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Artisans Bakery and Cafe

711 Washington St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3511
+1 757-396-6313
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
22 May 2016
“Surprisingly great place that isn't yet well known”
12 Apr 2016
“Could have been better”
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711 Washington St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3511
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

We had a reservation tab another restaurant but they put us on the wrong date and they couldn't seat us. They recommended this place and called no ahead for us, It is a very nice Victorian house in Old Town, charming atmosphere. The menu was...More

1  Thank Barry P
Reviewed 12 April 2016

There's good news and bad news: The good news is that the food is delicious. Enjoyed the glazed salmon that was cooked to perfection, served with tender collards, Carolina Gold risotto, and beets. Would gladly order it again. But...I was unpleasantly surprised at the obviously...More

Thank Gloria W
Reviewed 2 April 2015

The atmosphere, the homemade German food and the beer make for a genuine German dining experience. The homemade Rouladen and sauerkraut was great!

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Friendly delightful staff, beautifully restored building, inviting atmosphere, fantastic affirdable interesting food, and delicious desserts. There is nothing here to not love or not be satisfied with! Wonderful place, can't recommend it highly enough. So enjoyable it should be illegal.

Thank adamtwofive
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Been here twice and both times been disappointed in selection on its overly priced items that don't live up to what you would expect to get. Place is dirty and after two visits I will NEVER go back or recommend.

Thank michaelmcfadden
Reviewed 11 November 2014

This was my second visit to Artisans. It is located in Olde Towne Portsmouth in one of the restored homes on Washington Street. It is lovely. Orders are taken at the counter, with seating on the porch, front room and an area in the back...More

Thank Timeshare V
Reviewed 5 October 2014

The breads are awesome. The desserts are classics and prepared just right. Daily sandwich specials and soup of the day insure that I will be back soon.

Thank FFL0312
Reviewed 27 August 2014

I bought two items from those bakery and they were of good quality. However, I saw the employee moving around the pastries on a tray with his bare hands -- the same ones used to do other things like take money -- and I did...More

2  Thank neilmj
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Stumbled on this little gem after reading a book about an artisan bread maker who owned a bakery. The book (Stones for Bread by Christa Parrish) made me curious, so I Googled "artisan bread near Virginia Beach" and found this place. Delicious lunch with my...More

Thank GAgirls2
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

I love this place. Great breads and pastries. The macaroons are to die for. I go there about once a week and will keep going back.

Thank Jim A
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Breakfast, Lunch
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08:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Washington St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3511
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-396-6313
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