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“Extremely expeditious service”

Waterman's Surfside Grille
Ranked #5 of 1,422 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Price range: US$12 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
Description: Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
Bethesda, Maryland
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Extremely expeditious service”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We came here on a Sunday evening around 6 pm and were happy that we didn't have to wait. We ordered the appetizers and entrees and we were quite surprised that entrees were delivered 2 minutes after the appetizers, seems like the management wants people out as soon as possible!!!
As appetizers, the mussels are really good, especially the Thai mussels. The entrees, "only seafood" and "crab cakes" were also excellent! Overall reasonably price; we paid about $100 for 2 people for 2 margaritas, 2 starters and 2 entrees.
One advice on busy days, ask the entree to be served only once you are done with the starter!!

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good brunch”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Decent brunch compared to the other breakfast joints around, but the cocktails were overpriced for what you get.

Visited August 2014
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great food and service but could use some refinement”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

This restaurant was located very close to our hotel and offered a decent variety of seafood. We all enjoyed our meal and most of our drinks. We sent two drinks back because it wasn't to our liking and did not receive any problems in receiving another one. We did not like the ambiance or decor, it felt dreary and a bit sticky. . .it is unlikely we will return with so many other restaurants to try. It was nice to look out onto the beach while eating dinner.

Visited August 2014
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Glenmont, New York
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“"Good but Expensive"”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We came to eat here for our "seafood night" on the boardwalk. We sat outside which had an excellent view! But when we we got our food we didn't get a lot. The food was very good however, it is not worth the money for how much food you are getting. Like getting 7 little jumbo fried. shrimp. Overall, the food was good.

  • Visited July 2014
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Northwest NJ
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good but not great”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

If you're into a super noisy packed (on a Sun. night) family restaurant serving better than average food, then this is the place for you! Was disappointed in their signature She Crab Soup. Felt the spice overrode the taste of the crab. But the crab meat stuffed shrimp entre was excellent. My husband like his crab cakes, although he felt the sauce was nothing special. For the $$ they're raking in, should invest in improvements to dampen the sound.

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