Virginia Beach Boardwalk seafood

Seafood Restaurants on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk

While you’re strolling along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, be sure to stop in to one of these seafood restaurants.

Indulge in Succulent Seafood along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk

A trip to Virginia Beach is not complete without having one—or two—seafood feasts. Local restaurants serve fresh, locally caught seafood prepared a number of ways. Complement your meal with a view of the boardwalk and Atlantic Ocean. While you’re strolling along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, be sure to stop in to one of these seafood restaurants.

Top 5 Seafood Restaurants on the Boardwalk

Here are the top five seafood restaurants on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, according to Trip Advisor rankings.

  1. Salacia Prime Seafood & Steaks

Named after King Neptune’s wife, Salacia Prime Seafood & Steaks specializes in surf and turf. Located within the Hilton Oceanfront Hotel, just across from the statue of King Neptune, Salacia is a AAA Four-Diamond award recipient. Salacia specializes in seasonal seafood, including catches straight from the dock and the Chesapeake Bay’s best oysters.

  1. Waterman’s Surfside Grille

A quintessential boardwalk restaurant, Waterman’s offers both indoor and outdoor patio dining. Waterman’s is focused on serving sustainable seafood and supporting local Virginia fishermen. In a partnership with the Virginia Aquarium, the seafood on Waterman’s menu comes from local and sustainable sources. Look for the Sensible Seafood logo on the menu.

  1. Catch 31

Catch 31 boasts fantastic views of the boardwalk and ocean, as well as a farm-to-table menu using fresh, locally sourced seafood. For breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night, you can enjoy straight from the dock seafood in a number of dishes. Be sure to ask your server what the daily fresh fish and oyster specials are.

  1. Chix on the Beach

Chix on the Beach features a picturesque outdoor patio, perfect for people watching along the boardwalk. This casual beach bar serves ocean-fresh seafood with recipes that are true to mid-Atlantic-style dining. Order one of the steamer bags, a Chesapeake Bay tradition, filled with your favorite seafood, including shrimp, Middle Neck clams and crab legs.

  1. Mahi Mah’s Seafood Restaurant

Offering both seafood dishes and sushi, Mahi Mah’s is a local favorite. This laid-back restaurant is the Oceanfront’s only sushi bar serving fresh, hand-made sushi rolls, as well as other fish and shellfish. The restaurant is currently under renovation and will go by Mahi’s when it reopens. These renovations are sure to include a spruced-up menu for diners to enjoy.