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Hook-U-Up Gourmet

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€€ - €€€
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
+1 757-331-2275
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the locals recommend this place to us. I really loved that it has a really casual feel in a tiny package. But don't be fooled by its casual atmosphere because the food and service is too notch. It's mostly seafood so beware if that is not your preference. My shrimp fettuccine was crab heavy; it was very tasty but... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
Front Royal, Virginia
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit there for dinner. It was for my husband's 60th birthday, so I was hoping it would be as good as our first visit was... better, if anything! The service was outstanding, we didn't feel rushed, and the the food was melt-in-your-mouth good and beautifully presented. My husband had the rack of lamb, which he thoroughly... More 

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Thank FiletMignon24
Cape Charles, Virginia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a wonder in such a small town. The quality and selection of food would be at home in any first class restaurant in New York on Philadelphia etc. Always a wonderful surprise when we peruse the menu and the wine selections are superb. A special place for that special occasion or just to spoil yourself.

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Thank AntrimGal46
Washington, DC
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148 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We selected this restaurant on the advice of the owner of the B&B we were visiting as well as its reviews. We loved it! It is small and can only accommodate about 20 people, so please make a reservation to avoid the disappointment experienced by several folks who just walked in the night we dined there. The menu and drink... More 

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Thank Mollyshumom
Cape Charles, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Tim knows great food and serves it up in style. As good as anything you would find in a big city, yet tucked away here in tiny Cape Charles.

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Thank Joan P
Norfolk, Virginia
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855 reviews
611 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

During off season check their schedule for opening. This is another great location to choose from while you enjoy Cape Charles. Right on Mason Street.

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1 Thank boxshop
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone we met in Cape Charles said this was the place to go and they were right. Small in size but big on taste. The food (quail appetizer, filet and lamb) were all beautifully presented and cooked perfectly. Dessert was insanely rich pot de creme. Nice wine selection, great service and quirky ambiance made for a really nice evening.

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1 Thank MarinaG500
Maryland
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263 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We came in on a slow Saturday night. Our server was very pleasant and attentive. The meals were beautifully prepared. I think the menu changes frequently, so there is always something new to try. Everyone really enjoyed their meal and the dessert selection was pretty impressive.

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1 Thank sidney7474
Virginia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was the least impressive meal of our vacation....the bread - tasteless, the beef - flavorless, vegetables under cooked and lukewarm... on the plus side, it had cloth napkins. Maybe we caught them on an off night ... regardless we won't be returning.

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Thank Time-Out007
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great quick eats - friendly staff playing great music! Crab Cake sando and the french dip were spot on!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 757-331-2275
Description
Fresh baked breads & desserts daily. Bistro style atmosphere with waitstaff starting at 5pm Tuesday thru Friday. Always fresh, local ingredients. Dinner menu changes weekly. Reservations strongly suggested for dinner. Beer & Wine offered on/off premise. Full Bar.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?