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4417 Chambers Lane, Tangier Island, VA 23440
+1 757-891-2225
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (24 reviews)
“clams” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4417 Chambers Lane, Tangier Island, VA 23440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the only restaurant open when we were there in the off season. Food was good, crab soup was delicious. Service was very slow, and they would run out of things that were listed on the menu. Now I get it, this is an...More

Thank Shutter_Lady14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super nice to open the restaurant early so that we could have something before catching the afternoon ride back to Crisfield. We were given a limited selection of items to choose from of which was their crab soup and crab cake sandwich. Yummy! Lorraine's is...More

Thank Avalonavalon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flew in for a seafood lunch. I knew that Lorraine's would be open because they're the only restaurant on the island that publishes their hours. We were met by a really nice lady at the airport ramp who answered our questions and told us that...More

Thank VA_av8tor
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is not a seafood review - burgers. I'm not sure how you get here (I flew) but if you can, it's a good place to eat. Feels like you're eating at your grandma's or a pot luck (very at ease). I had the Lorraine...More

Thank musket_trip
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Order the crab cake special. If you like fried bread filling this is your place. The cakes where 90 percent bread filling with maybe 10 percent crab. For an island known for crabbing this was a terrible meal. The one bright spot was the cream...More

2  Thank bigbit2u
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Seemed like a must to have a crab cake sandwich while on Tangier Island so we stopped in Lorraine's right away. Overall the service was a bit unfriendly and the tourists coming off the ferry seemed to be treated like cattle. I have eaten crab...More

1  Thank Ottie A
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I've eaten a lot of crabcakes in a lot of places but Lorraine's has the best ones I have ever had - restaurant is small so run there as soon as you get off the ferry - you are in for a real treat, all...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The crab cakes were superb. The Turkey sandwich had real turkey, not sliced deli meat. Two of my party needed something but were told the grocery was closed on Sunday. The waitress instead called her niece to bring them to us from her house. I...More

1  Thank Nancy
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Don't visit Tangier without visiting Lorraine's for a meal. If you like seafood, this is a great restaurant. Crab cake special with the seafood chowder, excellent atmosphere; the waitress answered all our tourist questions about Tangier Island. The service was great. We will be back...More

Thank C130driver
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We arrived in Tangiers Island on Sunday and most of the other (and there are only 2 or 3) restaurants were closed. Lorraine's is just a very short walk from the ferry landing and the perfect spot for lunch. The crab soup - delicious; flounder...More

1  Thank Sunny B
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Questions & Answers
28 November 2017|
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Response from pattysoule | Reviewed this property |
Call Lorraine's and ask them if they deliver. My guess is no.
18 July 2015|
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Response from islandmedic80 |
They use a separate fryer for seafood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 Chambers Lane, Tangier Island, VA 23440
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tangier Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-891-2225
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