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Dockside Restaurant and Tiki Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1787 Castlewood Dr, Colonial Beach, VA 22443-3026
+1 804-224-8726
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Colonial Beach
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner.Specials nightly.Two dollar burgers on Monday.Prime rib was ok. Bands play on the weekend. Eh.......

Thank Donna S
Lacey Spring, Virginia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Best food and drink on the board walk! And a fun time if your In to music and dancing at night! The bands are really good! And they get the crowd in the groove!

1 Thank mrsmcwilliams
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great break away from the city. Calm and peaceful surroundings just off the water. Locals come in on their golf carts or pull I on their boats and jets skis. Bands on the weekends during the warm months. Food is good - burgers are pretty good and big. Sandy area for the kids to play or walk along the water.... More 

1 Thank Amanda L
Brunswick, Maryland
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The food is amazing and the service is above must, i love this place. The bartender are true professional in a small town feel. Go and have Chelseah make you a bucket

Thank daveb428
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We aren't seafood people, but a local suggested the restaurant and we enjoyed eating outside. Staff was fantastic! We loved sitting outside on the dock...even with the heat. It was really crowed on a Tuesday night so it was evident that the seafood was brilliant. However since some of us were not seafood aficionados, they ordered non-seafood - and it... More 

Thank ChippewaJohnson
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Surprise charges when we received the check!! I wanted to like this place very bady, For some reason I had high hopes, even though this is the fifth time i have been disappointed.So disappointer that I had to share my experience...things have gotten worse!!! We ordered our drinks, and my friend ordered vodka with soda and splash of Orange Juice.... More 

3 Thank Alextweet
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Fried Calamari was outstanding! Ask for more of the Wine Sauce on the side. We also tried it with Horseradish Sauce which was good too!

Thank Nancy H
Falls Church, VA
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the Dockside very, very much. Live music, trivia nights, and good food are a winning combination. The buffalo oysters and wrapped shrimp are wonderful apps, the Philly cheesesteak and salads are very good too. The broiled seafood platters are a fave too!

Thank ldubois1004
Arlington, Virginia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Had to be the hottest day...we decided to stay inside where it was cool. This restaurant is next to Colonial Beach Yacht Club where we docked. Staff super nice and patient and great oyster basket. Almost too many to eat, but I managed.

Thank arlingt0n
Oakton, Virginia
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124 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We sometimes boat here on weekends for live music and margaritas. The food here is tasty, and drinks are always good, but the bait and switch on the "Specials" leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Monday night is supposedly $2 burgers starting at 5pm "while supplies last". Past 5:30, they are often out of burgers already, and last night,... More 

Thank Diane D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1787 Castlewood Dr, Colonial Beach, VA 22443-3026
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Colonial Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 804-224-8726
Fun and enjoyable for all, whether you dine in by candlelight, the pub by the fireplace, on the screened-in porch, in the sand at our picnic tables or at our tiki bar. Live Entertainment & Weekly Specials Year Round!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?