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4417 Chambers Lane, Tangier Island, VA 23440
+1 757-891-2225
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Sep 18, 2016
“Soft crabs are king”
Sep 7, 2016
“Island Treat”
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4417 Chambers Lane, Tangier Island, VA 23440
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Reviewed December 5, 2015

Went to Lorraine's today. We had a large group that flew to the Island and they had to seat us in two shifts. The service was fine despite them being overwhelmed. I ordered the soft shell combo that came with a cup of cream of...More

Thank D4379
Reviewed November 4, 2015

We enjoyed our meal. The service was friendly and the cost was reasonable. The atmosphere was charming.

Thank Janice M
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Delightful seafood restaurant on Tangier Island. Like everything on Tangier, the ambience is ...well basic. The Mother Daughter team is located just off the wharf and a block +/- from the cruise ships dock (actually more ferries than cruise ships). This restaurant is all about...More

Thank HaroldB104
Reviewed August 20, 2015

The food was great. We had eaten the night before at another location. Lorraine's is best hands down. My wife loved the corn bread, I enjoyed the seafood. If you are visitng Tangiee Island make sure to stop by. The staff was so helpful. We...More

Thank marinemike63
Reviewed August 13, 2015

We came here for dinner the other night. I got the flounder sandwich and my husband ordered the fried chicken. Both dinners were great, but the VERY best part was what she brought out to start us with--homemade cornbread. Now, this cornbread was thick and...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Since you only get two hours on the Island before the ferry takes you back to the mainland, you need to be quick with lunch to see the island. Lorraine's was great. Her crab soup is first class and her soft shell crab was absolutely...More

1  Thank blackthornwinter
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Liked - Good food, hygenic Disliked - Took around 30 minutes to serve, i thought i will miss my return trip.

Thank Arun190377
Reviewed June 15, 2015

The staff at Lorraine's are clearly at the ready to help with a crowd coming off the ferries. They are attentive, friendly, and accommodating. The food was very good. The clam chowder is not to be missed. It was the restaurant that we went to...More

Thank Scriptspring
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Four of us visited Lorraine's for lunch on a Sunday day trip to the island. Many of the other restaurants were closed on Sunday so it was very busy. We got seated and got our drinks quickly. We actually got asked about our drinks three...More

Thank rcsobull
Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Crab cakes had a lot of filler..but one in our party thought they had a good taste..one not so much. Two had fried shrimp which were average. Salads were very fresh and good. Service was pleasant. Tea was questionable and was tasteless. Going to give...More

1  Thank Barbara B
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Does anyone know if they have a separate fryer for French fries or if they're fried in the same oil as the seafood? Shellfish not on our diet. Thanks!
July 18, 2015|
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Response from islandmedic80 |
They use a separate fryer for seafood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 Chambers Lane, Tangier Island, VA 23440
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tangier Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-891-2225
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