September 28, 2020

Newport News Restaurant Week returns with breakfast

Newport News Restaurant Week will return in 2020 with a new twist: for the first time since it started in 2014, the event will feature breakfast.

Two establishments — VEDeat, a new restaurant in City Center at Oyster Point and Nest Kitchen & Taphouse at Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort — will serve a fixed-price breakfast from a set menu for $10. As in previous years, diners will also have their choice of a two-course lunch for $10 or $15, with three-course dinner options at $20 or $30 during the two weeks of Restaurant Week, Jan. 11-25.

Restaurants participating for the first time this year include Azzurri Italian Restaurant, Donatos Pizza, JT’s Bar & Grill, Midtown Eats and VEDeat.

Newport News Restaurant Week establishments offering a three-course dinner for $30 include Bonefish Grill, Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar, Cove Tavern, Donatos Pizza, Fin Seafood Restaurant, Harpoon Larry’s Fish House & Oyster Bar, Hayashi Sushi & Grill, JT’s Bar & Grill, Kitchen 740 (inside the Newport News Marriott at City Center), Melting Pot, Nest Kitchen & Taphouse (at Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort), Saffron Mediterranean Cuisine, Schlesinger’s Steakhouse and Second Street Newport News.

Those offering a $20 three-course dinner are Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, Burger Theory (inside the Holiday Inn Newport News-Hampton), Crab Shack on the James, Donatos Pizza, JT’s Bar & Grill, Rick & Libby’s, Saffron Mediterranean Cuisine, Smoke BBQ Restaurant & Bar and Tucanos Brazilian Grill.

A two-course prix fixe lunch of $15 will be available at Bonefish Grill, Fin Seafood Restaurant, Harpoon Larry’s Fish House & Oyster Bar, Hayashi Sushi & Grill, Indulge Bakery and Bistro, Kitchen 740 (inside the Newport News Marriott at City Center), Nest Kitchen & Taphouse (at Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort), Saffron Mediterranean Cuisine, Second Street Newport News and Tucanos Brazilian Grill.

For a mere $10, you can get a two-course lunch from Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, Burger Theory (inside the Holiday Inn Newport News-Hampton), Cove Tavern, Crab Shack on the James, Donatos Pizza, Hilton Tavern, JT’s Bar & Grill, Kitchen 740 (inside the Newport News Marriott at City Center), Rick & Libby’s, Saffron Mediterranean Cuisine, Sage Kitchen (at Anderson’s), Schlesinger’s Steakhouse and Smoke BBQ Restaurant & Bar.

Azzurri Italian Restaurant and Midtown Eats also plan to participate and will reveal their Restaurant Week selections soon.

The seventh annual Newport News Restaurant Week is managed by the Newport News Hospitality Association, with support from Newport News Tourism and Waters & Bridgman Marketing Solutions. Visit www.newportnewsrestaurantweek.com for individual menus and details.