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Waterman's Surfside Grille

415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
+1 757-428-3644
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (85 reviews)
“crab cakes” (291 reviews)
“seafood” (446 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Waterman's as a recommendation several weeks back. Went with a business associate and absolutely loved it. Went the next night with a different associate to try a second dish. I have now been there (4) four times and have not once been disappointed. Great...More

Thank markgA9222OM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm not a big seafood fan so I ordered ribs and they were very tender! Food is a bit pricey, hence my rating. Would come here again.

Thank Junebug J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't eat ribs very often. And we are definitely not experts on cooking styles. But we do know what we like and Waterman's baby back ribs are the best ever! Just writing about them now makes my mouth water. Now I'll have to go...More

Thank riverspirit61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was my first time in Virginia Beach and my first time to Waterman’s. I can tell you without a doubt it’s a must go type of place. The drinks food and people are amazing. Would definitely go back! Wish it was closer to PA!

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on previous reviews, my wife and I decided to make Waterman's one of our stops while on our anniversary trip. The location is great just off the boardwalk overlooking the beach and ocean. Even in the off season this place gets busy so try...More

Thank scottmpd28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have originally been here for a wedding and that was fabulous! The view right by the ocean is lovely and the service was great! The restaurant is quite large and will text you when your table is ready. The place also has a gift...More

Thank Tena28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is average, they had the fans on although it was cold outside, which made it even colder inside. But if you want some crab dishes, the sure have what to offer.

Thank CristsinaE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and was really great service as well. All ours food was amazing, my family was love it and we sure will be back on coming trip Vacation :)

Thank Derrick Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch at Waterman's over the Thanksgiving week-end: she a filet of tuna, i had BBQ ribs (I'm country, can't help it!), and for starters we had a crab-dip with chips. It was marvelous! My wife said her filet was perfect,...More

Thank CountyLimerick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Waterman’s in July and it was great. Back in area and number one restaurant for dinner. I had blackened yellow fin tuna with crab and pecans and my wife had crab stuffed flounder special. Tuna and flounder were great! We had Rum...More

Thank J W
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Questions & Answers
Jeff S
28 October 2017|
Response from Erich G |
Mon-Thur--11 PM Fri.-Sat--2AM
Jean H
18 September 2017|
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Response from bachman2016 | Reviewed this property |
yes they're open year-round allowing for holidays etc.
Julian K
8 November 2016|
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Response from Courtney B | Property representative |
That's correct! We are closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day so our staff can spend time with their families :) Enjoy your holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-428-3644
Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
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