Restaurants in the Reservoir community, clustered along Warwick Boulevard, reflect the diversity of the Hampton Roads region with Asian, European, Caribbean, and Central American options at moderate prices.
The popular Mystic Jamaica highlights the flavors of the Caribbean, with jerk spices, curry, goat, ox tails, cabbage, yams, and other traditional ingredients. Local favorite dishes include the curry chicken roti, the jerk chicken, and sweet plantains. Locals also love the oxtail, which is seasoned to perfection and accompanied by flavorful gravy. If you're a fan of true Jamaican heat, be sure to ask for extra spice, as the meals are prepared for the American palate.
Chung Oak Korean Restaurant transports you to Korea. Regulars recommend the beef or pork bulgogi, a traditional dish of tangy barbecued meat and steamed rice. Other favorites include go-gi bokkeum, which combines stir-fried beef and vegetables over rice. Locals also enjoy the Yukgaejang, which features a famous spicy soup made with shredded beef, scallions and other vegetables, simmered to meld the flavors and served with steamed rice. Chung Oak Korean Restaurant also serves Japanese options, including sushi, sashimi and udon hot noodles.
Although nightlife is slow in the Reservoir neighborhood, other nearby areas present options. Catch live music every week at Craft 60 Ale House thanks to house bands on Sunday and Thursday nights, while open mic night occurs on Wednesdays. Touring acts and other local bands come in on the weekends. Watch the latest flicks at Regal Kiln Creek
Stadium 20. Locals often head to nearby Yorktown for nightlife.