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Bubba's Seafood Restaurant

3323 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
+1 757-481-3513
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (86 reviews)
“crab cakes” (88 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3323 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we came here. Wonderful specials of fresh fish. Huge vegetable portions. Both entrees and veggies could have been split but we enjoyed eating more! Lovely water view too.

Thank 444love2travelaround
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch; was not busy at all. Seated at a table overlooking the water. Kids ordered cheeseburgers and fries and the burgers were nice and thick and cooked perfectly. She crab soup was my favorite. It was delicious! Calamari was alright, hubby liked...More

Thank ColeDT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to visit and for take out. I love their fresh tuna salad. Just the right touch of seasoning. Nothing better than fresh tuna. Hush puppies, Greek salad with a crab cake and steam shrimp. What could be better!

Thank ConstantTraveler28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Bubba's several times on previous trips to Virginia Beach, and we ate dinner there during our recent trip. The seafood was as fresh as ever, and delicious. The entrees came with rolls, a potato, and a huge bowl of delicious homemade...More

Thank birdie86509
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We hadn't been here in probably 10 years as we don't trek to Va Bch that often, but it was a sunny day and we headed out to find this little gem! Po'Boy was the special of the day, and boy was it yummy! Fries...More

Thank Denise T
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks so much for coming to visit us during your visit to VA Beach. We hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the lunch special —-salad with a side of flounder (one of the fresh catches of the day), was very good, service excellent & nice water views. However, for the price ($18.00), nice rolls or bread would have been a better accompaniment than a basket...More

Thank LMomG
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much fotr the great review. We pride ourselves on our great service and fresh fish. And the key lime pie is homemade in house! I will submit your recommendation about replacing the saltine crackers to management so that they can consider it...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

We ate here yesterday and the young lady, Michelle, who waited on us was excellent. I wish I could say the same about the food.My granddaughter ordered the shrimp dinner and for the price I would think she would have gotten more shrimp. The coleslaw...More

Thank 2coxatthebeach
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at Bubba's. We pride ourselves on our great service - so we're thrilled to hear you loved your waitress. Michelle is awesome! We also pride ourselves on our reasonable prices, and great /...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Have been here a few times and always have had great service and great food. The raw oysters are always fresh and reasonably priced, as well as the drinks also being reasonable

Thank olivedrab40
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks so much for your great review, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Any visitor to Virginia Beach needs to leave the strip on Atlantic and Pacific and head up Shore Drive to Bubba's. The food is fresh, reasonably priced and delicious! The staff is friendly, courteous and attentive.

Thank Robert K
Alexis H, General Manager at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much for recommending our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Bubba's has always been a favorite. In fact I used to tell everyone that they had the best fried shrimp in Virginia Beach. Last week I visited for dinner with 4 friends. None of us were pleased with our meals. Since my last visit I've...More

Thank G501
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3323 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-3513
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Bubba’s Seafood Restaurant is an institution on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. Bubba’s was one of the FIRST seafood restaurants along the bay. We guarantee you the freshest seafood, delivered daily to our dock, prepared to your liking. You can relax and enjoy the best view of the Lynnhaven River, inside a rustic dining area or on a covered deck where the sounds of the birds & watermen will attract your attention.
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