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Waterman's Surfside Grille

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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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, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a find, thanks Trip Advisor. Looked at the menu, thought about going for the mouth watering Yellow Fin Tuna, but was easily persuaded by the great hosting to go for the special: Mahi-mahi seared in a jerk-style sauce with mango chutney...wow! Amazing! Well worth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scottyd5134
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was delicious. The service was good. Their specials are very reasonable and enticing. It is popular and can be crowded even off season.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Miitchi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a few cocktails and dessert on the covered HEATED deck. While it was freezing outside, we were able to still enjoy the amazing view of the beach/water.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mrscombat
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to this restaurant from the recommendation of our resort front desk agent. This was our first visit to Virginia Beach. It is a small strip compared to most beaches we have been. We were offered complimentary valet parking. That was nice. We waited...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very disappointed with our last visit. The Waterman's was probably our favorite restaurant in Virginia Beach.We had made a reservation in November for Christmas Eve (2 adults and 2 children) a month in advance, and by 8 pm everything seemed to be ok....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 63kjulien
GeorgiMartin, Manager at Waterman's Surfside Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kim, thank you for taking the time to write this review. I received your note on Google reviews and sent this response but in case you have to received it, I will respond here as well. We are deeply sorry for your experience with us....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place rocks! We love coming here. The scallop app is never disappointing. Listen to the sounds of the Jets flying high and sip the top or bottom shelf spirits. Specials in winter are reasonable and yummy.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MiamiChicVa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for dinner one night after work. Excellent atmosphere and really good food. We had a large group so we were seated upstairs and even had our own small bar and bar tender. I enjoyed the orange crush drink and the scallops were...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank src1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel clerk recommended this place. Was blown away with their winter special! Monday through Thursday they have a $12 special. Today was crab cakes. Two crab cakes with mashed potatoes and sautéed veggies for $12. Unbelievable flavor and perfect portions. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jasonsK1873TN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place may very well be the best VA Beach has to offer. The drinks are great. The ambiance is fantastic and the food is exceptional!!! I had fish taco's on multiple nights, the largest mozzarella sticks I've ever had and several Orange Crushes!!! Parking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MisaelWNY
GeorgiMartin, Manager at Waterman's Surfside Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for making our day! We hope to see you back again for some orange crushes very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bar none best food and view of ocean in VA Beach. The pasta seafood is great on the pallet for pasta lovers but the best is typically their fresh catch which varied from mahi mahi to tuna and oysters. There is nothing on their menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ObieX B
GeorgiMartin, Manager at Waterman's Surfside Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We love reviews like this so thank you for taking the time to do so!! I hope to see you back again soon!

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Leamon D
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and they bring their food out first
October 27, 2017|
Response from Erich G |
Mon-Thur--11 PM Fri.-Sat--2AM
Jean H
September 17, 2017|
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Response from bachman2016 | Reviewed this property |
yes they're open year-round allowing for holidays etc.
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