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AJ's on the Creek

6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
+1 757-336-5888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aj’s restaurant is top drawer. All personnel does a great job. The food and presentation is as good as any top restaurant anywhere. Recommend to all.

Thank josephdC5561TR
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for recommending us! We work hard to provide an absolutely fantastic experience to our guests, and we'll make sure to pass your praise along to the whole team. Come see us again soon! Best wishes, AJ's Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always stop in at AJs while in Chincoteague. The bartenders and wait staff always take good care of us. Food is very good, a great place for lunch as well as dinner.

Thank Steve H
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Always a pleasure, Steve! Thanks for all your support, and we're glad to hear you've enjoyed everything from drinks to dinner. Looking forward to when you next make it our way! Best wishes, AJ's Team

Reviewed 22 January 2018

This was by far the best restuarant we ate at while on Chincoteaugue. I must admit, we didn;t eat at every place, but this was exceptional food and service. The waiter wasd conversant and spent time talking to us about the island and it's hostory....More

Thank Bradley A
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

We couldn't think of higher praise, Bradley! Thank you so much for the kind words, and for taking time to come see us during your visit to Chincoteague -- it was truly a pleasure to have you in. Hope you make it back our way...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018

My fiance and I visited AJ's after a recommendation from a local. We were not disappointed at all. The oysters were off the charts. We sat outside, in the screened area over looking the creek. This was a relaxing, delicious experience. Everything we ordered was...More

Thank suzanne430
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

We're glad someone pointed you our way, Suzanne, and are delighted to hear the oysters were a favorite! Thanks so much for the kind words, and for sharing a relaxing evening on our patio with us. We can't wait until you're back in Virginia again...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Wife and I stopped here for an early dinner. Cream of crab was good as were the clams casino md oysters Rockefeller. Had steaks and seafood. My wife had filet and shrimp and I had delmonico (rib steak) and a crab cake. All was prepared...More

Thank brianmJ9335GC
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

We so appreciate you recommending us to others, and we're thrilled you and your wife enjoyed dining with us. It sounds like our cream of crab soup and Delmonico were your favorites, and we're glad that was the case. We hope this means we'll get...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited AJ's a couple times while on vacation there in October, some of the best fresh oysters on the island! Definitely try their seafood!More

Thank John B
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

It was wonderful to have you in during your vacation, John! Thanks so much for coming to see us, and we're delighted you loved our fresh oysters so much. Whenever you're in the area, we'd love to welcome you and your wife back for another...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

pjs is my go to spot for both... always good food. love the grilled vegetable platter... it has humus made in house...

Thank U9340OAsusanr
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Glad our grilled vegetable platter is such a hit! Thanks for all the support, and you can always count on us when you're in the mood for some fantastic homemade delights. Best wishes, AJ's Team

Reviewed 20 December 2017

A small group of us stopped at AJ’s for dinner in late September. We were seated in a separate room which made the evening pleasant. I don’t recall what everyone else ordered for dinner but to a person indicated that the meals were excellent. I...More

Thank tallen001
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

We're glad to hear everyone had a wonderful time with us, and appreciate your thoughts on the Crab Alfredo. We have a lot of other delicious items on our menu, so we can't wait for your return to Chincoteague to try some of them. Best...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

AJ's was a great choice for an adult dinner. The atmosphere was elegantly festive for the holidays. The food was delicious and just the right portions. My elderly mother appreciated the "petite" menu which had just the right sized serving for her. Our waitress was...More

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Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Glad you made it our way for a fantastic dinner, and it's fantastic to hear everyone enjoyed their meal so much! You can always count on us for some stellar seafood and superior service, so we look forward to welcoming you back next time you're...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

The service was friendly and fast,but ,as a couple in our fifties,being greeted with “guys” doesn’t spell upscale ;) For a small town restaurant,the food was good. Unfortunately,like in so many places like that, it’s mostly fried stuff. The free bread was excellent,as was the...More

Thank Lotte F
Lisa S, Owner at AJ's on the Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Glad you enjoyed coming in, Lotte! If you're in the mood for something that isn't fried, we have plenty of options on our menu, and we look forward to you checking some of those out next time you come to see us. Hope to welcome...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6585 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2249
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-5888
For generations, the folks at AJ's have been passing down delicious seafood recipes from parent to child. We specialize in historically great seafood.
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