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Rockafeller's Restaurant

€€ - €€€, American, Seafood
308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
+1 757-422-5654
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
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Reviewed 5 days ago

although it was dark we could still see a number of impressive boats along the adjacent pier....ambience is very casual but pleasant.....hush puppies were quite good as were the raw oysters of the day...3 of us ordered the Tidewater Steam bucket...my wife and daughter seemed...More

Thank omar47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my wife to Rockafeller’s for dinner. We celebrated our birthdays ( both in November). First let me tell you about the service. From 1 to 10, it was 11. We were never in want for drinks. The server checked back with us several...More

Thank Albert D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Seafood on the beach! Top quality food excellent service! Worth the drive to eat here by the water! Highly recommend!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have to go on Thursday for my favorite, lobster night. We start with happy hour at the bar tables. Great house wine and oysters Rockefeller. Then we order our lobsters. Love it!

Thank Doris Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sit outside upstairs and enjoy the view of the boats and water. Good food. We went early with a large group and had no problem getting in.

Thank megperry1
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Right on Rudee's Inlet, this is a great place to watch birds, boats and eat good grub. We had the early bird special of Caesar salad, a large portion of fried flounder, red boiled potatoes and fresh green beans, and a wonderful slice of Key...More

Thank Charity T
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good seafood just "on" the sea, friendly atmosphere and not so expensive ! What do you pretend more ?

Thank paolo c
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Came here based on reviews and I have to say.. the food is fantastic!!! Had the seafood sampler app, oysters rockefeller were amazing, the shrimp bbq was so good I can eat it all day, crab cake and clams casino were good as well.. I...More

Thank Claudine E
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I have known of Rockafeller's for years but never took the trip that far out. I wish we had. We had a wonderful time for my husband's birthday. We had a reservation, arrived about 20 mins early, and was seated right away.Not bad for a...More

Thank mrsemh
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here and got their early bird special. Service and atmosphere were good. The portions were small and the food was just mediocre. We were hungry when we left. We got a small salad, a quarter cup of potatoes and veggies, our entree and...More

Thank angeleyes27
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25 April 2017|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Thursday night-look forward to seeing you!
11 November 2015|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Sorry but we are a restaurant and not a hotel. But we would love to have you visit us when you come to Virginia Beach. Please go to our website and check out our menu! Let me know if you would like a hotel recommendation... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
    (Winston Salem Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Catch the Wave to Rockafeller's on Virginia Beach's hybrid electric trolleys! Trolley stops are available up and down the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Simply take the trolley to the 5th Street stop, then you will have a short and pleasant walk down Winston Salem Avenue (note it is the same as 5th St.). This deadends into Rockafeller's parking lot.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-422-5654
  • E-mail
When visiting Rockafeller's, one of Virginia Beach's landmark family owned and operated seafood restaurants located on Rudee Inlet, customers can expect a casual atmosphere and a menu with endless options, featuring fresh local seafood, steaks, pasta, sandwiches, Sunday Brunch, three course early bird specials and more! Our chalkboard specials will provide you with the freshest fish and seafood offerings available in Virginia Beach. Don't forget that Rockafeller's award winning homemade desserts offer the perfect way to finish off your dining experience . While there they can also feel good knowing that by supporting Rockafeller's they are also supporting one of the first Virginia Green restaurants. Large parties are always welcome with private banquet facilities which can accommodate groups from 9 to 90. Rockafeller's is committed to great service, freshly prepared food and environmental excellence.
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