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Vintage Tavern

1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138
+1 757-238-8808
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
1900 Governors Pointe Dr, Suffolk, VA 23436-1138
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was cozy, but classy. The food qas delicious, and the service impeccable. We ate inside once, and outside on another visit. Plenty of seating for an intimate dinning experience.

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very close to my home, however I would travel a good ways if it wasn't close just for their delicious menu. They are seasonal so I always feel good about what I'm eating because I know it's fresh and sustainable and you...More

Thank milteer15
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went by this fine restaurant for drinks. Our party of 8 got to sit outside with perfect weather and very comfortable seats. The manager came out and the lit the fire pit . Wonderful conversations were had by all.

Thank tombob7
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This Resturant has become our go to for special occasions , the food in always good and like the fact that there are many regional dishes. Have to say the sampler with pimento cheese is our favorite. They have never disappointed us.

Thank crabber_12
Reviewed 12 April 2017

After reading many reviews and weighing our options of upscale restaurants close to home, decided on Vintage Tavern. Atmosphere was terrific. Service was impeccable. Dinner was unhurried. They called us before we arrived and asked if it was a special occasion and acknowledged our anniversary...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The shrimp and grits has been my favorite, even though everything has been good. A nice place to celebrate special events.

Thank TammyTrue
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. We were disappointed that a few menu selections were not available. But everything we ordered was wonderful. It was too cold to go outside and enjoy the beautiful outside scenery but we plan to go back and enjoy it in the spring...More

Thank 885donaldw
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I have to rate the Vintage Tavern as one of my favorites places to spend an evening. I learned in Europe that dining is more than eating, it is your entertainment.for the evening. Vintage Tavern excels at this. It starts with the greeting from the...More

Thank rpspiker
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for high end casual fare from a "Tavern" after a conference, this was an amazing surprise. Charcuterie, wine list, scallops and rice pudding were among best ever. Decor and service were great but we likely got lucky on a Thursday night in Restaurant.

Thank Roger1935
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Hubby and I had a date night and enjoyed the food. The service was attentive. Will visit again as hostess gave us information on upcoming events here.

Thank Chelle3003
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
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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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