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Sandpiper Restaurant

850 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, VA 22578-2673
+1 804-435-6176
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (16 reviews)
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
850 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, VA 22578-2673
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed when they turned the music off at the bar. This place is so in tune with their customers, and employees, it's scary. The food is about what you would expect in a rural area, but I have to say, I have had...More

Thank Searchingfordecency
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

While the atmosphere is not impressive, the food is simply delicious and very impressive. I love that they will modify the menu so you can get what you want like half fried oysters & half shrimp.The oysters are juicy, plump, & crisp with a mild...More

Thank zootytravels
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a very small local restaurant with a good menu. The food was OK. I was surprised they did not have any of the local wines on the menu. They are located in a great wine area with 3 wineries right up the road...More

Thank Joann R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Four of us stopped here tonight. Took 2 hours to eat. While the food was very good we thought it expensive. 1 crabcake $25. Crabcake n 4 shrimp $32, as was the stuffed crab. The sheephead was $28.

Thank Skip R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Delightful find in beautiful White Stone VA! Great bar, food excellent and even had Sugar Toad special!

Thank 379stuarta
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Cozy and friendly, locals as well as visitors. Nice selection of seafood entrees and three specials the night we visited. Decent wine selection, too. Excellent waiter, I believe he was the owners son. We were very pleased as we wanted several changes to some of...More

Thank jkermit1948
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I saw two seats open up at the bar so we grabbed them quickly as the place was full of what appeared to be locals. As expected there were dirty dishes and glasses in front of us, but after patiently waiting 15...More

4  Thank aharrisfsu
Reviewed 21 June 2017

One of our favorite restaurants when we visit my wife's parents who live there. The fried shrimp, oysters and fish are all great.

Thank arthurbyrd
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in just as the restaurant was closing and the seated us without hesitation. The Shrimp Roma and the crab cakes were both excellent choices! Great IPAs, I chose Bent Mountain IPA from Salem VA and it was great! Definitely recommend checking it out...More

Thank MsBkr
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped in and stood at the door for several minutes were there was no host or hostess. Place smelled like the cook was burning down the kitchen. We took the time to read a menu while we waited for someone to come and seat us....More

Thank Brian22560
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11 December 2016|
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Response from summergal2015 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall a specific "gluten free" menu, but much of the food there is simply prepared, so I don't think having a gluten-free dinner there would too difficult. I would cal ahead to make sure though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$39
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, VA 22578-2673
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  White Stone
  • Phone Number: +1 804-435-6176
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Established in 1982, the Sandpiper Restaurant's success is born of loyal customers, dedicated staff, and the finest quality of steaks and seafood with our own homemade flair. We strive to serve fine spirits and wholesome meals within a pleasant, comfortable atmosphere.
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