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Mallards at the Wharf

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2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
+1 757-787-8558
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stopped at this restaurant on a whim after driving thru historic district, so happy we did!! The food was amazing, so fresh and delicious. We had the Rockfish sandwich and the BLFGT. I highly recommend both. The service was great and the view of the water made it that much more enjoyable.

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1 Thank TrainerNC
Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Went here based upon reviews and don't understand how this restaurant has gotten such high ratings other than maybe people don't know what fresh seafood is. or we just happened to hit a REALLY off day. We ordered the fried oyster and rockfish basket and it was absolutely some of the most disgusting food we have ever been served in... More 

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Parksley, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food is always great. If you are visiting the shore, you have to visit here. The seafood is awesome and the scenery is relaxing.

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1 Thank 100colleen
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner Sunday night. We ate outside practically on the dock at sunset - what a view! Service was prompt and attentive and the crab cakes are very flavorful with no filler. Good selection of desserts and the hot brownie is a chocoholic's delight.

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1 Thank Bob S
Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great crab bread appetizer and mussels. Awesome seafood! The staff is friendly. The food was seasoned and cooked to perfection and enjoyed the view of the bay. Just duck your head when you use the restroom. Lol Great beer selection too!

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Thank Sharon C
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I was there recently with friends and all of us ordered something different to try and pass around. Very happy we did! We had mussels, tuna bites, salmon, and more! Everything was delicious and well prepared. Excellent dinner location, we saw the sunset over the water. Gorgeous!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful dinner. My crab cake was very good. All the food was great. Onion rings were the best we have had anyplace. the only disappointment - there is only one soup -the soup of the day, which was Tomato Basil when we were there, so we didn't try it. We did have dessert which was delicious. Our waitress, Kellie B... More 

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Thank gypsy1995
Aberdeen, Maryland
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A great bar to sit outside and wind down from the day's activities. Stay long enough to hear the chef some out and serenade you. Great location right on the Onancock dock!

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Thank tlb1013
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by with the family for lunch. Sat outside, which was great given the waterfront location. Food was yummy, some of the best we had during our visit to the coast. Sandwiches were served with a bag of chips and a small serving of the side of the day (fresh potato salad for us). Menu included a nice variety of... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited Mallards twice during our weekend visit. Friday night we followed the sound of music and ended up on the deck listening to the Singing Chef Johnny Mo and his band! Great fun, moderately priced drinks and this was definitely the place to be in Onancock for nightlife. We went back for lunch on Sunday. The crab cake is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-8558
Description
Waterfront dining with an upscale casual seafood focused menu. Specializing in the use of Local, sustainable and fresh products with an award winning chef.

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