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Capt. Groovy's Grill and Raw Bar

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8101 Shore Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2429
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We like this place! The special feature entrée were delicious. They have discount on wine and beer for clients from 5 to 7 pm. It's not so easy to park if the parking lot is full though.

Thank Charles-Olivier R
Norfolk, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food, service, meals and atmosphere are all welcoming and terrific! Seafood is the freshest anywhere and prepared with care and attention.

Thank Jackda21
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant over 10 times and have never had a bad experience . Good food, Great service. Nice people

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

I've been a few times, including Valentine's Day, fairly romantic setting that day, and the food has always been consistently good. Service is pretty good, but I think they may just get spread thin. Try fresh items when you come, fish of the day is always a good choice too!

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

Welcome to flavor town. Loved every dish from appetizer to the homemade desserts. I've driven by here numerous times and decided to give it a try after a visit to the Norfolk Botanical garden. Was very glad we did. We will definitely return with an empty belly and stretchy pants. Yummy food get in ma belly.

Thank Mele Mel M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in the area. Always great food and fantastic service. Our go to place for a good meal

Thank Dan R
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Captain Groovys for several years now, and I found that the food is consistently good. The wait staff is nice and they do a good job, although they sometimes get busy because it's a popular place.

Thank KMandEHack
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can always tell when you are in a Chef-owned and operated restaurant. The desire to excel is evident. We were just wandering thru Ocean View looking for a decent non-chain restaurant for a last meal with my son before a year old deployment. Capt. Groovy's was a lucky sighting for us. The parking lot is small but there is... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Capt. Groovy' is a casual place with great seafood. This trip we started off with the nachos, which were the best I've had. There big! and delicious! We also had the salmon entree which was a 10.

Thank Maryville425
Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, cheap drinks. I would definitely come back. Had Fried oysters and the Crab cake sandwich. Buckets of redstrip lager are a great deal.

Thank hudsonwise

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:30 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Shore Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-965-4667
Grill and raw bar offering fesh local seafood. Funky eclectic decor with outside dining on covered patio. Weekly Chef Specials created by award winning chef David Watts. Monday-Saturday $6 lunch specials, daily Groovy Daddy specials 4-7pm and brunch on Sunday. Something good is always happening at Captain Groovy's.

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