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Waterman's Surfside Grille

415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
+1 757-428-3644
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (294 reviews)
“seafood” (462 reviews)
“signature drink” (64 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent food, Excellent prices, Excellent service. My husband and I went there for a Happy Hour and we were so HAPPY! I had a fish taco for $3.50 and it was so incredibly tasty, I ordered another one. I also had the tuna fish bites...More

Thank 220Molly
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff was absolutely fantastic and nice. The restaurant has great gourmet burgers and fish tacos. The crab dip was also very tasty. Pricing was a little high but well worth the fantastic food and ocean view!

Thank Gabe J
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner with friends. The she crab bisque and bacon wrapped scallops were very good. Lump crab cakes were all crab meat and Good. Crush dtinks were good, I got the black cherry. All and all nice friendly staff and Good food.

Thank Alicia R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First of all, we both had She Crab Soup. DELICIOUS and the perfect start to dinner on a 40 degree day in March. We also split an appetizer of fried clams that had an Asian inspired yummy dipping sauce. I managed to take a photo...More

Thank Seasonsgrt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while travelling through back to Maine. The she crab soup, crab cake sandwiches and service were all very good.

Thank dlmoore305
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle of a really miserable weekend in Virginia Beach (bad weather, off season, terrible hotel *Barclay Towers), Waterman's was a real happy find. It was really busy, but without a booking we only had to wait 15 minutes. Our waitress was really efficient...More

Thank watsonamac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many restaurants or cafes at Virginia Beach, this restaurant sits perched on the boardwalk overlooking the water. You can enter from the beach or the road. But I think that the food here is a cut above what you ordinarily get at beachside restaurants....More

1  Thank putnik123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We timed out visit just right and arrived before the rush. The Crab soup and crab dip was excellent! Hubby and I split the fried seafood platter and it was very good! Didnt have room for dessert so we took some to go - hubby...More

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice atmosphere right on the boardwalk. We were there in October of 2017 so it was busy but maybe not as busy as during the height of their season. Waitress was very good, quick service but not rushed. Had a good barbecue chicken, very...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was busy even in the off season, but it is large enough that they seat you quickly and it appears all tables have an ocean view, which I love. Waitress was very friendly and willing to make suggestions. Food was very good, if...More

Thank Heather M
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Jeff S
28 October 2017|
Response from Erich G |
Mon-Thur--11 PM Fri.-Sat--2AM
Jean H
18 September 2017|
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Response from bachman2016 | Reviewed this property |
yes they're open year-round allowing for holidays etc.
Julian K
8 November 2016|
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Response from Courtney B | Property representative |
That's correct! We are closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day so our staff can spend time with their families :) Enjoy your holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
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, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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