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Waterman's Surfside Grille

415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
+1 757-428-3644
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (92 reviews)
“crab cakes” (304 reviews)
“seafood” (457 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel and we were not disappointed. The Ultimate Just Seafood was great. Everything had a great flavor. We are around 4, was seated immediately and the food came out very quickly. Even my kids who are very picky eaters,...More

Thank ouijapad
Reviewed yesterday

We dined at this restaurant Father's Day weekend with family friends. We all enjoyed our meals. The waitstaff were great with mixing and matching a few off menu combinations and worked very hard to keep glasses full and everyone happy. The seafood was cooked well...More

Thank cvillelawyer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to try a true Virginia Beach CRUSH this is your stop. Great variety and all are smooth n tasty.

Thank Fliboy737
Reviewed yesterday

I went with my family on Sunday morning and they were able to seat us inside right away for a party of 8. Food and service were excellent. The shrimp and grits and bloody mary are excellent. The sticky buns they bring out for everyone...More

Thank caffeine90
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is my third visit within a couple of months. The first time I went for happy hour, where the Crushes were $4; the signature drink. Many half price appetizers, very good. Since then, I’ve eaten from the dinner menu and been very pleased. The...More

Thank Pat E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Watermans is a very busy restaurant because of its location right on boardwalk. But based on my mixed experience, I would not go out of my way to go there again. Although the rare tuna entree I had was quite good, it was countered my...More

Thank aaires
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food and drinks are great, right on the beach you and enjoy the weather in a nice festive atmosphere. I love it

Thank kinglika
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is great, atmosphere is awesome. Have to try it if in VB. Seafood is good and right on the oceanfront!

Thank hokie4beach
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love the orange crush drinks (my favorite is the Caribbean one) and the bacon-wrapped scallops with the orange-chipotle sauce. Other menu items are just as delicious.

1  Thank Jim A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was hoppin on a Tuesday night. He told us about 30-40 minutes, and we were seated in 30. We had a nice view of the ocean from our table. Unfortunately, the weather was windy and rainy, so sitting outside was not a great...More

Thank Beach Bum Woman
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Jeff S
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.
Julian K
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Courtney B | Property representative |
That's correct! We are closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day so our staff can spend time with their families :) Enjoy your holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-428-3644
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!
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