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Lowery's Seafood Restaurant

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528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
+1 804-443-2800
08:00 - 20:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Lowery's with family. Wasn't sure what I wanted so I tried the fried chicken. Had three pieces of white meat, two breast and a wing. Well this was the best chicken I have ever had. The coating was very crispy without being greasy. The chicken meat was very moist, juicy and not least but greasy. Didn't care for... More 

Thank DomPaone
Tappahannock, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their crab cakes are the best. The fried oysters are wonderful. Best spoonbread I've ever had. Friendly small town atmosphere and good service. Can't wait to go back!

Thank cgtpgt95
Tappahannock, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lowery's used to be The Place for seafood in the Northern Neck. Things were fresh and cooked to perfection. Now most of the sides seem to be from cans or mixes. Things are edible, and at times very good, but seem on the whole to be prepared with Indifference. The menu has something for every taste, but the taste of... More 

Thank stetsoncowboy9
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, cheerful, traditional local restaurant with good seafood. Excellent local oysters at a very reasonable price. Other appetizers and entrees are a bit overpriced. You can avoid the groaning board buffet by eating in the pub at the back of the restaurant. Service is friendly.

Thank John B
Newport News, Virginia
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483 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We started with the salad bar. Lots of choices/good options. My hubby had a dozen raw oysters for his meal. I had fried chicken with mashed potatoes and string beans. Good country cooking! The rolls are really good too. Service was fine. Atmosphere is okay. Stop if you are in the area.

Thank virginian9
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great down home earthy place for seafood but you can not go wrong for anything on the menu. Long time Town establishment. A most eat when in Tappahannock.

Thank ABuce
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is divided into two parts - the traditional family buffet by the entrance and the newer pub area in the back with an outside sitting area. We sat in the pub and had baked and fried oysters and they were both very good. (You should eat the oysters if you are visiting this area of Virginia.) Their fried... More 

Thank Joy S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Walked in for a late dinner and sat at the bar. A little funky, but we like funk. The bar has some great mixed drinks. All we had were the crab cakes, and they were the best we had from there down to Florida. The guy next to us had oysters and they were the biggest we have ever seen.

Thank John P
Richmond, Virginia
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171 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I went to Lowery's with a large group. Service was excellent. I did the Sunday Buffet. My wife ordered fried oysters and others ordered from the menu. The oysters were excellent and my wife is very picky about her oysters. One of our guests said he picked out a lot of bone fragments from his grilled fish.... More 

Thank VA-Short-Term
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330 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Stopped while passing-through on a trip. Had soup/salad special. Very good soups and fresh salad items. Sandwiches were also good. A good "hometown Mom and Pop" place.

Thank Fran F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-443-2800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?