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Dock of the Bay

103 Constitution Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704-1511
+1 757-337-8604
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (13 reviews)
“calamari” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 Constitution Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704-1511
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came into the Carrollton location tonight with a group of 8! It was our first time in! We were greeted with smiles and they promptly put a table together for us! We took advantage of the crab dip deal and it was a great potion...More

Thank Danben20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of 12. timely service was good, pleasant food was good. Pleasant surroundings. Nice view. I ordered fish tacos, it was plenty for a lunch. Definitely will eat there again.

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I actually came here looking for a brand new geocache and stayed for lunch. I ordered the crab cake sandwich - a good choice. The crab cake had lump crabmeat - I ordered it broiled so I could see the lumps! It came with lettuce...More

Thank GrandpaGene
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This was our 2nd visit. Just as good as our first. Unlike the first time, it was not crowded and we were seated quickly. Our server, Megan, was friendly and efficient. My daughter and I both ordered an oyster dinner (not on menu). The oysters...More

Thank pez-oz33
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The food her is very good. The Tempura shrimp in the tacos is superb!! Good amount of choices and the prices are reasonable. The staff is wonderful-every time I eat there!!

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We found the Dock of the Bay through TripAdvisor, and we really enjoyed lunch on a Sunday, after church. It's small, but it wasn't crowded at 12:30 PM. We ordered she crab soup and fried flounder, with a crab cake. Everything tasted delicious. The Dock...More

Thank Hiistory-Buff
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Two people in our group of four had really good shrimp tacos with pineapple Pico de gallo and Cole slaw. The shrimp were very fresh and had a crispy tempura coating. The sides of Cole slaw and crispy fries were good, too. The other two...More

Thank loves2travel49
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Always wonderful food and service. Better having half price wine on Wednesday! We have never had anything we did not like/love here! ! I like to call it a Portsmouth secret! we so love it here!! The food is always Great!!!

Thank fireflaim
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

So many restaurants in the Portsmouth area are not handicapped accessible. So firstly, we deeply appreciated the easy entrance ramp. And the really great spicy Bloody Mary. But the food is what makes me want to write home. Out server Meghan was awesomeness. And the...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Dock of the Bay offers a great special on Tuesday nights where two people can eat for $40.00. You get an appetizer, 2 entrees and 2 desserts. While the inside dining area is rather small, there is room to sit outside. The food was hot...More

Thank W B
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Margaret L
20 February 2016|
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Response from DDRUSN | Reviewed this property |
I'd say medium--$12-20 for dinner. I'd plan on $18.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Constitution Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-337-8604
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