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11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
+1 804-748-8899
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (70 reviews)
“shrimp” (31 reviews)
“frog legs” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, the crab cakes and fried shrimp are my favorites. Prices are reasonable. Nice casual or business atmosphere.

Thank GivingMooreLove
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We have eaten at Riptides several times and have always had great food. We enjoy the patio when weather permits. The daily specials are always very good.

Thank Gammaw536
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've been a longtime patron. I've seen it grow from a relatively meager beginning to the great place it is now. Highly recommend. A variety of food on the menu to satisfy the seafood lover in you. The choices of desserts are good also. Highly...More

Thank rwharrris
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Love this place-sitting on the patio with live music, cold beverages and the best fresh seafood around! Fantastic wait staff and beautiful décor. I give more than five stars

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Big and beautifully decorated this eatery serves up fine food to happy customers. My supper visit tonight centered on Mahi-mahi with mango salsa, braised spinach and baked potato. This warm late September evening the patio was very popular. Large menu is focused on seafood, but...More

1  Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on patio. Had very good musician but was a little loud. Food was OK, nothing to write home about. May go back again.

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome place great food I had the frog legs and the fish tacos it was delicious and the sauces too definitely a come back place staff amazing too.

Thank venomnyc
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Sat on the patio and a beautiful evening listen to live music on the Thursday night enjoyed some good seafood the oysters were little small but flavorful had to send them back one time cuz they were over steamed but was immediately fixed and we...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I was in the area on business and had the crab cakes/hush puppies twice, the meal came with fries. I ordered to go and took back to my hotel each time, so I can't speak to the dining room service, but the take out host...More

Thank TheRealTylerBaker
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I am very satisfied with the product and the service some food was wonderful and some was just good but overall it was a good dinner.

Thank Patrick F
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Questions & Answers
3 July 2017|
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Response from debbie e |
I don't believe so. However, I recently went on a Friday night. The parking lot was packed so I assumed we would have a wait, but we didn't. We were seated immediately.
Joan S
28 September 2016|
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Response from Eric L | Reviewed this property |
snow crab legs. I think it comes on the "sampler"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-8899
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