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Dockside Seafood Market & Mrna

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northeast Virginia Beach
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3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-481-4545
07:00 - 21:00
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Stafford, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Location was busy, you go through the market to the restaurant in back. Loud bar atmosphere with lots of locals. Service was good and the food was very good. Our party tried a variety of seafood and were pleased. I recommend it for those who prefer local, non-chain restaurants

Thank openthisapp
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having been to Dockside on many occasions, we chose to have our Valentine's Day dinner there with some long time friends.... Dockside is one of the most picturesque spots in the area at sunset and we timed our visit perfectly. On Mondays and Tuesdays they have a one pound steamed shrimp special with red potatoes. Two of us had that,... More 

Thank Bob G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the absolute best boiled shrimp appetizer and fried shrimp and Flounder(!) in the evening happy hour special baskets. Fresh and perfectly prepared. Friendly casual atmosphere. And a customer at the bar bought my soldier son and I our beers, too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like it there, slightly rustic, good food, good value, fast service, been there many times, always liked it

Thank David P
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Dockside seafood market & marina lived up to my expectations. Having lived on the Florida Gulf coast for a few years there were plenty of these places around. In Virginia Beach? Not as many. We loved the fresh seafood. Loved the outside around the Marina. We were taken there by a friend of ours that is a local in Virginia... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We went here to get out of the house and have lunch on Monday after the heavy snow day on Saturday. I had the lunch special fried shrimp platter and it was delicious! My wife had a fried flounder sandwich and she enjoyed that as well but felt the batter should have had some spices for more flavor. Our hush... More 

Thank Dearl D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Ambiance is great, you can sit looking outside to the water. Seafood is fresh and deliciously cooked, although menu is a bit small. Speed of the food is quick as well. There is a small store where you can buy goods as well as seafood. Will be coming here again in the future.,

Thank Frank L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We go here at least once, and usually twice, every time we visit VA Beach. We enjoy their crab leg dinner very much! Great meal at a good price.

Thank DJC-MK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We usually come here twice a month. The views are so beautiful, it is worth to go when the weather is nice. You can still enjoy it from the inside but it is not the same. Sometimes is a little hard to get a table, especially on weekends around dinner time, it gets crowded. What we do is go there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I turned 60 this year and traveled to Virginia Beach just a few days later. There was no question that I'd head back to Dockside for a belated birthday dinner. It was election day evening so we sat in the quiet, second dining room, away from the active bar and TVs showing a variety of news coverage. The second dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-4545

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