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Surf Rider Restaurant

1 Marina Rd, Hampton, VA 23669-4548
+1 757-723-9366
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (135 reviews)
“seafood” (145 reviews)
“shrimp” (67 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Marina Rd, Hampton, VA 23669-4548
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Has a great view of the bay and Marina. Fast and very friendly service. Large portions with your meals.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is outstanding! The food is soooo good and the prices are very fair! I had the Broiled Seafood Platter and everything on it was fantastic. The crab cake was probably my favorite though.

Thank brabfarrow
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner on a Thursday evening and were seated immediately. The roasted oysters and calamari were awesome for starters. I had the seafood platter with broiled shrimp, scallops, and crab meat. It came with two sides. The view is spectacular especially at...More

Thank BeachesNwine
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant was pointed out to us on during a midday cruise on the Miss Hampton II. Based on that recommendation, we decided to have lunch there afterwards. It was as good as recommended. They were offering a luncheon special of broiled scallops which were...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 1 week ago

M family and I dinner at the Surf Rider. The food was very good. We had crab cakes, the broiled seafood platter, fried shrimp, and pork chops, everyone loved the food. The views of the Bay were very nice as well. I would definitely recommend...More

Thank Tracyite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to celebrate a family birthday. This is a quaint location so large parties usually have a long wait. The food was good. Service.. eh. The server didn't have the patience to make sure she got all allergy information correct. I may go...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surf Rider I went here because someone told me about this place. I was pleasantly surprised and the food was good. I had the crab dip, calamari and a local beer. I think that the crab dip could have had a little more crab meat...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a good causal dining experience. Not as "fancy" as I thought it was going to be, but the seafood was fresh , service was ok.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last week with my family and the food was great! They had lots of options that fit all of my family's tastes from my seafood loving daughter and husband, to my other daughter that will only eat chicken tenders. The service was very good...More

Thank jamipixler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the last evening of our business trip, my associates and I decided on seafood and I chose the Surf Rider - to mixed results. The Surf Rider is located on a marina, and one of my associates spent a good deal of time around...More

Thank drodrigz
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26 May 2017|
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Response from BURGESS-IN-VA | Reviewed this property |
No, there is not. But, Deadrise at Fort Monroe has patio on which you can eat. Good food too.
1 June 2016|
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Response from GrandpaGene | Reviewed this property |
Soft shells are in season - but you need to contact the restaurant itself for the definitive answer.
26 January 2016|
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Response from C. Scott E | Reviewed this property |
They have a nice wine list and a good selection of local beers. Prices, I'm not sure about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marina Rd, Hampton, VA 23669-4548
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 757-723-9366
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