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₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
+1 804-748-8899
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riptides is a jewel in Chester. The food is great and filing and the ambiance is "grown and sexy". I have been to this restaurant for dinner and lunch and loved it both times.

Thank Fatima S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten there several times in the last few months, and we have never been disappointed. The meals are reasonably priced, and the lunch seafood baskets are great for those on a budget. The staff is friendly and courteous.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for a rare date night/birthday combo. Total was $9X.XX with tip. We had 3 alcoholic beverages (sparkler, Bellini, vodka cherry something) all were very good flavor only one was weak on liquor. We had crab dip appetizer which was cheesy,...More

Thank S T
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Had a monthly scheduled lunch with a bunch of “Nifty Fifty” guys from The Highlands. Everyone was impressed with their meal of choice( mostly fish & chips & rockfish tacos). I had the calamari and a chopped salad ... and it was great. Great fun...More

Thank Hhoppin
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Family of three. Had Cajun catfish, lobster ravioli, and the Riptide special. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. The ravioli came with salad and bread. Salad was very good and the bread was wonderful. Had their winter sangria. That too was excellent. Not overpriced, either and...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed with the food here. Never disappointed in the service. Never disappointed in the cleanliness. It’s our go to place whennin the mood for fish!! Five thumbs up!!

Thank weekendtravelers71
Reviewed 9 December 2017

My husband and I stopped by for a quick lunch. I had a blackened swordfish sandwich (without the bun) and my husband had the oyster po-boy. The swordfish was melt-in-your-mouth delicious, but the portion was on the small side. My husband's po-boy came with fried...More

Thank DiFromVA
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with friends. The service was good and the food was great. I ordered the grilled mahi tacos and they were huge. Another order was fish and chips. Two more had the rockfish and we were all pleased with our choices. There’s...More

Thank SharonB2
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently good. I find it a little pricey for the atmosphere. The service is just standard,

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great seafood and very good non-seafood offerings. This place is always busy, even when other restaurants are slow. Very nice atmosphere.

Thank dkejharris
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3 July 2017|
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Response from debbie e |
I don't believe so. However, I recently went on a Friday night. The parking lot was packed so I assumed we would have a wait, but we didn't. We were seated immediately.
Joan S
29 September 2016|
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Response from Eric L | Reviewed this property |
snow crab legs. I think it comes on the "sampler"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-8899
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