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Vintage Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138 (Bridge Road / Route 17)
+1 757-238-8808
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Suffolk, Virginia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Made reservations for our anniversary and was pleasantly surprised then we were seated to find personalized menus! It was awesome, they catered to us and the food was delicious!

Thank savanajane
Suffolk, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I dined at Vintage Tavern three times in the past year. Great food and atmosphere along with fabulous service by a friendly and professional staff. I brought family from New England there for dinner and the shrimp and grits was the winner. Not a cheap night out but worth the price for a special night out. Cheers😎

Thank malouinrl
Suffolk, Virginia
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I met a friend for dinner recently at Vintage Tavern, and we couldn't have had a nicer dinner and "catch up" session together. This wasn't our first experience dining here, but it was for our guest. He was quite impressed with the beautiful appearance of the restaurant. It is beautifully appointed (but not stuffy) and definitely designed... More 

Thank rjrhodes
Suffolk, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I reserved a table in the vintage Tavern recently to celebrate my Wife's birthday. It was one of the nicest meals we have ever enjoyed. We were downstairs close to their working fireplace. The food was wonderful. And the service was great also!

1 Thank Richard D
Suffolk, Virginia
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have been to Vintage Tavern several times for special occasions. We've had romantic dinners for two, small group celebrations and a large 50 person graduation dinner on the second floor. Everytime I've been impressed with the restaurant. They do everything right with the souther cuisine (this past time we had the seafood and grits and fried pork belly, and... More 

Thank Samuel E
Suffolk, Virginia
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220 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Had dinner here the other night in the bar. Had the pulled pork barbecue French fries. It was terrific although probably not the most healthy food I've eaten.

Thank tombob7
Suffolk, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Outstanding food. Excellent atmosphere and superb staff. Whether you eat in the dining room or the bar, the food is wonderful. Management is always chatting with guests. Bartender is great. Try the BBQ Duck Wings from the Tavern menu, a meal by itself.

Suffolk, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Vintage Tavern is one of our favorite restaurants in Suffolk. The food is great, the service is outstanding and the "Olde Tavern" decor will make you want to remodel your house!

Thank Ron M
Suffolk, Virginia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Well this will be a little wordy. Vintage Tavern used to be my favorite, was excellent in every respect. Hard to get a reservation and worth the effort to do. Economy crashes in 08 and staff cuts eat away the quality of the product, hey we all got to be profitable I understand. Still very good and the bride and... More 

Thank Paul S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Our favorite place in Suffolk. The crab cakes are some of the best I have ever had. The shrimp and grits are also excellent. Their cornbread is awesome! The service is always excellent. Great wine list as well. Highly recommended.

Thank Jay H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 200
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138
    (Bridge Road / Route 17)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Suffolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-238-8808
Now open since April, 2006, Vintage Tavern at Governor's Point is owned by Brian and Teresa Mullins. Located in the hunting and fishing community of Northern Suffolk, Virginia the restaurant features 'Seasonally Southern' fare. The menu highlights the best of local and regional Southern dishes and recreates them with authenticity and passion. We are committed to maintaining the food history and culture that makes our community so special. Other features include a dramatic open kitchen, two dining areas both with fireplaces, an outdoor fire pit, outdoor dining on the covered veranda and a 400 plus selection wine list. The perfect place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or any special occasion. Voted #1 by Hampton Roads magazine 2012 Platinum Plate Awards. Recognized by Open Table as one of America's Top 50 Restaurants in 2009 and 2010, and by Sante magazine for Wine Hospitality in 2010.

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