We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
400 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-1414
+1 757-583-6000
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 62: English reviews
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner. Happy hour with $1 beer and $2well drinks. Enjoyed the freah seafood sampler and grilled shrimp tacos. Nice people! Try the ring and hook game!

Thank Miny W
Level Contributor
39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were sitting on the deck, great view over the bay. Nice Service and the food was realy good. I have orderd Tacos as Appetizers, but they where so big, much more then I was able to eat. The shmrips where also well cooked. All my friends where also very satisfied about the quality and quantity.

Thank Martin G
Lewisville, TX
Level Contributor
50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 32 people and had outstanding service. Shout out to our server Jessica as she was with our group over 3 hours. We had appetizers and drinks. Recommend the crab & artichoke dip and she crab soup. Main entrees were good and served hot. A variety of desserts as well. Thanks for a great time!!!

Thank debster1121
Hampton, Virginia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The ocean view is the only reason to visit this restaurant. We visited at dinner time and the sunset was spectacular. The food was reasonably priced but the portion sizes were very small.

Thank wmtulane
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We only stopped in for drinks. They were some very delicious unusual cocktails we enjoyed.. Stop in for yourself!!

Thank CGNavratil
Hampton, Virginia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Enjoyed an early dinner... I had a spinach salad with strawberries and feta with a great orange viniagrette and a dozen steamed clams (a little small!) and my husband had a flounder sandwich with fries. All was delicious and served quickly. I love the atmosphere on the Top Deck!

Thank SusieS525
Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was my mother and I second visit to Oceanview Fishing Pier Restaurant hoping to enjoy the ambience and food. We walked up the flight of stairs to the upper deck and we were greeted by the hostess. I asked for a table. I was told there will be a 20 to 25 minute wait. However, if we wanted to... More 

Thank Lisa J
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Crab cakes were delicious, but the fish and chips were the best and most fresh. Shrimp was excellent, and the view made it even better! Oh, and they have freshly brewed tea (sweet and unsweet) & Coca Cola, for those of you that it matters to!! :)

Thank Larissa M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This roof-top restaurant is awesome...breathtaking views of the Chesapeake Bay! Have been here many times and never disappointed. They serve food and drinks on the rooftop deck. They serve mainly seafood but have a couple of chicken and steak options as well. This day I had the steam shrimp with corn on cob, potatoes and sausage and nachos. Everything was... More 

Thank kim f
Brooklyn, New York
Level Contributor
154 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We have had no breakfast , so we decided on this place for lunch, mainly because I like to eat outdoors by the water whenever possible , and that's what we did, we ate on their deck upstairs, on a very hot day, sat on one of their glider tables and it was really nice and relaxing with a very... More 

Thank MairE14

Travellers who viewed Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant also viewed


Been to Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-1414
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-583-6000
Pier Restaurant serves on two levels including terrace on the roof. Located on a 1690 foot pier extended out into the Chesapeake Bay off Norfolk's Ocean View beach.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?