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Rockafeller's Restaurant

308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-422-5654
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (93 reviews)
“bbq shrimp” (34 reviews)
“crab cakes” (164 reviews)
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Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful location, wonderful food, less than wonderful service. Our waiter let it be known immediately that he was busy and had little time for a party of two. Therefore we addressed the menu without assistance of recognition of any specials. Typical things like our own...More

Thank Pete G
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was the best seafood restaurant we dined at while in Virginia Beach. They have an interesting menu to choose from and the quality of the food served was excellent. Waitstaff were topnotch. We went on a Friday night and they were very busy. We...More

Thank travalingjack
EHB308, Owner at Rockafeller's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your kind remarks and we are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was disappointed in Rockafeller's. I usually don't write reviews unless I am favorably impressed with a restaurant. Service was poor. We had to ask two times for a refill on our ice tea and for butter. Seafood was just average. I received two boiled...More

Thank SilkyCard
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had no intention of going here because once I park in VA Beach I don't like to drive; but the trolley got us within about six blocks. We saw an ad in one of the local flyers advertising they had a two 1 lb....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived with NO reservation on a Monday night [after 'tourist season'] and were surprised to see people waiting to be seated. Thankfully, that was for a large party, and the manager Brian had us wait at the bar for a booth. In less than...More

Thank mikeferguson52
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to V.B. three times over the past few years and have eaten at Rockafeller's each time. We love the food, and were not disappointed this time. The only reason we didn't give them an excellent rating is because the service was very...More

Thank NancyDPA
Reviewed 5 days ago

We travel to Virginia Beach once a year from Arizona for good seafood and the ocean. We always visit Rockafeller's twice during the week. Once my husband thoroughly enjoys Thursday "lobster night" and once again for the fresh delicious seafood. Always start with crab and...More

Thank _elinorsri
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While on vacation in Virginia Beach, we made a point of visiting Rockefellers for their regular Thursday night lobster special. We each had two "one lb." lobsters with two sides plus some key lime pie for desert. Having lived in New England for a good...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When vacationing in Virginia Beach we often eat here. He restaurant is by Rudys inlet and specializes in seafood. Since I don't eat seafood, I was disappointed that the selection of non seafood items was almost non-existent in their early bird menu. My husband, who...More

Thank LydNH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Will visit again. Love that it was on the water. The scenery was fantastic

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26 April 2017|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Thursday night-look forward to seeing you!
12 November 2015|
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Response from EHB308 | Property representative |
Sorry but we are a restaurant and not a hotel. But we would love to have you visit us when you come to Virginia Beach. Please go to our website and check out our menu! Let me know if you would like a hotel recommendation... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (Winston Salem Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Catch the Wave to Rockafeller's on Virginia Beach's hybrid electric trolleys! Trolley stops are available up and down the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Simply take the trolley to the 5th Street stop, then you will have a short and pleasant walk down Winston Salem Avenue (note it is the same as 5th St.). This deadends into Rockafeller's parking lot.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-422-5654
  • E-mail
When visiting Rockafeller's, one of Virginia Beach's landmark family owned and operated seafood restaurants located on Rudee Inlet, customers can expect a casual atmosphere and a menu with endless options, featuring fresh local seafood, steaks, pasta, sandwiches, Sunday Brunch, three course early bird specials and more! Our chalkboard specials will provide you with the freshest fish and seafood offerings available in Virginia Beach. Don't forget that Rockafeller's award winning homemade desserts offer the perfect way to finish off your dining experience . While there they can also feel good knowing that by supporting Rockafeller's they are also supporting one of the first Virginia Green restaurants. Large parties are always welcome with private banquet facilities which can accommodate groups from 9 to 90. Rockafeller's is committed to great service, freshly prepared food and environmental excellence.
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