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Surf Rider West

723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
+1 757-461-6488
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“flounder” (11 reviews)
“crab cakes” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to have a mid week treat. I had fried Shrimp,hush puppies and Cole Slaw. My wife had Baked Flounder with Cajun seasoning and Broccoli. The dinner was served fast and we enjoyed our meal. The staff were friendly. They were not as busy...More

Thank boxshop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch today, crab cakes weren't as good as at Oceana Blvd and neither were the fries. Husband got flounder large portion and he said it was very good. Service was slow although I have to say all employees I saw were moving as...More

Thank JudyE65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This time we were disappointed because our crab cake and side dishes had change. The bun was missing for the crab cake The waitress said it would cost a dollar extra for a bun. Because their steamer was broken we couldn't get broccoli so it...More

Thank Hhoppin
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We asked for a good seafood restaurant near our hotel and they told us to go here...not much on the menu to choose from and very limited side dishes. I had scallops and crab cake and the scallops were probably the worst I ever had...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Overnighting on the way to the OBX so we wanted to eat close to the hotel. That's about the only thing good about this place. Several was very poor..... the food simply blah blah blah.... don't waste your time here. I would drive out of...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you are in the area you have too stop in the Surf Rider West at 723 Newton Road, Phone No. 757-461-6488. You have to try their Bread pudding, and their Banana pudding also they are the best. The personnel are great also. My wife...More

Thank Ronbo55
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I was in search for good seafood, this location was recommended by the hotel staff. I was extremely disappointed by the slow service, food quality, (too greasy). May have been a bad day. I did take a pie to the hotel room but the waitress...More

Thank PW541
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I found this seafood establishment near my hotel. Located in a large shopping mixed use area. I believe it is one of 3 restaurantes. Locals made up the crowd. Staff young and friendly. I had a dozen farm raised local oysters on the half shell....More

Thank Q5820YDrobertp
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I spent two days in Norfolk on our way to visit family in South Carolina. Our hotel clerk suggested Surf Rider for dinner. What a pleasant surprise! I had their specialty crab cake and my husband had the scallops. Both were outstanding....More

Thank Dotcee
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I was in town on business and Surf Rider Seafood has several restaurants in the VA Beach area. The staff is always friendly and professional. The seafood is served hot and delicious. I ordered the Platter and received a large assortment of Scallops, Big Fantail...More

Thank Sandy R
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2 August 2015|
Response from Kiloplt | Reviewed this property |
Menu is online and prices were reasonable- some specials on the blackboard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502-3953
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-461-6488
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