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Hook-U-Up Gourmet

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$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
+1 757-331-2275
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
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United States
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Disappointing to say the least! Loved the town and shopping. Shops were more reasonable than I anticipated, but most restaurants were high in price! Hook U Up was by far the worst food, no character, serving bad food from overpriced menu with limited options. If it was in any other setting, it would be out of business!!

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Thank Michele D
Florida
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lived in Balitimore, we know good crab dishes very well... the crab cakes at Hook U Up are as good as any you could find... however, the crab bisque was as good as the best we've had. If you are passing anywhere near, treat yourself right.... it is well worth the trip! Fresh bread too! Tim is a talented and... More 

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Thank SmartHome
Nellysford, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

This is exquisite! The food is superb and Melanie and Chef Tim are delightful. We ate outside both nights and had reservations. It is a quaint place so make a reservation.

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Thank CRL1126
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Stopped here for lunch. Sandwiches were fresh and filling. Kind friendly staff made our stay here enjoyable. The crab on my sandwich was very tasty and there was more crab than bun to hold it. Highly recommend this Cape Charles restaurant.

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Thank Richard R
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This resturant was amazing..small intimate place with the best food in Cape Charles!! Make sure to call ahead for reservations...seating is limited and R they had to turn people away!!

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Thank Michele M
New York, NY
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

The owner of our inn recommended Hook U Up and we were so glad she did. It was a lovely little restaurant right on the main street . There was a wide variety of food, from shellfish to beef. The crab soup was wonderful. My husband had a spicy rockfish which he devoured and I had a seafood linquini, loaded... More 

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Thank Joan F
Cape Charles, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Hook-U-Up is our favorite place for dinner. Chef Tim and his staff are amazing. Everything on the menu is fantastic and fresh!

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Thank petesue1
Sag Harbor, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Great,creatively put together, meal! Along with excellent service and friendly surroundings. A treasure found in this small town!

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Thank mybrosko
Reston, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had our second visit to Hook U Up the other night and enjoyed it so much we booked a private party for the following night (luckily it's the off-season!). Our little group of four had what will certainly be the most memorable birthday experience ever, with a six-course tasting menu of seared tuna and local crab, scallops with wild... More 

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Cape Charles, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

No need to wait 6 months to get a reservation at a Michelin Star Restaurant. Try dinner at Hook-U-Up Gourmet in Cape Charles. Chef/Owner Tim Brown serves up five star meals using the freshest ingredients and perfect seasonings and sauces. Last night we enjoyed the crab cakes with fennel and grits and the always delicious homemade fettucine with scallops, clams,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 757-331-2275
Description
Fresh baked breads & desserts daily. Bistro style atmosphere with waitstaff starting at 5pm Tuesday thru Friday. Always fresh, local ingredients. Dinner menu changes weekly. Reservations strongly suggested for dinner. Beer & Wine offered on/off premise. Full Bar.

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