Joey and Megan's Guidebook for Newport News

Joey & Megan

Joey and Megan's Guidebook for Newport News

Food scene
Our favorite food places nearby.
Best Thai/Japanese restaurant in Newport News. If you want to go for a walk it's about 15 minutes from here. They have great miso soup, sushi, and classic thai dishes.
Thaijindesu
2180 William Styron Square S
Best Thai/Japanese restaurant in Newport News. If you want to go for a walk it's about 15 minutes from here. They have great miso soup, sushi, and classic thai dishes.
Best breakfast/brunch spot in Newport News. Just a few minutes drive from here. Has great omeletes, french toast, bacon, etc! Be sure to try the mimosa flight!!
Byrd's Restaurant
2 Hiden Blvd
Best breakfast/brunch spot in Newport News. Just a few minutes drive from here. Has great omeletes, french toast, bacon, etc! Be sure to try the mimosa flight!!
If you're in the mood for italian, this place is amazing. The best tiramisu I've ever had, lots of great pasta dishes, good wine, etc!
Al Fresco
11710 Jefferson Ave
If you're in the mood for italian, this place is amazing. The best tiramisu I've ever had, lots of great pasta dishes, good wine, etc!
Want to order chinese food? We highly recommend this place!
Asian Grill
12442 Warwick Blvd
Want to order chinese food? We highly recommend this place!
If you're here on a Wednesday night, the trivia at this place is super laid back and tons of fun (and they have $4 burgers on trivia night)! Not always suitable for children.
Neo Kitchen and Bar
11810 Fountain Way
If you're here on a Wednesday night, the trivia at this place is super laid back and tons of fun (and they have $4 burgers on trivia night)! Not always suitable for children.
There are lots of Mexican restaurants in the area and this is by far our favorite, they have lots of great classic mexican entres and many delicious cocktails.
Jose Tequila's Mexican Grill and Bar
615 Thimble Shoals Blvd
There are lots of Mexican restaurants in the area and this is by far our favorite, they have lots of great classic mexican entres and many delicious cocktails.
If you love seafood, this upscale seafood restaurant has lots of great choices. We HIGHLY recommend the Sweet Corn Soup with lump crab meat. They also do wine pairings and have a 7 course tasting menu.
Fin Seafood
3150 William Styron Square N
If you love seafood, this upscale seafood restaurant has lots of great choices. We HIGHLY recommend the Sweet Corn Soup with lump crab meat. They also do wine pairings and have a 7 course tasting menu.
If you're looking for a college bar with lots of great junk food and drinks, this is the place to go. Get the bacon cheese fries if you really want to indulge, they don't go easy on the bacon. Their pizzas are great too!
Brickhouse Tavern
141 Herman Melville Ave
If you're looking for a college bar with lots of great junk food and drinks, this is the place to go. Get the bacon cheese fries if you really want to indulge, they don't go easy on the bacon. Their pizzas are great too!
A small family owned place right across the street from CNU. We love the spicy pork bulgogi and if you're dining in you'll get to experience some awesome K-pop music videos. Please note that as of May 2021 they close at 7pm, so you'll want to stop here for lunch or an early dinner!
Bob Bob Korean grill and kitchen
12368 Warwick Boulevard
A small family owned place right across the street from CNU. We love the spicy pork bulgogi and if you're dining in you'll get to experience some awesome K-pop music videos. Please note that as of May 2021 they close at 7pm, so you'll want to stop here for lunch or an early dinner!
Small hidden away lunch gem! The sandwiches here are awesome!
MOMO's Cafe
11801 Canon Boulevard
Small hidden away lunch gem! The sandwiches here are awesome!
Amazing donuts! They are only open from 7am-noon though so you have to go in the morning!
Glazed Doughnuts
24 Wine St
Amazing donuts! They are only open from 7am-noon though so you have to go in the morning!
This is not a Subway chain restaurant! This is a cute local sub shop established in 1977 only a mile away from our house. The subs are large, delicious, and very reasonably priced.
Subway Station
12288 Warwick Blvd
This is not a Subway chain restaurant! This is a cute local sub shop established in 1977 only a mile away from our house. The subs are large, delicious, and very reasonably priced.
This is a new spot that's easily walkable from our house. The owner makes amazing soul food. We love the lemon pepper wings, cornbread, and fish dinner.
Keda's Kitchen
11745 Jefferson Avenue
This is a new spot that's easily walkable from our house. The owner makes amazing soul food. We love the lemon pepper wings, cornbread, and fish dinner.
This is the best food truck in town! They offer a variety of grilled cheeses and the prices are very reasonable. Our favorite is the jalepeno popper grilled cheese. Check out where they'll be at jessielous757.com.
Jessie Lou's Mobile Food and Catering
This is the best food truck in town! They offer a variety of grilled cheeses and the prices are very reasonable. Our favorite is the jalepeno popper grilled cheese. Check out where they'll be at jessielous757.com.
Sightseeing
Great walking trail with views, wildlife, places for a picnic, parks, fields, etc!
Noland Trail Head Parking
83-99 Museum Dr
Great walking trail with views, wildlife, places for a picnic, parks, fields, etc!
Fun for EVERYONE! Explore a great variety of natural wildlife of Virginia.
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Virginia Living Museum
524 J Clyde Morris Boulevard
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Fun for EVERYONE! Explore a great variety of natural wildlife of Virginia.
This isn't your average SPCA, they have a petting zoo fun for all ages. You can visit it right at the end of the street from here!
Peninsula SPCA
523 J Clyde Morris Blvd
This isn't your average SPCA, they have a petting zoo fun for all ages. You can visit it right at the end of the street from here!
This Christopher Newport University arts building with beautiful theaters brings in world class performances. You should check out the schedule if you're here for a while.
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Ferguson Center for the Arts
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This Christopher Newport University arts building with beautiful theaters brings in world class performances. You should check out the schedule if you're here for a while.
Walking distance from our house and a great place for a walk. Great restaurants, an ice cream shop, a movie theater, and more!
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701 Town Center Drive
Walking distance from our house and a great place for a walk. Great restaurants, an ice cream shop, a movie theater, and more!
A part of the Nolan trail and a really great place to see the sunset on the James River. (Also the picture I took as the guidebook cover photo.)
Lion's Bridge
A part of the Nolan trail and a really great place to see the sunset on the James River. (Also the picture I took as the guidebook cover photo.)
The largest stone fort in the US with very cool views and right near a cozy little beach on the bay. It may not seem like it but you can drive through the narrow one lane tunnel into the fort. It's a great local landmark with lots of history and a museum inside.
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Fort Monroe
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The largest stone fort in the US with very cool views and right near a cozy little beach on the bay. It may not seem like it but you can drive through the narrow one lane tunnel into the fort. It's a great local landmark with lots of history and a museum inside.
Also known as William Styron Square, this town square is walking distance from our house and includes some of our favorite restaurants. There are lots of other great hidden away shops and pleasant scenery. It's a great place to walk around.
Port Warwick
191 Walt Whitman Avenue
Also known as William Styron Square, this town square is walking distance from our house and includes some of our favorite restaurants. There are lots of other great hidden away shops and pleasant scenery. It's a great place to walk around.
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벅로 비치 앤드 공원
100 South 1st Street
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Great nature trails, biking trails, disc golf, horseshoe pits, wildlife, paddle boating, and much more!
Newport News Park
13560 Jefferson Avenue
Great nature trails, biking trails, disc golf, horseshoe pits, wildlife, paddle boating, and much more!
Breweries & Cideries
These are some of our favories breweries in the area. Some of them are a little farther away in Hampton and Yorktown but if you have a car and a dd or don't mind ubering, I highly recommened visiting some of these.
This is a great place for a flight, lots of varierty in styles of beer. We really like the Strawberry Basil Kölsch and the Cream Ale.
Capstan Bar Brewing Company
2036 Exploration Way
This is a great place for a flight, lots of varierty in styles of beer. We really like the Strawberry Basil Kölsch and the Cream Ale.
This is an adorable little cidery built in an historic Hampton house. They have traditional and unique ciders on tap and canned.
Sly Clyde Ciderworks
207 E Mellen St
This is an adorable little cidery built in an historic Hampton house. They have traditional and unique ciders on tap and canned.
We have yet to actually visit this brewery but the beer here is awesome!
St. George Brewing Company
204 Challenger Way
We have yet to actually visit this brewery but the beer here is awesome!
We haven't been to this location either but have had Larry's Lemonade and love it!
The Original Larry's Hard Lemonade, LLC
524 Water St
We haven't been to this location either but have had Larry's Lemonade and love it!
A small brewery right outside of City Center with great beer. Sadly they're only open Friday and Saturday night.
Twisted Knot Brewing Co.
11838 Canon Blvd
A small brewery right outside of City Center with great beer. Sadly they're only open Friday and Saturday night.
They have an awesome space, good beer, good atmosphere, you can even get away with walking to and from if the weather is comfortable. It's also very popular with the locals. Kids and dogs are welcome.
Tradition Brewing Company
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd
They have an awesome space, good beer, good atmosphere, you can even get away with walking to and from if the weather is comfortable. It's also very popular with the locals. Kids and dogs are welcome.
This is a great local brewery with a LARGE outdoor space walking distance from the beach! You'll find families, dogs, and individuals gathering for great beer. They also have fire pits for the cooler nights. They usually have a food truck on site. And before you leave, be sure to grab a 4 pack or crowler (32oz Can) of your favorite!
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The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery
81 Patch Rd
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This is a great local brewery with a LARGE outdoor space walking distance from the beach! You'll find families, dogs, and individuals gathering for great beer. They also have fire pits for the cooler nights. They usually have a food truck on site. And before you leave, be sure to grab a 4 pack or crowler (32oz Can) of your favorite!