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Surf Rider Restaurant

(Bluewater Marina), 1 Marina Road, Hampton, VA 23669
757-723-9366
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

A generous portion of delicious fried oysters was delivered very quickly to the table. Bleu cheese dressing on a large house salad (one of my sides) was delicious. Mashed potatoes and gravy were good too. Price was very reasonable for about 20 oysters ($19). I would definitely come here again. Next time it will be the fried seafood platter.

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Hampton, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We started with some crab dip, which was creamy and good, but not a standout as far as crab dips go. I also had the she crab soup. I prefer my she crab soups to have sherry, if this one did, you couldn't taste it. I asked for some old bay and added that, which helped make it more flavorful.... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Right on the marina, you get a beautiful view of the water and the yachts. The food is spectacular, although you may want to arrive early there isn't a lot of seating so there tends to be a wait. They have delectable crab (especially the lump crab) and the tuna appetizer is superb.

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Richmond, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Be sure to get a table by the windows - everything is improved by a view of the boats. The food is fresh and simply prepared. There are more fried choices than broiled, and some broiled combos are marred by the inclusion of a fried item, and there are no substitutions allowed. The broiled scallop, crabmeat, and shrimp combo was... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

When they are hitting on all cylinders this is a great place. Food is generally very good all of the time (crab cakes, she crab soup, seafood pastas... And shrimp.) Lately the service has been spotty maybe waitress turnover. Anyway... I still always drop in when in town and want seafood!

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Tappahannock
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128 reviews 128 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I took our daughters and 1 of their friends to eat lunch at this place based upon tripadvisor. We were flying down the highway and I saw that the location was not too far away, so we decided to give it a chance. We did not want to spend too much money, so we stuck with sandwiches... More

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Kure Beach, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had the pasta with shrimp, lobster and scallops. It was divine. My husband had steamed shrimp and crab. The service was very good and the restaurant had a nautical, casual atmosphere.

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Elizabeth City, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

They are not stingy with their seafood. I had pasta Alfredo with scallops, shrimp and crab and there were no less than five chunks of each in the meal. Beware: Do Not sit by the kitchen as the waitresses are quite chatty, giggling, and slamming dishes. At least they were all in good moods though.

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159 reviews 159 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This hard to find restaurant overlooks the marina, and appears to be very popular. A casual place with pretty good seafood. I had a rum runner, the broiled seafood platter, and finished with blueberry pie a la mode. Not the best food I've eaten, but way better than anything else we ate in Hampton (I've never seen a town with... More

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Hampton, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

it's on a secluded area but once you get there you will enjoy the best seafood ever and the service is pretty good although you have to come a little early because they're crowded most of the time rain or shine.

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Additional Information about Surf Rider Restaurant

Address: (Bluewater Marina), 1 Marina Road, Hampton, VA 23669
Phone Number: 757-723-9366
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse

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