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RockFish Boardwalk Bar and Seagrill

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American, Bar, Seafood, Family Fare
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1601 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757 213-7625
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The oceanfront's only Beatles memorabilia themed restaurant that offers a...
The oceanfront's only Beatles memorabilia themed restaurant that offers a fun and casual boardwalk atmosephere with inside and outside patio dining and simply prepared fresh seafood for the entire family.
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 151
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good service and good food

Last night before they closed so had a more limited menu but was fine. We had fast service and the food was good. Would love to come back when it's warmer and sit outside! They have a large outside seating area. (I forgot they are all about the Beatles... so that is was all that was playing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2014
MImom5012
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Alexandria, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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330 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Culpeper, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Menu was limited since they were closing for the season in a week. Got the fried rockfish sub, fish was thin and a little dried out.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Last night before they closed so had a more limited menu but was fine. We had fast service and the food was good. Would love to come back when it's warmer and sit outside! They have a large outside seating area. (I forgot they are all about the Beatles... so that is was all that was playing) Cherry Limeade 'Crush'... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The service was haphazard. No silverware - had to get from the other table. The waiter didn't bother to inform us that part of the side items were unavailable. Too late!! Also, the tea was Not drinkable . The restaurant was dirty. The windows , floors and tables were filthy. Save your money if you want to view Beatles items.... More 

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Boyertown
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We hadn't planned on eating at Rock Fish, but glad that we did. We wanted to listen to some blues at the park. So we tried to get reservations at a restaurant closer to our hotel. When we called they said that they don't take reservations for parties of 2. They didn't open till 5:30 & we arrived a little... More 

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Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Was so looking forward to an evening of good food surrounded by Beatles memorabilia. Our waitress unfortunately seemed uninterested in being there. The food wasn't what we expected. Odd menu. We asked several questions about some of the dishes and we were told that they don't sell much of a couple of them. We should have had drinks instead. We'll... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The service is indeed as slow as all of the previous Travelers have stated. Although our server was very nice and personable, it should never take 25 minutes for a refill on soda. We ordered a burger, crab cake sandwich, and the crab dip. It was all below average. We only dined here because it was a chilly, wet night... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband was desperately wanting to try this place because of this dish. We finally went to try it. We happened to get there right at Happy Hour so we ordered drinks. Someone here made the comment that they were strong, and they were right! Wonderful! We did get the lobster mac and cheese, and yes, it was wonderful. We... More 

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Rural Retreat, Virginia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Slow staff, strong drinks, average food. For the price we should be bragging about the food but we are not. We arrived 20 minutes before the place started filling up and the staff was slow, we had to stop a waiter to ask for a menu. The drinks are made strong the way they should be! This would be a... More 

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Partlow, Virginia, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The decor is nice as are the staff. My wife and I were not at all impressed with the food. My burger was ok but the coleslaw they served me had a nasty spoiled taste. My wife ordered the Crabcake Sandwich. Aside from crumbling to pieces on the first bite, it appeared to be made from minced or shredded crab... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
Top Contributor
313 reviews 313 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We ate here while strolling the board walk for a stop on our way to williamsburgh VA. Loved it! First of all it has a ton of BEATLES and plays all the music of my favorite band ever! I had delicious fish tacos with coconut rice (delicious) and black beans. Very good lunch special for $7.99. My wife had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1601 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 757 213-7625

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine

Description

The oceanfront's only Beatles memorabilia themed restaurant that offers a fun and casual boardwalk atmosephere with inside and outside patio dining and simply prepared fresh seafood for the entire family.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from RockFish Boardwalk Bar and Seagrill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?