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Vintage Tavern

1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138
+1 757-238-8808
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“flounder” (10 reviews)
“bbq duck” (2 reviews)
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were feeling a bit frustrated after initially trying to go to the River Stone Chop House and not being able to get a table (after being told to come in - over the phone). We called The Vintage Tavern and made a reservation for...More

Thank Billy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sad to say we were disappointed with our visit. The food was nothing special but to be fair was OK. The server on the other hand was poor. We were one of only three couples that evening and there were two servers. Should have been...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional food beautifully prepared. Bar is a great place to eat if you don't mind dead animals starring at you from the walks. If you have any alcohol it's hard not to spend$100 for 2 for dinner. Maybe not the place to go if you...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My friends and I had a tremendous dinner. The chef was very versatile to adjust the specials to our taste. Service was first class and the food was delicious. This is one of our favorite places in the Chesapeake area.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

There for Birthday - Excellent waiter staff -took advantage of tour opportunity of back court yard at conclusion - Food Excellent - Excellent décor - Recommend for special occasions - we always buy gift cards for friends -

Thank edwardhD8442WU
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is outstanding, but with that be prepared to spend a little. It is for me a place to go to celebrate something special. You can find great food prepared by a great chef. The staff always knows how to make your trip Very...More

Thank thejeffb
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food is always good and seasonal items added. Atmosphere is nice and a bit upscale, but not stuffy. Would recommend highly.

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My wife found this restaurant by going on a random google search for a great dining experience in our area. The Vintage Tavern did not disappoint. The restaurant is in a lovely area surrounded by beautiful homes. The ambience, the meal and the wait staff...More

Thank bbford0925
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Food was exceptional and service was outstanding! However, I recommend you eat in the bar area as there is more entrees there than the main dining room. We especially liked the "Duck Wings" as appetizers! We have been there numerous times and never had a...More

Thank larryromaine1
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is my go-to restaurant for a special grown-up dinner out with my son and his wife without any of the grandkids or great-grand kids. Such a treat! Menu varies by season and always great. Food great! Service is superb! A bit on the pricey...More

Thank 933susanjd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 200
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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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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