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11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
+1 804-748-8899
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (63 reviews)
“crab dip” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Even if you're not having a meal, this is a great place to relax on the patio, with a cold drink while listening to live acoustic music. Service is great and atmosphere is fantastic. They bring out the heaters when it gets cooler at night,...More

Thank sutton1626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service at Riptide was great. At first I thought it was going to be a Wait because I saw many cars but had forgot they have patio seating also and it was a wonderful day to eat outside, so we were seated inside quickly. We...More

Thank GiGimobile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here Sunday afternoon. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. It was a bit noisey but otherwise a great meal experience.

Thank Timothy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very pleasant surprise after experiencing a string of poor quality / poor service seafood locations in and around the Chester / Colonial Heights area. I was not sure about Riptides, but gave it a try in the form of "Take-Away" pasta and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent every time we go, best seafood around!! My wife and I Love coming here! Food is Great and the service is top notch, we come often and each time it is better than the previous!

Thank jsensibaughsr
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A group of friends came to Riptides for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon. It took a while to get our orders and twice as long to serve our food. It is unfortunate, because the food is wonderful. The service certainly does not live...More

Thank kimsatty
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great flat bread pizzas...very little tomato sauce if any but mounds of toppings. I had scallops and shrimp toppings. Delicious. Nice assortment of draft beer. Outdoor seating but rain kept us inside.

Thank Joel T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I love coming here. It is a bit on the expensive side but you get what you pay for. I've always enjoyed the meals here.

Thank 1brandih
Reviewed 11 April 2017

4 of us all ordered different dishes...I Had a delicious rockfish, another had shrimp scampi, another crabcakes and 1 had redfish. Husband is a big stickler on service and were all well pleased.

Thank realtor4u
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lunchtime on Saturday wasn't nearly as buzzing as dinner hour on any other day of the week that we've been there and especially on the weekends, during the warm season even the patio is full to capacity and folks waiting -- no reservations. The food...More

Thank HCrowder
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Joan S
Crab legs?
29 September 2016|
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Response from Eric L | Reviewed this property |
snow crab legs. I think it comes on the "sampler"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-8899
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