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Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar

621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
+1 757-827-0600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (130 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (13 reviews)
“hush puppies” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was $1 Oyster night and we got our money’s worth. A couple dozen. A salad and some chowder. A couple beers from a pretty good selection. This is a bar atmosphere. The salad is good for a bar, and the selection of fresh -...More

Thank douglasj812
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my new favorite local place for a relaxed seafood meal. They are consistently friendly and knowledgeable about the seafood in a local, (non-chain) way. Count on the oysters and steamed shrimp to be delicious and what you were thinking they’d be. Try fish...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

in all our times coming here, the only things that change are the local catch of the season - and which oysters are in season! Today there were "only" 6 choices for fresh oysters. The crab cake had so little bread type binder it fell...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and the staff was excellent. Logan you are the bomb. Great suggestion on the chicken on the Caesar salad. Wish you all had a great club sandwich

Thank turitter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the wait time was a little bit long, the food came out quick. Had fish tacos and a couple of dark beers. Not bad at all. Fish was moist and well flavored. Definitely will be back next time in town.

Thank yeulife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel on business and eat at restaurants about 36 weeks of the year, but I had never had crab cakes. I was looking forward to trying them. The server was inattentive. Took forever to get the drinks and food, and had to ask a...More

Thank ryandenver
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Great food and atmosphere, friendly service and drinks. We ate there on a Sunday and all the football games were on the many TVs. Was a little noisy sitting next to a party of 24, but that's OK.

Thank Curiosity615784
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Last night in the area. I had the chilled combo and my wife had the shrimp & grits. Everything was very tasty, the service was very good and the drinks weren't too bad either.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The food was so good!!! Seafood was all fresh and prepared so well. The drinks were great and the service was excellent!

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had the crab-stuffed mushrooms for an appetizer; I had crab-stuffed flounder for an entree and my lady had The Wharf - a sampler of scallops, shrimp, and oysters. The food and service were very good, the only downside was the place was quite noisy....More

Thank Joe B
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Yes. Recommended if a larger group, especially on Fri, Sat evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-827-0600
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