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Surf Rider Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
2100 Marina Shores Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6819
+1 757-481-5646
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (29 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Deli, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2100 Marina Shores Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6819
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This very popular spot serves mostly fried food. Not gourmet at all. Food is moderately prices and drinks are overpriced.

Thank greg m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times over many years. Love the blackened tuna, the crab cakes, the calamari, and everything else we have had. The hush puppies are delicious. A great place to get a smaller serving of delicious seafood for a very reasonable price....More

Thank SandSandC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with perfect temperature and beautiful breeze.The food was delicious and friendly staff. First visit of the season.

Thank boxshop
Reviewed 6 May 2018

got another early start - Surf Rider at Marina shores has reopened for the summer :-) - the best and close to home. sailed in right at 4:45.....no wait - sat outside for 10mins - temperature ran us back inside for dinner. bottle of red...More

Thank Tuffy B
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Great locals vibe and consistently good seafood. Great place for people watching. Be prepared for a LONG wait on warm weekend evenings. The place will be packed.

Thank judy92015
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner was wonderful, from the friendly service, ice cold beers and the super fresh, right out of the water seafood. Started with the crab dip and spicy tuna bites, both really hit the spot. Then crab cakes, golden fried butterflied shrimp in a poorboy and...More

Thank JVC3515
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This place is so hidden that most tourist will never hear of it much less find it. That said, if you make the effort to go, there are rewards to gain. There is parking and the food has a chance of being good. This Surfrider...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

we sailed i around 5:30 expecting not much of a crowd - temps were hot today and no air conditioning here.....perfect, got right in and ordered. it was sort of down hill from here on. food server brooke was ........sort of rushy and ..........we ordered...More

Thank Tuffy B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love oysters and shrimp! This is the place in Virginia Beach to eat them. Excellent quality and reasonable price. They offer half portions which are plenty for seniors like me. Also try their Cesar salads. Atmosphere is casual the place is clean and spacious.

Thank DonaldHague
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Met some friends here for lunch and had the house salad with blackened tuna. It was great. Menu was a bit more extensive than I remember in the past and bit more pricey as well but still very good.

Thank Marty J
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7 June 2018|
Response from Tuffy B | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no You must remember this Surfrider is the summer time one.....closes when weather starts to change. Has no heat or air conditioning.......giant ceiling fan..........front opens to a wonderful view of the boats and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Deli, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 Marina Shores Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6819
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-5646
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