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“TERRIBLE Food, not offset by great location and nice waitress”

Wright's Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Atlantic
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Do not go to Wright's Seafood Restaurant if you want a good meal. This restaurant is a goodf candidate for Restaurant Makeover or a Chef Gordon Ramsey fix-it. Unbelievable - a seafood restaurant on a seafood rich waterway and none of the seafood was fresh!

The very nice waitress confirmed that EVERYTHING, except the cream of crab soup, was frozen or came in packaged. The cooks in the kitchen must have an army of microwaves to deal with all the dishes they have to defrost!

Unfortunately the cream of crab soup was atrocious. Not a speck of crab to be found, no sherry to give it character and a consistency more suited to Elmer's Glue than a cream soup. They would have been better serving Campbell's soup and calling it homemade.

Wright's needs to change their frozen shrimp provider. more than 50% of the shrimp were not deveined properly. Disgusting.

1st and last visit to this so-called restaurant. Might be tempted back for cocktails because of the view, but never to eat! Don't waste your time or money.

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Thank GoneDivingVA
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

First visit was a disappointment. But we tried it again with other family members. We had crab soup, but there was no evidence of crab at all. The worst I've ever had. Everyone's food was just average. Nothing to brag about.

Thank Jayne S
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

We have been going to this Restaurant for over 25 years and we love it. It is a must when we are in Chincoteague.
It is not fancy but you have a great view of the Bay and the Wallops Launch Site.
Our favorite foods are the broiled crab cakes, sea scallops and the home made corn bread is unbelievable. Reasonably priced.

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1  Thank Kerry N
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Older restaurant with a nice water view. Four of us ate lunch on a Girls Getaway Weekend. Two of us split the "in season" oyster stew as an appetizer, which was good; another person sampled the crab soup and proclaimed it excellent. Three of us order flounder (two stuffed with the imperial sauce and one plain). The fourth person had the shrimp wrapped in bacon. All four of us agreed it was the best food we ate while on the Eastern Shore. Joyce was our waitress and she was super friendly. We enjoyed her kidding around with us and her banter. We'll return!

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1  Thank VABEACH_LISA
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

We stopped here for lunch on the way to Chincoteague and were pleasantly surprised by the good food and lovely view. The bay scallops were fresh and delicious. It was exactly the kind of restaurant we like and not as far off the road to the island as we'd feared. The service was fast and we were back on the road in less than an hour without having rushed at all.

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1  Thank Kathy I
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