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Sting-Ray's Restaurant

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26507 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310-5603
+1 757-331-1541
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Elizabethtown, PA
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Went there yesterday with our whole family in tow. Previous dining experiences there were very good, this one fell way short. Service was lacking, waitress delivered our food and never stopped again, despite having another table next to ours. Food was disappointing. We missed the breakfast menu, which switches to lunch at 11:00 am, and ordered off the lunch menu.... More 

Thank ckn3
Glen Allen, Virginia
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245 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

This place is great with no frills. From the slightly sweet cornbread to the broiled crabcake, the food is delicious and hearty. I came on recommendation and loved to choice of sides. The place has a charm that reminds me of the 1960s and 1970s.

Thank NationsMan
Surry, Virginia
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I seldom write a negative review, but something has changed here. Have been stopping at Stingrays since the early 1970s. Plan our ventures on the Eastern Shore to allow a stop for their wonderful seafood and soups. Unfortunately, this stop may be the last for quite a while. They were busy (and often are). The table was wiped, but sticky... More 

Thank Gilbert F
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stopped here twice while traveling. The food is good but not cheap. The eating area is ok. Just has some issues with flies I guess from the patrons coming in to pay for gas and to visit the gift shop.

Thank donnap162015
Elkton, Maryland, United States
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

This place is in the back of the ExxonMobil store, but don't let that dissuade you from coming. Great and friendly staff. The absolute, without a doubt , best coffee I have ever had!!!!! We had sausage gravy over biscuits, which was fantastic! Also had eggs, grits and country bacon, which is extremely salty! The ordering is done at the... More 

Thank Shaun B
Waldwick, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Holy Toledo -- if you have never had a sweet potato biscuit with grilled country ham, then you better stop here and have one (or 4). Heard about them from a local - as advertised - they were amazing! Cozy little diner inside a gas station type road side rest stop. I did not have anything -- these were really... More 

Thank Anthony D
Liberty Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Restaurant is small, & when we were there for supper it was very crowded. We decided to get our food to go after we had ordered it to eat in. Our waitress was wonderful. She made sure our order was boxed up to go. Our food was delicious.

1 Thank Ce S
Saratoga Springs, Utah
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

For several years we have enjoyed the home style food of this restaurant en route from south carolina to Chincoteague but our visit today was more than disappointing. The food was medocre at best and not low cost. Staff are friendly and were efficient but the food poor. We ordered the flounder sandwich ($13) and the luncheon three piece fried... More 

Thank charliecamel2363
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Great food! Most of all a great atmosphere with a mix of tourists and locals... Home cooked meals .Fresh catch .Good stuff Bobby

Thank vbva52
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Eat here every time down this way food away good and prices are fair . A good place to get a meal. The staff always seems nice and friendly to me. A very laid back atmosphere. A nice place to visit and eat or get a gift for a friend.

Thank captvictor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26507 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310-5603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Cape Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 757-331-1541

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?