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Mallards at the Wharf

2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
+1 757-787-8558
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (97 reviews)
“fish tacos” (21 reviews)
“flatbread” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good seafood and beer! Very good staff and chef! People and weather excellent! I will back here next year!

1  Thank _marekart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a week-long visit to Chincoteague, we ventured out to see Onancock on a cold, rainy November day. We enjoyed the view from the window near our table of the dock and bay - even the rain, it was lovely at lunchtime. My brother said...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and loved it. Special was rock fish. Excellent. Waitress was really helpful. Definitely will return. BTW, nice little museum in the front.

Thank joebuz62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is very attentive. Food was good. Great for a casual night out but not a special occasion kind of place.

Thank obx1415
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I’m not sure who wrote the terrible review about the wedding reception a month ago but the menu sounds like my son’s wedding reception. I cannot express how wonderful the staff of Mallards was to work with and how great the food was. It’s true...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I had the shrimp and scallop lemon piccata. WOW! It was amazing. I only wish I lived in the area so I could go back and have it again! We came on a Friday Evening. It was a little cool to sit outside (generally my...More

Thank K M
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch, they have dinner as well. Very good food and right on the water so good view as well. The building is historic so there are exhibits to explore while you wait for your food to come.

Thank angelafE6000UX
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Try the crabcakes, fresh flounder (from the eastern shore), rockfish sandwich or fried green tomatoes and wash it down with any craft selection on tap. It can get a bit loud here, so if you are looking for something a bit quiet and romantic, ask...More

Thank EatLoveTravel17
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Traveled from quite a distance for a family wedding and was very disappointed with the reception dinner. Salads were placed on our tables 1 and 1/2 hours before we were able to eat them before the blessing and we were constantly shooing flies off the...More

Thank Cindy U
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Food was vey good. We both had the crab cakes. Atmosphere was well worth the 15 minute detour from our trip to obx. We hit just before sunset and the view on the bay was beautiful. The historic setting of the building wad neat also....More

1  Thank johnqV9428FZ
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18 August 2017|
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Response from mallardman | Property representative |
We allow pets to be leashed just outside our fence around the deck with a nice table under the shade right next to your furry friend, you can touch them through the fence. We also provide a nice cold bowl of water!!
Judy R
28 November 2015|
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Response from 4afrog | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure - I'd call them - I can and do eat everything -
Judy R
28 November 2015|
Response from Annette B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, some...11.30-8 wknds.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-8558
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Waterfront dining with an upscale casual seafood focused menu. Specializing in the use of Local, sustainable and fresh products with an award winning chef.
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