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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%
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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 4 days ago

This was such a pleasant surprise - we walked in with no reservations, but were warmly welcomed with a bevy of smiles, and taken back to a nice table where we were delightfully served. The decor is modern and airy, the service is upbeat, attentive...More

Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sort of in the middle of a parking lot or so it seems. But once you get there Great Restaurant. Nice comfortable seating in the dining room and they do have outdoor seating - but it is right next to the parking. The food is...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive staff, and great food. Excellent cocktails. I always look forward to a meal at Second Street.

Thank Carlton H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes!!! Happy Hour is all day! This restaurant is very cozy. It also has a nice outdoor dining area. We stopped in for happy hour. The bartenders were top notch and drinks were priced right

Thank KimiLu59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live on the Southside, but when our plans to meet folks from the Peninsula are made, this is where we are now choosing to meet! This was our second visit, and this time Brittany took care of us and did a great job, great...More

1  Thank LindaW60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were 9 of us and our table was ready when we arrived. Our waitress Pamela was very patient and solicitous! I had a berry and goat cheese salad - large enough to share or have for entree. Crab Norfolk bland but that is the...More

Thank sleem50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When our team travels for work, we always look for cool local places to eat. We found it! Great food and nice wine selection. From steak, crabcakes or salmon-- everyone really enjoyed their meal. Happy hour appetizers were nice too. A lot of chips with...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We came out Friday night and we had a wonderful dinner!! The thai poppin shrimp are a must have as well as the french onion soup. Anna was our server and made the evening enjoyable =)

Thank erinb732018
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We were on vacation and took a chance on Second St based on pictures in a local magazine. We were not disappointed. Our server, John, was very helpful with suggestions and descriptions of appetizers and entrees. Everything was delicious and portions were generous. A comfortable,...More

Thank sign501
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Joined a large party later, after they had already ordered. Server Brittany made sure my order was expedited and it arrived soon after everyone else’s. Food was delicious! Ended the meal with creme brûlée. A perfect night. Thanks to everyone at the bistro! Especially Brittany...More

1  Thank douglaslS8161YJ
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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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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