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Bubba's Seafood Restaurant & Crabhouse

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3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 481-3513
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08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Virginia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Oh my! The portions are super huge!! I had the salmon. There was enough for two meals. Others had the crab cakes & there was enough for two. The she crab soup was good. I'd give it 7 out of 10.

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Thank tralam1
Elmer, New Jersey
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Returning to Bubba's is much like coming home. It makes you feel good! Light lunch of steamed shrimp, fresh made tuna salad, hush puppies and their fabulous cole slaw. Oh and cold beer too!. Everything was spot on and tasty and our server was wonderful. Recommend Bubba's without reservation

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Thank JFORTESCUE
Annapolis, Maryland
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our waitress was super friendly and attentive. The she crab soup was really good and flavorful. The scallops with veggies entree was fresh and filling! A local woman makes snickers cheesecake and it is served at the restaurant, it was so delicious! The back porch seating area is a beautiful place to sit for dinner. Seeing boats pass by and... More 

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Thank imrachk_
Maryland
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've been visiting bubbas for years, I was told it got sold under new mgmt. Not sure but this is not the same place it was when we first started going. It seems the same, but the food quality has gone downhill and the staff is not as well trained. I ordered a whole "Sea Bass" from the specials. I... More 

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Thank mattmobley
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great atmosphere to see the sun setting over the water. The wait staff was super nice. I got the calamari which was so-so but reminded me more of clam strips and calamari. Then I tried the she crab soup which tasted like it came out of a can (seriously… Don't order it it's a waste of taste buds).... More 

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Thank Christine R
Bartonsville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

What could be better? Great fish dishes. The most unbelievable cole slaw ever in addition to great drinks and great service.

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Thank CJVogt
Newport News, Virginia
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183 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Have been coming here for two decades. About 25 miles from our home so hit it generally when going up or down the Eastern Shore. 90% of the time we are there midday. They have same menu all day so if in mood for a full entrée you're in luck. Generally wait staff are young women but never had one... More 

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Thank M C
Norfolk, Virginia
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853 reviews
610 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Bubba's for a late lunch and enjoy the incredible views. I had a Bacon Cheeseburger and Cole Slaw my wife had She Crab Soup, Ceasar Salad and grilled Tuna. Friendly staff and delicious food. We visited before summer when they get crazy busy and parking becomes a nightmare. The views are gorgeous of the Lynnhaven Inlet.

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Thank boxshop
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is our GO TO place when we just want great seafood. Their crab legs (who knew they could be so much better!) are the best, ever. Their she crab soup is loaded with crab meat and is a good starter to share (very filling) For a smaller meal go for the broiled crab cake with slaw. The dressing for... More 

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Thank michele b
Norfolk, Virginia
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622 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

You can nearly teach over and touch the water from your table. The crab cake was a good size and the Cole slaw was fresh. It's a little pricey but crab cakes have earned their good reputation. The view was great on the deck this last day of February. The wait staff was fine. The interior however looked as appealing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 481-3513

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?