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Waterman's Surfside Grille

415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
+1 757-428-3644
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (280 reviews)
“seafood” (399 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

Never having been to Va Beach before we considered a number of restaurants, and decided on the Watermans. WRONG DECISION. !!!!!! BE WARNED.!!!!! She crab soup had shell in it, 2 in our party were disgusted. I had chicken fingers, way over poked and dry....More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I saw Waterman's on Pinterest and had to check it out. Yes,we had to wait probably about 20 minutes for our table,but it was well worth it! I had bacon wrapped scallops and hush puppies and my partner had a cheese burger,and the food was...More

Thank kimberlyk15
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another VB restaurant that is packed in the summer. Stop in early and expect to grab a place at the indoor or outdoor bar for a while. Table wait is worth it as the food is some of the best in the area.

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This will be our annual stop when visiting VA Beach. The oceanfront location with good seafood and service, mid-range price, gives it a 5 rating.

Thank LaurelMc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I make sure I come here all the time. It's usually packed, so get there early for your hour+ wait. But it's worth the wait! Beach views. Orange crushes. Friendly staff

Thank Ryda086
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant multiple times during our stay. We had lunch, dinner and drinks at the outside bar in the evening. The bartenders were friendly, and the crowd was not too big but fun. We will be back.

Thank Emilyh1530
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food was good, service too ! View from the outside patio was GREAT and not even too hot although it was a hot day. We would go back next time we are there.

Thank scotth1959
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wanted a non-issue meal with the family at the beach. Smelled good walking by, so in we went! Seated fast, nice wait staff, and a great view. Appetizers came out quick, and the entree's weren't far behind. Quick, attentive waitress. Scallops were great, burger came...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food here is exceptional! It's not cheap, but it's worth the price. Our server, Chris, was fabulous! He was professional and pleasant. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. My grandson raved about his ribs, my NY strip steak was amazing, and my husband loved his...More

Thank AnneJericho
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great place for a meal in VA beach. Not the cheapest but the food and view are worth it. Every meal we had was great and the crushes were very good. Will definitely go back.

Thank lookn4birdies
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Julian K
7 November 2016|
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Response from Courtney B | Property representative |
That's correct! We are closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day so our staff can spend time with their families :) Enjoy your holiday!
15 July 2016|
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Response from Chuck F | Reviewed this property |
We didn't need them but I believe that they do - it depends of the timing. Also, I did notice that they had arranged for a private are for an engagement party so I would definitely give them a call
Peter A
20 May 2016|
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Response from boxshop | Reviewed this property |
The views are gorgeous and the food is very good. famous for their sticky buns and cocktails. Friendly staff.Enjoy your event.
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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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