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Surf Rider West

723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
+1 757-461-6488
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab cakes” (29 reviews)
“flounder” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the area you have too stop in the Surf Rider West at 723 Newton Road, Phone No. 757-461-6488. You have to try their Bread pudding, and their Banana pudding also they are the best. The personnel are great also. My wife...More

Thank Ronbo55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in search for good seafood, this location was recommended by the hotel staff. I was extremely disappointed by the slow service, food quality, (too greasy). May have been a bad day. I did take a pie to the hotel room but the waitress...More

Thank PW541
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I found this seafood establishment near my hotel. Located in a large shopping mixed use area. I believe it is one of 3 restaurantes. Locals made up the crowd. Staff young and friendly. I had a dozen farm raised local oysters on the half shell....More

Thank Q5820YDrobertp
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband and I spent two days in Norfolk on our way to visit family in South Carolina. Our hotel clerk suggested Surf Rider for dinner. What a pleasant surprise! I had their specialty crab cake and my husband had the scallops. Both were outstanding....More

Thank Dotcee
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I was in town on business and Surf Rider Seafood has several restaurants in the VA Beach area. The staff is always friendly and professional. The seafood is served hot and delicious. I ordered the Platter and received a large assortment of Scallops, Big Fantail...More

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Always fresh seafood. Priced right, cooked perfectly and served by well trained staff. Simple, easy to relax in ,local place. Never disappoints. You can't go wrong for lunch here.

Thank timonntour
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

After traveling on the road, three days going and three coming back, Our hotel, Hampton Inn, Norfolk,Virginia Beach referred us to this local spot. We couldn't have been more pleased! Fresh, fresh, flounder, fried of course Ordered a single crab cake to taste. OMG so...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My lunch meal of flounder and shrimp (Today's Special) is delicious and good portion. The She-crab soup is rich and tasty The service is friendly and attentive.

Thank sylui_2000
Reviewed 7 September 2016

at the recommendation of a local hotel, we gave this place a try. The food was great. We had scallops and crab. Local beer selection was also good. Stop by and give them a try.

Thank Mgruen2
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The food just didn't have much flavor. The seafood was fair (my shrimp was a little over cooked), but lacked attention to detail. The sides (corn and mashed potatoes) had very little flavor. The desert we had (banana pudding) was slightly above average. It at...More

Thank ressd
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Menu And prices?
2 August 2015|
Response from Kiloplt | Reviewed this property |
Menu is online and prices were reasonable- some specials on the blackboard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-461-6488
  • E-mail