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Etta's Channel Side Restaurant

7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
+1 757-336-5644
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (58 reviews)
“crab cakes” (111 reviews)
“scallop salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a early spring visit to Chincoteage we decided to eat at Etta's since we had enjoyed our last visit there. Had the Fried Seafood Combo. I had bariatric surgery several years ago so my wife and I usually share meals. I was surprised to...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chincoteague is sufficiently small that to talk about something as "off the beaten path" seems overblown. But Etta's kind of is, at least it is on the opposite side of the island from all other restaurants. It sports a lovely channel view and the décor...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Our server at AJ's (which is our favorite Chincoteague restaurant) recommended Etta's to us. We had tried to go one time years before and it was closed that day. So glad we tried again this time! The view is amazing and the food was wonderful....More

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We ate at Etta's this evening with a group of 20. The service was friendly and the view over the channel was wonderful. I had the fried seafood platter, which was tasty and just lightly breaded. The salad was crisp. They offer a nice selection...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner last night with a group of 16 people. Had to select choices ahead of time but everyone enjoyed their meals. Rab cakes (3) good ( but better in Ocean city) My wife had fried fish platter others had pasta w/w’out veggies, All portions...More

Thank Art S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The three of us at our table really enjoyed our crab cakes (no fillers all crab), broiled scallops and clam strips. The service was excellent also. Nice restaurant by the water.

Thank Kposter
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A must stop for a nice evening dinner. Beautiful decor, food always to our satisfaction and very polite wait staff. We have been here several times and will be back in 2018.

1  Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

one dinner (salmon) was good however, mine was the fried seafood platter ALL of it was way over cooked could not tell scallops from the shrimp crusty!!! we had 4 meals out on the island and ALL of the fried items were over cooked is...More

Thank bruced255
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We showed up early (about 5:30) without a reservation, and immediately got a table on the screened porch overlooking the water, with a gentle breeze wafting in. It couldn't have been more ideal for a fall evening. Our server was funny, warm, and enthusiastic about...More

Thank nicholaso855
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Visited this restaurant again (1st was 2014) Beautiful seashore décor. Food was excellent. All the seafood dishes which we had were delicious. Waitress was nice.

Thank lindabL4474FA
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-5644
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