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Rockafeller's Restaurant

308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
+1 754-615-2425
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cornbread” (90 reviews)
“bbq shrimp” (34 reviews)
“crab cakes” (158 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate at Rockafeller's the last night of our last visit in 2014 and all felt that it was the best meal we had. We returned on the last night of our vacation this year, and felt the same way! We were greeted warmly at...More

Thank woldsb
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was the best seafood restaurant we dined at while in Virginia Beach. They have an interesting menu to choose from and the quality of the food served was excellent. Waitstaff were topnotch. We went on a Friday night and they were very busy. We...More

Thank travalingjack
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your kind remarks and we are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of eighteen was immediately seated. Servers arrived with menu choices and took orders for beverages. I had salmon which was very fresh and tasty. Everyone in the group liked their meals, especially dessert! We sat next to windows that allowed a view of...More

Thank Lertjr
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, atmosphere, and service. Our server, Sean, didn't even have to write down our orders. How does he do that? How does he remember all that? I can't even remember what I ate for breakfast.

Thank lewisjl9075
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

He is pretty amazing - that is a badge of honor for our staff! Thanks for your visit!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Have been here many times over the years. Always enjoy the view of Rudee Inlet and a more upscale dining experience that you can find on the boardwalk in this resort town. Seafood is good. But they have slipped from some of the excellence from...More

Thank EdHaze
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your comments and I will definitely put them in my menu file when we are reviewing it after the season. Was there something in particular that you did not like this visit? Thanks again for your visit and comments!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 11 enjoyed our dinner here on a Saturday evening. We were seated upstairs in what should have been a quiet area, however it was surprisingly noisy even though there were quite a few empty tables. Service was friendly but very slow.

Thank Crcb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met a friend for dinner here. We go to this Restaraunt each time we visit Virginia Beach. Food is tasty and cooked to order. Service is friendly and efficient. Bar service was quick. Atmosphere was great with a view of the inlet. You can...More

Thank LAD0306
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked a significant distance to get to the restaurant unaware that a storm was approaching about an hour away. The restaurant was at full capacity so we had our dinner at the bar. I had a drink mermaid which was really good. I ordered...More

Thank Kay B
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your visit to Rockafeller's!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent. Very friendly. The food was very good. iBook forward to a return visit. The crab cans were among my favorites.

Thank wjstrick
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great comments!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rockaffellers is a great seafood restaurant. The Oysters Rockefeller appetizer was wonderful. The crab cakes and the Wayfairers trio (Broiled crab cake, scallops and shrimp was wonderful. The prices were pretty high when you added in appetizer, salad coffee and dessert. The view of the...More

Thank paulream
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your comments and your visit!

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26 April 2017|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Thursday night-look forward to seeing you!
12 November 2015|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Sorry but we are a restaurant and not a hotel. But we would love to have you visit us when you come to Virginia Beach. Please go to our website and check out our menu! Let me know if you would like a hotel recommendation... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
    (Winston Salem Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Catch the Wave to Rockafeller's on Virginia Beach's hybrid electric trolleys! Trolley stops are available up and down the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Simply take the trolley to the 5th Street stop, then you will have a short and pleasant walk down Winston Salem Avenue (note it is the same as 5th St.). This deadends into Rockafeller's parking lot.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 754-615-2425
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When visiting Rockafeller's, one of Virginia Beach's landmark family owned and operated seafood restaurants located on Rudee Inlet, customers can expect a casual atmosphere and a menu with endless options, featuring fresh local seafood, steaks, pasta, sandwiches, Sunday Brunch, three course early bird specials and more! Our chalkboard specials will provide you with the freshest fish and seafood offerings available in Virginia Beach. Don't forget that Rockafeller's award winning homemade desserts offer the perfect way to finish off your dining experience . While there they can also feel good knowing that by supporting Rockafeller's they are also supporting one of the first Virginia Green restaurants. Large parties are always welcome with private banquet facilities which can accommodate groups from 9 to 90. Rockafeller's is committed to great service, freshly prepared food and environmental excellence.
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