We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dockside Restaurant

700 Jordan Point Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860-8249
+1 804-541-2600
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (11 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
700 Jordan Point Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860-8249
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (117)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I stopped in the Dockside recently for a late lunch and it was a most pleasant experience. With a large selection of seafood on the menu, I decided on the Broiled Seafood Platter and it was great. With shrimp, scallops, crabmeat, lobster meat, fish, oysters...More

Thank Sanquhar04
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant sits behind a horrible delapated motel.The beautiful inside and water view kind of makes up for the outside,The staff is still learning the menu the $15 dollar hamburger is ok but they really should consider fresh cut fries to accommodate that expensive buger.My...More

Thank sylvià b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were coming back from Williamsburg and decided to stop here and have a nice meal. Boy was I wrong. The food tasted all frozen. Nothing fresh. Would not go back unless I found out they had new ownership or at least...More

Thank Boo B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a perfect view of the water. A nice breeze blows on to the dock seating area. That is where the positives stop unfortunately. The servers were nice but have been trained to apologize before the meal even starts. Not a good sign....More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful James River view. Great seafood and more. Good prices. Worth the drive if you're in the area.

Thank Lin C
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Dockside for lunch with a tour group. The waitress was helpful and brought our meal in a short time. I had the crab cake sandwich . It was very good with a lot of crab. This was a good meal.

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This place is horrible I should have read the reviews before I tried it. Food sucks management sucks service sucks. How is it still open?

1  Thank Mark J
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant and what a surprise. We had scallops that were perfect. The slaw was very good also as well as other side dishes. It was very inexpensive at lunch. They have a terrific water view with seating on a deck. I...More

Thank KatNewYorkCity
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Located just over a tall James River bridge South of scenic Route 5 in Hopewell, this was a fun find. Even though we visited on a cold blustery day, the warm wood dining room with sweeping river views made us feel at home. Only one...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great food, great service, wonderful staff all around. The view of the James River at sunset was amazing, the food was as good as the view.

Thank Dick S
Nearby Restaurants
K & L Barbecue
116 reviews
6.66 km away
Upper Shirley Vineyards
99 reviews
5.61 km away
The Boathouse at City Point
17 reviews
6.25 km away
Amore Pizzeria
11 reviews
7.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Berkeley Plantation
354 reviews
4.17 km away
General Grant's Headquarters at City Point
56 reviews
4.87 km away
Shirley Plantation
317 reviews
5.38 km away
Weston Plantation
26 reviews
7.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dockside Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Jordan Point Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860-8249
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: +1 804-541-2600
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing