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Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant

) #72 of 588 Restaurants in Norfolk ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
400 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-1414
+1 757-583-6000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
400 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-1414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I dined late on a Saturday evening. We sat down, looked around to see if anyone was going to greet us or take our orders, nothing. A waitress was staring at us, but never came over. My husband went over to the...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped with the kids on the way to the airport for some seafood. Sunday afternoon - perfect Norfolk Sunny Day. Dined on top deck, was perfect. Great food, live music. The perfect Sunday Afternoon Stop. Fish Tacos, Fish & Chips, Crab Cakes, Fried Shrimp -...More

Thank j1800
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, service so-so...needs improvement. We had to continually ask for refills on drinks...but I would probably go back.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Went for a late lunch.Hope to eat on top but cool,overcast day.Ate a the fun bar with friendly hostess.Wehad steamed shrimp which were large and Old Bay seasoned.Were fantastic and inexpensive.Nice hang out place and 360 view of the water and Ocean View.Highly recommend,wished I...More

Thank Veteran101st
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times now on our trips to Virginia Beach. Sometimes just the two of us, sometimes with our good friends who live there. The ambiance is perfect for a beach setting. We love sitting up top at a table...More

Thank Adria H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had the fried shrimp, crab cakes, crab and artichoke dip and the nachos which were okay but nothing great. Service was pretty quick. Server was nice. We had fun watching the people fish and catch the crabs. The desserts sounded good but we were...More

Thank 328Bella
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Group of 6 had the pleasure of sitting on the roof top deck at one of the glider tables for Mothers Day lunch. Wonderful day, great weather, perfect views and good food. Nothing fancy, heavy on fried food, but still tasty and enjoyable.

Thank Walter O
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived and parked fairly easy went to upper deck and seated right away. Drink orders taken as we were being seated. Coffee was cold and waitress had excuses why. Left cold coffee and disappeared. Returned and took our orders food arrived in waves and we...More

Thank toys4dad
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner. Happy hour with $1 beer and $2well drinks. Enjoyed the freah seafood sampler and grilled shrimp tacos. Nice people! Try the ring and hook game!

Thank Miny W
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were sitting on the deck, great view over the bay. Nice Service and the food was realy good. I have orderd Tacos as Appetizers, but they where so big, much more then I was able to eat. The shmrips where also well cooked. All...More

Thank Martin G
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Tina K
Do you serve breakfast?
21 May 2017|
Response from Walter O | Reviewed this property |
They are open at 10:00am on Saturday and Sunday for breakfast / brunch / lunch.
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio? Would you consider doing a fundraising for a local dog rescue group? Do you close the outdoor patio for the cold weather?
24 September 2015|
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Response from CouttsC8 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help either. Call the pier is all I can say. Don't remember seeing any animals on the pier when I was there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-1414
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-583-6000
  • E-mail
Pier Restaurant serves on two levels including terrace on the roof. Located on a 1690 foot pier extended out into the Chesapeake Bay off Norfolk's Ocean View beach.
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