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Great food👍 ... read more
Dru Montoya via google.com - May 20, 2020
Top notch food and service. We've been a long time customer and really like going in for an app and a few drinks and we can't wait until we can do it again. Since they have been doing take out and delivery only we've called in twice and the quality of the food as well as the staff has not changed a bit. Great people running a grea ... read more
Lee Sheridan via google.com - Apr 28, 2020
Great service! Food and atmosphere is amazing.
Alicia A via google.com - Apr 25, 2020
Love it! Amazing service, authentic, fresh and delicious food.
Alicia Arganza via google.com - Apr 25, 2020
We’re all hunkering down so try carry out!
We’ve always loved this restaurant and the people there and I want to say that you should try the carry out! It’s delicious, as always, and we help keep this great restaurant up and running!
psradd via tripadvisor.com - Apr 24, 2020
Craving for this, wanna taste Italian ...
Craving for this, wanna taste Italian Bistro..
Trekago C. via yelp.com - Apr 20, 2020
Delicious food and cocktails! You would never know by looking at it from the outside, but it's a very nice (slightly pricy) Italian restaurant. Definitely recommend ... read more
Madison Morrell via google.com - Apr 9, 2020
Amazing She Crab
Food was great and service was wonderful! Rachel was a pleasure! I am a 40+ year local and can’t believe this was my first visit. I just had to try the she crab soup and it did not disappoint. I also had the Crabtini and...More ... read more
aswoody1 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 24, 2020
I went here for my 21st birthday. The food was wonderful and my server, Diane was very informative and kind. 5 stars!!
H. Ivery via google.com - Mar 17, 2020
This is a local “old faithful”. The food is excellent and the service is always good. I like that I don’t have to drive all the way to one of the major shopping districts to eat at a good restaurant. Perfect for special occasions, date night, or dinner with girlfriends. I love the eggplant parmesan and penne allá vodka. The pomadoro ... read more
Angela S via google.com - Mar 17, 2020
We have always enjoyed eating here and last weekend was no exception! We had the veal and lasagne and it was amazing!!!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 14, 2020
Always great ... read more
ashleys via opentable.com - Mar 14, 2020
Some of the best pasta I've ever had!
Tanesha Reynoso via google.com - Mar 13, 2020
Great Italian food; award winning she crab soup. Pleasant server and ok atmosphere. Menino's Kempsville location ... read more
B W via google.com - Mar 12, 2020
Place looked a bit dated an at times it was hard to see the menu because the lighting is really dark. But overall really good food and the portions are big, you definitely will take some home. Their Tiramisu is really good and you can definitely tell is made there. Is a nice place to try if you are looking for good Italian food.
Mitsa Maldonado via google.com - Mar 12, 2020
Excellent Italian
Our food was excellent. My family and I sat in the bar area and had dinner last week. It was some of the best Italian I have ever had. Our server, Jeremy treated us extremely well. I highly recommend this place.
Nickisgreat via tripadvisor.com - Mar 12, 2020
Soup to Nuts Great
Chance meeting w/Bobby, a waiter, on the street who recommended come for dinner. Glad we listened to him, as it was our 1st time in VA Beach. A superb Italian meal & excellent and attentive service, thank you Bobby. Absolutely recommend!
barbarac822 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 12, 2020
Awesome Italian food. Highly recommend.
Debbie Stallings via google.com - Mar 10, 2020
Great Place.
We were staying at The Ocean Air Resort in Va. Beach. This quaint great restaurant was right across the street. Great food, service and just what we needed on a cold winter night. Love it.
Gloria B via tripadvisor.com - Mar 7, 2020
Food was very good, she crab soup may have been the best I ever had. Waitstaff were conscientious and provided good service. Ambience/physical setup is the biggest drawback, with multiple tables on a single long booth with little space in between. Other seating didn’t look much better, out in the open without much space. We are going ... read more
John via opentable.com - Mar 6, 2020
Came here with the boyfriend on ...
Came here with the boyfriend on Valentine's Day! Such a romantic hole in the wall. The food and wine was quite pricey, but it was worth it for a romantic day out with my guy. He ordered the chicken parmesan and it was delicious! I ordered the chicken marsala and it was was just okay, in my opinion. The side of pasta was alright too, ... read more
Cameron T. via yelp.com - Mar 4, 2020
Fantastic as usual. House wine choices are excellent. Food is always top notch.
uvachief via opentable.com - Mar 4, 2020
great food😁 ... read more
jurassic gamer via google.com - Mar 2, 2020
Our great server Bobby
My DECA group ate dinner at Mannino’s and our server Bobby was great. He was on time and very hospitable. 10/10.
Gardsilly via tripadvisor.com - Feb 28, 2020
Too Fut
I had the most enjoyable experience at Mannino’s The staff was very friendly and courteous. Bobby our waiter made the best recommendations from drinks/appetizers/entree and dessert. If you are ever in VA Beach looking for a great dining experience please come to Mannino’s and ask...More ... read more
493martinab via tripadvisor.com - Feb 28, 2020
Absolutely love this place!Try ...
Absolutely love this place!Try the she crab soup, it won't disappoint! Also make a reservation or you'll be left siting at the bar near ether front door freezing your butt off.
Brittany M. via yelp.com - Feb 28, 2020
It's Italian for sure
Table for two during restaurant week was fun. The specials weren't particularly attractive but we made do. The place was pretty quiet early in the evening and it was a weekday. Our server was very nice and helpful, patient too as we tried to decide...More ... read more
Columbo160 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 26, 2020
Food is fantastic and portions are extremely generous. Always have delicious leftovers the following day. Service is outstanding and the bartenders poor a great drink. Everything about the place is amazing. On my regular rotation of places to eat.
PeteK via opentable.com - Feb 26, 2020
Great food and atmosphere ... read more
Luke Jones via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
Food is amazing! So glad we came to try it out! The she-crab soup was the best I have ever had. The bruschetta was wholly cow! So good. House made fresh mozzarella!!!
Billie Jones via google.com - Feb 22, 2020
She crabcsoup is the best! Shrimp pasta was delicious! Amber was a great bartender.
Rusty Bishop via google.com - Feb 22, 2020
Overall, everything was very good. Was a little disappointed in she crab soup. Still good, but not quite as tasty and seemed thinned out. Small portion of shrimp scampi was a little too lemony. Still one of our favorite Italian eateries!
DonaldP via opentable.com - Feb 21, 2020
5:00 o’clock reservation dining room started out quiet. By 6 pm a few larger groups added to the din. Overall meal was awesome, happy hour wine was good too! She Crab soup was the best on the East coast!
DLeeBaker via opentable.com - Feb 20, 2020
Excellent food and service, mixed ambiance was odd fit.
Chris via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
When it comes to Italian restaurants ...
When it comes to Italian restaurants in the area, Mannino's tops my list as one of my favorites. My most recent visit was during Restaurant Week which made it a plus. I made sure to make reservations ahead of time. We arrived right when they opened a little after 5pm. By 5:30, tables were already filling up.
To my surprise, they
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Chris M. via yelp.com - Feb 18, 2020
Mannino’s
I was recommended to Mannino’s and took my son here for Valentine’s Day. We truly enjoyed our experience and our meal. I will be returning again to try other dishes. We ate the crab soup, eggplant Parmesan, chicken Parmesan and tiramisu for dessert.
Nedelka P via tripadvisor.com - Feb 16, 2020
I was recommended to Mannino’s and took my son here for Valentine’s Day. We truly enjoyed our experience and our meal. I will be returning again to try other dishes. We ate the crab soup, eggplant Parmesan, chicken Parmesan and tiramisu for dessert.
Tanisha Prins via google.com - Feb 16, 2020
I was recommended to Mannino's ...
I was recommended to Mannino's and took my son here for Valentine's Day.  We truly enjoyed our experience and our meal.  I will be returning again to try other dishes.   We ate the crab soup, eggplant Parmesan, chicken Parmesan and tiramisu for dessert.
Nedelka P. via yelp.com - Feb 16, 2020
The food was very delicious we had the Valentines Day specials. The chef truly makes wonderful specials for the menu on Valentines Day and continues to surprise us each year. Absolutely love this place, the staff are very courteous and attentive to the guests.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
Very nice meal. Service was really good. Place needs to be updated ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
Awesome food and service
Had dinner with friends this evening. The apps and entrees were all excellent. Our server Diane treated us like royalty, was extremely attentive and made sure everything was perfect. Will definitely return!
Leahlizz via tripadvisor.com - Feb 15, 2020
The service was fantastic. Esmeralda was very energetic and positive with knowledge of the menu and the specials. Her recommendations were spot on. The food was exceptional. The lobster bisque was the best my wife had ever had with large pieces of lobster. Too bad they only serve this on Valentines Day. The Veal Osso Buca was fantast ... read more
Fairone via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
We love this place, it’s our new favorite. Part of the reason we love it, amazing food but, Esmerelda is the best. I worked on restaurants for twenty years and I truly appreciate great service.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
I was recommended to Mannino’s and took my son here for Valentine’s Day. We truly enjoyed our experience and our meal. I will be returning again to try other dishes. We ate the crab soup, eggplant Parmesan, chicken Parmesan and tiramisu for dessert.
TanishaP via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
The rock fish special was delicious and our waitress made the meal delightful and fun.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2020
Soup & salad
This was the best salad I have ever had baring none. I really didn't expect it would have such a wonderful selection of ingredients, great house dressing. The she crab soup could do with a little less salt, but still yummy ... read more
cdodd0545 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 11, 2020
Restaurant week visit but we have been many times and love the food and service at Mannino’s.
geno07 via opentable.com - Feb 8, 2020
Wait staff was wonderful and attentive. Food was great.
steveheb via opentable.com - Feb 8, 2020
Went on a Sat nite with 5PM reservations. The food was great, especially the NYC Peppers appetizer. The spaghetti and meatballs pomazane was great also. Only downfall was cappuchino was flat and cold. The price of the meal was good and the service was excellent. As we were leaving the place was packed and a long waiting line, which t ... read more
GeorgeS via opentable.com - Feb 8, 2020
Food was great ... read more
Lawrence Pitts via google.com - Feb 8, 2020
Great food, fantastic service ... read more
LouisM via opentable.com - Feb 7, 2020
Very enjoyable dinner. The restaurant week specials were outstanding.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 5, 2020
consistently wonderful in every way which is why we return often ... read more
BonnieL via opentable.com - Feb 5, 2020
As usual dinner was excellent. Restaurant week menu was great. So happy to see the best She Crab soup on the menu. Diane my waitress never disappoints. I love this restaurant!!!!!
Beeta215 via opentable.com - Feb 5, 2020
We went for restaurant week. The food and service were spot on. Mannino’s continues to offer the best value during restaurant week offering all of our favorite appetizers, entrees, and desserts to choose from. They also have happy hour drink prices throughout the restaurant until 6:30 pm. The food and service keeps us coming bac ... read more
Foodwinefun via opentable.com - Feb 5, 2020
Since it was restaurant they decreased the portion size by about half except the desserts. Haven’t found ... read more
gammy via opentable.com - Feb 4, 2020
Food was excellent as always as was the service. The crab soup still the best in Tidewater by far.
TomJ via opentable.com - Feb 4, 2020
Like to eat there good service.
JONAS WRIGHT via google.com - Feb 4, 2020
Need to update the booth cushions do make it more comfortable.
Lise via opentable.com - Feb 4, 2020
another wonderful dinner experience--- a slight hiccup with 1 meal but all got worked out. Loved the restaurant week choices--- awaiting word on a Wine Dinner ---soon hopefully Excellent job by Diane our server. will be back soon thanks ... read more
VirginiaA via opentable.com - Feb 3, 2020
Absolutely love this place. Only ...
Absolutely love this place. Only negative is it's not open for lunch. Take out was not as good as in the restaurant and portion sizes.  must go!
Jacob S. via yelp.com - Feb 2, 2020
Awesome. We had our company Christmas party there ... read more
Mark Evseichik via google.com - Feb 1, 2020
Great Evening
Had a great dinner tonight at Mannino's. Three different entrees and all were delicious. The she crab soup was very good, lots of crab meat. Wonderful flavor. Also the onion soup was great. But what made the meal unforgettable was the service. If you go...More ... read more
BigEFlossBoss via tripadvisor.com - Feb 1, 2020
My wife and I dined here in celebration of our 14 year wedding anniversary. Actually it is our 3rd straight year of celebrating our anniversary at Manninos. As always Manninos delivered on all levels. Food is second to none. Service is top notch. Simple but classy atmosphere. Hats off to the chefs. There daily specials are del ... read more
MLZz via opentable.com - Jan 26, 2020
Always great food, wonderful service and friendly staff.
SusanM via opentable.com - Jan 26, 2020
The ravioli and the crab soup- 1000 stars! Service was impeccable as always.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jan 25, 2020
Was attracted to this place by ...
Was attracted to this place by their restaurant week deals.  I've been 3 times now and each time has been excellent.  The staff is friendly and accommodating.  The award winning she crab is awarded winning for a reason.  It is THE BEST she crab I've ever had.
Marilyn S. via yelp.com - Jan 25, 2020
Can't go wrong with any choice. Must have She Crab Soup. Outstanding service.
Trevor Nybo via google.com - Jan 18, 2020
Exxellent
Sylvia was so pleasant and provided great recommendations for food options..,This is our new favorite restaurant ... read more
819jodyd via tripadvisor.com - Jan 18, 2020
Magnificent Manninos
The food is always delicious every time we visit! Diane provides us with exceptional service and has great knowledge of the menu choices. We recommend Manninos in Kempsville to all of our friends for the best Italian food.
booker0031 via tripadvisor.com - Jan 17, 2020
All of us really enjoyed our dinners! The crab soup was outstanding - now we understand why Mannino's keeps winning the crap soup contest at the Beach! My Shrimp Fettucine Rose was excellent. It was enough for a second meal; I enjoyed it just as much the next night. The rest of my dinner party were just as pleased with their meals. W ... read more
LovesSeafood via opentable.com - Jan 16, 2020
Amazing gotta try it ... read more
Beatrice Key via google.com - Jan 11, 2020
Mannino's is an Italian Restaurant that has authentic Italian food in a relaxed atmosphere. The specials are outstanding and the wines are top quality. They make their own mozzarella which is creamy and delicious. I had flounder on a bed of risotto which was so delicious. The portion size is big and the pasta is cooked just perfe ... read more
DonaldM via opentable.com - Jan 11, 2020
Great food, huge appetizer that was also amazing. Service was also great! Been here 3-4 times and it’s always good!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jan 11, 2020
AMAZING Italian food! This is a great local restaurant that we literally stumbled across. We will be back the next time we are in the area.
MotoDaddy via opentable.com - Jan 11, 2020
Food was excellent, service was excellent. They had a few large parties which was a little loud.
Pinerguy via opentable.com - Jan 10, 2020
Everything was excellent, the only thing that bugged me was that the booth seating was a little tattered, but that is minor considering how amazing the rest of the experience was.
PerryD via opentable.com - Jan 4, 2020
Food was good and service was great. Extensive wine list with good happy hour deals. Would visit again!
DouglasP via opentable.com - Jan 4, 2020
Went New Years Eve expecting a crowd. Though moderately busy, we got seated in 15 minutes and begun an oral assault on some of the best Italian in Va Beach! Our waitress was fantastic. My wife ordered the special (with real crab claw knuckle!) and the Gorgonzola Bruschetta was the best I have ever eaten. Definitely worth a trip and g ... read more
MartyN via opentable.com - Jan 1, 2020
New Years Eve ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 31, 2019
We have dined at Manninos many times. Everytime they deliver the most delicious Italian food in all of Hampton Roads. New Years Eve dinner was a real treat. No limited menu, top notch staff, some of the most talented chefs in the area.
MLZz via opentable.com - Dec 31, 2019
We went there New Years Eve at 6:00 PM....four adults and two young children. Our waitress was very attentive and got our orders perfectly. The food was great! Enjoyed a couple of the special cocktails especially for New Years. Would definitely go back. Have been there many times prior but this was undoubtedly one of our best ex ... read more
Lynn via opentable.com - Dec 31, 2019
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