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Bubba's Seafood Restaurant & Crabhouse

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3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 481-3513
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Met some ol' classmates that i hadn't seen in years. Good food. Average + service. I'll be back when I'm in the area.

Thank davidV1642TR
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my! The portions are super huge!! I had the salmon. There was enough for two meals. Others had the crab cakes & there was enough for two. The she crab soup was good. I'd give it 7 out of 10.

Thank tralam1
Elmer, New Jersey
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returning to Bubba's is much like coming home. It makes you feel good! Light lunch of steamed shrimp, fresh made tuna salad, hush puppies and their fabulous cole slaw. Oh and cold beer too!. Everything was spot on and tasty and our server was wonderful. Recommend Bubba's without reservation

Annapolis, Maryland
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waitress was super friendly and attentive. The she crab soup was really good and flavorful. The scallops with veggies entree was fresh and filling! A local woman makes snickers cheesecake and it is served at the restaurant, it was so delicious! The back porch seating area is a beautiful place to sit for dinner. Seeing boats pass by and... More 

Thank imrachk_
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been visiting bubbas for years, I was told it got sold under new mgmt. Not sure but this is not the same place it was when we first started going. It seems the same, but the food quality has gone downhill and the staff is not as well trained. I ordered a whole "Sea Bass" from the specials. I... More 

Thank mattmobley
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great atmosphere to see the sun setting over the water. The wait staff was super nice. I got the calamari which was so-so but reminded me more of clam strips and calamari. Then I tried the she crab soup which tasted like it came out of a can (seriously… Don't order it it's a waste of taste buds).... More 

Thank Christine R
Bartonsville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

What could be better? Great fish dishes. The most unbelievable cole slaw ever in addition to great drinks and great service.

Thank CJVogt
Newport News, Virginia
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185 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Have been coming here for two decades. About 25 miles from our home so hit it generally when going up or down the Eastern Shore. 90% of the time we are there midday. They have same menu all day so if in mood for a full entrée you're in luck. Generally wait staff are young women but never had one... More 

Thank M C
Norfolk, Virginia
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864 reviews
618 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Bubba's for a late lunch and enjoy the incredible views. I had a Bacon Cheeseburger and Cole Slaw my wife had She Crab Soup, Ceasar Salad and grilled Tuna. Friendly staff and delicious food. We visited before summer when they get crazy busy and parking becomes a nightmare. The views are gorgeous of the Lynnhaven Inlet.

Thank boxshop
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is our GO TO place when we just want great seafood. Their crab legs (who knew they could be so much better!) are the best, ever. Their she crab soup is loaded with crab meat and is a good starter to share (very filling) For a smaller meal go for the broiled crab cake with slaw. The dressing for... More 

Thank michele b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 481-3513

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