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Waterman's Surfside Grille

415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
+1 757-428-3644
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (92 reviews)
“crab cakes” (321 reviews)
“seafood” (473 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice place to eat. I had the crab imperial that was very good. My husband had the blacken tuna, my son had she crab soup and crab dip. We all really enjoyed our meals. So if you are in Virginia Beach and want seafood...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They have good food at good prices! I'd definitely go again. I loved the bathrooms here. The large stall has its own sink and coconut hand scrub.

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food decent prices good atmosphere and service. Definitely would go back. She crab soup is the bomb.

Thank Denny B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate at the side outdoor bar, crap dip the first time, crabcakes the second time, both times with delish orange crushes. It was busy but we found a spot. The crabcakes were very good with a delicious sauce and the crab dip was very...More

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a day at Virginia Beach, we discovered Waterman's Surfside Grille on the boardwalk. First, while looking for parking, we talked w/ a friendly young man who informed us that Waterman's offered free valet parking - which was awesome. The restaurant was very busy, but...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really great aquarium. Also fun zip lines and dolphin watching cruises. A must if you are in the area. One of our very best attractions !

Thank Beachbib
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited this restaurant before, and liked it well enough to return. It was across the street from our hotel so we could walk there. My scallops were excellent while my husband’s dish was very good. My only complaint about the food was it...More

Thank 199betty
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to have lunch while walking along the boardwalk and wanted some seafood. It was off season so there were no crowds. We all had seafood: crab cakes, fish of the day, scallops, the crab dip and the fresh orange juice drink. My crab...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went last night and was so impressed went back with family tonight for grand daughter's first Birthday. Food was great both nights. They brought the baby a special Birthday Dessert with a candle. Lobster, crab stuffed mahi, crab casserole, hot crab...More

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start by saying this is a charming restaurant as far as decor and location. It makes for a nice dining experience. However, the food was somewhat disappointing. The seafood was fresh but the portions were small. The steak was atrocious. We ordered the...More

1  Thank Gwenn T
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Leamon D
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and they bring their food out first
Jeff S
October 27, 2017|
Response from Erich G |
Mon-Thur--11 PM Fri.-Sat--2AM
Jean H
September 17, 2017|
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Response from bachman2016 | Reviewed this property |
yes they're open year-round allowing for holidays etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-428-3644
Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
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