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Bubba's Seafood Restaurant

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3323 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
+1 757-481-3513
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3323 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been here in probably 10 years as we don't trek to Va Bch that often, but it was a sunny day and we headed out to find this little gem! Po'Boy was the special of the day, and boy was it yummy! Fries...More

Thank Denise T
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for coming to visit us during your visit to VA Beach. We hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the lunch special —-salad with a side of flounder (one of the fresh catches of the day), was very good, service excellent & nice water views. However, for the price ($18.00), nice rolls or bread would have been a better accompaniment than a basket...More

Thank LMomG
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much fotr the great review. We pride ourselves on our great service and fresh fish. And the key lime pie is homemade in house! I will submit your recommendation about replacing the saltine crackers to management so that they can consider it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here yesterday and the young lady, Michelle, who waited on us was excellent. I wish I could say the same about the food.My granddaughter ordered the shrimp dinner and for the price I would think she would have gotten more shrimp. The coleslaw...More

Thank 2coxatthebeach
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at Bubba's. We pride ourselves on our great service - so we're thrilled to hear you loved your waitress. Michelle is awesome! We also pride ourselves on our reasonable prices, and great /...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here a few times and always have had great service and great food. The raw oysters are always fresh and reasonably priced, as well as the drinks also being reasonable

Thank olivedrab40
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your great review, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Any visitor to Virginia Beach needs to leave the strip on Atlantic and Pacific and head up Shore Drive to Bubba's. The food is fresh, reasonably priced and delicious! The staff is friendly, courteous and attentive.

Thank Robert K
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for recommending our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Bubba's has always been a favorite. In fact I used to tell everyone that they had the best fried shrimp in Virginia Beach. Last week I visited for dinner with 4 friends. None of us were pleased with our meals. Since my last visit I've...More

Thank G501
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Just arrived in VA Beach and a local recommended this place for a good seafood meal. We started out with oyster shooters and raw oysters...yummy. Our dinners included broiled scallops and breaded shrimp. No complaints here. It was dark out but the place had an...More

Thank Nw300
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Met a friend for lunch at Bubba's on our recent drive down south and enjoyed some of their MOST delicious clam chowder. Tasted so good, I felt like I was back in Boston. We also had a fresh ceasar salad, a tuna steak sandwich, and...More

Thank Rich B
Reviewed December 26, 2017

The Stuffed Flounder was delicious and the King Crab Legs were also. Nice atmosphere and not too loud.

Thank alrett29
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Our waitress was terrific. The oysters were very fresh as was the salad. We had five people. Fried shrimp was good; scallops were just okay; baked potatoes were yummy but they are anywhere. Flounder not so good. Cole slaw was inedible and stale and far...More

Thank SweetBetsy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3323 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-3513
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Bubba’s Seafood Restaurant is an institution on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. Bubba’s was one of the FIRST seafood restaurants along the bay. We guarantee you the freshest seafood, delivered daily to our dock, prepared to your liking. You can relax and enjoy the best view of the Lynnhaven River, inside a rustic dining area or on a covered deck where the sounds of the birds & watermen will attract your attention.
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