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Rudee’s Restaurant & Cabana Bar

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227 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful sunset meal at one of their fire pit table tops. All the food we had was delicious and the staff were top notch. Can't wait to bring her daughter and grandchildren back this summer.

Thank Steve7287
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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180 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First went to Rockerfellow's for dinner but was closed for a couple of days. Very close by so went in. Wonderful food, drinks, and service. Will be back.

Thank NancyB702013
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst food i ever had no taste at all could not even finish it tasted so nasty , if they do not get a new cook soon there will not be one person eating in here... Do not waste your time go anywhere else beware you have been warned very exspensive for food with no taste at all

1 Thank mitchelldunlow
Virginia Beach, VA
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch on the porch yesterday. How wonderful! The service was impeccable. Our server was charming, experienced and professional. Our meals came quickly and were delicious. I had my favorite, French Onion soup, I was in heaven. They have some wonderful specials. Can't wait for summer to try eating in the cabana!

Thank withnoshorts
Dripping Springs, Texas
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was nice restaurant right on the water in the marina. Food was very good. If you like seafood this is a good place to go. Service was very good. Servers took special effort with my young grandchildren.

Thank bickhamins
Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy Rudees. They have a great view and good local food. The establishment seems a little dated. I was upset that they did not have any beers on tap. That was a buzz kill. Love the seafood there.

Thank Packman67
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you get what you ordered; If the waitress just give some presentation of 'specials for today', if customer is ask for drinks as soon as seated -could be better. We ordered 'medium prime rib' but served as almost well done. Visit of waitress is far in between. The big plus here is the location, right by the water.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We take our grandchildren there to enjoy the view and swing while we eat. Food is good, staff friendly and reasonable prices. Love eating out side!

Thank 557debral
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Amazing location as right on the harbour and get a good view of the boats. Not mega busy which is good. We sat outside on one of the swinging booths, nice little touch. The food was nice. The only thing I didn't really like was the how far is away from my hotel. If you are down the south side... More 

Thank rbuckley2017
Staunton, Virginia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We are in VA Beach at least twice a year and we always make this one of our go to places. Good food, great service and nice atmosphere. Seating is a little cramped, but hey, you'll make new friends.

Thank Kaye B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 17574251777
Rudee's on the Inlet welcomed its rst guest on March 17, 1983, in what was originally designed to be a bait & tackle shop. Since that day, Rudee's has grown to become one of the most popular restaurants and night spots at the Beach. Housed in a replica of an authentic Coast Guard station, the Restaurant & Cabana Bar has grown to include our outside deck with our popular "glider seating" over the water and seasonal re pit tables. Kick back, relax and have a great time. We hope you enjoy our delicious, fresh seafood, specialty drinks and the beautiful sunsets over Rudee Inlet.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?