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105 Rens Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662-1644
+1 757-868-0080
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Poquoson, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Surfrider has Excellent seafood! Great location. We've been there many times and only had amazing food.

Thank 1st-dc
Hampton, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The food is always good, I've been many times and never had a meal that was not great. In my experience the service is always good and the staff is always friendly, especially Neda, best bar keep in town. And full menu is available at the bar, so if it's just you or small party, belly up to the bar.... More 

Thank Joe S
Carlisle, PA, United States
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Found this place after a few turns and u-turns. Sits on the water and not a stunning place but its about the food not the façade. Menu is simple and straightforward just like the food. Simply prepared food lets you taste the seafood and not batter or spices.

Thank 283CharlesrM
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Large portions of good quality seafood at reasonable prices. Friendly staff and good views of the water.

Thank robertbJ7038FS
1 review
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

We went for my husband's birthday dinner. Everyone's food was delicious and service was friendly and prompt. Between the four of us we tried fish, clam strips, crab and shrimp and everything was very good.

Thank Kelly M
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94 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Passing through the area my wife and I stopped at Surf Rider. Quick seating, ing good service, clean restaurant with a great view of the inlet. How I fed them grilled shrimp tacos which she said was tasty but a little dry. It needed a little more salsa. I had crab soup which was delicious, seasoned well with great taste.... More 

Thank pjzepp
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Really loved our dinner at surf rider. We can highly recommend the crab cake (all crab no filler!!!), crab pot (like a low country boil) and mud pie (definitely share!). It was all delicious. Environment very casual on the water, wish you could see more of the water when sitting inside. We will be back!

Thank Renee Y
Poquoson, Virginia
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Great place for seafood! Quiet Poquoson location. Love the crab cakes, no fillers! Try the crab dip and brocolli side with hollandaise sauce.

Thank lynniepie
Virginia Beach
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195 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We had the crab pot. The food was good and very abundant. It was seafood for real seafood people, not the commercial chain restaurant type seafood. The customers seem to be knowledgeable seafood people. Service was great. They described the food well, and were very attentive.

Thank picturetakingone
Butte, Montana
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Wow, yummy , fish, broiled n hush puppies, shrimp, scallops, and wonderful lump crab cake with Cesar salad, fries n sweet tea! What more could a girl want?!!😘❤️💞🌹🎂

Thank samjen143

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Rens Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662-1644
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Poquoson
  • Phone Number: +1 757-868-0080
Phone: 757-868-0080 Also on Facebook at "Poquoson Surfrider."

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