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Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Seating
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

I didn't like the pier 88 in Newport news.. the sunday all day HAPPY hour is great 7 shrimp for 4.00 and the 3.50 drinks was good, the waitress was the best I seen in a long time..the wait was a little long

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Their low country boils and snow crab legs are the best I've had in a very long time. Plenty of ingredients in the boils and the taste is superb. Love the fact you can choice between over 5 different sauces to be able to dip...your crab legs in. My fav being either the garlic butter or the spicy. Taste incredible and is truly at the perfect temperature when delivered to either table or home through DoorDash. Will not be ordering my low country boils from anywhere else other than here in the Hampton Roads area. Try it! Great staff, ambience, and the drinks are great too!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 4, 2019 via mobile

We ordered baskets, both shrimp and oysters. The shrimp had a light crispy batter, and they weren't overcooked. As for the oysters they had the same coating, sweet, without sand and cooked to perfection. My husband ordered a slice of key lime pie and I'm...assuming it was delicious, I was distracted about 2 minutes it was gone not even a would you like to taste it. So yes it was tasty also.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

This spot was better when they first opened. Seems like pure grease and no seasoning anymore. The prices are fair for seafood, but the taste just isn’t there. I don’t understand the waits, but I will keep looking for something closer to Hot and Juicy...cause this isn’t close!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 25, 2019

A local recommended this establishment when we asked "where do you like to eat?". It was over the top, amazing. Very laid back atmosphere, service was great, friendly staff! We tried going back again before we left but just couldn't make it work ~sadness. Their...Happy Hour menu looked nice. We had the lobster (boiled in bag) and breaded shrimp with hush puppies. I cannot wait to go back there!!!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

We were told about the Happy Hour. There are many selections to choose from on the Happy Hour Menu. I would like to return for the steam king crab legs.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2019

We saw this near the Crawling' Crab Half Marathon start/finish line area and decided to eat here after the race. Glad we did! Excellent spices on the seafood which was served in a bag. We had the blue crab, clams, corn, shrimp and sausage. Had...a great meal. The young lady who was our server was very attentive and friendly.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Its a small place. We were sat against the far wall and as we started reviewing the menu, There was loud hammering on the wall from the next door nail business. We moved to another table away from the noise. The waitress was immediately confused...and apparently did not function well when we were no longer in her section. She remained our waitress and she kept avoiding us. We had to ask for a shell cracker, tarter sauce, more drinks, and hot sauce from the other waitstaff. The food was very good. I had the fried catfish! My friend had the crab legs boil. Absolutely delicious.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

The drinks are good and the food is reasonably priced . They usually have daily specials as well . My first time visiting was May and I returned in July which is a good thing. Service is good but I wished the seasoning on food...was better executed . I liked the onion rings , mozzarella sticks and the Cajun seasoningMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

I went here to check it out because I'm huge on seafood; moreso I've been to every seafood place out here first of all I cant think if the young mans name I had with the afro yet his service was memorable because I always...had to use another server or had to go find him. I went when they first opened that evening my food was watered down and drink flat as all ever I would rather drive to va beach to shaken crab or go to crustacean in richmond they didnt even have alot of people in their they need work instead of playing with friends attend to the patrons.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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