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467 Dinwiddie St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3633
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Don't judge a book by its cover--This place has terrific food--Try their she crab soup, bean soup and fish and chips.

Thank dcblonts
Midlothian, Virginia
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519 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

we took the FERRY (SO MUCH FUN and CHEAP) from Waterside, Norfolk looking for a good place for dinner in Portsmouth. after walking both sides of High Street, we took a side street and there was Blue Water which is connected to Longboards; BOTH are amazing My husband got the "side" of crablegs and got such a pile of legs,... More 

Thank jeannette y
San Diego, California
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

The food is fresh and good. Friendly service. Moderate price. Very casual. You order then find a seat. Bring coins for street parking. Fish n chips is enough for two adults. They will split the order in half for you. Soft shell crab is amazing. Waffle fries so food.

1 Thank Ninascorner
Carrollton, Virginia
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192 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

After reading other reviews, we thought this was the place to go. We were hugely disappointed, possibly because the previous reviews were so high. The wedge salad was not cold, it was actually warm, which for you wedge salad eaters you know, that's not how it's suppose to be, so we were very disappointed with it. Seemed like they had... More 

Thank beachgoer21
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013 via mobile

Had brunch on Mother's Day. Very pleasant service in casual atmosphere. Omelette and Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict were excellent. Rapid service. Compared to other places with Sunday brunch, the price was very reasonable. We will definitely come again.

Thank Sally L
Norfolk, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

I had the Hula cheeseburger. It was very greasy but very good. Other party had seafood, very good and nice waitress.

Thank ballplayer1799
Chesapeake, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2012

We were looking for someplace different for a Friday night and saw the previous review. They were right! Excellent food. Hubby had the wedge salad. He said it was the best he ever had. Even better than Outback! I got fish and chips. It way exceeded my expectations. The fish portion was fresh, hot, and huge. It came with more... More 

Thank JeannieRN
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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216 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012

We found this place almost by accident. One entrance is on a side street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, the other is jammed between two other resturaunts. My friend wanted to go for the all you can eat crab legs on Monday. She was very satisfied, I got the fried seafood platter and was very happy. The breading is light and... More 

Thank Bill W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 467 Dinwiddie St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3633
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?