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Rockafeller's Restaurant

308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
+1 754-615-2425
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (90 reviews)
“bbq shrimp” (34 reviews)
“crab cakes” (158 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Rockafellers... so first off, I wouldn't say I felt like a Rockefeller, dining at this establishment. It's just a run of the mill dockside seafood restaurant. The view outside is pleasant. It's nice to see the midshipmen swabbing the deck of their pirate ship, super...More

Thank chris m
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This was the best seafood restaurant we dined at while in Virginia Beach. They have an interesting menu to choose from and the quality of the food served was excellent. Waitstaff were topnotch. We went on a Friday night and they were very busy. We...More

Thank travalingjack
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your kind remarks and we are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has mediocre food, but their hushpuppies are the best. I love seafood, but their's doe does not offer flavor.

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an outstanding place! We dined here on Monday, July 24. We came here specifically for the early Bird (nothing over $14.99) and it did not disappoint! I had the Bistro Steak and my Wife had the grilled Tuna, which was blackened. Entree includes Salad,...More

Thank mew0359
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here to have a nice fresh seafood dinner. While the waiter was very nice; he forgot our oysters. The shrimp was the worst I have ever had. It was like they ran out and went to Food Lion and picked some out of the...More

Thank yancy w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hushpuppies are to die for! They have crab and shrimp in them and it's delicious. I also had the Rockefeller Omelet which has shrimp, scallops, scallions and tomatoes. The omelet was alright, I felt like it was didn't have as much flavor though. Like it...More

Thank Fredward P
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I eat here every summer because the food is absolutely delicious! I always get the steamed shrimp and he has ordered many steaks over the years. The food is always cooked to perfection, and well seasoned. They have the best macaroni and...More

Thank wlkesner
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a party of 7 and we all loved our food. The crab cakes were amazing. Also had a margarita shrimp rice bowl special that was delicious. Ribs were great. Pasta with shrimp and crab was fantastic. Hush puppies were also good. Service was...More

Thank Glorac2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate at Rockafeller's the last night of our last visit in 2014 and all felt that it was the best meal we had. We returned on the last night of our vacation this year, and felt the same way! We were greeted warmly at...More

Thank woldsb
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your return visit and I am so glad that you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group of eighteen was immediately seated. Servers arrived with menu choices and took orders for beverages. I had salmon which was very fresh and tasty. Everyone in the group liked their meals, especially dessert! We sat next to windows that allowed a view of...More

Thank Lertjr
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great comments-we appreciate your business!

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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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: +1 754-615-2425
  • 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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