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784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
+1 804-758-2871
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (203 reviews)
“oyster stout” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
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Reviewed today

This is the spot to go any time of day when it is nice outside. You can sit in the sun or shade . There are a few tables inside for chilly or inclement weather but the real treat is being outside. They have a...More

Thank NCtraveler79
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a light dinner at Merroir's and thoroughly enjoyed every bite. We each had a dozen of the oysters on the 1/2 shell; 4 each of the local varieties that were farmed from local farms. Out standing! We only has a dozen each because...More

Thank labrador47
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were so fortunate to have a warm sunny day in mid-October to enjoy our great meal outdoors. It's a lovely view of the river and marina and watching the crazy cormorants flying around. We happen to hit at shift change but had two very...More

Thank Cazzie49
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was really excited to eat here. It was recommended to me, and after a day of really tasty foods, I was hoping it lived up to the hype. I was disappointed. Had the roasted oysters. Being from Louisiana, roasted oysters mean with butter and...More

Thank smedson
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will drop some money here but there is a good vive and good Oysters. Take some friends and enjoy.

Thank AnneinVirginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been going here for years (our daughter used to bring her baby doll and she’s in her teens now) and have done a disservice by not sending in a review. Great view. Great staff. Great rappahanock oysters. Great beers on tap. We love this...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I are lunch here for the first time. We had bake oysters, steamed clams and baked oysters with country ham. Everything was fresh and delicious. We ate outside and enjoyed the beautiful background. You must try this one!

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place for some crazy fresh seafood served simply. A place not to miss! Had scallops with sautéed squash along with two oyster dishes that did not disappoint. Thanks Capt Gene!

Thank JohnBa3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yum. Oysters! Get the stuff in muffin ferq sure. Paul enjoyed lamb and clam stew (spicy). Parking a challenge even today...come early or late...but come!!

Thank happywaterdog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met people in Mathews who said we must drive up here for the seafood. Well the 35 minute drive was wonderfully rewarded. Do go. It is a simple venue beside the bay near a marina that serves wonderful oysters - raw, baked, angels on...More

Thank linskitours
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16 June 2017|
Response from DELAWHERE58 | Reviewed this property |
so much to see, and neat little towns to explore and wineries. But I would not make it a day trip, do at least one night stay.
Stephen v
16 June 2017|
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Response from HelinCG | Reviewed this property |
Have no clue! Call them and ask!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 Locklies Creek Rd, Topping, VA 23169-2085
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Topping
  • Phone Number: +1 804-758-2871
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A riverfront gourmet oyster tasting house featuring the celebrated farms of Rappahannock Oyster Company. Also enjoy 4 craft brews on tap, dozens of world-famous wines and bottled beers, and an always-changing menu of small-plate delicacies.
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