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Flip Flop's Chill and Grill

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2217 Upton Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23454
757-427-3547
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just ok

We probably had our expectations pegged too high since this is a place featured on Diners, Drive ins and dives. It wasn't a dive; it was nicely decorated. Service was good but food was just average; not bad, not fabulous - just good. My daughter enjoyed the signature dish of fish tacos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Barb H
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We probably had our expectations pegged too high since this is a place featured on Diners, Drive ins and dives. It wasn't a dive; it was nicely decorated. Service was good but food was just average; not bad, not fabulous - just good. My daughter enjoyed the signature dish of fish tacos.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Came to this cute restaurant when on vacation in Virginia Beach with family. It's in a shopping center, but the outdoor seating has a nice feel. Some of us had tacos (delish!) and I had the scallops (fresh and tasty) and the linguini with cajun sauce, shrimp and scallops. Serving sizes were very generous and our server was absolutely amazing.

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Virginia Beach
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was our second visit and I have to say after two visits, this place does not live up to the hype at all. My husband and I went in for dinner today. We had the chorizo queso dip for an appetizer, it was lukewarm and thick with barely any chorizo. Very disappointing to say the least. But wait there's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We have eaten at Flip Flops many times, but this time the staff really shined. My wife has Celiac Disease a True gluten allergy, not a lifestyle choice. When she asked for suggestions, the server was very helpful, to the point that she stated that if my wife did not see anything, they would work with her to accommodate her... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Guy featured this restaurant on Triple-D a few years ago, and he was right to showcase it and it's fish tacos. Flip-flops is about a 20 minute drive from the oceanfront, but worth the trip. Although Guy spotlighted the fish tacos, everything is superb. My wife, who doesn't like tuna, devoured the blackened tuna bites. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, good... More 

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Aldie, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Tried chicken and shrimp burrito it was way too dry and filled mainly with rice. My husband had the fried fish taco and the flavor was missing there also. Best part of meal was sweet tea!

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Stow, Ohio, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We went here after seeing it in Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. We ordered the bbq fish tacos as seen on the show. They were decent. The showstopper was the Tater Tot Nachos! They're a must order!

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Cochranville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Popular eatery with a varied menu. Lots of fresh fish choices. Indoor and outdoor seating. Pleasant wait staff. Good service. I loved the award winning fish tacos while my husband enjoyed the tenderloin tacos.We went back!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Sometimes good things come in unlikely places...like store fronts in strip malls. I visited FF on the recommendation of a friend. The place is clean with a relaxed, beachy casual vibe. It's small and popular (featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives) so if you don't want to wait, go early. Food was FRESH and tasty. We got... More 

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chagrin falls
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Visited while staying in Sandbridge - only 15 minute or so drive. Was drawn in by the DDD nod. Did not disappoint. Ordered signature BBQ fish tacos ($13) - 3 soft tacos - lots of flavor. Someone at our table ordered shrimp po 'boy and gave it high marks as well as the filet mignonette tacos. Kids menu available.

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Additional Information about Flip Flop's Chill and Grill

Address: 2217 Upton Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Phone Number: 757-427-3547
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2217 Upton Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 757-427-3547

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?