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Dockside Seafood Market & Mrna

3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
+1 757-481-4545
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (38 reviews)
“crab cakes” (60 reviews)
“shrimp” (29 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We arrived for early dinner on a week night. You can sit outside on the water but we choose to eat inside. They had many fresh fish offerings that evening. I had Blackened Grouper which was very good and a generous portion. We also had...More

Thank JoAnn9210
Reviewed yesterday

I am so happy we gave this place a try. The food was fabulous! My husband got grillied cobia. I did not know fish could taste so good. OMG it was fabulous. I had the seafood platter. It was wonderful. Succulent scallops, great crabcake, fish...More

Thank cindystate
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sat outside on the deck. The atmosphere was great right next to the water. My husband enjoy his crab legs and I enjoy my appetizer oysters Rockefeller's but I didn't not enjoy my main meal which was the Chicken Alfredo's the chicken was dry...More

Thank kelia04
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is our granddaughter's favorite restaurant. She wanted to come here from Williamsburg Va for HS graduation family luncheon. It was a long way to come, but I can see shy she likes it, Even the hamburgers are good so she says. I had a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we have learned .....get here EARLY if you do not want to wait......early is before 6PM toooo. they have early before 5:30 specials also....we misses them. we had 2 orders of clams casinos and 1 fried shrimp app......you know i like clams and especially clams...More

Thank Tuffy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crab and fishing boats are docked next to the restaurant. You must walk through a fish market where the staff is preparing fresh catches for customers. Did I mention that the seafood here is FRESH? We enjoy sitting on the deck next to the piers...More

Thank RetiredBums
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we are in Virginia Beach, we make it a point to visit Dockside. Fresh, delicious seafood, wide selection of local brews, friendly service. You can dine indoors or out - literally dock side on the Lynnhaven river outlet. We have been going here for...More

1  Thank Steven A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family ate here Memorial Day weekend and loved it!! There was a wait but it wasn't bad, we were able to get a drink, go outside and enjoy the band. The atmosphere is casual and fun and the seafood was excellent. My husband had...More

Thank Autumn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When the waitress said "Whole black sea bass fried!", I was delighted and both my hands flew in the air! Having visited here last summer we were eager to return again and we were not disappointed! The fried shrimp appetizer with the in-house made cocktail...More

Thank Roger U
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Suppose that Calabash style seafood is not what they do in Virginia, unlike N.C.. The fried seafood combo platter had 1/2 piece flounder, 4 scallops, 3 shrimp, crab cake w/2 sides and ran $26. Not at all what we are used to but tasty. No...More

1  Thank krwatts
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We plan to visit 12/25. 1) are you open on Christmas, Sunday? 2) we like sashimi, do you have fresh flounder or, rock fish or sea bass? Joshua.
25 November 2016|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
I would call to see hours of operation for the holidays. I do know they have great flounder, but not too sure about sea bass or rock fish. I think their menu is seasonal. Hope this helps.
what are your gluten free options on regular menu - especially for someone with a CORN allergy?
28 July 2016|
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Response from DiscJocke | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask the friendly Chef.
Mary L
Do you have fresh seafood to purchase and cook at home?
9 June 2016|
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Response from Rosemarie W | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1021
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-4545
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