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Rockafeller's Restaurant

308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775 (Northeast Virginia Beach)
757-422-5654
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Ranked #27 of 1,242 restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
Cross street: Winston Salem Ave
Transit: Catch the Wave to Rockafeller's on Virginia Beach's hybrid electric trolleys! Trolley stops are available up and down the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Simply take the trolley to the 5th Street stop, then you will have a short and pleasant walk down Winston Salem Avenue (note it is the same as 5th St.). This deadends into Rockafeller's parking lot.
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English first
Moseley, Virginia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We've eaten here each time we come to the beach over the past 6 years. Food is always fresh and well prepared. Wish they had more grilled or broiled options. Steamed or fried appeared to be the main options. Kids meals are $6.99 butthe chicken finger basket would feed 2 kids easily. We like eating outside and watching the boats.... More

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Lewistown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

When visiting Virgina Beach, we ALWAYS dine at Rockafeller's. Their food is always good! The view is fantastic! We've always had good service. The waiters/waitresses are courteous and knowledgeable. Great place to dine!

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Pittsburgh, PA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This was our first time at Rockafeller's and the food was good but nothing spectacular. I had the crab cake sandwich. It was good but needed more flavor. My husband had the fish tacos and said they were really good. Kids had chicken tenders. Overall good food & service. Our waitress was very nice.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Made a reservation thru open table and got seated right away. Witch was really super nice. Being a local and not getting close to any kinds of tourist places in the middle of summer might have made me re think that. Our server Anthony was great, on the ball the hole evening. The hole dining experience was great from the... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Have gone there for many years and have never been disappointed. Nice setting off Rudee's Inlet. Very busy, noisy so not the place for a quiet intimate evening. But fine for a family. Good early bird specials. Service very good.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I went there for lunch. I had the gluten free crab omelet it was very good they had a good selection of gluten free items. My wife had the fish an chips, she enjoyed them. The staff was very polite and informative on all items including the gluten free items. .The two of us ate for $40... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

The best place to eat by far! We eat here every year on our vacation to Virginia Beach. I see others have left bad reviews… Not sure why. We had a great experience as always from the valet parking to the waitress to the food! Will definitely be back again next year!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My date and I had a most enjoyable and fun evening while dinning at your restaurant. The deck was busy and after a long rainy day it was nice to get to go out and enjoy ourselves. We started with a bottle of Riesling and Oyster Rockafeller appetizer both suggestions by Poppy our server. My date had the fried shrimp... More

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Va beach
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had dinner last week at Rockafellers. The food was amazing. I cannot say enough good things about our appetizers. Oysters Rockafeller to die for.....the crab balls added just the right touch. Our dinners were cooked to perfection. Even though the restaurant was full, our service was fantastic. A big shout out to your staff for our memorable night out...

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We came to this establishment a few days ago, and it was a first time back since last. I must say everything is still excellent. My husband ordered the Tidewater steamer and I had the stuffed flounder which my waitress suggest; and it was all great! Then we ordered desserts to go! Our service was wonderful as always. Leanna did... More

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