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Red Star Tavern - CLOSED

701 Lakefront Cmns, Newport News, VA 23606-3322
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good27%
  • Average33%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible4%
29 May 2013
29 Jan 2013
“Third attempt for a medium cooked burger - Failed....”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub
701 Lakefront Cmns, Newport News, VA 23606-3322
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

This was a favorite among the locals who were young professionals. Great food, great service, and a locals favorite.

Thank ZekeandKristene
Reviewed 29 January 2013

I have been to Red Star a few times and though the atmosphere is great and depending on where you are seated the view of the fountain is excellent, the food has left me disappointed every time and the service is always very slow. The...More

Thank Frequenttravler77
Ben C, General Manager at Red Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2013

Frequenttravler77, First, I want to thank you for your feedback on our atmosphere, burgers and service. Receiving feedback from our guests is the best way to continuously improve our restaurant. As far as the burger temp issue, it has been addressed with my Kitchen Managers...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2013

This place has changed menus so much in the past several years it is difficult to know what to expect. Although the service is generally good and the atmosphere and location are great, it is no bargain as to bang for your buck.

Thank edward d
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Nice casual atmosphere. Large bar area with TVs as well as standard restaurant seating. Splurged on Mac and Cheese as a side to my turkey burger. So yummy and big enough portion to be a full meal.

Thank AnonymousConnecticut
Ben C, General Manager at Red Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2012

AnonymousConnecticut, Thank you so much for the kind words. Our Mac & Cheese is a staple item on our menu and one of our guest favorites. We're glad that you enjoyed it so much. Come back and see us soon!! Ben Circelli General Manager

Reviewed 17 October 2012

I went to lunch here wtih 8 others. We ordered quickly and sat outside. 1.5 hours later, our food had still not arrived. We ended up having to simply leave the establishment. That was a first for me; walking out of a restuarant. For the...More

Thank ers1978
Ben C, General Manager at Red Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2012

Hello, I read about your experience at our restaurant in your review and wanted to personally reach out to you and apologize for the negative experience you had at our restaurant in September. I hope that you will give us another try the next time...More

Reviewed 23 September 2012 via mobile

I had lunch in the tavern with several friends. The food was hot and quick though typical sports bar type of food. We enjoyed the beer on tap and the TV's are large and plentiful. The wait staff are very jovial and helpful. I would...More

Thank molarman26
Reviewed 21 September 2012

I ate here several times while staying at the nearby Mariott for a training. The blue crab burger is excellent, as is the pear salad. Service can be a bit slow at busy times.

Thank infiknitty
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Several of us ventured to Red Star Tavern on our first night in Newport News. It was the first Sunday night NFL game and was sure to be a great place to relax and enjoy football. Unfortunately, Red Star disappointed. We waited for one hour...More

Reviewed 7 September 2012

Food is subpar and not very good selection. Can be loud and too open, No real privacy at dinner. Patio is nice during the summer, to eat out on.

Thank LoveToTravel-Tom
Reviewed 23 August 2012

This place can be a little confusing to find if you're not familiar with City Center, but it's worth a visit. It's a little more upscale than other similar places in the area, and the decor and layout really give it a cool vibe. I've...More

Thank CallyGirl87
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American, Bar, Pub
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Bar Scene
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  • Address: 701 Lakefront Cmns, Newport News, VA 23606-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
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