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723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
+1 757-461-6488
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always fresh seafood. Priced right, cooked perfectly and served by well trained staff. Simple, easy to relax in ,local place. Never disappoints. You can't go wrong for lunch here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

After traveling on the road, three days going and three coming back, Our hotel, Hampton Inn, Norfolk,Virginia Beach referred us to this local spot. We couldn't have been more pleased! Fresh, fresh, flounder, fried of course Ordered a single crab cake to taste. OMG so fresh and delish!! Add one beer, two white wines, $82. Totally worth it. Destiny, our... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My lunch meal of flounder and shrimp (Today's Special) is delicious and good portion. The She-crab soup is rich and tasty The service is friendly and attentive.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

at the recommendation of a local hotel, we gave this place a try. The food was great. We had scallops and crab. Local beer selection was also good. Stop by and give them a try.

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Thank Mgruen2
St. Petersburg, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The food just didn't have much flavor. The seafood was fair (my shrimp was a little over cooked), but lacked attention to detail. The sides (corn and mashed potatoes) had very little flavor. The desert we had (banana pudding) was slightly above average. It at least appeared home made and had texture to it.

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Thank ressd
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I'm always on the look out for local eateries that have fresh seafood. At this location I found the crab cakes were fantastic, hardly any filler. Top that off with a local beer and exceptional service that's a win every time.

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Thank Jean C
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

There has been a change in the crabcakes as I see other people say. Ordered a combo saw fried oysters ( AMAZING) and a crabcake for $23. The crabcake had no lump crab and was tasteless - my nick name is crabcake. I left most on plate as it didn't even taste like anything- looked like crab but no taste.... More 

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Thank christii w
Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The service was fantastic with an enthusiastic, bright server named Brittany. My pound of crab legs was yummy. My husband's fried flounder was big enough to feed 4 people and very nicely cooked. His baked potato was not good. The salads were large enough. His meal included two sides, but my salad was $5 more because the crab legs didn't... More 

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Thank Julie S
Irving, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great food when I go to Norfolk I always eat here. I have been going for almost 20 years and crab cakes are always the same delicious.

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Thank Danny D
Chesterfield, Virginia
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121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This is the place for the ultimate crab cake & broccoli special. The hollandaise sauce was perfect for dipping the broccoli. The cocktail sauce gave the crab cake a flavorful boost. Gratifying!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-461-6488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?