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Pirate's Cove Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
109 Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
+1 757-549-7272
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pollock” (45 reviews)
“hush puppies” (57 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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109 Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are always looking to try new places to eat and decided to have dinner here based on the great reviews. Big mistake!! Maybe we didn’t get what they do good but all around our food was terrible! The best thing we had was the...More

Thank Tracy M
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We sure appreciate you giving us a try. We work hard to provide the freshest food and the best service. You made a comment that the tilapia and flounder had very little favor. We do not over season. When ordering just ask to have heavy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start... First of all they always have no less that 1/2 of place full at any given time, a very loyal following!! if you noticed from the plentiful pictures they have an extensive seafood menu and one of the favorites is the...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pirate's Cove is a nice local seafood place. I litte off the beaten track, its in a strip shopping center next to a Food Lion near Chesapeake General Hospital. Their crab cakes are excellent. Service is good. They're famous for their fried haddock and fries....More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This little place was a little hard to find but the food and service were very good. We were seated immediately at 4:30 pm. The spinach casserole was a new dish for me but was very good.

Thank dwoodie77
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We have been regulars at the "PC" as we call it and tell friends. The service is excellent. The menu has not changed too much, and that is a good thing for the locals. The quality of the seafood is average. We would tell friends,...More

Thank Sean H
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Sean. We work very hard to provide excellent service and great quality. Our crab cake recipe has not changed. I'm sorry you feel the way you do but the crab meat in our cakes are still made the same as...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

I'm a retired chef, so I am picky about my food. But how can you mess up a hamburger? It was suppose to be a 1/2 lb med rare burger. It wasn't busy and yet I had to wait half an hour for my burger....More

Thank irishredchef
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You were not at Pirate's Cove Sir? How can it be over cooked and cold? We have a hamburger press that makes ALL of our burgers 1/2 pound. Our burgers are 10.99 PLUS we DO NOT HAVE CHIPS. We don't offer them or serve them....More

Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in a strip mall this little place has credible fresh seafood. The crab cake was nearly all crab and delicious. The creamed spinach was absolutely delicious. Steamed shrimp however were mushy. Service was good. Overall a good visit

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Love this place! The hush puppies, the fried oysters, scallops. Seems to be always busy, but that's a good sign.

Thank YZAZ
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My family chose this restaurant for celebrations. It’s a great place to eat and celebrate. Great timing and quality of food.

Thank bernardj215
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Food was very good, great greek salad, crab cake and flounder stuffed fish. Atmosphere was nice though I expected something more, thought they had live music. Prices ok, food value for money. All in all a good place

Thank Mike K
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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.
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.
18 July 2015|
Response from tonyfranklin2 |
When was the eden way store built
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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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake
  • Phone Number: +1 757-549-7272
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