Sleep Inn & Suites Chesapeake - Portsmouth
3280 Western Branch Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23321
Phone: (757) 638-5000
Fax: (757) 638-5007
Bars & Cafes
Established in 2008, river Stone Chophouse offers an alluring fare of sizzling steaks. This is one of the few restaurants that prepare their steaks from aging Hereford beef, which brings out rich flavors when grilled and cooked with various sauces. Those who would love to devour on some fresh catch from the ocean, can do so at the raw and oyster bar. This restaurant houses four elegant rooms that can be used to host your private events.
AJ Gator’s Sports Bar & Grill is a vibrant sports bar located on Portsmouth Boulevard. You can enjoy a good game of sports with friends over drinks at this bar.
Established in 2006, Vintage Tavern offers a typical southern American dining experience. The culinary team under the tutelage of the esteemed chef Meredith Nicolls use locally sourced fresh ingredients every season has to offer, to create refreshing menus. Guests can gorge on tantalizing fares of steaks, ribs, poultry and seafood preparations. Accompany your meal with a wine from their extensive list. Those dining on the terrace can enjoy their meal amidst a lush green garden. On the second Sunday of every month, the Tavern opens its doors to please its customers with a brunch fare from 11:30a to 02:00p.
The Birch Bar is one of the premier places in Norfolk to sample craft beers. If you're looking for rare, fancy artisanal beers from both the USA and abroad, then look no further than Birch. In addition to the beers, the bar offers up delicious artisanal cheeses to accompany the beers, always about ten different options to choose from, so there's always a perfect pairing. The bar also hosts special events for sampling extra rare beers and more.
The Iguana is Norfolk’s ultimate entertainment destination. This bar features great deals on drinks and classic pub grub. Opt for a chilled pint or a specialty cocktail and unwind out on their covered patio. Indoors, shoot some pool or grab a table near their stage to enjoy stand-up comedy shows, DJ events and live gigs. This space provides a platform for local talent while their occasional pool league is a big draw among patrons.
For over ten years the Norfolk Taphouse has been pouring out delicious craft beer for the thirsty citizens of Hampton Roads. With 45 taps and over 100 bottles, you will definitely find the brew you've been craving. In addition to the craft beers, the Taphouse also serves up tasty pub grub, with plenty of vegetarian options. There is also live music on a regular basis.
The Public House is a gastropub in Ghent serving up delicious craft beers, creative cocktails and delectable food. Try all kinds of artisan beers from Belgians to ales, lagers, IPAs and ciders. Food is contemporary, ranging from melt in your mouth duck fat fries to sandwiches, salads, flatbreads and creative entrees. In addition to the beers there is also a good selection of cocktails and wine.
ODU fans relax, reunite and rejoice here as this sports bar and restaurant caters to their every whim. Perfect for college students or just sport enthusiasts, Monarch's Sports Grill has numerous televisions to watch the big game, free wi-fi for those on deadline and a variety of drink and food specials. The atmosphere is completely engulfed with all things sports, even the floors look like a basketball court and you cannot miss a single moment of any live game as there are televisions wherever you look.
If you're looking to support local coffee businesses or indulge in some fair trade coffee, Elliot's is a fantastic place to visit. Situated in Ghent, this coffee shop has a warm and welcoming ambiance. There is honor-system Wifi, where customers can use the internet and donate a small fee, or make a purchase. It is also a Book Crossing spot so bring an old book in and see what you can find.
Cheap beer and cheap pizza make for a good hangout spot in Norfolk. The Red Dog Saloon attracts a younger, more college town scene but anybody is welcome at this roadhouse saloon. The bar is also known for its daily drink specials like its happy hour that keep the regulars coming back for more. There is also a patio for those who like to drink and chill in the sun.
As suggested in the name, this restaurant is a casual place for friends and family to meet up and grub down. The menu is varied to say the least, with food options ranging from pitas to burgers to pastas to burritos. The menu may be a little overwhelming, but the atmosphere is not and the staff is extremely friendly and will gladly help decide on the best dish for you.
Borjo Coffeehouse is where you're likely to find a lot of Old Dominion University students and staff. On the menu board, you'll also find local roasted coffee selections, fruit smoothies, pastries, breakfast sandwiches and salad wraps. To go along with it's support of the the local art and music scene, what coffeehouse would be complete without a great wine selection and beer?