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“Favorite beach pub”
Review of Raven Restaurant

Raven Restaurant
Ranked #85 of 1,442 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My family who lives here recommended this place to us and every time we have eaten there, the food has been great. They have a kid friendly menus and the service is wonderful. I will be back.

Thank SWRS13
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

This restaurant is not an average place to eat. If you don't like the "chain" of fancy style, and look for something a bit "grittier", this is it. The food is spectacular, and you feel welcome by the very personable staff.

Thank Jill D
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

The Raven is the ONLY sidewalk rest in the beach area. You can sit in the outside patio area and see a full mile down the strip in both directions! It has been owned and operated by locals since the 60's, and has become an institution at the beach. Relatively unchanged for decades, it oozes ambiance and atmosphere.
And, the food is top notch. They owners only provide the finest quality, with nothing shorted.
It may not be what a lot of polished, snooty guests favor, but locals highly prize its uniqueness.
It's NOT a chain-style restaurant, but a one of a kind icon at the oceanfront.
The Raven is a best-kept local secret. I should know, I am a local who has dined there over 500
-Yes Five hundred- times over the past two decades, and would recommend it to anyone who wants a truly unique beach dining experience.

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Thank sentarian
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

This is a terrible restaurant. Terrible staff, terrible food, all around terrible service. Couldn't get anything right. Wouldn't recommend this to anyone. Will never eat here again

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Thank XxTearsLikeRainxX
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

We ate at the Raven for lunch on Saturday, Mar. 22nd. We had asked at our hotel (Boardwalk Resort Hotel) if they could recommend a good place to get burgers and sandwiches and they suggested this place.

Yes it does have a bar feel, but also family friendly. We ate in the sun room at the front of the restaurant and felt very comfortable out there with our eight year old daughter.

We all got some variation of a burger and everything was excellent. I’d say my cheeseburger was one of the best I’ve eaten lately. The prices were reasonable and you get a lot of food. A big burger and a nice pile of fries.

The service was great and everyone was friendly. We will definitely eat here on our next trip to VA Beach.

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Thank Tigger1031
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