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Surf Rider Restaurant

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1 Marina Road, Bluewater Marina, Hampton, VA 23669
757-723-9366
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There was a long line at the door so we went out in the canoe first, upon returning only 30 minutes before closing time we were still greeted with a smile and felt welcomed. Our waitress was excellent as was the food. We were not rushed to eat and enjoyed our tasty meal. I would recommend going to the surf... More 

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Thank Mary P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Cannot wait to go back. The food was fantastic and the scenery was wonderful. My kids fell in love with this place.

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Thank KingstonInn
hampton, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice appetizers and bar food....good scenic view of boat harbor and downtown marina. Limited local appeal and social interests.

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Thank Larry S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seafood restaurant next to a marina. Outstanding crabcake, great food. A little pricey but worth it.

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Thank Vandaman9
Hampton, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited today to celebrate my birthday. Chose to come based on prior good experiences with this restaurant. I usually get the fried seafood platter but today decided to try the broiled platter because it includes a crab cake. I did not like the broiled food, and it was not what I expected. I asked my server if I could swap... More 

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Thank woodworks925
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was packed so we knew it had to be good. Great view of the marina. The fish tacos are amazing!

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Thank xenaht2000
Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second trip here not nearly as good as the first. Ordered the fish tacos and was very disappointed in not only the serving size for the "fill" of slaw, only measured a teaspoon maybe. The portion size of the fish was about half the size of the tortilla. Salsa had very little imagination , copped tomatoes, little onion and no... More 

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Thank Charleton F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A clean and family friendly restaurant. Food was freshly prepared and served with generous portions. Staff was friendly and attentive.

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Thank FrequentTraveler501
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a marina, the atmosphere is very nautical. You have to have the steamed shrimp and broccoli. Perfectly prepared and extremely healthy. Heaven on the water.

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Thank Djforgolf
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner and I ordered crab cakes they were very good! Service was good. Next to the marina makes it a nice view out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marina Road, Bluewater Marina, Hampton, VA 23669
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: 757-723-9366

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