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Hook-U-Up Gourmet

227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
+1 757-331-2275
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“crab bisque” (5 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When asking for dinner recommendations from the Cape Charles locals, the first place they talk about is the Hook-U-Up and about the classically-trained french chef who owns the place. You wouldn't know what delights await your tastebuds from the outside but it is every bit...More

Thank Remi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tuna crab shrimp appetizer was presented well and the tuna was succulent. enjoyed mixed Seafood over fettuccine. Seafood outstanding but fettuccine kind of tasted like Ramen noodles. friend had scallop dinner with four of the largest sea scallops I've ever seen. cooked to perfection. I...More

Thank baydaz1
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

It's a former pizzeria so a bit short on ambiance, but oh, wow, what terrific cuisine at this hole in the wall on Mason Avenue, Cape Charles' main drag. Chef Tim Brown is all about sourcing the finest local ingredients, including the Chesapeake Bay's bounty,...More

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Hours/days of the week are limited, so check in advance. Good wines, great seafood, excellent homemade pasta. We love it. The only place nearby with comparable quality food is The Local in Cheriton, which has very limited hours (not open for dinner yet), but also...More

Thank jhggray
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Food was ok; did not feel that the atmosphere and the presentation and taste of food warranted the prices. Felt a bit rushed . . .

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

All the locals recommend this place to us. I really loved that it has a really casual feel in a tiny package. But don't be fooled by its casual atmosphere because the food and service is too notch. It's mostly seafood so beware if that...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit there for dinner. It was for my husband's 60th birthday, so I was hoping it would be as good as our first visit was... better, if anything! The service was outstanding, we didn't feel rushed, and the the food was...More

Thank FiletMignon24
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This restaurant is a wonder in such a small town. The quality and selection of food would be at home in any first class restaurant in New York on Philadelphia etc. Always a wonderful surprise when we peruse the menu and the wine selections are...More

Thank AntrimGal46
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We selected this restaurant on the advice of the owner of the B&B we were visiting as well as its reviews. We loved it! It is small and can only accommodate about 20 people, so please make a reservation to avoid the disappointment experienced by...More

Thank Mollyshumom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Chef Tim knows great food and serves it up in style. As good as anything you would find in a big city, yet tucked away here in tiny Cape Charles.

Thank Joan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
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Local cuisine
Open Hours
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: 227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 757-331-2275
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Fresh baked breads & desserts daily. Bistro style atmosphere with waitstaff serving dinner starting at 5pm Tuesday thru Saturday. Always fresh, local ingredients. Dinner menu changes weekly. Reservations strongly suggested for dinner. Beer & Wine offered on/off premise. Full Bar.
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