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Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant

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400 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-1414
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stopped in for drinks. They were some very delicious unusual cocktails we enjoyed.. Stop in for yourself!!

Thank CGNavratil
Hampton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed an early dinner... I had a spinach salad with strawberries and feta with a great orange viniagrette and a dozen steamed clams (a little small!) and my husband had a flounder sandwich with fries. All was delicious and served quickly. I love the atmosphere on the Top Deck!

Thank SusieS525
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crab cakes were delicious, but the fish and chips were the best and most fresh. Shrimp was excellent, and the view made it even better! Oh, and they have freshly brewed tea (sweet and unsweet) & Coca Cola, for those of you that it matters to!! :)

Thank Larissa M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This roof-top restaurant is awesome...breathtaking views of the Chesapeake Bay! Have been here many times and never disappointed. They serve food and drinks on the rooftop deck. They serve mainly seafood but have a couple of chicken and steak options as well. This day I had the steam shrimp with corn on cob, potatoes and sausage and nachos. Everything was... More 

Thank kim f
Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had no breakfast , so we decided on this place for lunch, mainly because I like to eat outdoors by the water whenever possible , and that's what we did, we ate on their deck upstairs, on a very hot day, sat on one of their glider tables and it was really nice and relaxing with a very... More 

Thank MairE14
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just stopped in while we were fishing at the pier for a snack. We say inside because it was so hot, but they do have an upstairs deck with meat seating and fantastic views. For snacks we had a cup of the she-crab soup. It was very good. We also had an order of chicken wings tug was tasty.... More 

Thank Steven G
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The food was great and they give you way too much (which is never a bad thing). I got the bourbon steak bites for an appetizer.The ginger bourbon dressing was fantastic and the steak was cooked well. I got the fried shrimp for an entree. They give you like 15 jumbo huge shrimp, fries and coleslaw for $18, a great... More 

Thank Jess D
Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I love the top deck! Service is pretty slow but they have a huge flight of steps to navigate. Storms started coming so we moved downstairs and inside. Food and drink is not cheap but you are paying to be ON the water, and it's wonderful. Service was okay and they had the beverages we enjoy. We both had soft... More 

Thank sisterwifeone
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Good food and drinks with a good view! The service was excellent and would enjoy going back. Would highly recommend the nachos and strawberry daiquiris. Just be careful they will sneak up on you.... the drinks.

Thank jasminh819
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

great views of the bay,very relaxing.only complaint is i found a long blonde hair in my nachos.maybe the cooks should think about hair nets?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-1414
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 7575836000
Pier Restaurant serves on two levels including terrace on the roof. Located on a 1690 foot pier extended out into the Chesapeake Bay off Norfolk's Ocean View beach.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?