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Waterman's Surfside Grille


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Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
$12 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Seafood
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Since this was our first visit, we followed the server’s suggestions. The bacon-wrapped scallops were excellent to start us off. I loved the crab cakes, and my partner was very happy with the crab-stuffed mahi. All this right on the edge of the Boardwalk, beach,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always crowded. Parking is difficult. But we had a nice table for 20. Great food and service dessert is the best.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Pam D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good oyster rock! We loved the orange crush too. We hit the attic last weekend and it was quite lit!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 352avaj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tuesday night off season special is two crab cake dinner for $12. Hard to beat. We tried hummus platter that was excellent to. Good service and an ocean view.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 489bradv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tonight 3 of us had dinner at Waterman’s. We started with calamari & a bowl of hush puppies. Not a lot of calamari but they said it was good. The hush puppies were plentiful & delicious. I had the fried shrimp dinner but substituted rice...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank bjs8757
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were quite hungry after traveling all day. Opted for the appetizer crab dip. I would recommend a pass in this. I really didn’t like it and I love seafood and dips like this. Fresh catch was flounder. My favorite. I had it broiled with...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by our resort. We were looking for a spot to watch Sunday football but also have some seafood. This met both of our needs. It was happy hour too! I had an orange crush which is fresh squeezed orange,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 73phyllist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The server was so rude. Unfortunately we left before we could even get a meal. we will never return or recommend this place. Even though my condo is right across the street and I rent it out for the summer. I’ll be sure to remove...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank tammyp2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty nice brunch with a great menu and great service - the view from the dining room was perfect today.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard of some other seafood buffets but wanted a more intimate dinner with choices. From the moment the valet parked our car to sitting down with a recommended cocktail. The service was great! The crushed ice in the drinks was a fun touch! We...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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August 20, 2019|
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Response from Tiffany G | Property representative |
You are correct, this establishment used to be called Fogg's Seaside Grille until the owners changed the name to Waterman's in 1981.
May 19, 2019|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations, especially on weekends, holidays
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and they bring their food out first
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