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Etta's Channel Side Restaurant

7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
+1 757-336-5644
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (57 reviews)
“crab cakes” (108 reviews)
“scallop salad” (7 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The three of us at our table really enjoyed our crab cakes (no fillers all crab), broiled scallops and clam strips. The service was excellent also. Nice restaurant by the water.

Thank Kposter
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must stop for a nice evening dinner. Beautiful decor, food always to our satisfaction and very polite wait staff. We have been here several times and will be back in 2018.

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 1 week ago

one dinner (salmon) was good however, mine was the fried seafood platter ALL of it was way over cooked could not tell scallops from the shrimp crusty!!! we had 4 meals out on the island and ALL of the fried items were over cooked is...More

Thank bruced255
Reviewed 1 week ago

We showed up early (about 5:30) without a reservation, and immediately got a table on the screened porch overlooking the water, with a gentle breeze wafting in. It couldn't have been more ideal for a fall evening. Our server was funny, warm, and enthusiastic about...More

Thank nicholaso855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant again (1st was 2014) Beautiful seashore décor. Food was excellent. All the seafood dishes which we had were delicious. Waitress was nice.

Thank lindabL4474FA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strange to talk about really excellent hushpuppies because there are hushpuppies and there are special hushpuppies & Etta's were indeed excellent hushpuppies. The steamed clams were OK but a little small. Etta's location along the coast is a GREAT place to watch boats and other...More

1  Thank Ron A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Etta's did not disappoint with local seafood and a fresh salad. Situated right on the water for romantic dining!

Thank PattiP313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed the experience and the environment at this great restaurant. Our server was fantastic and i think that made the experience even better. We were so happy that we went there twice during our stay in the island. For desert we went to Island...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crab cakes were really good. Salmon was cooked perfectly. The dinner rolls were great and raised my expectation for the rest of the meal. I was not disapointed. To finish off with desert- the Key Lime pie was wonderful. Will go again

Thank keithm2491
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this quiet little place off the beaten path. Excellent food and great views, too! We will be back!

Thank 1happykat
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-5644
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