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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%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (11 reviews)
“crab cakes” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Local to hotel I was staying in, this place isn't much to look at from the outside but was busy when I went there. The fried shrimp starter was delicious and thr steak main meal tender and cooked rare as requested. Service is good if...More

Thank iangroyw2017
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The prices were good, but compared to other seafood in the area, the food was average. It was quick and the services was friendly.

Thank K M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to have a mid week treat. I had fried Shrimp,hush puppies and Cole Slaw. My wife had Baked Flounder with Cajun seasoning and Broccoli. The dinner was served fast and we enjoyed our meal. The staff were friendly. They were not as busy...More

Thank boxshop
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Went for lunch today, crab cakes weren't as good as at Oceana Blvd and neither were the fries. Husband got flounder large portion and he said it was very good. Service was slow although I have to say all employees I saw were moving as...More

Thank JudyE65
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This time we were disappointed because our crab cake and side dishes had change. The bun was missing for the crab cake The waitress said it would cost a dollar extra for a bun. Because their steamer was broken we couldn't get broccoli so it...More

Thank Hhoppin
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We asked for a good seafood restaurant near our hotel and they told us to go here...not much on the menu to choose from and very limited side dishes. I had scallops and crab cake and the scallops were probably the worst I ever had...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Overnighting on the way to the OBX so we wanted to eat close to the hotel. That's about the only thing good about this place. Several was very poor..... the food simply blah blah blah.... don't waste your time here. I would drive out of...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

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 27 April 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
9 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from JudyE65 | Reviewed this property |
No that is not true, I just called the one I love on Oceana Blvd and they are open, he said the one on Marina Shores is closed for the winter and will reopen in the spring-summer its close to the beach.
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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-461-6488
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