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Second Street American Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Vegetarian Friendly
115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
+1 757-234-4448
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bistro steak” (10 reviews)
“salad” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My food was served within a reasonable amount of time and was delicious. The waiter was very attentive. The decor was very inviting! And for the crowd that was there, the noise level was surprisingly low. Reasonable prices.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to go here instead of my hotel restaurant. Glad I did. They had good happy hour drink, apps, and a few dishes on special. I had a raspberry drop drink that was good and a chicken bacon ranch pizza. Will we sure to...More

Thank scarrmd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent food, but lacks creativity on the menu. Over-priced for what it is. If they re-vamped the menu and dropped the prices, it could actually be a cool place and staple for Newport News.

Thank Zach W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been back to Second Street since its reopening and hadn't heard much about it. The new interior is beautiful, the food was great, and the service was fantastic. Long beer and wine list and chef style entrees. A little pricey but you...More

Thank tobeonVacation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the Second Street American Bistro because of its TripAdvisor ratings and location. It was a perfect central meeting place for the four of us girls coming from four different directions and it turned out to be more than perfect. We got there mid-afternoon...More

Thank LindaW60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old Army friend and I have lunch at Second Street every month, and have for the last five years or so. The food is always good and the service is impeccable. The menu is a combination of standards and some always interesting seasonal items....More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit to Second Street. Our server Erin was attentive and lovely. We asked many questions about the menu, and she provided all the answers. Thank you, Erin!

Thank E5086CLnancyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a great atmosphere. The food is always great with good sized portions. I always want to try the gorgeous looking desserts but never have the room.

Thank Mom3ler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called to place our name in the queue for a table, since no reservations were being accepted for a Saturday evening in June. We were seated immediately when we arrived --- just about 10 minutes later---at an outside table in a beautifully lit garden...More

Thank Jaspan46
Reviewed 12 June 2018

My partner and I were at Second Street Bistro on Monday May 28th and we had a great meal, beautifully presented and expertly served by Tommy. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening, and were only sorry that we weren't hungrier - we could have indulged more....More

Thank Thomas B
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Sure do!!! Our website has the kids menu posted. I wanted to include a link but Tripadvisor does not allow website links..read below...thanks hope to see you - Sorry, questions may not include HTML or website links... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Arthur Way, Newport News, VA 23602-9442
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-234-4448
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Our large menu features local seafood, chicken and steak entrees, handmade burgers, unique Italian dishes, overstuffed sandwiches, kid friendly foods, munchies, fresh soups and salads, extensive, wine list and a relaxed separate bar area for socializing. Our outdoor patio offers a different dining experience while utilizing the same menus as the dining room and the bar "Second Street is a Casual Upscale Restaurant Marked by a menu full of unique and delicious culinary twists, stunning decor throughout, a comfortable atmosphere and a fresh upscale vibe unmatched in Newport News." Upscale casual without being "Uppity"
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