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Pirate's Cove Restaurant

) #3 of 418 Restaurants in Chesapeake ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
109 Gainsborough Sq, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
+1 757-549-7272
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pollock” (40 reviews)
“hush puppies” (57 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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109 Gainsborough Sq, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
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Reviews (451)
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1 - 10 of 451 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

All I can say is - everything was GREAT! The seafood and service was beyond my expectations. I will definitely be revisiting this restaurant!! My first impression when I pulled into the parking lot was not good.... If I hadn't been with other people I...More

Thank ReviewingEverywhere
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit here and most likely our last. Food was good and prices were fair, however they added automatic gratuity because we had 6 people. Wouldn't have minded this if we hadn't asked our server and other staff 5 times for a booster seat and...More

1  Thank firewife351
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my first time here and the atomoshper was great until I found several bugs in my acia flower fizz. I asked the waiter if there were pieces of flower in the drink and he responded no so then I pulled the piece of...More

1  Thank Tamara R
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry for your experience. We have never had anyone ever say that they had found a bug in their drink before you. We apologize for your drink, asked if we could make you another. We did not charge you. Not sure what else anyone...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by the staff at the hotel we were staying nearby. Decided to go there since there was something for both my daughter and I for dinner. The service was great and the waitress very attentive to our needs and my questions....More

Thank Regina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I placed a to go order & asked for no bacon. Tipped waitress and left... I go home and find they put bacon on my sandwich. When I called to let them know about this mistake ,I'm told the owner is on vacation and I...More

1  Thank Eric K
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so very sorry that you got bacon on your sandwich. The funny thing is that NONE of our sandwiches come with bacon, you have to add it to your sandwich. Just a thought, you could just take it off and BOOM no bacon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite restaurant(s)! Amazing food at both locations! If you're looking for good seafood - run to Pirate's Cove.

Thank reneehannas77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent business trip to Chesapeake I had lunch at the Pirates Cove Restaurant at the recommendation of a friend. While my server was very friendly and super attentive to my needs, my pile of pollack was just average. The fish was hot and...More

Thank Bob A
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bob - Thank you for giving us a try. I'm sorry about your sides. We make our slaw in house and usually get great reviews. I agree about our onion rings. I have yet to find an onion ring anywhere that knocks my socks off....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely, small, tucked away local gem includes a great menu/ local folks/good wine/ a great selection of local seafood. Go, Eat, enjoy!

Thank EDHN
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the awesome review. Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my latest visit to Pirate's Cove in Chesapeake, a few of us were celebrating a very special birthday for a family member who was turning 100 years old. The impeccable food quality that we were accustomed to over the past couple of years just...More

Thank unc_alum10
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I appreciate your review and will look into all of your complaints. We have a lot of birthdays celebrated at Pirates Cove and it's hard to give a free dessert to all ( I will add that anyone who is celebrating 100 years of age...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their Fish & Chips lunch special is the best deal in town! You get a plate full of crispy fried thick white fish with fries and delicious sweet Southern coleslaw. Order a side of 6 hush puppies and your meal will be complete - the...More

Thank Lovebeingnana
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I buy a gift certificate??
12 April 2016|
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Response from mbdavs1500 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, regular dress attire. Can get gift certificates as far as I know and still one of favorites to go. They have no delivery service. Best time to go, anytime.
Is there a dress code. And do theyserve beer or liquor?
15 August 2015|
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Response from Vickie B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code...very casual atmosphere. I am pretty sure they have a full bar.
How long has the eden way store been open
18 July 2015|
Response from tonyfranklin2 |
When was the eden way store built
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Gainsborough Sq, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake
  • Phone Number: +1 757-549-7272
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