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Mallards at the Wharf

) #1 of 10 Restaurants in Onancock ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
+1 757-787-8558
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (22 reviews)
“crab cakes” (92 reviews)
“rockfish” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
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11 - 20 of 378 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

When they say held together with love only they're being honest. No fillers. Outdoor seating nice on water. Walk to fun downtown area with art and antiques.

Thank ssjdant
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Delicious food, great service, wonderful waterfront location. The crab cakes were exceptional! A moist, generous clump of crab perfectly sautéed. Good pour on the drinks as well/

Thank constanttraveler716
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Stopped in on our way through for a weekend getaway in Dover. The atmosphere is incredible. Was very relaxing. Food was amazing! Took a little long to receive our food, but that was only because they had a large wedding rehearsal dinner going on downstairs,...More

Thank dkattau24
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We stopped by here for a drink & a quick bite. We were hoping to sit on their deck, but it wasn't quite warm enough. Quaint dining area & small museum in the front of the restaurant. The bar is small & has two beers...More

Thank gottatip
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

What an incredible place! Johnny Mo and his family are amazing. Had a delicious dinner on the deck, live music, beautiful water views. HIGHLY recommend.

Thank Karen P
mallardman, General Manager at Mallards at the Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thanks Karen, we enjoyed chatting with you and Christy, and our sing along.....hope to see you again soon! Big John

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went here while on vacation. I had the sea scallops. They were very good. We went on a Thursday night so there were not many people there. The service was great. We were seated quickly and our food was not delayed. During our meal...More

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch with friends in the sunshine by the water. I enjoyed the fish taco, friends had burgers and salad with a unique presentation. Our waiter was attentive despite the lunchtime rush. A delicious and relaxing lunch in an ideal setting!

Thank HealthyD
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Crab cakes were very good. Scallops were so overly seasoned that they retained no scallop flavor. Tuna bites appetizer was good. Atmosphere wad nice

Thank Mel H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I'v had new England and Manhattan clam chowder but they sell Connecticut clam chowder. Taste and looks just like tomato bisque soup and the clam must have been tied on a string and dunked in. Nice location with a view of the water. They did...More

Thank Kskid
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very good seafood selection prepared to perfection. Casual atmosphere good for any type of group, couple, family or solo.

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Response from 4afrog | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure - I'd call them - I can and do eat everything -
Judy R
27 November 2015|
Response from Annette B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, some...11.30-8 wknds.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-8558
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Waterfront dining with an upscale casual seafood focused menu. Specializing in the use of Local, sustainable and fresh products with an award winning chef.
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