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Alexander's on the Bay - CLOSED

4536 Ocean View Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-1433
+1 757-464-4999
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible55%
13 Dec 2013
“Closed for Business”
4 Dec 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
4536 Ocean View Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-1433
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 13 December 2013

There was an article in the local paper in early December, 2013 that the restaurant has closed for good. The owner said they could never rebuild the customer level after they repaired the place after a devastating storm. With the poor quality of the food...More

5  Thank Mike353632
Reviewed 4 December 2013

WORST DINING EXPERIENCE I HAVE EVER HAD! Valet parking (mandatory) drove my car thirty feet. Rolls were burnt, house salad was ok. $25 fish that was a pre frozen filet of mush and tasted like water and cumin when it was supposed to have white...More

4  Thank Ctrombley
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I just returned from a disappointing experience tonight. My family expected a nice evening meal to celebrate a birthday but instead received rude service. The waitress was awful! Pushy and a bit gruff-I really think she needs to retire because she wasn't what you would...More

3  Thank Padehado
Reviewed 24 November 2013

My husband and I liked it. I am 51 years old and my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed it. There weren't any kids which is fine with us. It was a quiet, peaceful, atmosphere. The food was great. I had the fried seafood plate. The...More

1  Thank snnoopy
Reviewed 23 November 2013

I tried to book a reservation several times. Never got called back. Owner refused to honor Groupon and basically called me a liar because she "calls everyone back". You'll never get a dime from us.

2  Thank Shaman77
Reviewed 22 November 2013

What a mixed experience! Of course, the view is lovely. And tonight the food was quite good, but I doubt that we will ever go back. I had a special (tuna with a Dijon cream sauce) and the barbecued shrimp appetizer. Both were delightful. Waiter...More

3  Thank Barbara Z
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Had a wedding reception there and it was horrible from beginning to end. Owner was rude, impatient, rushed and bothered. She had zero personality or people skills. Her explanation (or lack thereof) in attempting to explain why dinner was moved inside was rude and condescending....More

4  Thank Heidi2185
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Visited Alexanders on the bay MOnday night - cute little restaurant- service was good however, food was very, very disappointing... Order the Broiled Seafood Combination ( Flounder was overcooked, crabcake under the flounder was good, two shrimp a little overdone, and the most disappointing were...More

2  Thank orftbr
Reviewed 6 September 2013

My wife and I went here on a gorgeous Friday evening. Bright blue skies dimmed as the sun came closer to setting. I had a well prepared Tanqueray martini followed by the Oysters Rockefeller app. They were very oily and soggy with absolutely no crustiness...More

2  Thank Mike353632
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We were there on July 4th 2013, The worst meal ever!! From beginning to end You know your in trouble when the waiter has a sarcastic tone to follow it by pouring your chardonnay full to the brim of your wine glass. Ordered Oysters Rockefellow...More

2  Thank Terry S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Good for
View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4536 Ocean View Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-1433
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-464-4999
Alexander's on the Bay is a Iconic restaurant destination presented against the panoramic backdrop of the Chesapeake Bay. With over 25 years of service to the public Alexander's staff has been preparing creative offerings of fresh seafood,steaks and pasta dishes totally from scratch.Come in and enjoy a world class bar and wine list to match. Alexander's on the Bay is available for weddings,as well as private and corporate functions held on site or catered at your location. Enjoy the million dollar view from any table. Any closer you will be on the sand.
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