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105 Rens Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662-1644
+1 757-868-0080
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (20 reviews)
“crab” (15 reviews)
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
105 Rens Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662-1644
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday evening, we decided to visit one of our favorite restaurants ... Surf Rider. My wife had flounder and I had one of the specials ... 1/2 oysters and 1/2 shrimp. Everything was cooked to perfection and delicious. The service was great and our server...More

Thank Dick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow... almost empty restaurant and she wanted to sit us by the bar... been there, done that, no thanks. Asked to be seated two booths up, basically she flung the menus on the table, and very nasty, said, 'Enjoy' and walked off.... just rude! Waitress...More

Thank burchperch
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you are anywhere near this location and love seafood, you absolutely have to dine at this restaurant! The seafood is fresh, they give you a lot and it all tastes fantastic! I highly recommend this seafood restaurant, especially in an area surrounded by restaurants,...More

Thank Darrell F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The service was fast. No waiting. Server was friendly. The food was excellent. Great view of the water & boats. I love the crab cakes. They are full of lump crab meat & has no filler.

Thank Beachlvrgrl
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

There was plenty of parking and it was a nice location. We were seated in about 20 minutes. The server was awesome. We had a party of 5 people and she was right on it. We ordered crab dip as an appetizer. It was bland...More

Thank Stickman9
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A co-worker referred Surfrider for when my wife visited. Needless to say we we pleased with the food and service. Nice location on the Marina. We each had shrimp and it was the freshest most delicious we have ever had. Look forward to returning.

Thank man_of_amy
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Nice view of the water with boat activity. Eat inside or in an enclosed screened area with a great view. Prompt service with pleasant wait staff. Pricey but large portions, also side salads are plentiful. Two days in a row, although they had french fries,...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nice location with a view. Great staff and the food is fantastic! Second time eating here with family and we enjoyed ourselves both visits.

Thank bekland2017
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We ordered the fish of the day (huge flounder, fresh, cooked well), burger (nothing special), and fish tacos. Good food, great view (right on the marina with lots of boat activity), okay service (removed plate before one of us was done - "Are you finished?"...More

Thank RoseofTexas
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Surf Rider is our first choice for something one step up from the national chains. It is a local chain with I think 5 locations. All but one location is at a Marina and has access by boat as well as car. My wife and...More

Thank Ed B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Rens Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662-1644
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Poquoson
  • Phone Number: +1 757-868-0080
Phone: 757-868-0080 Also on Facebook at "Poquoson Surfrider."
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