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Surf Rider Restaurant

1 Marina Rd, Bluewater Marina, Hampton, VA 23669-4548
+1 757-723-9366
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (128 reviews)
“seafood” (135 reviews)
“shrimp” (63 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1 Marina Rd, Bluewater Marina, Hampton, VA 23669-4548
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed my food and service the food was great the people were great and the experience is wonderful. I enjoy it so much when I am back in town I will revisit again for sure. Seafood never taste so good.

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is good and appears fresh. We have been here many times over the years, and it has been very consistent. Not particularly creative and the food could use more seasoning, but service is very good,and the restaurant is in a beautiful location.

Thank BlueMax01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for a family get together. While apparently they don't take reservations, we were accomodated. Many people got oysters and loved them. I wanted a lump crab cocktail-not on the menu- no problem. Broiled scallops, fried shrimp, fried oysters,crab cakes. No complaints from...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here many times. Every time was excellent. Tonight my wife had the seafood platter and I had the shrimp. Both meals were just right. Service was great. We got our food in a timely matter. Both meals were fried and lightly breaded. Located...More

Thank Miles S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The crab cakes & fries were amazing!!.. The restaurant has a great scenery by the Sunset Creek!!!!!!

Thank Aaliyah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like seafood then you owe it to yourself to visit Surf Rider. Nice family atmosphere and good seafood.

Thank Harry C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The seafood was good, but the location is right on the water and perfect for eating seafood. I had the Seafood Surf Rider and it was well made. Bring an appetite as the portions are not skimpy. And sit hear the windows for the view.

1  Thank musket_trip
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Overpriced and terrible quality of food. Service fair. Need I say more. Go somewhere else for good seafood.

Thank Mary m
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The seafood is great, great service, nice view of the marina. This is the first place my daughter wants to go when visiting.

Thank jrtc123
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Everytime I come to this place the food is delicious and the view is beautiful. The service is great and the shrimp are humongous! This is a must visit!

Thank Audrey C
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26 May 2017|
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Response from BURGESS-IN-VA | Reviewed this property |
No, there is not. But, Deadrise at Fort Monroe has patio on which you can eat. Good food too.
1 June 2016|
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Response from GrandpaGene | Reviewed this property |
Soft shells are in season - but you need to contact the restaurant itself for the definitive answer.
26 January 2016|
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Response from C. Scott E | Reviewed this property |
They have a nice wine list and a good selection of local beers. Prices, I'm not sure about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
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 - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marina Rd, Bluewater Marina, Hampton, VA 23669-4548
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 757-723-9366
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