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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (83 reviews)
“crab cakes” (285 reviews)
“seafood” (440 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 yesterday via mobile

I absolutely love the Just Seafood dish....Free valet parking is a plus...It could get a bit loud. It's kinda pricey.

Thank Pigblossom
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waterman's did an incredible job providing numerous Orange Crushes they are famous for to 2500 happy people.Thank you for the hard work supporting this wonderful fundraising event.

Thank boxshop
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Disappointed in the service and dinner. Shrimp was overcooked and potatoes tasted as if they were from a box. Left hungry and extremely disappointed.

Thank 4Fitness
Reviewed 6 days ago

We hosted a private party......why there were bouncers present I do not know....a client, who is developmentally disabled, had hands placed on him and was removed, only for us to try to inform the bouncer he was handicapped to get this reply "take your damn...More

Thank Azizi P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Upon arrival you leave your car for the valet to park, in the parking lot you just drove into. We went on a fairly busy night, and the wait for an outdoor table was an acceptable 10 minutes. We were told to walk to back...More

1  Thank jerrysRN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to go eat here, go early! My girls and I decided to go here for my bachelorette dinner and the wait was an hour. If you don't mind the wait, it's definitely worth it. They have a little bar area where you...More

Thank Tabitha A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Hampton Roads for a friend’s wedding. Gathered the family for a day of the wedding family brunch at Waterman’s. The service and selection were good but not spectacular. I don’t often find crab, shrimp, and bechamel on an omelet but it’s a...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of the food and the service was good. The portion of the meal was small and overpriced. I did like the way the dinning room was lay'd out with each row of tables on different levels so every table had a view of...More

2  Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We would not recommend this restaurant. The servings were very small, tasted bland, and overpriced. Felt it was a waste of money. Then felt manipulated into tipping a pushy valet. The only redeeming quality was the great store onsite that had gorgeous and unique jewelry....More

1  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here based on other reviews. Excellent restaurant situated right at the beach. The complimentary valet parking was a bonus treat. I had the ginger-soy salmon and my wife had the fresh fish of the day broiled salmon. Both were excellently prepared and truly outstanding....More

Thank James S
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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!
15 July 2016|
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Response from Chuck F | Reviewed this property |
We didn't need them but I believe that they do - it depends of the timing. Also, I did notice that they had arranged for a private are for an engagement party so I would definitely give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, 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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