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Dockside Seafood Market & Mrna

Certificate of Excellence
Northeast Virginia Beach
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3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
(757) 481-4545
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Virginia Beach, Va
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well after a day of fishing with the family we headed back in and decided that we had to stop and have dinner at "Dockside" We were able to pull our boat into a slip, go in and wash-up then enjoy mouth watering fresh seafood. The outside tables are best!

Thank AllenVirginiaBeach
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We come here at least once, sometimes more, every trip we make to VA Beach. Always have a great meal. Love their crab legs!

Thank DJC-MK
Philadelphia PA
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117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dockside can satisfy your seafood needs either at the restaurant or for preparation at home. We tried both options. The fish is as fresh as it can possibly get. When our family ate at the restaurant we sampled steamed crabs, soft-shell crabs and a fried seafood combo and all were simply delicious. We ate on the deck at sunset and... More 

Thank schmidbo
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second time to Dockside. It is a very busy restaurant that also has outside seating on the water. Food is very good.

Thank Chris S
Hampton, Virginia
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195 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had several meetings there and always found the service lacking. The location is pleasant and easy to get to. Make sure you set your brake in the steep part of the parking lot.

Thank Oranutan1
Saratoga Springs, New York
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting family in VB we were originally going to eat at another restaurant. The wait was about an hour and with grandchildren we could not spend that kind of time. So we went to the Dockside and were able to get a table inside right away. If we wanted outside seating there was a wait. We had great service and... More 

Thank Ann3020
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The variety and selection is huge. All kinds of fish and other seafood. The she-crab soup was average and the kids chicken was drastically undercooked. They did send more out quickly. The crab cake sandwich was great. Sit on the back deck or take seafood to go. Huge market in front with fresh seafood.

Thank Ryan H
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

As we approached the parking lot at about 7:30 pm, it looked packed, with some vehicles on the grass. But by the time the three couples in our group could park and get assembled to be checked in, they had a table ready for us. The drinks were ordered soon after we were seated, but it seemed like it took... More 

Thank lonscof
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This place doesn't get enough credit. Great, low-key "dive" bar feel with amazing fish for the price. I love eating here and watching the bay. Low key and charming

Thank jsmgv
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We came in with a large party of 22 people and our service was amazing. We had to servers that were on top of everything they were organized and all of our orders came out perfect and the food was the best seafood. We are all from Cleveland Ohio so we really wanted some fresh seafood and we definitely got... More 

Thank Anne C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 481-4545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?