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AJ's on the Creek

6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
+1 757-336-5888
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (104 reviews)
“salad” (95 reviews)
“seafood” (138 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
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1 - 10 of 946 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We each got a pasta entree. It would have been nice to know how large the portions were. My husband and I could have shared his chicken parmigiana. Being on vacation we couldn't take anything with us so it seemed like a waste of food....More

Thank HeidiR14
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded today

Glad you both enjoyed the pasta! If you ever have questions about serving sizes, your server would be happy to answer them on future visits. Hope you'll make it back again sometime so we can show you why we're so many people's first choice! Kind...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was very good, the service was very good, and we enjoyed our meal. Seafood was fresh. Slightly limited selection, but we were on the lunch menu.More

Thank megon d
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're delighted to hear you enjoyed everything so much, Megon! Thanks for coming by to share a meal with us, and for leaving us this nice review. Whenever you're in the mood for another fresh and superb seafood lunch, we'd love to welcome you back....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped in on a busy Saturday night right before a rocket launch so the place was packed and we didn't have a reservation. But they found us a nice quiet table and we had a great meal. Fork-tender steak cooked to perfection and shrimp scampi...More

Thank Tom_S_NH
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you had such a wonderful meal with us, Tom! We were happy to get you in for a stellar steak and some delicious shrimp scampi, and we'll make sure to let Megan know you had such a great time. Thanks for the support, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived with a reservation and were seated promptly. Our table was overlooking the bay area, which we enjoyed. Our food was served promptly, our server, although busy, was friendly and took good care of us. My crab imperial was some of the best I...More

Thank NewVirginian
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the crab imperial so much! That said, the crab cake fiasco is concerning to learn about -- if anything is ever tasting less than fantastic, definitely let your server know so they can look into getting that fixed for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had high expectations and question their not deserved reputation based on our experience. Service was pleasant but weak. They never cleared the other two places at our table for 4, with 2 guests. My blue crab with bacon and some sauce was uninspired and remarkably...More

Thank Jim L
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're disappointed to hear your visit didn't live up to our reputation -- from service to seafood, providing only the best is what we're known for. We wish you would have let us know your blue crab with bacon was so bland, Jim, as we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only in town for a couple of days, and stopped at AJ's after a long day of exploring the area. The menu had tons of options, but it happened to be steak night and when I saw that on the special board I...More

Thank momofcody1
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nothing caps off an excellent day of exploring better than our New York strip special! Thanks for choosing to come give us a try, and it's wonderful to hear you enjoyed the special so much. Come see us again when you're in the area! Best...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sixteen of us dined here and we all enjoyed our meals. Our entrees included strip steaks (so juicy and flavorful), filets, seafood, chicken parmigiana, and pasta. Our Caesar salads were very tasty. Wine by the glass and bottle was very reasonable. Our two servers were...More

Thank luke47
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great to welcome everyone in, Luke! Thanks for coming by to share a meal with us, and we'll make sure to pass your kind words along to the team -- they all work hard to make each visit a delight. Hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here while visiting my boyfriend who was down here for work. We came to AJ’s for a nice more upscale meal. The appetizer and drinks were good but I ordered a medium cooked filet steak which came out burnt and rubbery... it was...More

Thank Susannah R
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed your steak wasn't perfect, too, Susannah -- that very much is not the norm for us, and we apologize it left you so unsatisfied. It is good to hear the appetizer and drinks were enjoyable, though, and we hope you'll come see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for our anniversary weekend. It was late on a Friday night and off season. We asked it they would seat us at 905pm. They did and never missed a beat. The service was beyond our expectations. The lady (I wish I...More

Thank John T
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was wonderful to have you in, John! Whether we're just opening or getting close to closing, we love to provide our guests with the same excellent experience. Glad we could help make your anniversary weekend delicious, and thank you for letting us be a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations highly recommended. The stuffed shrimp was excellent. Very comfortable atmosphere. Good selection even if you have family members who dont like seafood.More

Thank ronsray
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's wonderful to hear everyone enjoyed themselves! Thanks for coming by with the family to share a meal with us, and we'll make sure to let the team know how much you enjoyed the stuffed shrimp. Everyone works hard to make each visit a delight,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-5888
Description
For generations, the folks at AJ's have been passing down delicious seafood recipes from parent to child. We specialize in historically great seafood.
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