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Etta's Channel Side Restaurant

7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
+1 757-336-5644
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (50 reviews)
“crab cakes” (97 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We haven't eaten in Etta's for years. We deiced to try it this year, we were so pleased we did. Their menu is fun and interesting. We've gone a few times and everything we've tried has been marvelous. It's a small but tastefully decorated restaurant....More

Thank tchrmsms
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I feel like this place is attempting to be too fancy. The view is wonderful, but the ambiance makes the place feel stuffy. Homemade salad dressings would add something. The scallops were very good and quite a large portion. The crab cakes were amazing with...More

Thank mrsmcbwv
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely restaurant with a beautiful view. Nice atmosphere and great food. The crab imperial and crab cakes were wonderful.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Golden battered shrimp Was great, tasted awesome. Porkchop was excellent . Hush puppies were very good .salad refreshing .

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here last weekend, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We got here not long after they opened at 5:00 pm, so it wasn't at all crowded, and the service was great. I had one of the day's specials, called the Crab Duo. It...More

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Off the main drag, but as waterfront dining as you can get in Chincoteague. Sat outside in the screened in porch and had a great dinner of local shrimp, and of course, hush puppies. Definitely a worthwhile trip, with excellent service - really a must...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had wonderful dinner. The food was great and the view is outstanding. Go there you will not be disappointed. The owners are very nice and friendly. Try it you will love it.

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat on the porch and enjoyed the beautiful night. The view was lovely. The staff was super friendly and helpful and the food was high quality. It's nice to get out of the busy area and enjoy a more romantic dinner.

Thank Jhn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will have a view of the water while you dine. The food is excellent and service great. Free parking on site.

Thank janet s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my! Etta's is a charming, lovely restaurant in Chincoteague. Nora, the hostess, is simply the best. The food is flavorful and no one rushes you or the door. Truly 5 stars.

Thank francisca rivas j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7452 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-5644
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