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Capt. Groovy's Grill and Raw Bar

8101 Shore Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2429
+1 757-965-4667
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (53 reviews)
“wings” (23 reviews)
“crab mac” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8101 Shore Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2429
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were just roaming around Norfolk on our way to the Botanical Gardens (which are also awesome) and came across this place. Nice staff, good menu, $2 Red Stripes, good ambience. Between the three of us we had the burger with crab, mussels, and nachos....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited here for lunch one Sunday after going to the botanical Gardens. We really want some good seafood. The food and service was just average. We sat outside which was nice and the wait staff was good but there no reason to drive across...More

Thank Eddie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wide variety of fish dishes, salads, burgers, clams and oysters and sandwiches. Excellent bar for mixed drinks and beers with some wines. Service is great and friendly. Good for friends and family.

Thank JoeF41
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is pretty good and the wings on Monday night are cheap and delicious. Sit outside if you can. Beer is always cold.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner there last night. I had an awesome salmon dish with rice pilaf and grilled veggies. Everything was cooked perfectly. I also had a bloody mary oyster shooter that was great. The place has a relaxing atmosphere, our waitress was very nice, our...More

Thank Mike0311USMC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit and I was impressed. Service was fast and friendly. My grilled flounder and potatoes were perfect! I'll be back!

Thank MargaritaDoug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our food was delicious and the waitress was friendly and helpful. Would definitely go back to Captain groovy's in the future!

Thank Marshallfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We originally went here to eat on a Friday night. The wait was 45 minutes, so we went somewhere else. We came back early on Saturday night. We got there during happy hour. Wine, beer, wings and clams were 1/2 price. Cha-ching!!!! Great wings. My...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us and we went here for dinner. We had the worst experience, both food and drinks were awful. Never again.

Thank Joan1914
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have lived in the area for a couple of years, and decided to give Capt. Groovy's a try. Are we glad we did!!!!! some of the best food we have had in some time. There are several areas to sit...inside, a sun room type...More

Thank chflounder1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you take reservations?
8 July 2016|
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Response from Mary V | Reviewed this property |
For parties of 6 or more.
Is there a dress code?
7 September 2015|
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Response from tdubb62 | Reviewed this property |
Very casual. We had on shorts and tee shirts. Enjoy the food!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Shore Dr, Norfolk, VA 23518-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-965-4667
  • E-mail
Grill and raw bar offering fesh local seafood. Funky eclectic decor with outside dining on covered patio. Weekly Chef Specials created by award winning chef David Watts. Monday-Saturday $6 lunch specials, daily Groovy Daddy specials 4-7pm and brunch on Sunday. Something good is always happening at Captain Groovy's.