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Black Pelican

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1625 Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320-2838
+1 757-424-3171
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wahoo” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“shrimp” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1625 Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320-2838
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is consistently good. It's also great for larger groups. I would call ahead to accommodate group. Great chicken salad and salads. Fast friendly service.

Thank Tracey J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Black Pelican withing weeks of opening. Of course, had to wait 15 min.....not so bad. The food was very good but for the price of the entrees....I would not go back. I can get better for less $. If it had been...More

Thank mireland53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First 2 trips fine. Had daily specisls. 3rd trip got food poisoning from a salad? other people I know love it, but I Won't be back. Bar area small. This location is an expansion of the original in nags head. Nags head location much better.

Thank janetmcelhanon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant always has a number of good fresh fish options. It has wonderful fresh lunch specials each day and discounts on wine during happy hour. Great food!

Thank SFarley90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this location many times and have always been impressed! The Rissoto is fantastic, appetizers amazing! The Key Lime pie is the best in the area and the libations.....well, you be the judge!

Thank budowskyeric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, we dragged another couple along who wanted a reasonably priced meal at a relaxed restaurant. Black Pelican came to my mind immediately. This was our third visit there; first time for our friends. The girls ordered wine which they enjoyed. Us guys were driving...More

Thank ikespop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fresh and tasted great but nothing was offered broiled or baked. The fish and shrimp were nicely done. You can hurt yourself with the house made dessert. Friendly service.

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very good seafood. Recommend the specials. Decent selection of beers, including some on tap. Wine list was limited but sufficient.

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

As the title says, we had some great food but the service was even better. Our server, Taylor is a wonderful young woman, very bright and perfectly attentive - her manager, Terri, was great and gave us an informative behind-the scenes tour. My only regret...More

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We dine here 3-4 times a month. The food has always been excellent along with the service. They always have daily specials on their menu to enjoy.

Thank skillywee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320-2838
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake
  • Phone Number: +1 757-424-3171
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