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Lowery's Seafood Restaurant

528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
+1 804-443-2800
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“spoon bread” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (64 reviews)
“crab cakes” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Over the past 40 years we have driven many times from Richmond to Tappahannock to eat fresh seafood at Lowery's. Last week, I took my mother and wife there to eat on Wednesday night. The dining room was only half full, so seating and service...More

Thank Ted D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a rather well known upscale resteraunt on a well traveled US 17 highway. Their specialty is catered toward fresh seafood dishes although their menu covers all food choices. Food is excellent and service is very good. Prices are average to high. Overall a...More

Thank 48,402,014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch with a couple friends on a Friday. Both friends ordered the pork chop and commented on how good it was. I had the 2 crab cake platter and was pleased as always. Nice place to stop and have a meal- they also...More

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food always good but service rarely so. All the seafood dishes and fried chicken are particularly good.

Thank 51Bob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portions were embarrassingly small... one hushpuppy and two small "pieces" of flounder, and the flounder was rubbery. My wife's crab cake was almost as small as the one hush puppy on her plate. Service poor to at times nonexistent. Goodbye to a memory... would never...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the area for a weekend in November 2016. A friend had recommended Lowery's. We got the buffet. The food was cooked perfectly and tasted amazing. I only have 1 complaint. The desserts were not very tasty. Prepackaged pies were a let down...More

Thank lynnjfisher
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This was our second visit. Very good meal (local caught flounder). We sat outside this time. Good menu selections with reasonable prices.

Thank Jerry9146
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent Everything. Seafood exceptionally well prepared. Fried oysters a definite draw. Corn and crab fritters very nicely done. Hushpuppies are the best. Quick service. Abundant seating with a welcoming presence. DO NOT DRIVE BY. No need to look elsewhere.

Thank ahbarbour
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place but it wasn't meant to be. The crab meat and shrimp were watery, over cooked, and had no seasoning or spice at all. The fries listed on the menu coming with it as a side was strange (typically...More

Thank Lolaloos
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Heard this was the best seafood restaurant in town. It was a terrible experience. It took 4 waitress just to take our drink order; placed order, got silverware, butter plate w/butter and waited. Like many other diners, the food took forever to appear. While we...More

Thank meems53
David L, Owner at Lowery's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

We are sorry to hear that your experience did not live up to our normal standards. It's obvious that we failed in many areas. This experience is not normal for our restaurant. In order for us to correct this, we need a little more information....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-443-2800
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