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Surf Rider Restaurant

928 Diamond Springs Rd Ste 135, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-7112
+1 757-497-3534
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (43 reviews)
“hush puppies” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
928 Diamond Springs Rd Ste 135, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-7112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came with the family we were visiting as they like this restaurant. Server seemed to have a "who cares" attitude throughout the whole meal. When we tried to place our orders we were advised that some of the items we wanted (that are their...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant for lunch even though it was not on the water and further away than we would normally choose because of this cloudy, non-beachy day, but mostly for the solid reviews on TA. Wow! I'm not sure we were in the same...More

Thank rnmassage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had wonderful fish and shrimp tacos for lunch. The hush puppies were delicious. We had blueberry pie for dessert - so good! The waitress was friendly and efficient. Service was fast AND food delicious.

Thank SallyA731
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Business lunch before catching a flight home. Extensive seafood menu (plus non-seafood). Went with their award winning crab cakes - great choice. Also wanted to try the scallops so got them as an add-on and was very happy with that choice. Overall a fantastic restaurant...More

Thank tekphilly
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and it was great! The crab was very fresh (we ordered crab cakes and crab dip for appetizers) and for dinner we had thr scallop, shrimp and crab platter- also delicious and fresh! We would definitely recommend this...More

Thank Elissa D
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I hesitated writing this review because I have eaten at Surf Rider numerous times over the years and have always felt like it was the best seafood restaurant in Virginia Beach. Last Thursday night however I would say was one of the strangest and quite...More

1  Thank Corey S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Only open in the warm months, we usually eat at the location at Cypress Point instead. The food was just as good, the staff were fine, and the location was much more fun with younger family members. The only reasons I dropped it a star...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We were on vacation and looking for some great seafood, so we decided to check out Surf Rider and we were not disappointed! I ordered the Broiled Seafood Platter and for the amount of food you get the price is very reasonable. The fish was...More

Thank PirateRg72
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My husband, myself, one daughter and one grandson are vacationing for the first time in VA Beach. We chose this restaurant for lunch on 8/1/17 utilizing Trip Advisor reviews and the close proximity to our hotel. We were greeted by the hostess who told us...More

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Our group of 9 was seated right away for lunch. A little off path, but excellent fish tacos, shrimp tacos, crab cakes and crab dip. The server was top notch. Very pleased with quality of the food and the price. Will visit again!

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Arline M
21 December 2015|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Less than ten minutes. If your party is small you are very close to the original Surf Rider. Which is six lights away on the left hand side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Diamond Springs Rd Ste 135, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-7112
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-497-3534
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