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Pirate's Cove Restaurant

109 Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
+1 757-549-7272
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood at reasonable prices. Love the nightly specials. Reservations are recommended on busy nights.

Thank 757PHL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this place 3-4 times over the last few years. Food has always been great. Tonight was a different story, The mozzarella appetizer was undercooked- still cold in the center. They had no baked potatoes so we tried the twice baked potatoes...More

Thank Tesrph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on date night after several recommendations. Very large portions of some of the most delicious seafood ever! We split one platter between two of us with a calamari app and Irish Cream cheesecake for a finishing treat. Hidden in a strip mall by...More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to eat some high end seafood. This is the place. The food was excellent with lots of choices. Had a great waiter to serve us. Excellent choice to eat at.

Thank SaraD81956
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times and it's always the same...excellent service and delicious food. Oh and did I mention the portions? Lets just say leaving with a doggie bag is quite common. Try the fish and chips!

Thank Rickvbch1
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The best crab cakes & fresh fish anywhere around Hampton Roads area. Nice size portions Aample chefs & staff. Nice varity and have never been disappointed with any dish ordered. When I travel to NC my cousin request their crab cakes and when she comes...More

Thank sharongM8653RR
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Staff is positive and service was prompt and friendly. Portions were generous and we always have to get a doggie bag to take part of our dinner home.

Thank 357debbie
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this hidden gem after learning it was owned from's by someone from my hometown. It's a great atmosphere, easy location, and great food. My kids are a bit skeptical since the only reason I wanted to go there was based on the owner...More

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Have been to Pirate's Cove several times and have never been disappointed. Great seafood reasonably priced and great service. Good variety to choose from! It is a bit crowded on weekend nights, so be prepared for a bit of a wait.

Thank larrya576
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Visiting a friend in town and he suggested we go here. I had the fried shrimp, baked potato, salad, and black beans. The salad was ok, as was the baked potato, and the shrimp; nothing that I would run back for. The black beans were...More

Thank bjdav
PiratesCChesapeake, Owner at Pirate's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for giving us a try. God bless

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12 April 2016|
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Response from mbdavs1500 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, regular dress attire. Can get gift certificates as far as I know and still one of favorites to go. They have no delivery service. Best time to go, anytime.
16 August 2015|
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Response from Vickie B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code...very casual atmosphere. I am pretty sure they have a full bar.
18 July 2015|
Response from tonyfranklin2 |
When was the eden way store built
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Gainsborough Sq, 6031 High St West Portsmouth VA, Chesapeake, VA 23320-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake
  • Phone Number: +1 757-549-7272
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