There are many dockside restaurants in Virginia Beach and Hampton, offering docking for boaters and fantastic views. Here are a few highlights..
VIRGINIA BEACH restaurants by water:
Chick’s Oyster Bar– 2143 Vista Circle Virginia Beach 23451 Known for their great wings, nachos and fresh seafood along with a great happy hour and the best views. They offer both indoor and outdoor seating with a huge new addition great for entertaining featuring a bigger bar and tons of TV’s. It’s the perfect on the water spot!
Buoy 44– 4536 Ocean View Ave. Virginia Beach 23455 At this waterfront location they have a relaxed atmosphere where you can sit back with a cocktail and enjoy the amazing sunsets. They offer 2 bars, 2 dining areas and an outdoor patio that overlooks the beach and Chesapeake Bay.
The Back Deck – 3323 Shore Dr. Virginia Beach 23451 Having a good day on the water? Bring your fresh catch to The Back Deck, they will buy fresh caught fish directly off the boat, they will cook it for you to enjoy at home or on their back deck with a perfectly mixed cocktail. The restaurant is beautifully situated overlooking the Lynnhaven River.
Big Sam’s– 300 Winston Salem Ave. Virgina Beach 23451 Tie up at Rudee Inlet and enjoy some casual dining at Big Sam’s. They offer breakfast starting at 7am; enjoy a crab omelet or finish off the evening with some delicious fish or shrimp tacos. Whether you want southern fried goodness or fresh cali mex at Big Sam’s you don’t have to choose.
Rudee’s Restaurant – 227 Mediterranean Ave. Virginia Beach 23451 At Rudee’s On the Inlet they prepare a variety of steak, fresh seafood, and American style food to please your taste buds! Swing on down to the cabana bar (weather permitting) for fresh cocktails and cornhole. Rudee’s always has a fresh catch of the day brought in from working vessels at the Marina.
HAMPTON restaurants by water:
Barking Dog– 4330 Kecoughtan Rd. Hampton VA Bring the boat down to Sunset Creek in downtown Hampton and enjoy a fresh spin on an old favorite. This place serves up quite an exotic spin on the good ole classic hot dog; topped with baked beans, bacon and mustard this “Lucha Libre Dog” is not just your old chili dog.
Deadrise– 100 McNair Dr. @ Ft. Monroe 23651 NEW! Located in historic Ft. Monroe, easily accessible by boat. They are offering up all the seafood classics. It appears their burgers are a fast favorite this is surely a place to check out when leaving from Hampton. Great location, beautiful sunsets!
Surf Rider Restaurant– 1 Marina Rd. Hampton VA 23669 With many locations across the seven cities, their considered a local favorite. Serving up award winning she crab, dips and crab cakes along with all your favorite southern seafood classics. They are situated conveniently for Carefree Boat Club members at the Blue Water Yacht Club.