Portsmouth Restaurants

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    Bruttis': European Bistro

    by grandmaR Updated May 9, 2008

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    From Portsmouth brochure

    Advertises a "Top shelf bar with over 50 creative martinis and a fabulous wine list"

    What would have appealed to me more was the Certified Angus Beef and the "Wild and Wonderful Dessert"

    Live entertainment on weekends - serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

    (Omlets, gormet sandwiches, pastires, salads, posta, beef and poultry..)

    Famous for its BagelNutz - a soft puff of bagel dough with cream cheese baked inside.

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    The Deck Restaurant: Fancy Marina Restaurant

    by grandmaR Updated Mar 26, 2006

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    Even though it was November, it was too hot for me to walk out into town to a more reasonable priced restaurant and I was really tired as we'd had a long day. So we ate here. This restaurant was over the marina office on the 2nd floor looking out toward Waterside which was across the way.

    They had a sports bar type area with big screen TVs and also some outside seating which they weren't using at this point. They advertise that they are the home of the one pound crab cake.

    The only picture I had that turned out was the one I took of my $5.95 creme brulee.

    Favorite Dish: We ordered only the cheapest dishes we could find on the menu, and it still cost $53.29 for the two of us including tip.

    What we had for that included:
    2 iced teas for $1.50@
    I had shrimp scampi with penne and a tossed salad with blue cheese dressing for $19.95.
    Bob had a 'cup' (came in a big bowl) of she crab soup $4.95, and an appetizer half pound of steamed shrimp for $6.95.

    I got a creme brulee for dessert ($5.95) because I love creme brulee and eat it at every opportunity. There was also a 'food tax' of $4.49.

    Bob was going to tip the waitress $6.00, but I didn't think she was worth that, so he just left $5.

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    La Tolteca: Mexican Food

    by grandmaR Written Aug 5, 2004

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    Restaurant at Landing

    There are two of these restaurants in Portsmouth. I took the picture because I thought it looked interesting, but we were not in Portsmouth at mealtime.

    When I looked it up on the internet, I saw that it features authentic Mexican cuisine. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.

    However, the very first reference on the internet was a Portsmouth Health District restaurant inspection.. It has also been voted the Best Mexican Restaurant in Portsmouth for 2004

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    Olde Towne News & Coffee: Coffee and Sandwiches

    by grandmaR Written Aug 5, 2004

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    Looking through the performance area

    There are two of these places. The one on High Street has gourmet coffee, espresso, Cappuccino, Danish, homemade scones, cookies, muffins, snacks.

    The other one - Olde Towne News & Coffee II 355 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA, 757-393-0667, A cafe offering salads and sandwiches, in the lobby of the First Virginia Bank Building

    Favorite Dish: This photo is taken from the north ferry boat landing. The structure in the foreground of the picture is a bandstand so that people can sit around the harbor and listen to music or acts performed on this platform in the middle.

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    China Garden: Wednesday Night Seafood Buffet

    by grandmaR Written Jan 2, 2004

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    menu and ad

    This place is open Mon-Sat 11:30 to 9:00 and Sunday 12 noon to 8:30. They have delivery in a limited area - minimum order $8.00 for dinner.

    In person there is an all you can eat buffet for $7.95 for dinner plus the Wednesday nigh super buffet for $8.95 which includes also steamed shrimp, walnut shrimp and mussels. Crab legs are $4.59/lb. with the dinner buffet.

    There was a coupon on the menu which said that children under 10 ate free when accompanied by an adult.

    Favorite Dish: Would probably be General Tso's Chicken - $8.50 served with half a pint of steamed rice. Bob would probably get sweet and sour pork - $5.25 for 16 oz.

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    Sassafras: Eclectic Southern Cuisine

    by grandmaR Updated Jan 2, 2004

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    part of Tapas menu

    This is one of those restaurants where each dish is a chapter in a novel. For instance:

    Seseme crusted airline chicken breast with honey mango soy glace, warm purple cabbage slaw & almond orange sugar snaps for $17.95 (which was one of the cheaper entrees).

    Starters were $7.95 for the shish kabob to 9:95 for smoked salmon with caviar, portabello mushrooms, served on a wild onion corn griddle cake with vodka creme fraiche.

    Salads were $3.95 for a small spinach du romaine with sundried tomatoes, walnuts, blue cheese, herb croutons & garlic dijon dressing to $8.95 for Caesar salad with chilled jumbo shrimp, anchovies and asiage cheese.

    Pasta dishes were $13.95 for portabello mushrooms and angel hair pasta to $19.95 for jumbo shrimp.

    The most expensive entrees were $24.95 for baked salmon stuffed with crab meat or lamb chops with zucchini fritters.

    Favorite Dish: Closed Monday

    Tuesdays and Thursdays they have Tapas and Happy Nights

    Lunch 11:30 to 3:00
    Dinner 5:30 to 9, 10 or 11
    Brunch Sunday 10:30 to 2:00

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    Baron's Pub: Portsmouth's Answer to "Cheers"

    by grandmaR Updated Jan 2, 2004

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    From the Portsmouth brochure

    Ever since 'Cheers', every bar and hamburger place seems to want to be like it. This one says it has casual atmosphere, live accoustic music Thursday, Friday and Saturday (don't remember 'Cheers' having that) and nightly specials.

    It is the Home of the Famous Baron Burger, and it features burgers, sandwiches and salads.

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    Zero's Subs: Local Sub Chain

    by grandmaR Written Jan 2, 2004

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    This place wasn't one we considered for dinner although it would probably have been reasonable in price. It advertises the best selection of fresh sub sandwiches, and also has catering and party subs.

    It appears to be some kind of local chain because there is another one over at Waterside.

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    Bier Garden: 100 Kinds of International Beer

    by grandmaR Written Jan 2, 2004

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    From Portsmouth brochure

    This place advertises authentic home cooked German cuisine (which might have been nice on a cooler day) and over 100 international beers, which doesn't appeal to me at all.

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