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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (118 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (13 reviews)
“apple slaw” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
621 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1819
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place for raw oysters. They had the traditional accompaniments plus a few extras. The bar area was nice and they had an excellent selection of craft beer. I also had the crab cake sandwich. That was a little underwhelming and the...More

Thank AR4024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun place .Great oysters. Went there for my birthday. Family fun. It is close by and convenient. We will be back!

Thank dduguid2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for the second time and what a treat, the food was great, the only thing we called ahead and ask for a table of 12 and we waited for over a hour and half for a table simply because the previous table...More

Thank nascar99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had high hopes for this place as we had scoped out reviews before going. I was unfortunately disappointed. The good: The service was good, no wait, and it was pretty close to our hotel. Fun atmosphere, has a bar. The Bad: the food was...More

Thank FeedMeSeymour84
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend and I sure am glad we went. The food was delicious. The service could have been better. It took us about 20 minutes to pay for our meals.

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Harpoon Larry's Seafood & Oyster Bar is, probably a good place for the younger set to hang out or to hook up, or whatever they do these days. The Friday night my wife, daughter and I visited, It was busy, (obviously popular), but not overly...More

Thank Les U
Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the few places in the area to get great seafood, the prices are reasonable and the food is cooked just right.

Thank William K
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing they even offer sushi on Sunday's that's really good. They also have good seafood specials throughout the week.

Thank Perrsha P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

If you want fresh Seafood in a Sports, Casual and Friendly Envronment, this is the place. We went on a Thursday and the special was 1/2 pound of shrimp is 12.99 and the second 1/2 is one PENNY. These are large shrimp (not Prawns) but...More

Thank jaybrianz
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Harpoon Larry's was delicious. We had a party of 8 for dinner and Storm was a fantastic and attentive server. We appreciated learning about the proud history of this family-owned restaurant. The fresh oysters, fried oysters, fried shrimp, stuffed flounder and filet mignon were perfectly...More

Thank nantzee
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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