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Rocksalt

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a slow Wednesday evening; our appetites limited us to salads and main courses so we can’t comment on the small plates. We started with house salads ($6), which come only with a house balsamic dressing. Very flavorful mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, blue...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank StevenR206
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Open table reservation worked well. Menu was considerably smaller than shown on the website. When we asked, we were told there was a change about a month ago and they were getting back on their feet. Despite this, everything we ordered was delicious. Service, while...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank HappyCanadian13
Reviewed March 17, 2019

The restaurant was very noisy although it was only half full. This was probably due to the decor (or lack thereof), which consisted of bare concrete floors and an industrial looking ceiling. Our waitress arrived after 15 minutes and took my wife's and my orders;...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dave C
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Scale 1-10. 1 awful 10- outstanding Wait staff 5/10 not attentive Drinks 7/10 too expensive Appetizer 9/10 fried oysters Burger 6/10 nothing special and burned the bun black not toasted burnt Fries 7/10 but hey, they are just fries. Attended Saturday eve early. Full and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Greg P
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Spouse and I had been putting off a visit to Rocksalt in no small part because of a perceived difficulty in parking, which turned out to be true. Back to that later... The restaurant is spacious and what I would call "spare contemporary:" open ceiling,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

My wife and I visited recently for brunch. We thought we would have the half price oysters but ended up sharing the shrimp and grits and crab benedict. We liked the shrimp dish better but both were good. The service was excellent and we will...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 281chrisw
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Let's start with the good. Service, atmosphere, location, prompt and attentive staff. We popped in not really knowing what to expect and after we were seated and we reviewed the menu we were stunned. Shrimp were sold piece by piece like some restaurants do for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jesss462
Reviewed December 22, 2018

My wife and I had dinner with another couple. I'm picky about seafood but was quite impressed. In fact, all four of us had something different and everyone was quite pleased with what they had, which included several starters, entrees, drinks, and dessert. The shrimp...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ricochet_Rabbit_11
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We had just drinks at this restaurant... two drafts, one vodka and two Bud Lights in bottle. Service was good, however, when we got the check, three Bud Lights instead of two were charged. We told this to the waiter and he did not even...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pure_Diamond
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We'd been traveling through parts of Virginia for 200 miles making various stops. Very glad that we stopped here for a light supper. Raw oysters, cooked scallops, etc. were great.

Date of visit: November 2018
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