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Ships Cabin Seafood Restaurant - CLOSED

4110 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518-1616
+1 757-362-4659
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible33%
13 May 2014
“I would like to give a good review to at least on restaurant in Norfolk”
2 Feb 2014
“Now Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
4110 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518-1616
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

I ate there 6 months ago. Glad they are closed. A lot of these restaurants need to be closed down. Great location though,

1  Thank customer310
Reviewed 3 February 2014

Building is now for sale :->} Location is wonderful so hopefully some new owners will revitalize this Norfolk landmark.

2  Thank Chili J
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Went to the Ships Cabin Seafood Restaurant for a friends birthday for appetizers and drinks. Since the restaurant is right on the Chesapeake Bay the view of the bay was great. However, the drinks were okay, though nothing special. The appetizers we had were lousy....More

2  Thank onevagent
Reviewed 8 September 2013

The smell as you walk in the front door is so unappealing, for a moment, I thought they had a chemical spill of some sort (bleach? moth bolls? disinfectant?). Whatever it is it certainly is not appetizing. We should have walked out right there...Red Flag...More

1  Thank Wrapitupnow
Reviewed 28 July 2013

They say when a restaurant goes bad it's from the top on down that causes this???? Well.... let me tell you it's very true. We did not meet the owner however but the # 1 Mgr./ Hostess was was nice but about 90 yrs. old...More

5  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Just tear it down and start over! A sad night out for a once regal dining experience. I use to go here as far back as the 80's, but after the original owner sold out, it has been hit or miss. Decided on an unfortunate...More

3  Thank JT P
Reviewed 24 June 2013

This used to be a good restaurant in its day, We went here for a birthday party for a good friend of ours and their was nothing but complaints. They had good drinks but the food was not worth eating or paying for. We had...More

4  Thank brendar1618
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We had a very nice dinner. Our waitress was very nice and the food was very good. We also watched the sail boat race while we ate.. Very nice. It could use a make over in the deco dept. everything is a bit old but...More

2  Thank SunshineDiane
Reviewed 15 April 2013

This at one time was one of my favorite restaurants. My friend and I stumbled upon it one night when traveling back from Virgnia Beach. We were surprised that it turned out to be so good. It was so good in fact that I have...More

Thank RL35
Reviewed 4 January 2013

My husband and I decided to do something a little nicer and different for dinner one weekend so we went down the road to a restaurant that we had never been to but see a full parking lot quite often. It was better for my...More

Thank workingclasslass
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4110 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518-1616
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-362-4659
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