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Rockafeller's Restaurant

308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
+1 757-422-5654
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (99 reviews)
“bbq shrimp” (35 reviews)
“crab cakes” (170 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service and ambiance. The seafood selection, even in the off season, was excellent and cold be cooked any way you choose. Ate two dozen oysters, raw and cooked (choose oysters Rockefeller!) and they were faultless. We also had gumbo, scallops, and shrimp, all...More

Thank signthis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a small retirement dinner and right from making the reservation, they were awesome. Our server was wonderful. We had a group of about 12 people and our server was on top of everything from keeping the appetizers coming to making sure every...More

Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start things off, yes it is quite expensive for middle class standards, especially for a family of six. If you are willing to pay a little more for an amazing dining experience Rockafeller's is a must stop. My family was seated upstairs and had...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby had seafood gumbo and tuna steak. I had creamy she crab soup, steamed shrimp, and a small Cesar salad. Everything getting was very flavorful, including the cornbread that came with the meals. Our waitress was cheerful and attentive. Will definitely return when I am...More

Thank 323Julie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Top of the Rock on an evening and what a view. All of Manhattan was in lights, it looked amazing. Certainly recommend

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have give Rockafeller’s a couple tries in the past year and it hasn’t been the best. Service is always good and people are very nice and it looks like a really nice place to eat and I love their views. But the food has always...More

Thank Danielle1636
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Always awesome food and service great specials with great wait staff Locals hangout and tourist welcome

Thank normalanthetwins
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Great meal. Great selection. Seated quickly. We met friends there and we never felt rushed to leave, even though the restaurant was busy. LOVED the valet parking option since it was bitterly cold outside.

Thank Sandy6284
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Popular local hangout but also a great place for tourist. Wonderful crab cake and great service. I always make the mistake of eating their amazing hush puppies and get too . I can't help it---LOVE them hushpuppies!

Thank Agatha P
Reviewed 11 December 2017

although it was dark we could still see a number of impressive boats along the adjacent pier....ambience is very casual but pleasant.....hush puppies were quite good as were the raw oysters of the day...3 of us ordered the Tidewater Steam bucket...my wife and daughter seemed...More

Thank omar47
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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, 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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 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
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4775
    (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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