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When visiting Rockafeller's, one of Virginia Beach's landmark family owned and operated seafood restaurants located on Rudee Inlet, customers can expect a casual atmosphere and a menu with endless options, featuring fresh local seafood, steaks, pasta, sandwiches and more. Don't forget that Rockafeller's award winning homemade desserts offer the perfect way to finish off your dining experience . While there you can also feel good knowing that by supporting Rockafeller's they are also supporting one of the first Virginia Green restaurants. Rockafeller's is committed to great service, freshly prepared food and environmental excellence.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ordered dinner for 12 of us via takeout and it was ready in 30 minutes. We ordered hush puppies, steak, seafood pasta, Caesar salad and a few kids meals and ate them in our hotel. Very nice meal.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our four year old's chicken tenders and fries were actually quite good. My husband had the crab stuffed shrimp, which were deep fried and gigantic. I had a seafood pasta, which was divine.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a sunset cruise and decided to give this place a shot. We didn't realize they closed at 9 and we arrived at 830. I got the crab cake with rice. It was alright. They dont have a lot of choices. No potatoes...except ff. The veggie was zuccini and squash. Ive had better crabcakes. We were in the bar area so at 9 they were very loud cleaning everywhere like it was a marathon to get out of there. We felt bad and tried to hurry and get out. It looks much bigger on the outside. Its on the Marina so during the day I imagine they have a nice view.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With covid they had a reduced menu. The ribs and seafood was still good. Our server was awesome. He was attentive and helpful. We’ll go back.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience for dinner. Staff was very friendly. We sat upstairs and outside overlooking the marina. My husband had the salmon and I had the crab cakes. Both of us really enjoyed our meals. We will definitely return on our next visit into VA Beach!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 17, 2020 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner last night in the midst of rainy and stormy weather. We had 4 adults and 2 kids (one with a high chair) which is not the easiest to seat especially at dinner time. The hostess (Asia) went out of her way...to get us a table inside since outside dining wouldn’t have worked for us. The food was exceptional as always and everyone left happy despite the nasty weather. Kudos to Asia and all the staff at Rockafeller’sMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 13, 2020

Take our during COVID. BBQ shrimp very good. Seafood restaurant by water. Table upstairs NOT socially distanced. Glad we did take out

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 23, 2020

Family always loved this place but they have lost it. Waiter suggested the NEW York Strip with Shrimp special and shrimp was good was steak was uneatable. I let the waiter know it was not very good and he just moved on. Sides have gone...downhill as well. Will try Rudee's (next door) next time.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 16, 2020

My friend and I ride bikes everyday. We have not been to a restaurant for carryout or dine in since the whole COVID-19 outbreak. We happened to ride by Rockafeller's yesterday and noticed outdoor seating in the parking lot. The experience was amazing! The brand...new tables spread 6ft apart, roped off areas, hand sanitizer, all staff wearing masks, the owner standing on the walkway, with a mask, monitoring EVERYTHING! The food was fantastic! Staff fantastic! We were so impressed by the safety precautions being taken we will visit again soon! Owner even came and asked if there was anything else we would suggest to upgrade safety of customers. We were so impressed with what she has done we could think of nothing more.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 22, 2020 via mobile

Not only the view is beautiful the inside of the restaurant is gorgeous to and very comfortable and inviting. The crab cakes were unbelievable past I've had in the area she crab soup was also just as good highly suggest great for a family environment...as wellMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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RioWiggins
June 22, 2018|
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Response from jmurphy05 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but the happy hour is exclusive to the bar area, not the main dining room.
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mdonavass28
April 25, 2017|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Thursday night-look forward to seeing you!
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harpellroad
November 11, 2015|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Sorry but we are a restaurant and not a hotel. But we would love to have you visit us when you come to Virginia Beach. Please go to our website and check out our menu! Let me know if you would like a hotel recommendation... More
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