Newport News

Restaurant Awareness Week

January 9-23, 2021

Join us as we celebrate the wonderful restaurants in Newport News this month! Each participating restaurant will be offering a special just for you as we come together and dine in or order takeout at their establishments while learning about their rich history in Newport News. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for HUGE contests featuring our restaurants (with gift certificates valued at $50)!

learn about our restaurants

Our restaurants are part of the history of Newport News, each with their own unique story. Here are some stories and fun facts about our participating restaurants.

10 Stories, 10 Reasons to Love Our Restaurants (Part 1)

10 Stories, 10 Reasons to Love Our Restaurants (Part 2)

Participating Restaurants

Azzurri Italian Restaurant
Bonefish Grill
Burger Theory
Circa 1918
Crab Shack on the James
Donatos Pizza
Fin Seafood
Harpoon Larry's Oyster Bar
Hayashi Sushi & Grill
NEST Kitchen & Taphouse
Rick & Libby's Bistro Newport News
Saffron Mediterranean Cuisine
Sage Kitchen at Anderson's
Schlesinger's Steakhouse
Second Street Newport News
Smoke BBQ
The Cove Tavern
The Melting Pot
Tucanos Brazilian Grill


Thank you to all who participated in our two Restaurant Awareness Week contests! Our winners were randomly selected and received a $50 gift certificate to one of our above restaurants. Be sure to like our Facebook page to stay tuned on this and future contests!

Contest Details

No purchase necessary.  Each prize may have certain restrictions.  All qualified answers turned in by 11:59 p.m. on January 11, 2021 for the first contest and January 18, 2021 for the second contest will be eligible for the prize package drawing.  Only one entry per contest. Only one prize per winner. Winners will be posted by 5 p.m. on January 12, 2021 for the first contest and January 19, 2021 for the second contest.  Contest open to all U.S. citizens 18 years or older. Newport News Tourism employees are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited.