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Rockafeller's Restaurant

308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
+1 757-422-5654
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (99 reviews)
“bbq shrimp” (35 reviews)
“crab cakes” (170 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Using TripAdvisor, we decided to try Rockafeller's for the water view and seafood and we were not disappointed. We went a little overboard, had the shrimp & crab hushpuppies, the she-crab soup, and fish tacos for me, a crab cake hamburger for my husband. The...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting this area, we had an included dinner at this restaurant. The service was excellent and the restaurant was very clean. The food fresh and warm. I was a little disappointed in the green beans as they were steamed and crunchy as I prefer...More

Thank Traveler4115
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful spot that is friendly and welcoming. Enjoyed the drinks and found the place to be comfortable. Seafood is fresh and made just the way you like it. Prices are fair. This is a great place to hit while staying at the beach. Would...More

Thank Natsfan24
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family & I went there for dinner after touring the new Cavalier Hotel. Great greeting, wonderful seating fast service for drinks in the beginning, around 3:30 on the 27th of Feb. 18. But after that it was kind of down hill. Some of our...More

Thank cd0dd0545
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good early bird and other nightly specials. Reasonably priced with excellent seafood. Service was top notch. Picture perfect setting overlooking marina.

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice lunch - we ate late after visiting the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit at the PEM, so it wasn't crowded and the service was excellent. My friend thoroughly enjoyed her fish and chips.

Thank cclifford90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an awesome local spot! I have always had delicious food and the staff is always wonderful and attentive! It's a local treasure for sure! It's a great spot for individuals, couples, families, or business! Waterfront atmosphere in Rudees Inlet with delicious food and drinks!

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to go to Waterman’s on a Saturday Night during Restaurant Week, but decided to try Rockafeller’s after being told the wait at Waterman’s was over 2 hours. Rockafeller’s is a little more casual and I thought the food was just as good. They...More

1  Thank aglgsdbc
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, service and ambiance. The seafood selection, even in the off season, was excellent and cold be cooked any way you choose. Ate two dozen oysters, raw and cooked (choose oysters Rockefeller!) and they were faultless. We also had gumbo, scallops, and shrimp, all...More

Thank signthis
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We went for a small retirement dinner and right from making the reservation, they were awesome. Our server was wonderful. We had a group of about 12 people and our server was on top of everything from keeping the appetizers coming to making sure every...More

Thank Bonnie L
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25 April 2017|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Thursday night-look forward to seeing you!
11 November 2015|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Sorry but we are a restaurant and not a hotel. But we would love to have you visit us when you come to Virginia Beach. Please go to our website and check out our menu! Let me know if you would like a hotel recommendation... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
    (Winston Salem Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Catch the Wave to Rockafeller's on Virginia Beach's hybrid electric trolleys! Trolley stops are available up and down the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Simply take the trolley to the 5th Street stop, then you will have a short and pleasant walk down Winston Salem Avenue (note it is the same as 5th St.). This deadends into Rockafeller's parking lot.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-422-5654
  • E-mail
When visiting Rockafeller's, one of Virginia Beach's landmark family owned and operated seafood restaurants located on Rudee Inlet, customers can expect a casual atmosphere and a menu with endless options, featuring fresh local seafood, steaks, pasta, sandwiches, Sunday Brunch, three course early bird specials and more! Our chalkboard specials will provide you with the freshest fish and seafood offerings available in Virginia Beach. Don't forget that Rockafeller's award winning homemade desserts offer the perfect way to finish off your dining experience . While there they can also feel good knowing that by supporting Rockafeller's they are also supporting one of the first Virginia Green restaurants. Large parties are always welcome with private banquet facilities which can accommodate groups from 9 to 90. Rockafeller's is committed to great service, freshly prepared food and environmental excellence.
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