We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Surf Rider Restaurant

2100 Marina Shores Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6819
+1 757-481-5646
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“clam strips” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2100 Marina Shores Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6819
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (62)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so hidden that most tourist will never hear of it much less find it. That said, if you make the effort to go, there are rewards to gain. There is parking and the food has a chance of being good. This Surfrider...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we sailed i around 5:30 expecting not much of a crowd - temps were hot today and no air conditioning here.....perfect, got right in and ordered. it was sort of down hill from here on. food server brooke was ........sort of rushy and ..........we ordered...More

Thank Tuffy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love oysters and shrimp! This is the place in Virginia Beach to eat them. Excellent quality and reasonable price. They offer half portions which are plenty for seniors like me. Also try their Cesar salads. Atmosphere is casual the place is clean and spacious.

Thank DonaldHague
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Met some friends here for lunch and had the house salad with blackened tuna. It was great. Menu was a bit more extensive than I remember in the past and bit more pricey as well but still very good.

Thank Marty J
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

If you like fried seafood this might be your place but prices are high for what you got. We ordered the clam strips and got more breading than clams. Drinks are pricey and piurs are modest.

Thank greg m
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We were excited to visit one of our favorite casual waterfront restaurants on a beautiful spring evening. Three hostesses greeted us (not sure why they need three hostesses). They told us it would be 10-15 minutes wait for a table and handed us a pager....More

Thank Carolyn F
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I have been a loyal patron of Surf Rider Marina Shores for ten years and most of those years the experience has been great. Three years ago things began to change. There was a change in management, an upgrade in facilities, many staff were let...More

1  Thank todd g
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The crab cakes at Surf Rider are the best I have had anywhere and I have had quite a few. Excellent wait staff, too.

Thank CynthiaB52
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Probably the best Surf Rider in the area. This location is closed during the winter months but is well bisited by locals during while it is open. great outdoor seating, and covered seating as well. Same wonderful foods that are offered at other area Surf...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This was our first visit to the Surf Rider. Enjoyed it with some locals who recommended it highly. They were not wrong. SR is perfect is just about every way. Great service, great menu, and the atmosphere (we had a waterside table) was the cherry...More

Thank CvilleMike
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Bay Local
164 reviews
.94 km away
Hot Tuna Bar & Grill
259 reviews
.73 km away
One Fish-Two Fish
327 reviews
.94 km away
ShoreBreak Pizza & TapHouse
145 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
First Landing State Park
843 reviews
1.62 km away
Cape Henry Lighthouse
997 reviews
5.43 km away
Chicks Beach
173 reviews
5.44 km away
Fort Story Jetty
28 reviews
5.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Surf Rider Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 Marina Shores Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6819
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-481-5646
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing