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Hilda Crockett's Chesapeake House

16243 Main Street, Tangier Island, VA 23440
+1 757-891-2331
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (16 reviews)
“ham” (14 reviews)
“pound cake” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16243 Main Street, Tangier Island, VA 23440
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Took ferry out of Onancock (36’ Downeaster) and was met on Tangier Dock for golf cart ride to B&B. Loved my room and staff great. All u can eat breakfast and dinner with terrific crab cakes and corn pudding! Will go back again in 2018!

Thank Hope W
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Of course Tangier Island is a story in itself and I highly recommend a visit to this interesting and historic island. But, when I go there, my place to eat is Hilda Crocketts. First of all, considering the quality of the food and the quantity...More

1  Thank Fred F
Reviewed September 22, 2017

The service was fast & they were very friendly. No waiting. This was family style dining. All the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Beachlvrgrl
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I didn't expect much from this because I don't eat seafood, but my fellow travelers all complained about shells in the crabcakes. No one at our crowded and very uncomfortable table even tried the clam fritters. The ham was good and I would have been...More

1  Thank S D
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

It's kind of like visiting grandma. The food just keeps coming and is fantastic but don't be put off by the less than polished accommodations. The food is down home cooking and the crab cakes are to die for!

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed June 23, 2017

A native Marylander with relatives on Tilghman Island I have always wanted to visit Tangier Island where following the water is in native DNA. Now a private pilot I was finally able to make an hour flight from Harford County Maryland to Tangier. Denny Crockett...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We were treated to a family style meal at Hilda's Chesapeake House. The meal was OK but not outstanding. They served vegetables that were clearly from the can. The Crab Cakes were mediocre and the Clam Fritters lacked a taste of clams! The one item...More

1  Thank RMB634
Reviewed June 20, 2017

This restaurant was highly marketed on the boat trip over to Tangier Island so my party and I shot straight there once we got off of our boat. We were guided from our boat to the restaurant by one of their representatives and as we...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We enjoyed a Friday lunch at the Chesapeake House. As we were spending two nights on the island, we waited to eat until after the 2 o'clock boat had left, and we were the only guests in the dining room. Our waitresses were friendly and...More

1  Thank Lina M
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Had lunch there a while back. Excellent food. Family style. Most incredible pound cake in all my world travels

1  Thank Ginger W
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16243 Main Street, Tangier Island, VA 23440
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tangier Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-891-2331
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