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Surf Rider - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner


Lunch, Dinner, After-hours

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Tuna Bites
grilled or spicy cajun
Steak Bites
beef tenderloin grilled or spicy cajun
Shrimp Cocktail
served with cocktail sauce
Crab Cocktail
6 oz’s of the finest jumbo lump
Calamari (fresh)
extra crisp with marinara sauce
Cup $3.99
Bowl $4.99
Soup Of The Day
Cup $4.99
Bowl $5.99
Seafood Soup Of The Day
House Salad
crisp greens with tomatoes, broccoli, carrots and cucumbers
Greek Salad
romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, pepperoncini, kalamata olives, feta cheese finished with our special feta cheese vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce, shredded parmesan, croutons and the best caesar dressing in town!
add any of the following to your salad to make a meal:
Blackened Chicken
Cold Shrimp
Grilled Tuna
Grilled Tenderloin Of Beef
One Of Our Famous Crab Cakes
served with choice of two vegetables or steamed broccoli
Filet Mignon
8 ounces hand cut daily and grilled to order
10 ounces of the most flavorful cut
Add Mushrooms $1.0
Add Cheese $1.0
Hamburger Steak
a generous size portion of angus beef topped with grilled onions and gravy
Pork Chops
2 center cut chops seasoned and grilled or fried golden brown
Doughties Bbq Plate
8 ounces of doughties famous hand pulled bbq
Mega Blt Wrap
a new twist on a classic with bistro sauce
Black And Blue Tuna Wrap
blackened tuna with lettuce, tomato, bacon, red onion and blue cheese
For An Additional $2.0
Chicken Caesar Wrap
make it a grilled tuna or steak caesar
Fried Chicken Tender Wrap
with honey mustard sauce
For An Additional $2.0
Chicken Greek Wrap
make it a grilled tuna or steak greek
all sandwiches and wraps served with old bay chips and your choice of toppings. substitute french fries for $1.49 add a 1/2 crabcake to any sandwich for $3.99
Shrimp Salad
house made, delicately seasoned. served on a roll or as a wrap
Add A 1/2 Crab Cake For An Additional $3.99
Grilled Tuna
Add A 1/2 Crab Cake For An Additional $3.99
Grilled Chicken Breast
Fresh Chicken Tenders
Chicken Salad
served on a roll or a wrap
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

this is a go-t0 place, esp on your way to or from the beach. not gourmet but really good, and service is fine

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank rustyroohoo
Reviewed 6 October 2016

One of the better crab cakes in the area, and if you aren't driving, you have to treat yourself to their signature "Rum Runner", or better yet perhaps two of them! While I haven't had dessert there in a while due to always being too...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank lsbernst
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Frequently dine at Surf Ryder and have eaten at several locations. Food is always delicious. Great service. No waiting.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank cathy b
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The cool breeze blew thru the restaurant like we were seated on some Island. The smell of the salt air mixed with the fresh prepared seafood. The large ceiling fan moves air thru the restaurant, but may take you napkin away, or blow your menu....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank mikemarsala
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Surf Rider is one of my favorite places to go in the VA Beach area. While it is a (small) chain of restaurants, each one if different with it's own character. Don't get me wrong, the food is consistent and very good at all locations,...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank davidpU9254YX
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We went to the Hampton Surfrider Restaurant lastnight, the wait wasn't too long, and the service was pretty good also. The problem we had with all 4 dinners, they were cold when they hit the table. The steak and crabcake combo was cold, the hushpuppies...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Frank4861
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This is your standard mom and pop fried seafood restaurant except the crab cakes are spectacular. All crab, minimal fillet, no shell! As for their special broccoli, it's just steamed broccoli (a head of it) with hollandaise. Stick with the crab cakes!

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Erica B
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I had the crab cakes, which are really baked crab in a dish! SO this means not much filler, just yummy crab meat. I also had broccoli as a side, and it was good too. Definitely a place to try.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank WendyHMartin
Reviewed 3 October 2015

A Norfolk chain of Seafood resturants that are very enjoyable. Always good food, cold drinks, friendly service and plentiful food. There are several other locations through out Hampton and VA Beach.

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank jrtravers
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This was my 2nd visit to the Surf Rider. I've been thinking about their crab cakes for over a year. I think they were better this year! Totally delicious! I ordered the 1 crab cake platter that comes with 2 sides. The sides were tasted...More

Date of visit: July 2015
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