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AJ's on the Creek

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a family member's surprise birthday party here. The staff is unbelievably helpful and friendly. They know the menu and go above and beyond for the guests. The food is outstanding! Tastes great and presentation is great. Just an awesome restaurant with an awesome staff!

Thank Matt D
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my dinner at AJs. The waitress was friendly and very efficient. The view of the water was enjoyable.

Thank A S
Luray, United States
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Second time at AJ's, first off season. The seafood was very good, service great, wine and beer selections limited but good, prices reasonable. View is limited but interesting if you get a window booth. Not quite up to the meals we had earlier this year at the beginning of the season but still well above par. Next time we're in... More 

Thank Alan E
Management response:

Alan, thanks for the love! We're so glad you enjoyed your second time in with us, and again found us to have a great wine and beer selection. We apologize for the meal being less good as the time before, but we're glad to hear you still enjoyed it a lot. We hope to see you back again soon. Best,... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Service started out great. Server answered questions and was helpful. However, even though the place was not busy it took a long time for the food to get out. We wondered if the cook/chef was "on break." Food (seafood) was tasty, though. Then our server disappeared and we had to ask a different person to get our bill. After another... More 

Thank Robert B
Management response:

Robert, we're sorry to hear you had a few different negative experiences with us recently. We're sorry the poor timeliness of our food coming out, but we are glad you enjoyed the food and service. We hope you will give us a second chance in the future. All the best, AJ's Team More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined on oyster appetizers,Surf and Turf (NY Sirloin and Crab Cake) and Neptunes Pasta! It was a delightful meal and worth the stop! Service was just enough and the conversation with our host Dan was a highlight of the time spent there. Would definitely recommend this place...

Thank Genie S
Management response:

Genie, thanks for coming in and eating with us! Awesome choice on the NY Sirloin and Crab Cake for some great Surf n' Turf. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and restaurant, and we hope to serve you again soon! Best, AJ's Team More 

Blacksburg, Virginia
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can understand why this restaurant has a high rating. Decor is very comfortable, if only a little noisy when busy. Would recommend reservations. Both our crab dishes were very good. Service was great and pace well timed. Tried to return, but restaurant was too busy.

Thank pickytraveler73
Management response:

It means so much to hear the decor, meal, and service were all so impressive! We're sorry if the crowds kept you from enjoying another meal with us, but we hope we'll have another chance to welcome you in for a bite someday! Until then, AJ's Team More 

Washington, NJ
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very, very good grilled tuna salad. I highly recommend the artichoke vinaigrette. Very nice place to stop for a lunch.

Thank Troy G
Management response:

Troy, thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're so glad you had a great time here, and loved your grilled tuna salad. Awesome choice on the artichoke vinaigrette, too. We hope to serve you again soon! Best, AJ's Team More 

Ocean City, Maryland
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down, this is the best food on the island. It is great for every day or for special occasions. This is where my local friends eat, and we had my Mom's 75th Birthday here. The views are the best and the food is the best. Don't miss it.

Thank Venuevetter
Management response:

Venuevetter, thanks for the love! We're so glad you chose us to help celebrate your mom's birthday with us. It sounds like you all had a great time. We hope you come back again for more food and views! All the best, AJ's Team More 

Milford, Connecticut
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106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner here on our last night in Chincoteague! We ordered from the price fix menu and the scallops were very good as was the rest of our meal. Our server was excellent and the atmosphere in the restaurant was very nice for conversation with soft music in the background. The restaurant views were very calming of... More 

Thank phils762016
Management response:

Thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a great dinner in with us, and enjoyed the atmosphere of our restaurant. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and scenery, too. Come back soon! Best, AJ's Team More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we had a nice dinner last week on our first visit to AJ's, we were a bit disappointed in the quality of the seafood. The shellfish bouillabaise was quite pricey and really didn't deliver....more specifically, the promised crab meat, was mealy and inferior (particularly in light of it still being the height of one of the best blue crab... More 

Thank Carol S
Management response:

Carol, thanks for coming in and eating with us, however, we're sorry you left disappointed. As a restaurant, we always want our guests to love their experience and food, so it's a real shame we let you down. We will look into your complaints to make sure nothing went wrong, and we hope you give us a second chance in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $25
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: 17573365888
For generations, the folks at AJ's have been passing down delicious seafood recipes from parent to child. We specialize in historically great seafood.

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