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Bubba's Seafood Restaurant & Crabhouse

3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-481-3513
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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1 - 10 of 485 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A local favorite. Sits on Wolfsnare Creek, at Lynnhaven Inlet. When the tide is in the deck is closed. That's how close you are to the water. Friendly staff.

Thank john w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I come here everytime we are in Virginia Beach and we love it! I have had seafood all over and I think the food here is pretty good! All of the waitresses were so nice and played/talked to my 2 year old...More

1  Thank foreverhis1223
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was not bad, but not that great either. I expected to have some nice meaty crab legs, but we got some dry very very regular crab legs. A bit dissapointing.

Thank Krpr
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We ordered blackened grouper. First, I don’t believe it was grouper, but rather an out of season substitute. My grouper was more sushi than blackened fish. Not interested in going back.

Thank 4648Traveler
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We sat on the upper deck overlooking Lynnhaven Inlet , a beautiful view. Our waitress was very attentive, checking in periodically to make sure everyone's food and drink was good. I ordered a dozen steamed crabs, and they were very good. Lots of meat, good...More

Thank R A
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Went for an early dinner as our first choice, croakers was closed for renovation. We were quickly seated on the outside patio with a wonderful view overlooking the bay. This is where the positives end. She crab soup was good, stuffed mushrooms not. They were...More

Thank katy-lied
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Food was okay would of liked some fresh veggies. Did not like breading on shrimp, could taste the wine in the scallops needed to cook a couple of min. more. Rally would not go back again. View was great.

Thank spikeboy
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My 58th birthday dinner. Loved that it's right on the water and we could watch the jetskis and boats go by! Quickly seated and order taken. Food out FAST! Appetizer of "lightly breaded" oysters not lightly breaded. Thick and tasteless BUT the oysters were fresh....More

1  Thank Kimi W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Bubba's has a great location but the streamed crabs we just had were a major disappointment. They had little taste, seemed old, some had empty claws if they had claws, pretty tiny. Maybe because they were the last order left as our waitress told us....More

1  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

In many ways just another vacation beach community fried seafood house, but better. Dock side location on bay side is pretty. Started with fried calamari, which was lightly breaded and perfectly cooked. Fried oysters were just delicious. Side of cole slaw also very good, sliced...More

2  Thank Richard C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-3513
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