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Blue Seafood & Spirits

2181 Upton Dr, Suite 420, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1272
+1 757-689-5395
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (76 reviews)
“seafood” (181 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2181 Upton Dr, Suite 420, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1272
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a family of six, three adults and three children--my nephew and his young family. From the greeting at the door, to seating me before my nephew was on-site, to bringing toys to the table to entertain the four year old, to the wonderful...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The reviews for Blue Seafood & Spirits were spot on for excellent food. What was lacking was the evaluation of excellent service and attention to customer satisfaction whether they were older or younger or very young (children). Although we were not sitting at the bar,...More

2  Thank cgsilverworks
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a long time resident nearby I have grown fond spending my evenings dining, drinking and making new friends at Blue Seafood and Spirits. Everything that is offered here will bring a smile to your palatte. It is a great place for the whole family...More

Thank Lewison Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first heard about this place from a couple we met at a Terrapin wine dinner, and then we read about their hibiscus martini and decided we had to try it! My wife ordered that and I had a Blue Sapphire martini with blue cheese...More

Thank SteveT617
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came during the week for dinner and had to wait about twenty minutes. It was so worth the wait! My husband ordered one of the specials and was beyond satisfied. He kept saying the tile fish was excellent and completely cleaned his plate! The...More

1  Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner is an experienced chef that could own any high end restaurant in New York City. Smaller portions but wonderful seafood. Everything was delicious!

1  Thank Kathy23456
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Virginia Beach late and hungry. We read the reviews of Blue seafood and spirits and were able to get a table. Staff friendly and helpful, food delicious.

1  Thank kathleend626
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Front Royal, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greetings and welcomeness 10 Atmosphere 10 Customer Service/Waitresses 10 Chef/Owner AWESOME, friendly and very warm welcoming, treats people with the out most respect. The food, MAGNIFICENTLY DONE TO PERFECTION. Broiled Seafood Medley and Swordfish with Dried tomato cream sauce. We will be coming back again...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are from Eastern Shore of Va or you just love great seafood look no further! Fresh seafood made to perfection.... healthy portions! Service is awesome.... owner (Chef)visits tables to make sure everything is perfect! Highly recommend. Place was packed .... we waited 35...More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I dined Tuesday evening and we both had a fabulous meal. I had the yellow tile fish special. The seasoning was perfect. I love mashed potatoes and the Asiago flavored mashed potatoes were a tasty twist. The sweet potato biscuit with the...More

2  Thank ShellyH1102
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Anne R
July 16, 2018|
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Response from nono486 | Reviewed this property |
There are other choices that anyone would love if you truly enjoy good food,,
Ursula S
April 30, 2018|
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Response from Shay M | Property representative |
Just dinner Tuesday - Saturday. Dining room opens at 4pm.
Lauren L
July 15, 2017|
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Response from swawerski_82_3 | Reviewed this property |
we have a 3 and 6 year old that we took here and they loved it! The chef came out and gave them little sea toys and our 11 month old even got a slightly larger one since he still puts everything in his mouth. They loved... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2181 Upton Dr, Suite 420, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1272
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-689-5395
  • E-mail
Blue is a chef-owned and operated seafood restaurant in Virginia Beach that offers high quality and fresh seafood in a casual setting. This 60-seat restaurant's specialties include crab cakes, tempura fried shrimp, and creative seafood fares based on its “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” food philosophy. Chef and owner Charles Thain is an ardent supporter of farm-to-table practices and sources fresh local produce, seafood, hormone-free meats, and more from local purveyors. It is one of the priorities for the restaurant to offer brews from local breweries to showcase everything the area has to offer. Blue accommodates special dietary needs and food allergies in its menus to suit everyone’s palate. The menu features a full bar menu along with a wide range of dishes that include gluten-free and vegetarian options.
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