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About Us

Welcome to MP Island Cafe' Hampton Road's premier Caribbean and Soul Food Restaurant. MP Island Cafe has three locations, 5957 E. Va beach Blvd. in Norfolk , VA. and 12914 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News, VA. and 5583 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth, VA.

We offer a wide variety of Caribbean and Soul Food cuisine, including an all you can eat lunch and dinner buffet which is sure to delight your taste buds.

We take pride in having a friendly, welcoming environment for our guest to make sure they enjoy the MP Island Cafe dining experience.

Our meals are prepared fresh daily using the finest authentic Caribbean and Soul Food ingredients.


THE HISTORY OF MP ISLAND CAFE'

When Michael and Jackie Palmer first opened MP Island Cafe on the corner of Virginia Beach Blvd and Raby Road in 1998 the business instantly took off. As a result MP Island Cafe currently has grown to 3 locations serving all of Hampton Roads.

Mike meet Jackie after he finished up a four year tour in the U.S. Navy. Jackie was an employee on the Naval Base where they first met.

Years later they were married and together they opened Norfolk Virginia's first Caribbean grocery store.



To this day MP Island Grocery Stores supplies most of the other Caribbean style restaurants in the area with their supplies.

Despite the success of the grocery stores, it is the restaurant business that really took off. developing a successful business model based on maistake of the restaurant he supplied, Mike was able to develop MP Island Cafe the area's number one family friendly Caribbean Restaurant.

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APPETIZERS

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SALAD

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BASKETS

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SOUL FOOD ENTREES

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CARIBBEAN ENTREES

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SEAFOOD

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SIDE ORDERS

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SPECIALTY

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BEVERAGES

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BREAD

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ROTI

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SANDWICHES

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KIDS MENU

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DESSERT

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Today Special's PDF Menu to Print

Entree hour table time with your choice of tropical mimosa, bloody mary and house beer.


Appetizers

$ 18

POT STICKERS (6)

(fried dumplings filled with ground pork and vegetables)

$ 20

SATAY

Choice of chicken or beef marinated in thai herbs served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.

$ 35

CURRY PUFF

Puff pastry stuffed with ground chicken, onion, potatoes and curry powder with cucumber salad.

Lunch & Dinner

$ 18

TOM KHA GAI

Aromatic chicken soup rich with coconut milk and flavored with galanga, kaffir lime leaves.

$ 25

STEAMED DUMPLING

Stuffed with shrimp, crabmeat, chicken, shitake mushroom served with spicy soy sauce.

$ 30

SMOKED MAPLE

Two poached eggs, tomato sauce, three strips bacon.

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$ 18

POT STICKERS (6)

(fried dumplings filled with ground pork and vegetables)

$ 20

SATAY

Choice of chicken or beef marinated in thai herbs served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.

$ 35

CURRY PUFF

Puff pastry stuffed with ground chicken, onion, potatoes and curry powder with cucumber salad.

$ 22

Spring Roll

Crispy fried rolls stuffed with shrimp and glass noodles.

$ 18

Pork Loin

Roasted Pork, Swiss Chard, Ramps and Wheat Spaetzle.

$ 14

Devil's Food Cake

Chocolate, Black Cardamom, Banana Ice Cream.

$ 20

SATAY

Choice of chicken or beef marinated in thai herbs served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.

$ 25

Vegetable Frittata

Asparagus, fresh thyme, baked in a cast iron skillet.

$ 12

Almond Cake

Rhubarb, Mascarpone Cream and Brown Sugar Ice Cream.

$ 16

Potato Salad

Black Bass, Fennel, Olives and Fingerling Potatoes.

$ 30

Egg Sandwich

scrambled eggs, on our whole wheat, with carrot hash browns.

$ 26

Mushroom Broth

Spring Onion & Smoked Egg, Kohlrabi and Emmer Noodles.

$ 35

Egg with Chees

Kale & Ancient Grains Salad, Dates, Sbrinz Cheese.

$ 18

Pork Loin

Roasted Pork, Swiss Chard, Ramps and Wheat Spaetzle.

$ 25

Vegetable Frittata

Puff pastry stuffed with ground chicken, onion, potatoes and curry powder with cucumber salad.

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Lounge Bar

The cool bar lounge is a haven for cocktails with casual seating for up to 40 guests. In the evening guests can call in for a relaxing drink with no need to dine in the restaurant..


Bar Lounge Features

Choice of chicken or beef marinated in thai herbs served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.

  • Company Picnics
  • Happy Hours (08:00 AM to 04:00 PM)
  • Holiday Parties
  • Corporate Catering
Take away

Choice of chicken or beef marinated in thai herbs served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.

  • Free Home Delivery
  • 24x7 Service
  • 20% Discount
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ABOUT US

Welcome to MP Island Cafe' Hampton Road's premier Caribbean and Soul Food Restaurant. MP Island Cafe has three locations, 5957 E. Va beach Blvd. in Norfolk , VA. and 12914 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News, VA. and 5583 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth, VA.

We offer a wide variety of Caribbean and Soul Food cuisine, including an all you can eat lunch and dinner buffet which is sure to delight your taste buds.

We take pride in having a friendly, welcoming environment for our guest to make sure they enjoy the MP Island Cafe dining experience.

Our meals are prepared fresh daily using the finest authentic Caribbean and Soul Food ingredients.

THE HISTORY OF MP ISLAND CAFE'

When Michael and Jackie Palmer first opened MP Island Cafe on the corner of Virginia Beach Blvd and Raby Road in 1998 the business instantly took off. As a result MP Island Cafe currently has grown to 3 locations serving all of Hampton Roads.

Mike meet Jackie after he finished up a four year tour in the U.S. Navy. Jackie was an employee on the Naval Base where they first met.

Years later they were married and together they opened Norfolk Virginia's first Caribbean grocery store.

To this day MP Island Grocery Stores supplies most of the other Caribbean style restaurants in the area with their supplies.

Despite the success of the grocery stores, it is the restaurant business that really took off. developing a successful business model based on maistake of the restaurant he supplied, Mike was able to develop MP Island Cafe the area's number one family friendly Caribbean Restaurant..

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SHIPPING

MP CARIBBEAN SHIPPING CO.
VA #1 Shipper to all of the Caribbean Islands

We Offer:

  • Fast and reliable service
  • The Best Price from Virginia
  • Serving Virginia and Northern North Carolina
  • Door 2 Door Service in Jamaica
  • Empty Barrels are available
  • Pick Up Service also Available

WE SHIP: HOUSEHOLD GOODS | BARRELS | MOTOR VEHICLES





For customer moving back home to the islands, we'll pack and ship your household. We also ship automobiles!

Contact us today at 757-466-0220 or 757-560-4997

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Night Club

Wednesday's

Wings & Karaoke night 5pm - CLOSE

Happy hour drink specials 4pm -8pm

NO cover charge

Friday's

2 different parties under 1 roof

Room 1: Hip Hop and R&B Room

Room 2: Reggae & soca

Saturday's

Best of the Caribbean

Room 1: Reggae, dance-haus & hip hop

Room 2: Soca, Calypso & more!

Birthday Special!

Book your birthday party with us and RECEIVE $100 CASH$$$$.

Call 757-576-6287 for more info!



To book a party or make a reservation, call 757-466-0220

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Night Club

Wednesday's

Wings & Karaoke night 5pm - CLOSE

Happy hour drink specials 4pm -8pm

NO cover charge


Friday's

2 different parties under 1 roof

Room 1: Hip Hop and R&B Room

Room 2: Reggae & soca


Saturday's

Best of the Caribbean

Room 1: Reggae, dance-haus & hip hop

Room 2: Soca, Calypso & more!


Birthday Special!

Book your birthday party with us and RECEIVE $100 CASH$$$$.

Call 757-576-6287 for more info!



To book a party or make a reservation, call 757-466-0220

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Opening hours:

mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 2:00pm
Sun 8:30am - 1:00pm

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Our Locations

Serving 3 locations in Hampton Roads, visit an MP Island Cafe' near you for your taste of the islands.


NORFOLK

5957 E. Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA. 23502
(757)466-0220
(757)466-1987

PORTSMOUTH

5583 Portsmouth Blvd
Portsmouth, VA. 23701
(757)673-7744

NEWPORT NEWS

12914 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23608
(757)877-6508
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PRIVATE DINING

Each Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants offers private Chicago dining experience. Our staff has a wealth of involvement in customizing all types of events.

CORPORATE EVENTS

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  • Company Picnics
  • Company Lunches/Dinners
  • Holiday Parties
  • Corporate Catering
WEDDINGS & PRIVATE PARTIES

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  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Wedding Day
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Catering

We offer in-house and offsite catering that include graduation parties, birthdays, baby showers, anniversaries, military retirement, and much more! We have space available for just about any function! Our event room holds up to 125, or our larger room that holds up to 250 people

FOOD BY THE PAN ( We offer full or 1/2 pan sizes)

Curry Chicken
Stew Chicken
Jerk Chicken
Rice/Peas
White Rice
Oxtail
Goat
Cabbage
Yellow Rice
Smothered Chicken
Whiting
Green Beans
Collaard Greens
Candied Yams
Plantain
Kingfish/Snapper
Macaroni & Cheese
Corn Bread
Fried Chicken
Salad
Curry Shrimp
Jamaican Beef and Chicken cocktail patties
Jerk Wings
Fried Wings
Contact us today at 757-466-0220 or 757-560-4997
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Testimonials

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Eating there again soon!

"Will definitely be eating there again soon, Good Taste and Great Price and very prompt service."

Michel. Pennington, NJ

Great Food and good taste

"The Spice Lounge is a Great Food and good taste on many occasions I have gone for lunch there is always a reasonable crowd."

David jacob Lawrenceville, NJ

The service is great!

"This is an awesome place to go for food and entertainment, Happy Hour is a must! The service is great! David does a great job, thank you! "

Davis. Trenton, NJ

Staff friendly good atmosphere.

"Thank you for a wonderful evening. My Family had a memorable evening, Food is always great. Staff friendly good atmosphere, professional as ever and the food was fantastic. "

Steve Jones. Princeton, NJ

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    Up Coming Events

    REGULAR EVENT NIGHTS

    Wednesday
    WEDNESDAY AFTER WORK PARTY .25 Cent WINGS

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    THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE R&B BAND

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    Friday
    FRIDAY NIGHT HIP HOP AND R&B

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    Saturday
    SATURDAY NIGHT REGGAE | SOCA | CALYPSO NIGHT

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    UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

    Friday

    After Work 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm

    9.00 pm - 2.00 am Live DJS

    FRIDAY NIGHTS HIP &HOP R & B

    Saturday

    Party begins at 9.00 pm | Free meal @ 11.00 pm

    SATURDAY NIGHT REGGAE NIGHT

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    Reservation

    You can make a reservation by filling out the form below, Please note that reservations are only confirmed once we check availability.

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    Employment Application

    MP Island Cafe hires select individuals to fill a number of positions.

    If you are interested in working for us please download an employment Application for MP Island Cafe, complete it and return your completed application to one of out three location.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

    Please print out the above application, fill out, and turn in at one of our locations.

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    GROCERY

    We offer the largest selection of Caribbean product in Virginia. If you don't see what you need then please contact us. We work hard to satisfy our customers!

     

    PORTSMOUTH

    We can contact you by filling out the form below, Please note that contacts are only confirmed once we check availability.

       5583 Portsmouth Blvd Portsmouth, VA. 23701

      (757)673-7744
     

    NORFOLK

    We can contact you by filling out the form below, Please note that contacts are only confirmed once we check availability.

       5957 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, VA. 23502

      (757)466-0220
     

    NEWPORT

    We can contact you by filling out the form below, Please note that contacts are only confirmed once we check availability.

       12914 Jefferson Ave. Newport News, VA 23608

      (757)877-6508
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    Contact Form

    You can make a reservation by filling out the form below, Please note that reservations are only confirmed once we check availability.