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Riptides

11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
+1 804-748-8899
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“shrimp” (31 reviews)
“frog legs” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
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1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I stopped by for a quick lunch. I had a blackened swordfish sandwich (without the bun) and my husband had the oyster po-boy. The swordfish was melt-in-your-mouth delicious, but the portion was on the small side. My husband's po-boy came with fried...More

Thank DiFromVA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with friends. The service was good and the food was great. I ordered the grilled mahi tacos and they were huge. Another order was fish and chips. Two more had the rockfish and we were all pleased with our choices. There’s...More

Thank SharonB2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is consistently good. I find it a little pricey for the atmosphere. The service is just standard,

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood and very good non-seafood offerings. This place is always busy, even when other restaurants are slow. Very nice atmosphere.

Thank dkejharris
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had the gator tails as appetizer. Everyone liked it. Had the mahi mahi butter dill. It was great. Left me wanting more. Also had the clam chowder very very good. Highly recommend it. Hopefully there is time while in town to go back.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Where do I start....first it was a Saturday around 5;00 and they were not very busy. It took at least 10 minutes before our server acknowledge us. The coconut shrimp and hush puppy appetizers were very good...it goes down hill from there... My daughter's crab...More

Thank rockets77
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Fried oysters were micro-sized; any good seafood restaurant would have rejected there from a provider- absolutely pathetic. Prime rib was so tough I had to reject it. Not a good experience. Great place to hang out if you don't eat the food. Bummer....

1  Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, the crab cakes and fried shrimp are my favorites. Prices are reasonable. Nice casual or business atmosphere.

Thank GivingMooreLove
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have eaten at Riptides several times and have always had great food. We enjoy the patio when weather permits. The daily specials are always very good.

Thank Gammaw536
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've been a longtime patron. I've seen it grow from a relatively meager beginning to the great place it is now. Highly recommend. A variety of food on the menu to satisfy the seafood lover in you. The choices of desserts are good also. Highly...More

Thank rwharrris
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TeacherLori4th
4 July 2017|
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Response from debbie e |
I don't believe so. However, I recently went on a Friday night. The parking lot was packed so I assumed we would have a wait, but we didn't. We were seated immediately.
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Joan S
29 September 2016|
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Response from Eric L | Reviewed this property |
snow crab legs. I think it comes on the "sampler"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11212 Iron Bridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-8899
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