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King of the Sea Restaurant

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27th St. & Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA
757 428-7983
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Fort Loudon, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst buffet I've ever been to. It started with the coupon book found at the beack. Picture shows crab legs on the buffet...7.99 extra when there. Have to say they were the best part. Shrimp were gritty, pudding was spoiled, shredded salad cheese was moldy, sweet tea had turned. Nothing was marked on the buffet to know what you were... More 

Thank ccardwell50
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So bad first...the food was so overpriced. My family and I got the buffet. The food was okay at best. It was clearly all from frozen or out of a can. Nothing was fresh (I mean come on, it is right on the beach)! However, the restaurant was nicely decorated and clean and our server was so nice.

Thank PinkRose1986
Crewe, Virginia
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been attending this restaurant for the past 10 years and have always had the lost impeccable service outstanding fresh food! The atmosphere is lovely, the staff and owners are amazing, a very clean well organized restaurant I Must say ! This restaurant features a great variety of fresh seafood, ala cart menu items ! This is a must see,... More 

Thank Joshua A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I've giving 3/5 only because of our waiter. Glasses were never empty and used plates were removed promptly. However, the atmosphere was anything but relaxed. The poor waiters and waitresses seemed more like soldiers, standing at attention. One waitress was actually scolded, by what must have been a manager or owner, for seating a couple on another side of the... More 

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peterborough Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

we spent the week in Virginia Beach and went for a walk one night and found King Of The Sea. My husband can't ge enough sea food and I don't care for it. We went in had a great seat at the beach rail and the rest is history! I could have normal food and Roy ate and ate and... More 

1 Thank maddy153
Appleton, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Nothing special about this place. It's a seafood buffet with very little taste in any of the items. We picked it because of the location in regards to our hotel. We should have walked a little further, especially for the price we paid. Service was average at best. I'll look elsewhere on my next trip to Virginia Beach.

Thank Brettkort1
Howell, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

My wife likes to eat here, but every time I go I get more disappointed. Everything seems pretty tasteless. The only good points are the convenient location and lack of crowds.

Thank CarCompulsive
Ballwin, Missouri, United States
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We were walking down Atlantic Avenue looking at all the shops and restaurants when we came upon King of the Sea. We walked inside to see what it was all about and the people inside were so nice to us that we decided to stay. Unfortunately the food was not as good as the people were nice. The Buffet was... More 

Thank Tim T
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Clean restaurant, good service, VERY EXPENSIVE Buffet!!! The meatballs looked dry and old. Crab legs and tons of seafood on buffet, pretty good, but must enjoy a vast array of seafood. When we went in sept 2015, it was was $30 per person for buffet, couple in something to drink and your looking at $70 to start.

Thank Michael D
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The worst "seafood" I have ever eaten! There was no crabmeat in the crabcake or stuffed shrimp! All breading. Never tasted anything so bad! $60.00 for two people! very expensive for all bread! Horrible Linda from Baltimore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
    2 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27th St. & Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 757 428-7983

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?