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Lowery's Seafood Restaurant

528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
+1 804-443-2800
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“spoon bread” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (64 reviews)
“crab cakes” (42 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit. Very good meal (local caught flounder). We sat outside this time. Good menu selections with reasonable prices.

Thank Jerry9146
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Everything. Seafood exceptionally well prepared. Fried oysters a definite draw. Corn and crab fritters very nicely done. Hushpuppies are the best. Quick service. Abundant seating with a welcoming presence. DO NOT DRIVE BY. No need to look elsewhere.

Thank ahbarbour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to like this place but it wasn't meant to be. The crab meat and shrimp were watery, over cooked, and had no seasoning or spice at all. The fries listed on the menu coming with it as a side was strange (typically...More

Thank Lolaloos
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Heard this was the best seafood restaurant in town. It was a terrible experience. It took 4 waitress just to take our drink order; placed order, got silverware, butter plate w/butter and waited. Like many other diners, the food took forever to appear. While we...More

Thank meems53
David L, Owner at Lowery's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that your experience did not live up to our normal standards. It's obvious that we failed in many areas. This experience is not normal for our restaurant. In order for us to correct this, we need a little more information....More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

All you can eat seafood and other foods. High volume cooking, so don't expect fresh seafood or vegetables. Nice and friendly service.

Thank Nelson M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

ir is a restaurant that has deep roots in the area and has terrific food as well. we enjoyed everything.

Thank drudol
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Lowery's with family. Wasn't sure what I wanted so I tried the fried chicken. Had three pieces of white meat, two breast and a wing. Well this was the best chicken I have ever had. The coating was very crispy without being greasy....More

Thank DomPaone
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Their crab cakes are the best. The fried oysters are wonderful. Best spoonbread I've ever had. Friendly small town atmosphere and good service. Can't wait to go back!

Thank cgtpgt95
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Lowery's used to be The Place for seafood in the Northern Neck. Things were fresh and cooked to perfection. Now most of the sides seem to be from cans or mixes. Things are edible, and at times very good, but seem on the whole to...More

Thank stetsoncowboy9
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Nice, cheerful, traditional local restaurant with good seafood. Excellent local oysters at a very reasonable price. Other appetizers and entrees are a bit overpriced. You can avoid the groaning board buffet by eating in the pub at the back of the restaurant. Service is friendly.

Thank John B
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Do you have soy free items on the menu? Primary soy foods preparation that include mayonnaise, margarine, vegetable oil, some sauces, most baked foods,...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 S Church Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-443-2800
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