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Rappahannock River Oysters - CLOSED

784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
+1 804-758-2871
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
19 Jul 2017
“Enjoyable Saturday afternoon!”
6 Jul 2017
“Never again”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Very enjoyable afternoon with family. Beautiful scenery, very relaxing being near water. It is a bit on the expensive side, but worth it. Staff very nice and responsive to each request.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

I don't understand all the hype about this place. I was there last night with five others. While the shrimp appetizer was good,when it came to the entree I was disappointed . I ordered a crab cake. What I got was a slice of bread...More

Thank MaryJZL
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Rappahannock River Oysters is out-of-the-way, but well work the trip. The restaurant is across from the dock from a working oyster operation and naturally, the ousters are as fresh as you will find. This was our third visit over the last several years and it...More

Thank FredfromRichmond
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Stopped here for a drink and some great scenery by the water, had a couple of beers and a couple of the appetizers only. Nice place to sit outside when appropriate for the weather as view is great. Apps were first rate. Can't wait to...More

Thank Brian22560
Reviewed 18 November 2016

On our road trip...looking for someplace unique to eat, saw a review and so glad we did. Although it was in the middle of town( not on the water), it's rustic charm and great food made the experience well worth it. The Grilled Monkfish &...More

Thank Anditomp
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We go most often in the evening. Portions are not large, but the food has always been creative and it calls us to return. It is initially confusing as to where you are going, as Merrier and the Rappahannock Oyster Company are one and the...More

Thank DrNoah
Reviewed 18 November 2015

First time to visit the Urbana Oyster Festival. It was just a perfect day. Got there early and couldn't have been any nicer of a day. Luckily I went Friday and missed out on the rain. I was so tempted to get raw oysters which...More

Thank threekittyinn
Reviewed 27 October 2015

You have to really know about Messoir at Rappahannock River Oyster's in order to find it. Messoir is located in a small town of Topping VA and is well off the beaten path, however, it is well worth the trip! It is a small restaurant...More

Thank Gerald B
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Had eaten here a number of years ago and not returned. Our recollection was that they served tasty food albeit small portions and expensive prices for what you got. Our recollections were correct. Went there two weeks ago for an early dinner with friends. The...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 22 October 2015

When I read TA's description of various local restaurants en route to the Northern Neck, I was attracted to both the fresh, local oysters and the natural scenic view of the Rappahannock River as it flows toward the bay. For our (shared) small plates, we...More

Thank Grandparents2011
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Topping
  • Phone Number: +1 804-758-2871
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