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Bubba's Crab House & Seafood Restaurant

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3323 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-481-3513
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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191 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

mainly go here for the view of the water. the service is usually very good. the food can be hit or miss, never bad, but not excellent either.

Thank virginiahome64
Cornelius, United States
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

During the 19 years we lived in Norfolk a trip to Bubba's for their crab cake sandwich was always a treat. This was our first trip back in over 8 years, and the crab cake sandwich is as good as I remembered. The Lynnhave oysters were Every bit as tasty too! The setting on the water is beautiful...on a warmer... More 

Thank Roger S
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Whenever I go home to Va Beach, we go to Bubbas for crab soup, crab cakes, and everything else. It sits right on the bay and provides idyllic Chesapeake Bay scenery. When I was kid, we drove our boat next to this building for gas and bait before fishing. Great memories!

Thank CSK4J
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Bubba's is a great place to celebrate special occasions or just hang out with friends. It is relaxed and comfortable. The seafood is quite fresh and dining with friends as the sun sets over the water and the boats float by is the perfect way to enjoy hanging out with friends. This is a definite Virginia Beach stop.

Thank Mary M
Bristol, England
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506 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 592 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

As so often whilst travelling in the USA, we arrived quite late in the dinner period – being used to eating much later in the UK. But as so often happens we were welcomed and told “no problem”. One advantage of eating “late” is that we were able to have a waterside table with a view across the bay. The... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to a true seafood experience, with water view! So, after talking to a few locals, we choose Bubba's. I love seafood, & my flounder didn't let me down. Now, my husband, not big on seafood, had a burger, and was also very happy! After being seated inside, (because the patio was not opened, due to weather)... More 

Thank Davjulstew
Virginia Beach, VA
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our place to go for Sunday breakfast. Love sitting on the back deck in our casual clothes eating breakfast and watching the boats. Good selection, prices are very reasonable and the food just taste good!

Thank lvasteele
Norfolk, Virginia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I took steamed shrimps but they were not very tasty, fresh yes but bland. hopefully there was some sauce to give some flavour. the clam chowder otherwire was very good. last thing a little bit pricey. we were there for a dinner with friends and were very well welcomed.

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Springfield, Virginia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great she-crab soup and steamed shrimp! Enjoyed sitting on their back deck, great water view. Service was great.

Thank nwilkening
Sarasota, Florida
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147 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

You can wear off the calories at this restaurant as you go up and down stairs to get to dining areas. The views are nice and the service is friendly but slow. The food is so so with seating that attempts to be a casual waterfront spot, but ends up being like old kitchen chairs. When you are finished eating,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?