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Don's Seafood Restaurant

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4113 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2411
+1 757-336-5715
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Jessup, Pennsylvania
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294 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2016

We had dinner at Don's upstairs dining area recently and the first thing I noticed was the smell of gasoline. I thought that maybe it was me as I had just put gas in my car but we all came to the conclusion that it was in the bar area. Our appetizers were okay but my entree, seafood Alfredo tasted... More 

Thank Kudu40
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3 reviews
Reviewed January 25, 2016

We love this restaurant with its wonderfully fresh oysters, along with a multitude of other seafood and " land " food. The staff is welcoming and accommodating. The atmosphere is one of comfort and sightseeing.

Thank ang480
Durham, North Carolina
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2016

The steamed shrimp is the way to go here. Seasoned in Old Bay and not the medium sized shrimp you get at a buffet seafood house. I got the surf and turf style meal and the New York Strip was delicious. Not an ounce of fat and all edible. The New England Clam Chowder was hot and wonderful to enjoy... More 

Thank Patrick M
Baltimore, Maryland
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162 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Being one of two restaurants apparently open during the winter, we opted to try Don's (related to the old restaurant this was on Rt. 13 near Pocomoke for years). I thoroughly enjoyed the large, fried Chincoteague oysters and my wife their crab imperial special. The broccoli was cooked enough to my liking, salad bar was simple, but fine. Cream of... More 

Thank Johnny J
Conowingo, Maryland
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2016

it was very pleasant and relaxing. we ate at Dons twice. the first time was in the restaurant with a full meal. Being from Maryland the seafood there was not so good even the raw oysters are better in Baltimore the 2nd night we went and had munchies. Crab dip do not get steamed shrimp were yummy the local beer... More 

Thank Patrick S
Baltimore, Maryland
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154 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited Don's for dinner and lunch over the weekend. The waitstaff was very nice and I really liked the atmosphere. They food was very good and their prices were very fair. Soft shell crabs were very good, along with the smothered flounder.

Thank chisel007
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 14, 2016

The setting here is relaxed but classic and intimate. I've been here with both a large group of friends and family and for an anniversary dinner (we aren't very fancy people though). It is perfect for both occasions. The food is wonderful, one of my favorite places on the island. For someone who is not a seafood lover like myself... More 

Thank kayla3rose
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner on a Saturday night in October. Very casual. Food was great and reasonably priced for our budget. Would definitley go again. Staff was nice enough, but I don't think our waitress particularly liked us. We sat upstairs where there were a few TVs and in the front was a dance floor where they had a DJ a... More 

Thank LindseyBuddy
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2016

This basically is the only restaurant open in the winter on the island. Seafood is good, but can be pricey for the off-season. I had fresh tuna as the fish of the day and serving was huge and delicious.

Thank Tom K
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 5, 2016

twp nights over new years. crabcake sandwhich was awesome and service was good. second night, much busier, waitress/cook flubbed the order. still, food is good.

Thank jim g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4113 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-5715
Local Favorite Since 1973. Located in the Heart of Downtown Chincoteague. Oysters & Clams on the Half-Shell. Great place for Family Gatherings, Parties,& Meetings

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?