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Bubba's Crab House & Seafood Restaurant

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3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-481-3513
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The parking is awful and the wait was horrible. The food is actually pretty decent but in very small quantities. 5 medium sized scallops $22.95 and two crab cakes (maybe some of the best in the area) about the same price. Side choices sucked and were cold. Bakes potato, cole slaw, and fries. Very small menu.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very tasty filling VB Restaurant Week dinner at Bubba's. This was our first time and it did not disappoint. The so-called half order of calamari was enough for 2 or more people to share. I had the crab cakes and the hubby had the fried shrimp. Neither one of us was expecting 2 huge meaty crab cakes... More 

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just visiting and trying out restaurants . This place is right on the water. The food, service, views were great. Some of the best she-crab soup I have tried.Nice bar, great desserts.

Thank NancyB702013
Conyers, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very family oriented and delicious , Fresh off the boat seafood. The chicken dishes were wonderful as well. Very Friendly and family oriented staff, they work as a TEAM and it is noticeable

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is so great. It was a little chilly today on the deck but worth view. The shrimp were great, love the Cole slaw. Great unwind place!

Thank Charlie D
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappointed with this place! Great food.... tuna steak sandwich and homemade slaw.... cold IPA beer and breathtaking views of the inlet! Whole family ... 10 total... service top notch! Casual dining.... thanks for making the family outing special! Great work!

Thank vbva52
Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

mainly go here for the view of the water. the service is usually very good. the food can be hit or miss, never bad, but not excellent either.

Thank virginiahome64
Cornelius, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

During the 19 years we lived in Norfolk a trip to Bubba's for their crab cake sandwich was always a treat. This was our first trip back in over 8 years, and the crab cake sandwich is as good as I remembered. The Lynnhave oysters were Every bit as tasty too! The setting on the water is beautiful...on a warmer... More 

Thank Roger S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Whenever I go home to Va Beach, we go to Bubbas for crab soup, crab cakes, and everything else. It sits right on the bay and provides idyllic Chesapeake Bay scenery. When I was kid, we drove our boat next to this building for gas and bait before fishing. Great memories!

Thank CSK4J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Bubba's is a great place to celebrate special occasions or just hang out with friends. It is relaxed and comfortable. The seafood is quite fresh and dining with friends as the sun sets over the water and the boats float by is the perfect way to enjoy hanging out with friends. This is a definite Virginia Beach stop.

Thank Mary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-3513

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