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784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
+1 804-758-2871
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (224 reviews)
“stew” (17 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
11:30 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great crab cakes, oysters galore, sandy beach for outdoor seating at picnic tables. I think you will enjoy it

Thank Jane Susan F
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended the Merroir to us. The food was fresh and delicious. The atmosphere was very relaxing as we sat outside and watched the boats come in. We look forward to our next visit to the area just so we can stop in again.

Thank Wenchhandle
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We were referred to this bayside local tasting room & our group found each dish absolutely fresh & delightful. Oysters several ways; the angel & bourbon bbq were amazing along with the steamed shrimp & clams. Fish tacos were also full of flavor. For dessert,...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We have been here repeatedly since 2014! The view is amazing and all the food is good, the oysters are so good, (get a sampler) taste all the different tastes they offer

Thank AshlandCouple
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Our group enjoyed a wonderful selection of oysters and enjoyed clams. My dinner was flounder and it was prepared perfectly!!!! The view of the River were fabulous!!! I’d happily go back if in that area again!

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Went to Merroir for dinner had had a good experience. The oysters were large and fresh. They have a menu great for just sitting down and tasting different items. They prepare oysters several different ways so finding a style you like will not be a...More

Thank highrevnr6
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

They revamped the outside with shelter from the sun (if you choose to sit outside). There are numerous picnic tables to get situated with a drink while waiting for your table. They have a bus type structure offering a few beers while you wait -...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Merroir is a must if you love oysters, because they always have all kinds. Be prepared to spend some time outside; there are more umbrellas now so there's more shade. Portion sizes tend to be small, but you can try lots of dishes without getting...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A tasting room [due to zoning restrictions], Merroir offers fabulous oysters and wonderful seafood plates, as well as a good beer and wine selection. Especially pleasant on a good day, one can sit outside under an umbrella and enjoy stunning water views of the Rappahannock...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Merroir has been one of our favorite restaurants since it opened. We savor warm, sunny days at their picnic tables with lifelong friends. Crisp, cool wine, wonderful oysters anyway your order them, stuffin muffins, great service. Never had a let down there yet. If we...More

Thank DRL615
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17 June 2017|
Response from DELAWHERE58 | Reviewed this property |
so much to see, and neat little towns to explore and wineries. But I would not make it a day trip, do at least one night stay.
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16 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Topping
  • Phone Number: +1 804-758-2871
  • E-mail
A riverfront gourmet oyster tasting house featuring the celebrated farms of Rappahannock Oyster Company. Also enjoy 4 craft brews on tap, dozens of world-famous wines and bottled beers, and an always-changing menu of small-plate delicacies.
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