait staff was informative and attentive. It’s a very small, intimate environment.

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PattieinVA
Richmond
18 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Delightful wine bar with delicious food. Very small restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining so recommend reservations so that you won't be disappointed. Enthusiastically recommend and will return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to there for my husband birthday and food was amazing and service was perfect!! I’d like to go again!!!

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KimKim
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food selection! Our food was delicious. Would definitely recommend!

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Pete
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've never had a negative experience at Foxtail. The place, food, and people are amazing.

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ChardonR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Foxtail was a cute little spot that my friends and I enjoyed only negative was it was extremely hot inside there.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best food I’ve had out in a VERY long time. Absolutely delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A small jewel in Phoebus with unique menu items. Very fresh food. We will go back.

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JenJ
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

It was very warm inside on the night we went. Did not seem to be any AC. Also, I know its a wine bar, but it would've been nice if they had more dessert selections. Overall, it is a nice place, especially for the younger crowd (I'm in my 40s).

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was great. Drinks were great. Our only negative is they have a table for two in window which not the best. It is literally a “hot” spot. They moved us to n outside table which made the experience awesome. Great place and will def be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Owners and staff were nice. They just open and are new to the seen but food is ok. Need more seasoning in there food. Overall quality was good. Wine Selection was great.

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Nikkita
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful little gem in Phoebus. It's a tapas style restaurant with an extensive wine menu and an extremely friendly staff. We even got to meet the owner who was extremely personable. I'll be back for sure.

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DonM
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed it. Great food and wine, and the service was fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Food was delicious. Service extremely slow and terrible.

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DebbieN
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience2

We reserved outside. It was comfortable seating BUT everyone needs to be aware it is on the street, so a lot of traffic and car fumes.

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vipDebraG
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great little gem in Phoebus. We will definitely be back!

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AutumnB
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was fabulous and the food was AMAZING! Beautiful outdoor seating and overall good environment

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Matt
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our fourth trip to Fox Tail and we will continue to return. Wonderful wine, food and staff. There is no place better for a romantic and fun occasion.

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BrianF
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great selection of wines. Outdoor seating area was great. Very relaxing.

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GLENNB
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Food quality and taste was excellent, but portion sizes were too small. Caesar salad was excellent, and crab dip was remarkable. However crab chowder was exceptionally small for the price. Varieties of wines by the glass were interesting, though the wine list is already outdated with several wines dropped and replaced. Service was good though small size of the various serving areas made atmosphere a bit hectic.

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AndreaW
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time at Fox Tail Wine Bar and we had been looking at trying it. We jumped on and get a last minute reservation and it did not disappoint.

FAQs

Foxtail Wine Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (757) 509-7253.

Foxtail Wine Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 76 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.