Platinum Plates Award Winners 2012

Our tenth annual list serves up the best restaurants in Hampton Roads



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Platinum Plates, A-Z (cont'd)

Guadalajara Restaurant
Open, expansive, showy dining room and both classic and inspired Mexican dishes are offered here. www.GuadalajaraVB.com
4611 Columbus St., Virginia Beach
757-493-8696

Silver Level Winner

Havana at Great Neck
Spanish-themed dining room sets the stage for Latininspired dishes. www.HavanaGreatNeckVB.com
1423 N. Great Neck Rd. Ste. 101, Virginia Beach
757-496-3333

Silver Level Winner

Hog Wild Smokehouse
Comfortable surroundings and a comfort food menu focusing on smoked items and traditional barbecue dishes. www.HogWildSmokehouse.com
8864 Richmond Rd. Ste. 101, Toano
757-741-2515

Gold Level Winner

The Island House Restaurant
A beach house feel overlooking tidal marshes sets the stage for fresh, creative, seafood-heavy offerings. www.Wachapreague.com/TheIslandHouse
17 Atlantic Ave., Wachapreague
757-787-4242

Gold Level Winner

La Bella in Ghent
Traditional Italian menu with classic signature dishes in an inviting, city-inspired setting. www.LaBellaInGhent.com
738 W. 22nd St., Norfolk
757-622-6172

24K Gold Level Winner

La Bella Italia – Laskin
Traditional Italian menu with classic signature dishes in an inviting Old World-inspired dining room; small market with tasty baked goods on site. www.LaBellaItalia.com
1065 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach
757-422-8536

Gold Level Winner

La Bella Italia – Redmill
Traditional Italian menu with classic signature dishes in a comfortable, contemporary setting.
2133 Upton Dr. Ste. 130, Virginia Beach
757-301-3603

Gold Level Winner

Logan Rayes Key West Grille
Open, inviting island feel with traditional American regional fare.
606 Court St., Portsmouth
757-295-0231

Silver Level Winner

Lucky Oyster Seafood Grill
Relaxed, casual menu in an oyster bar-themed eatery. www.LuckyOysterVB.com
2165 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach
757-430-9600

Silver Level Winner

Luna Maya
Vibrant, eclectic atmosphere showcases quality South American and Mexicaninspired dishes. www.LunaMayaRestaurant.com
2010 Colley Ave., Norfolk
757-622-6986

24K Gold Level Winner

Lynnhaven Fish House Restaurant
Seafood selections with outstanding views of the Chesapeake Bay. www.LynnhavenFishHouse.net
2350 Starfish Rd., Virginia Beach
757-481-0003

Gold Level Winner

Mahi Mah’s Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Saloon
Traditional menu with a seafood focus in vibrant setting with ocean views. www.MahiMahs.com
615 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach
757-437-8030

Gold Level Winner

Mallards at the Wharf
Quaint, seafood-centric restaurant in a historic old general store on the waterfront. www.MallardsLLC.com
2 Market St., Onancock
757-787-8558

Gold Level Winner

Mannino’s Italian Bistro
Old World-style Italian cuisine in a relaxed, comfortable setting. www.ManninosItalianBistro.com
4402 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach
757-474-4446
1608 Pleasure House Rd., Virginia Beach
757-226-0019
606 High St., Old Towne Portsmouth
757-966-7522

24K Gold Level Winner
Editor’s Note: The Pleasure House Road location was reviewed.

Mizuno Japanese Restaurant
Super slick, big city sushi and Japanese restaurant with classic and cutting edge cuisine. www.MizunoSushi.com
1860 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach
757-422-1200

24K Gold Level Winner

Nawab Indian Cuisine
Classic Indian cuisine in a globally inspired dining room. www.NawabOnline.com
756 First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach
757-491-8600
888 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk
757-455-8080
11712 Jefferson Ave., Newport News
757-591-9200
204 Monticello Ave., Williamsburg
757-565-3200

Gold Level Winner
Editor’s Note: The Norfolk location was reviewed.

No Frill Bar & Grill
Classic American dishes prepared extremely well in a comfortable, friend-gathering setting. www.NoFrillGrill.com
806 Spotswood Ave., Norfolk
757-627-4262
1620 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach
757-425-2900

Gold Level Winner
Editor’s Note: The Norfolk location was reviewed.

Norfolk Seafood Co & Big Easy Oyster Bar
Expansive restaurant with an upscale feel, offering Cajun/Creole/ seafood-centric menus. www.NorfolkSeafoodCo.com
111 Tazewell St., Norfolk
757-227-6222

Gold Level Winner

Opus 9 Steakhouse
Classic steakhouse offerings in an upscale dining room. www.Opus9Steakhouse.com
5143 Main St., Williamsburg
757-645-4779
24K Gold Level Winner

Pasha Mezze
Warm, inviting décor reflects the Turkish cuisine here; quality offerings from an extensive menu. www.PashaMezze.com
340 West 22nd St., Norfolk
757-627-1317

Gold Level Winner

Passion the Restaurant
Open, airy and romantic setting with classically prepared traditional cuisine. www.PassionTheRestaurant.com
1036 Volvo Pkwy., Chesapeake
757-410-3975

24K Gold Level Winner

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