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Hilda Crockett's Chesapeake House

16243 Main Street, Tangier Island, VA 23440
+1 757-891-2331
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (16 reviews)
“ham” (13 reviews)
“pound cake” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
16243 Main Street, Tangier Island, VA 23440
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I didn't expect much from this because I don't eat seafood, but my fellow travelers all complained about shells in the crabcakes. No one at our crowded and very uncomfortable table even tried the clam fritters. The ham was good and I would have been...More

Thank S D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's kind of like visiting grandma. The food just keeps coming and is fantastic but don't be put off by the less than polished accommodations. The food is down home cooking and the crab cakes are to die for!

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A native Marylander with relatives on Tilghman Island I have always wanted to visit Tangier Island where following the water is in native DNA. Now a private pilot I was finally able to make an hour flight from Harford County Maryland to Tangier. Denny Crockett...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a family style meal at Hilda's Chesapeake House. The meal was OK but not outstanding. They served vegetables that were clearly from the can. The Crab Cakes were mediocre and the Clam Fritters lacked a taste of clams! The one item...More

Thank RMB634
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly marketed on the boat trip over to Tangier Island so my party and I shot straight there once we got off of our boat. We were guided from our boat to the restaurant by one of their representatives and as we...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We enjoyed a Friday lunch at the Chesapeake House. As we were spending two nights on the island, we waited to eat until after the 2 o'clock boat had left, and we were the only guests in the dining room. Our waitresses were friendly and...More

Thank Lina M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had lunch there a while back. Excellent food. Family style. Most incredible pound cake in all my world travels

1  Thank Ginger W
Reviewed 9 October 2016

During our brief 2½ hour visit to Tangier Island, we made a stop at Hilda Crocket’s restaurant for an “all you can eat” lunch. Tables for 8 are laid so that small groups can share – a nice idea that offers opportunities to meet and...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Visited in late July and a very hot time of year for the area! Dinner and breakfast included in room rate was ample and delicious!! Room #8 had a double and twin bed and dresser - window a/c unit worked fine. It was clean and...More

1  Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The breakfast as well as the lunch and dinner are served family style at communal tables. I've enjoyed the communal aspect and found the other diners to be very friendly and interesting to talk to. However, this might not appeal to all. The menus are...More

1  Thank Rich S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16243 Main Street, Tangier Island, VA 23440
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tangier Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-891-2331
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