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cafe europa

319 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3706
+1 757-399-6652
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
319 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3706
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are anywhere near downtown Portsmouth a trip to Cafe Europa is worth your time. The service and food are superb and the prices are amazingly affordable. Highly recommend!

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This restaurant is an incredible find - romantic, elegant, and unexpected. You will be full when you leave, and the food is completely out of the ordinary fare. There are not too many places in the Hampton Roads area that can match this.

Thank Frederic B
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

My co-workers and I were excited to try this restaurant on our work trip. Unfortunately, the food wasn’t very good and it was highly priced. Two out of seven members of our party enjoyed their meal. The Chicken Marsala did not taste like any Marsala...More

Thank Friendja
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This is a local hidden gem! The owner and chef makes all the food from scratch. His wife make the most amazing deserts. The staff has been there for years and keeps the amazing experience . This is a must visit place for food. Try...More

Thank ghappliancerepair
Reviewed 11 January 2018

A wonderful dining experience with outstanding dishes expertly described and delivered by our waiters.

Thank dpalczewski
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

They used to have a pretty eclectic menu but now only serve....pasta dishes. For $30 per plate. I mean it is really good but no thanks.

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I really can't understand all the positive reviews. Local people seem to love this place, but coming from out of town we found it disappointing. Food was mixed- mediocre to pretty good-but the service was weirdly hostile: 1/2 hour to get a waiter, two items...More

2  Thank dougfir70
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

What an exciting evening with friends. Exceptional food, wait staff and so enjoyed meeting the owners. It was very French and we will return next chance we have.

1  Thank Easycritic01
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had heard about this restaurant for a couple years but it was in another city so I never made the effort to go. Me and my wife and daughter had been trying out different restaurants locally, when I ran in to Veronica at the...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Food was excellent, taste extraordinaire. Great service helpful staff would absolutely return again.

Thank Michael L
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14 February 2016|
Response from Uilani21 | Reviewed this property |
She would be fine....I'm not sure about a children's menu, but the restaurant is very customer oriented and accommodating, so I imagine they would figure out something if they don't have a specific menu. I hope you all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 80
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3706
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-399-6652
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