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Phillips Famous Seafood

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Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, VA
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Island of Malta, Malta
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here several times: the appetizers are good (definitely better than standard). However, they never seem to have any soups even though they are on the menu. The wine selection is OK; the cocktails not bad. Place is a bit pricey but generally quiet enough for conversation and relaxation. Service is always friendly.

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Thank tryggie
Lakeside, Michigan
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125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I try to eat hear while traveling. Expensive but great fresh seafood. Highly recommend this place. Excellent service but prices are high

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marysville ohio
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269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

we arrived here right as they were closing, but they were so great at accommodating us and getting us drinks and food. our waitress guided us through what we could and shouldn't get. food and service was really good! thank you!

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Thank lindas286
Midwest USA
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

I had a quick bite for a flight and was served by I think Theresa. She is extremely friendly and very attentive. My food went down the wrong pipe and I started choking and she helped me tremendously, another customer gave me the heimlich. Saved my life actually. She was so helpful, helped me clean myself up and made sure... More 

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Thank LinguineLover
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185 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

My son and I stopped in here for a quick lunch before his flight to NY. As I have had beers here before while waiting for incoming flights, I'd never eaten here. Everything was fine, and certainly up to the fine Phillips name for quality, taste and service.

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Thank Xeuropn
Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

I was flying out of Norfolk VA and had time for lunch. So I went to Phillips. Years ago they had a restaurant in Waterside in downtown Norfolk. It was THE place for great Chesapeake Bay crab dishes.This was the first time I have been to one of their properties in a long time. I wasn't impressed. I ordered Creamy... More 

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Washington, DC
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282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 904 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

I was extremely surprised to see Phillips at a small airport like Norfolk's, but it saved me the trouble of searching or asking someone to recommend a good seafood restaurant since I'm certain there are dozens in the Tidewater area. While it would have been nice to try the local fare, I know this place and didn't even need a... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

We stopped here for lunch after flying into Norfolk. I had the cream of crab soup (which was pretty good) and a beer. With tip my tab was $19.50. A bit much I thought for what I had. That would've been okay but we waited forever for our meals to come out. My other friends had sliders and a salad.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

I had time before my flight, so as I wandered into the airport noticed the restaurant in the main entrance. Decided to have a sit-down lunch instead of scarfing takeout at the gate (or worse, on the plane). I'm not familiar with the restaurant chain, but if I'm ever in Baltimore I'll make plans to try the restaurant there. The... More 

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Thank Toribia53
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

I had crab cake balls and cream of crab soup. The crab cake balls were good, but the soup was mediocre at best--not much flavor and not enough crab meat. I was disappointed they didn't have steamed crabs, though I guess I should have known an airport restaurant would have a hard time getting fresh live crabs.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • This restaurant is at Norfolk Intl Airport (after security)
Description
Located in the airport before security

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?