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Rudee’s Restaurant & Cabana Bar

227 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4774
+1 757-425-1777
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster roll” (40 reviews)
“seafood” (136 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
227 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4774
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The place always busy and I been there twice. The food is great and their signature drinks are fun to say and delightful to drink. The cabana area has always been full when I arrive. The inside of the restaurant is close quarters but the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kevinsI2120EI
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has excellent seafood. The oysters and fried shrimp we had when were visited was mouth-watering. It is nice to be able to see the boats in the inlet while dining as well. Will dine here again for sure!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1witchy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered their Seafood Broiled Trio. Smelled fishy and tasted the same. Smoked fish dip very salty and dry. Service was great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lglamdin
Reviewed November 28, 2018

My husband, son, his fiance and I went for a prime rib dinner. The meat was good, cooked as ordered, the potatoes and vegetable medley were delicious. The price was very good. (Wednesday night special). The server was very friendly and efficient. It was our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NoIwillnot2
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We had the broiled and fried seafood platters, and they were the best we have had in Virginia Beach. Everything was cooked just right. We ate here last week and the food was very good then to. This is now our favorite seafood restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 489bradv
Reviewed November 22, 2018

great spot with excellent food and prices. Daily specials are great deals. We went for the lobster rolls with butter for lunch and ended up going back for dinner. Nice casual seafood place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kate723
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Rudees is right on the water with a view boTs moored nearby. We have a great meal and they even let me have a whole lobster at their lobster day price. Our waitress brought back our check to show us that we put an extra...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ASAPNorthCarolina
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Loved the location and the server was very nice. Food was okay, but portions and quality were not great. Could not say for sure whether the seafood was frozen or fresh. Based on the other reviews maybe we hit it on an off day.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tony T
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We stopped for lunch and really liked our meal. Recommend the She Crab soup and seafood specials are great. Very attractive waitstaff and friendly atmosphere. Cant say anything bad about this place and will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mikeX5420IO
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

The food is exceptional. We wanted fish or seafood during our mini vacation. The menu doesn’t list what fish is available. The chalkboard listed tuna flounder and bluefish. The waitress said only flounder and tuna was available. We both asked for a piece of fried...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank galavafopa
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March 24, 2018|
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Response from Z9647JLjamesb | Reviewed this property |
There is a smoking area outside, but unsure if you can smoke at the outside tables.
August 18, 2016|
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Response from Joe Z | Reviewed this property |
No they do not make cornbread but they do make great desserts..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4774
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-425-1777
  • E-mail
Rudee's on the Inlet welcomed its rst guest on March 17, 1983, in what was originally designed to be a bait & tackle shop. Since that day, Rudee's has grown to become one of the most popular restaurants and night spots at the Beach. Housed in a replica of an authentic Coast Guard station, the Restaurant & Cabana Bar has grown to include our outside deck with our popular "glider seating" over the water and seasonal re pit tables. Kick back, relax and have a great time. We hope you enjoy our delicious, fresh seafood, specialty drinks and the beautiful sunsets over Rudee Inlet.
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