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Mallards at the Wharf

2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
+1 757-787-8558
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (22 reviews)
“crab cakes” (92 reviews)
“rockfish” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to drive to or boat into. The food is excellent and the staff very friendly. Easy access docking close to the restaurant. Great atmosphere inside.

Thank skymaster5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wife and i stopped by to have a dinner ,when our food arrived it was served to us in little baskets.after that we went to a fast food place to fill up,should have gone there first

Thank mityqwik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was great, waiter was attentive. Food was really good. We had the crab cakes. We will definitely eat there again when we are in the area.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Onancock a couple of weeks ago and tried Mallard's for dinner one night (you have only a handful of restaurants to choose from in town, so it wasn't a difficult decision). We were pleasantly surprised by our meal. Ahi tuna and duck were both...More

Thank HotTamale11
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward the most to visiting this location, but I wasn't overly impressed. The hostess seemed a little frazzled and standoff- ish when we didn't have a reservation. Do yourself a favor and if you want to eat outside make a reservation because we...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

My wife and I were driving down the DELMARVA peninsula and had made no lunch plans. We used TripAdvisor to look up seafood restaurants within 15 miles of Onancock, and we liked the ratings and reviews for Mallards. What a gem! The historic building on...More

Thank rabass00
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Loved this restaurant! Shrimp and scallop picotta was excellent, as was my wife's crab cake. At the end of dinner while enjoying the marina view, a fireworks display started that topped off our evening. Service was OK, not award winning, but our waitress did routinely...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

When they say held together with love only they're being honest. No fillers. Outdoor seating nice on water. Walk to fun downtown area with art and antiques.

Thank ssjdant
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Delicious food, great service, wonderful waterfront location. The crab cakes were exceptional! A moist, generous clump of crab perfectly sautéed. Good pour on the drinks as well/

Thank constanttraveler716
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Stopped in on our way through for a weekend getaway in Dover. The atmosphere is incredible. Was very relaxing. Food was amazing! Took a little long to receive our food, but that was only because they had a large wedding rehearsal dinner going on downstairs,...More

Thank dkattau24
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Response from 4afrog | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure - I'd call them - I can and do eat everything -
Judy R
28 November 2015|
Response from Annette B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, some...11.30-8 wknds.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-8558
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Waterfront dining with an upscale casual seafood focused menu. Specializing in the use of Local, sustainable and fresh products with an award winning chef.
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