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Waterman's Surfside Grille

$$ - $$$
Northeast Virginia Beach
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415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
+1 757-428-3644
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Brandenburg, Kentucky
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

3 of us for dinner on a Thursday night...went early (5:30) and we're seated right away. Crowd came around 6:00 and many waiting for a seat when we left. Pros: 1) Great view right on the beach 2) Food was excellent...stuffed mushrooms-5 stars, Buffalo Tuna Bite-5 stars, fish chowder-3.5 stars. Surf & Turf-5 stars, Stuffed Mahi-4 stars. Don't forego the... More 

Thank Mike P
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the moment the parking attendant takes the keys to your car to the browsing of the Waterman's gift shop to the yummy appetizers to the generous portions and quality seafood (especially the lump crab cakes) to the delicious desserts Waterman's made our New years celebration worth remembering. Waterman's also has an "Attic" which is used for special occasions wedding... More 

Thank BK M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took a friend there for lunch and we were very pleased. Both had a seafood platter. Service, food & view were great. Valet parking worked well for my friend with disabilities, as extended walking at the oceanfront would have been a problem. Enjoyable for locals before tourist season starts.

Thank bydbeach2016
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best restaurant in VA Beach. The Shea Crab soup is the best!!! Fish tacos are great too. Love to watch the surfers while eating.

Thank Kenneth/Linda S
Annapolis, Maryland
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed lunch outside on the porch looking at the beach and water. See Tanner-he's a great waiter and nice too. Loved the shop at Watermans- The Beach Nut. Well worth the time. Great boutique.

Thank MDtraveling
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Restaurant in Virginia Beach. She Crab soup was very good. Enjoyed the Waterman Burger that was cooked to perfection. Service was very good as well. Overall, great experience.

Thank gbheme
New Jersey
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch based on other TA reviews. Food was excellent and service was good. Prices are reasonable especially when you consider the view! Waterman's is right on the beach with a great ocean view.

Thank RpmorSm
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Based off my friends suggestion and the great reviews i thought this place would blow me away. But it really just underwhelmed me. The view is beautiful. The staff is excellent! The food was cooked wonderfully, but very under seasoned. I would come back and try this place again during the warmer months. Lighting was moderate. Seating not the most... More 

Thank Krystle E
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We originally went to Waterman's in November for a family reunion dinner and then brunch (party of 30!!!), and that was great. We went in January for my son's birthday dinner with a smaller party of 5. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. They even brought my son a birthday bowl of ice cream at the end... More 

Thank laurag12345425
Danville, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a good choice for a great meal. Wife had the scallops. Wouldn't share. Said they were excellent. I had Parmesan peppercorn flounder. It was excellent. Drinks are great and strong. Second time here and will make it a regular stop

Thank DennisB1006

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-428-3644
Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!

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