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12122 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-6908
+1 757-881-9788
11:00 - 02:00
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Newport News, Virginia
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I had the Jack Daniels BBQ ribs at this restaurant which I really didn't need to add anything more to my hips but the ribs looked great in the picture and my serving looked , smelled and tasted great. I do believe I sucked the bones but I tried to do it without drawing any attention to myself. I waited... More 

Thank evanspeggy
Chesapeake, Virginia
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My boyfriend and I had just finished some holiday shopping at the Costco across the street from this eatery and since it was lunchtime and we were famished we decided to give it a try. We had previously eaten at the one in Virginia Beach and it was a good experience. When we arrived the place was practically empty and... More 

Thank MoneyHoney568
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner this night. The food and service were wonderful. Our server was wonderful, polite , and very nice. Definitely a place to go to.

Thank S. M
Newport News, Virginia
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

There's absolutely nothing special about this Friday's, I don't mean that in a bad way. The food is what you expect from Friday's, if you like Fridays you will love this place as well Personally I like Fridays. The service is always good as far as I'm concerned the food is always good and the prices are very reasonable

Thank MichaelOP2014
Newport News, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

Ordered a martini on the rocks & no rocks .. No big deal right. Next here comes my wife's side of broccoli by it's self & we have not even had our salad. Decided to get up & get my own coaster napkins because I was tired of the glasses sweating all over the table ( waitress, what waitress ).... More 

Thank Mike B
Portland, Oregon
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stopped in with my sister for a quick meal. It had been some time since I has been in a TGI Fridays and I was looking forward to a Monte Cristo sandwich. Unfortunately they have completely revamped their menu. I could not get my sandwich. Thye have a lot of entrees in which Jack Daniel's is the sauce used on... More 

North Carolina
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118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Waiter was not very accommodating. On the menu, there was a "Cobb salad with Chicken". I asked for a "Cobb Salad without chicken". "just take the meat off". He said that they couldn't do that. End up getting a house salad which was pretty good. Everything else was okay but nothing to write home about.

Thank JMcLauchlin
Grand Prairie, Texas
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202 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

I was staying in Newport News for a few days and ate here twice. Both times the staff and people eating there made you feel right at home. Atmosphere was cheerful and those working were outstanding. Service was phenomenal to say the least. Food was cooked as ordered, and the flavor both days truly great. Menu is set for those... More 

Thank Steve P
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

I wanted to leave 4 stars but then I remembered that all of our steaks were hard as bricks. They were tough to cut and tough to eat. The Jack Daniels sauces are super sweet but delicious. We go to this restaurant quite rarely, but now I might not order steaks from them anymore and stick with the BBQ ribs... More 

Thank Bigben974
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2014

My bf and I spent Christmas in tgi Friday....I must say the bartender Brian is super awesome... give him a RAISE....

Thank ToriStarr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Bar, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12122 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-6908
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-881-9788

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?