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Dockside Seafood Market & Mrna

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$$ - $$$
Northeast Virginia Beach
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3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
+1 757-481-4545
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We go here at least once, and usually twice, every time we visit VA Beach. We enjoy their crab leg dinner very much! Great meal at a good price.

Thank DJC-MK
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually come here twice a month. The views are so beautiful, it is worth to go when the weather is nice. You can still enjoy it from the inside but it is not the same. Sometimes is a little hard to get a table, especially on weekends around dinner time, it gets crowded. What we do is go there... More 

Thank Cristina r
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I turned 60 this year and traveled to Virginia Beach just a few days later. There was no question that I'd head back to Dockside for a belated birthday dinner. It was election day evening so we sat in the quiet, second dining room, away from the active bar and TVs showing a variety of news coverage. The second dining... More 

Thank Susan_long_island
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146 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to be able to dine on the deck on a beautiful November evening. Portions were large so since many of us were traveling, we were able to send the left overs home with one of our group who lives in the area.

Thank Rosalee E
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I love to eat here every chance I get. I love sitting on the deck and watching the boats and dolphins swim by. The food is always great and good portions. Definitely the best crab cakes I can find anywhere. There's also a fresh fish market connected to the restaurant.

Thank Davedawg77
Southampton, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Catch of the day (Sheepshead) was excellent, really well cooked and very tasty. Our party tried other seafood dishes and all were very good. Good selection of ales and service was very good too. Highly recommended.

Thank Sail1960
Norfolk VA
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I have eaten here several time and this is our favorite seafood restaurant now. Try there 2-crabcake entree and also their stuffed shrimp. Tremendous! And for drinks their Mojitos, multiple flavors, are awesome!. The service is probably the fastest we've experienced in any restaurant. We've noticed all of their servers and busting their a.. and are cheerful... More 

Thank JazzGuitarist
Winona, Minnesota
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I had the crab stuffed shrimp and my husband had seafood platter. They were both fantastic. Enjoyed sitting on the deck watching the sunset. A must if you are visiting Virginia Beach.

Thank Dawn G
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234 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent local spot for a meal with a view. Situated on the water with adequate outside seating. Great service; friendly and helpful waitstaff. The crab cake sandwich is very good and not a lot of filler. The oysters are succulent and fried to perfection. Adequate children's menu. Fresh seafood, wine, and other local products available for purchase... More 

Thank Mike M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We spontaneously picked Dockside Seafood rest on a Friday night. We thought it would be crowded, however it was about 1/2 capacity. My concern was the noise level but the hostess sat us on a nice table by the door leading to the dockside. The meal was good, prices were a bit higher than expected, specially off season. Nonetheless, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-4545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?