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Island House Restaurant

17 Atlantic Avenue, Wachapreague, VA 23480
+1 757-787-4242
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“eastern shore” (60 reviews)
“flounder” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
17 Atlantic Avenue, Wachapreague, VA 23480
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1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staci was our server and was very friendly. The food is also good and had gotten a bit more upscale and the beer was cold. The view is a big plus here!

Thank steve s
519blakej, Owner at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback, Steve! It means a lot to us to know how much you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to have the opportunity to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Excellent food and marvelous service. Crab cake loaded with crab, large and tasty. Marvelous clam strips really good onion rings and french fries. Excellent cole slaw. Even have to compliment the iced tea.

Thank murfcom
519blakej, Owner at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is so great to hear that you had an all-around great experience!

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Last Sunday, a friend and I had lunch at Island House and the crabcake with freshly prepared haricots verts (thin green beans) and onion rings was so delicious I asked my other friend who wanted to have lunch today to go there, where I had...More

Thank Linderlouwho
519blakej, Owner at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi there, Your review makes us so happy! Thank you for taking the time to rate us! We’ll be sure to pass along the positive feedback to our team here at the restaurant!

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We made reservations online and it was easy. Easy to find. The crab dip was amazing. Surf and turf was great as well. They provide sweet potato biscuits for the table and they were absolutely delicious!!

Thank Gina T
519blakej, Owner at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed everything we had to offer, Gina! We take great pride in our food & service and it looks like it showed during your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Impromptu dinner stop on our way back from Maryland and so glad we stopped there! Service was great and food came out fast. Crab cakes were amazing. Soft shell crabs even more delicious. Even the green beans on the side were fresh and cooked perfectly....More

Thank TravelMomRvA
519blakej, Owner at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi There, We appreciate this review so much! Thank you for taking the time to visit us and leave it! We are happy that we were able to wow you during you visit with us! We can't wait for you to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Great food in a beautiful setting if you are on rt 13 and want somewhere nice to eat this is the place you will not be disappointed

Thank FurseyOVeebee
519blakej, Manager at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for that excellent review and the recommendation! We hope we have the pleasure of serving you again soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've eaten here three times for dinner, and once for lunch. Each and every time has been a wonderful experience. The wait staff is friendly and efficient, the ambiance is great and the food is outstanding!

Thank Scottie B
519blakej, Manager at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

We're so glad to have impressed you so much with our food & service! Thank you so much for your continued business - we hope we'll see you again soon =)

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Our family had a great experience at Island House. The first thing we noticed was the prompt and personable service. Next up was the expansive quintessential view of Eastern Shore salt marshes. And then came the food: mouthwatering warm sweet potato biscuits and fresh savory...More

1  Thank HersheyPAtraveler
519blakej, Manager at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We strive to offer our guests a quality dining experience from the dishes we serve to the level of customer service we provide. We're thrilled to have hit the mark during your...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We drove off the beaten path to try this restaurant as we were finishing out our day traveling down the Eastern Shore. The marsh views were beautiful. The restaurant was great- the 3 adults had different entrees and all were wonderful. The kids managed off...More

Thank Peadragon
519blakej, Owner at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! We are so glad everyone in your party enjoyed their meals and time at The Island House. We hope we get the opportunity to serve you again in the near...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Wanted to eat by the water so stopped in here. When we went in there weren’t many people there and then they started to arrive. The poor waitress was doing her best to cover all of the people plus a large crowd of regular’s who...More

Thank Lynne D
519blakej, Owner at Island House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this feedback! While we're sorry you were met with some wait, but we're glad you were able to still enjoy your time here with us! Thank you for recognizing the effort of our staff, we...More

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Suzanne M
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Response from 519blakej | Property representative |
Our dinner service starts at 4pm. We look forward to seeing you!
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Nana195362
10 March 2016|
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Response from Big-Deeee | Reviewed this property |
My recollection is that Easter is about as busy as Mothers Day for them, so to be sure, they will be open.
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revchrisesq
8 July 2015|
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Response from lexuslady1 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any dogs the night we had dinner there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Atlantic Avenue, Wachapreague, VA 23480
    (Atlantic Ave & Route 180)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Wachapreague
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-4242
  • E-mail
Description
The Island House Restaurant and Marina is a great waterfront restaurant with a BEAUTIFUL view of The Eastern Shore's marsh and Barrier Islands. Come for our award-winning crab cakes and fresh flounder while sipping some of the best local Eastern Shore wines available. We are very proud to partner with Chatham Vineyards as our signature local wine.
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