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AJ's on the Creek

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6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful time with friends and the wait staff was great with our children. the food was good and the Tuna special I had was cooked perfectly.

Thank Michael W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been here on the island for a week and we have eaten dinner at a different seafood restaurant each night. AJ's is hands down the best for food, service, and atmosphere. Starting with the food... I had a Neptune spaghetti entree and it was so flavorful, but still very creamy, and a very generous serving! The bread is... More 

Thank realmegandy
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went for lunch. The food was very good, the staff was friendly and very accommodating. The air conditioning worked well without freezing you out. The view is pleasant and the location is easily accessible.

Thank John_M_Cook
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed some really good crab cakes at AJ's on the Creek. After a very early morning start and long morning it was nice to sit in an attractive restaurant and enjoy a delightful meal.

Thank dwr317
Management response:

Creating a relaxing environment for guests to be able to enjoy delightful meals is all we want. We're thrilled you enjoyed the crab cakes, and we hope you'll come back to see us! Best, AJ's Team More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the best places on the island to eat!! I loved the food and our waitress was wonderful as well as personal!! Will go back there in a second!

Thank Jeff L
Management response:

That's quite a compliment, Jeff -- thank you! It's wonderful to know our food and service are always wonderful. We're looking forward to having you back! All the best, AJ's Team More 

Salem VA
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here for the pony swim. The restaurant was busy! Our waitress, Margaret, was awesome! Very good food. Very good service, good prices. We had salad with the fish of the day; I had shrimp scampi. All was hot, fresh and tasty! The she crab soup is not to be missed!

Thank Jenny24153
Management response:

We're excited that you came to Chincoteague Island for the pony swim -- it is quite a sight! What's even more exciting for us is knowing that you and your family chose to join us for a meal. We're pleased that Margaret showed you incredible service and that the food was all totally delicious and enjoyed. We hope you'll join... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We like AJs because it is old school Chincoteague. Do make a reservation and ask for a window table/booth. INSIDE. Good service. Good prices. Good food.

Thank Jean D
Management response:

It sounds like you're a regular here, Jean, and we really appreciate your support. It's great to see we've earned return visits with our consistently good food and service. Best, AJ's Team More 

Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place comes highly recom. from various sources and the quality of the food does live up to this standard. Our problem was the waitress that we were given on 7/04/16. The bread we ordered did come with our chowder because it needed to be freshly baked. We would of waited for the bread and chowder together if ask. My... More 

Thank Elyse K
Management response:

Thanks for your honest and detailed feedback, Elyse. It's helpful to know where we went wrong that we only scored a four-star rating for your visit. We'll be sure to follow up with the team about the expectations for the timing of orders going out to tables. We're glad our food earned a return visit, and we're excited to impress... More 

South Plainfield, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

OMG We ate there on Monday for snacks, then Tuesday lunch, then Wednesday lunch, then Thursday dinner LOL!!! Best damn steamed shrimp I have ever had - hot cocktail sauce was fantastic and make sure you have a Pina Colada too!

Thank G7565XCcharlesb
Management response:

Wow! Knowing that you came back to see us four times in one week is incredible, and we couldn't be happier to know our food was so delicious that it consistently earned return visits. We hope you'll be back again soon! Until next time, AJ's Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great steak and seafood, fried shrimp kids meal. New York strip was one of the best my husband had. Seafood Bouillabaisse was excellent. Artichoke vinaigrette was delish. John from Jersey was a very great server.

Thank Michele B
Management response:

Knowing that everything about your meal was excellent is incredible, Michele. This is exactly the sort of experience my team strives to provide, and we'll make sure John sees your review. Hope you'll be back soon! AJ's Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 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?