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Blue Ridge Seafood & Crab Restaurant

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15704 Lee Hwy, Gainesville, VA 20155-1824
+1 703-754-9852
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Haymarket, Virginia
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Love to take out of town guests to Blue Ridge for crabs, peel & eat shrimp, and other seafood. Atmosphere is VERY casual, staff helpful and friendly. It is not gourmet food, but good traditionally prepared seafood.

1 Thank Lisa F
Bellingham, Washington
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300 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Went here at the suggestion of family. Had the fried oyster special which was great, served with a cup of lobster bisque and coleslaw. Others had boiled shrimp, mussels and crab cakes. All were good and reasonably priced. Staff and service were quick and friendly.

Thank Donald J
Warrenton, Va
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

But they are fairly deep inland and manage to have some of the freshest seafood I've ever tasted. The service is great and the ambiance is definitely "waterside crab house rustic" with paper on the tables, Old Bay seasoning right next to the salt and a variety of dishes that are served with special tools and drawn butter. Prices are... More 

Thank kuvakas
Gainesville, Virginia
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

My family and I greatly enjoyed our seafood meals. Friday lunch is a wonderful time to eat at the blue ridge. We recommend all their soups and salads. The crabs were outstanding. The fresh haddock meal was excellent.

Thank Patch Y
Gainesville, Virginia, United States
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great seafood restaurant.....not much from the outside but don't let that stop you....they have such amazing food. Excellent crab bisque, crab legs, fried scallops...just some of me favorites!! You won't be disappointed.

1 Thank Denise C
Gainesville, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great atmosphere, great food. Go early. Always packed. All you can eat crab specials. Closed Mondas.

Thank 1Carol2010
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We went there expecting a GREAT Seafood dinner...but got a GOOD seafood dinner...was not as good as expected.

Thank BillManassas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Tonight was my first time visiting Blue Ridge, and I heard so many great reviews about this restaurant. We didn't have a great experience but their customer service was great and made up for the mishap so I wont hold it against them and will dine again, hoping for a better dining experience. The food was good but it wasn't... More 

Thank Christie B
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Had a really delicious dinner this week at Blue Ridge! Took nine family members to Blue Ridge to enjoy steamed crabs and shrimp. No one was disappointed! The fried shrimp I had were the best I've had in a long time. The large steamed crabs we had were heavy and very good! We will be back!

Thank Cheryl D
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

My husband and I came here three years ago and we continue to go twice a month. It's a hidden gem with good food with reasonable prices.

Thank T J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Seafood, Soups, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15704 Lee Hwy, Gainesville, VA 20155-1824
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 703-754-9852

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?