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3629 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-1700
+1 757-363-2490
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Don't let the look of this restaurant stop you from eating here. We always eat here when at Virginia beach. The blackened seafood in Cajun cream sauce over angel hair pasta is tops. Already looking forward to our next visit.

2 Thank 2_WV_Retired
Reedville, Virginia
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2014

Quotes from the table: That is the best beef filet I have ever had. This tuna is perfect! I love this crab dip. I could eat a dozen of these corn muffins. Our waitress was one of the best I have ever had and we were demanding.

1 Thank virginia t
Chesapeake, Virginia
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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

A great place to to quench that hunger for good seafood. The raw oysters are simply amazing. The fried calamari was crunchy but a bit chewy. Otherwise, a delight. Make sure to order the hand breaded popcorn shrimp. A real treat. The salad that came in with the entree wasn't special. But the freshly baked corn cupcake was great.

1 Thank atm888
melfa, va
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2014

First visit here but this won't be our last. The food was excellent as was the service. I had one of the specials and it was great. I would recommend this place and we will certainly be back. Thanks for a great experience!

1 Thank julie b
Lowell, North Carolina
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145 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2014

We were there during 'restaurant week' and I have a three course meal that included the Saint Charles main dish. This was a truly enjoyable meal and the St. Charles was extremely tasteful. I could go back and eat another plate! Very good. The desert that was offered was called a "Ches-cake" or something very similar to the name -... More 

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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Virginia Beach. We have been eating here for years. I always have the blackened seafood in Cajun cream sauce over angle hair pasta. I like this I dish so much I can't make myself try anything else. Love Oysters Rockefeller but recently they have not been consistent. This place doesn't look like much driving... More 

1 Thank 2_WV_Retired
richmond, va
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109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

Visiting in the off-season, I had high expectations since the reviews were very strong and the crowds were gone. However, i was not pleased. Ordered the Oysters William - pegged to be "crispy" oysters in a sauce. Well...forget the crispy because they drowned the oysters and they were a soggy mess, WAY TOO MUCH sauce...it was not as anticipated. My... More 

Thank emf18
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Very nice, comfortable locals seafood restaurant. Try the St. Charles, probably the best item on the menu. Is it impolite to lick the plate?

Thank Susan M
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

Good food, great service. Try the crab cakes and oyster William. Delicious. Off the beaten path in VA beach, not on the main drag like most of the restaurants but worth the slight detour

Thank kahrn03
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Restaurant looks like a house on the road, but don't let that fool you. The food is the best and freshest seafood on Shore Drive. The steaks are hand cut and also excellent, which is unusual for a seafood restaurant. The Croakers Trio is delicious - lobster, shrimp, scallops are a favorite. Corn muffins are also served, a nice way... More 

1 Thank victoria s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3629 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-1700
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-363-2490

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