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Luigi's Italian Restaurant

) #77 of 369 Restaurants in Newport News ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza
15400 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23608-1576
+1 757-887-0005
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“garlic knots” (34 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“potato soup” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
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15400 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23608-1576
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Reviews (79)
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We decided to try this place because the reviews were good and we had a groupon. We got seated right away and were served promptly with our drink orders. We had to ask for silverware and napkins. we then placed our order for the garlic...More

Thank kissoon
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Visited this location for the 1st time 12/09/16 for a birthday party. The place is pretty relaxing to gather and have some drinks, food, and play some pool with friends. The drinks can be a little pricey for top shelf but most places in the...More

1  Thank Shane S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great Italian food and the service was excellent. This restaurant was one of the best restaurants in the Newport News Area that I found. I would recommend every time for service, Quality and just down right good food.

Thank Wolfgang C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Luigi's Italian Restaurant is back with the same staff, but a different owner. Luigi's closed down for a year or so, and was replaced by a Mexican restaurant; which went out of business. This our #1 favorite Italian restaurant! We live in Virginia Beach, and...More

Thank deputydawg13
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Established in 1987. Vinny & Sonny Chiarello originally opened their doors as "Luigi's Pizza and Subs" in Newport News, VA in 1987. The brothers moved to Newport News from Queens, NY in 1986-- to their humble beginnings in a small pizza joint just down the...More

2  Thank Vinny L
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Salad, pasta salads, garlic knots, dessert knots, pasta dishes and pizza. You can find at least two choices of every thing or maybe more. Family run business with all hands on deck. Authentic feel and they welcome you like family. Only open for lunch and...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

What a racket!!! They only take cash, and of course the ATM they own charges a dollar to get money... REALLY!?! It's 2016, get with society or charge another 50 cents to cover the transaction fee... The salad was white lettuce with a few other...More

Thank ExploringViking96
Gia W, Manager at Luigi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

HungryViking, The buffet is $9--that includes your drink. Many businesses do not accept credit card charges for less than $10...same concept here. We are a lunch spot, there is nothing over $20 on our menu so we try to keep it simple. We have an...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The quality of food is among the best at any Italian restaurant let alone for a buffet. Fantastic selection, great price that includes your drink, and friendly staff that provides great service.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This place is not the most convenient but the lunch is worth the trip. $7.95 gets you fresh salad, pizza. stromboli and soup. When I asked the waitress for the check for the iced teas she said they were included. Francesca , I hope thats...More

Thank JAGUAR1756
Reviewed 12 February 2016

My son & I heard on Facebook that Luigi's is back for lunch buffet. As soon as we had a weekday together, we stopped by for lunch. It was just as wonderful as before: potato soup, salad, garlic knots,and the pizza was to die for....More

Thank kathysstealth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15400 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23608-1576
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-887-0005
  • E-mail
Vinny & Sonny Chiarello originally opened their doors as "Luigi's Pizza and Subs" in Newport News, VA in 1987. The brothers moved to Newport News from Queens, NY in 1986-- to their humble beginnings in a small pizza joint just down the road on from where they are currently located on Warwick Blvd. They built their business based on their Italian roots & love of their family's original recipes. Growing up, they learned early on the importance of great food and the tradition of sharing meals with loved ones in groups both large & small. Luigi's quickly grew into a successful full-service restaurant specializing in a variety of pizzas & pastas of their own (now) famous recipes. After 30 years, in 2014, Vinny & Sonny closed Luigi's in hopes of retirement. A Mexican Restaurant in its place just didn't make the cut. Luigi's loyalists pined over the loss through countless calls & emails for over a year. The brother's daughters reopened Luigi's in 2016 to "Revive The Next Generation". & so, The Love is Back!