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Way good, Way safe. good dining.
Somers Long via google.com - Oct 25, 2020
Really enjoyed our surf and turf. Everything was fabulous especially the sweet potato biscuits! Th
Really enjoyed our surf and turf. Everything was fabulous especially the sweet potato biscuits! The server was very friendly and attentive. Nice water views while enjoying our delicious meal.
Carol Miller via facebook.com - Oct 25, 2020
Fried oysters, so delicious! Creme brulee made in house, to die for! View priceless...
Doris Cox via google.com - Oct 24, 2020
On island time driving from VA Beach to Glen Burnie MD and this was one of those outstanding places off the beaten path. Crab hushpuppies are great and the freshest flounder sandwich I have ever had. Will be back!
Dawn Bass via google.com - Oct 24, 2020
Best Restaurant Ever!
Today my family and I came down Wachapreague and had a delicious meal at The Island House restaurant. We sat outside facing a beautiful view. They take all of the precautions for covid-19. The staff is so friendly and helpful here. They have the best...sweet potato biscuits ever! Everything I got was delicious. I can promise that wha ... read more
cath26357 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 24, 2020
Food was great, the view on the deck was awesome and Ryan completed a great experience with fabulou
Food was great, the view on the deck was awesome and Ryan completed a great experience with fabulous service. We loved it.
Tom Conlon via facebook.com - Oct 24, 2020
Great food, great service ... read more
Allan Iversen via google.com - Oct 23, 2020
Great service, delicious food, and beautiful views!
Great service, delicious food, and beautiful views!
Grace Jara via facebook.com - Oct 18, 2020
Great venue, wide food choices
Great venue, wide food choices ... read more
VB Jake via facebook.com - Oct 18, 2020
Great food and service. The broiled flounder was excellent, as were the scallops.
Zac Clark via google.com - Oct 17, 2020
Husband's cheeseburger was great, and my salad was awesome. If you are a chocolate lover, you got to try the chocolate bread pudding.
dana smith via google.com - Oct 17, 2020
Excellent Meal, Nice Setting
We were staying in Wachapreague for one night before continuing on our trip and The Island House was really the only place in town offering a full dinner with outside dining. We were seated immediately. Our server, Shirley was excellent on all accounts. The Seafood...Island House entree was superb as was the Bruschetta Chicken. I ... read more
TheSimpleTraveler via tripadvisor.com - Oct 17, 2020
Excellent seafood . Great atmosphere.
whitewolf71203 via google.com - Oct 14, 2020
The food is delicious and the service is exceptional! This is a special place!
The food is delicious and the service is exceptional! This is a special place!
Derek Grubb via facebook.com - Oct 13, 2020
Great Seafood In a Little Known Enclave...
We stopped at this restaurant on the recommendation of our hotel concierge in Cape Charles, after a day checking out the horses at Chincoteague. It was a welcoming place, very good food. I had a variety of seafood appetizers, including oysters, calamari, clams and crab...dip which were all good. My husband had the flounder and cr ... read more
Italofiles via tripadvisor.com - Oct 12, 2020
Excellent food, service, our waitress Morgan was very detailed, fun and excellent personality! Def
Excellent food, service, our waitress Morgan was very detailed, fun and excellent personality! Definitely would come back here again!
Kara Christina Judd via facebook.com - Oct 11, 2020
Excellent -- as usual
We were on the Eastern Shore for a day trip but before leaving to head back south, The Hubster decided he needed to come back to your restaurant where we had eaten a few years ago -- twice. After looking for any COVID restrictions and...feeling very confident, we tacked on an additional 30 minutes just to come for your seafood. We we ... read more
lelia103 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 11, 2020
Loved it! Food was great, service was fast and friendly weather was great for October, so we asked to be seated outside. Everything we ordered was great, we started with a dozen steamed oysters, I had the crab cakes, and my wife had a flounder sandwich. A must go to place if you're on the VA. Shore. Remember, support local businesse ... read more
Ronnie Hopkins via google.com - Oct 10, 2020
Off the beaten path
Off the beaten path but worth the trip. Excellent seafood, I prefer the flounder as it is always fresh. I eat here at least once a month. I always order seafood. Oyster parramore is a specialty and I highly recommend it. Fish and chips are...another good choice. Owner is an asset to community and has raised thousands of do ... read more
FF2049 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 9, 2020
I have never had a piece of fried flounder like I got here!!! it was fabulous! our server, Carole w
I have never had a piece of fried flounder like I got here!!! it was fabulous! our server, Carole was great. It was an enjoyable experi nice to have her to talk to about the area. highly recommend this place!!!!
Dennis Baugh via facebook.com - Oct 8, 2020
Stellar view of barrier islands and marsh. Good food too.
Stellar view of barrier islands and marsh. Good food too.
Susan Jones via facebook.com - Oct 8, 2020
Tony found this place because it’s near the Blue Bay crab company where we stop for VA peanuts(blis
Tony found this place because it’s near the Blue Bay crab company where we stop for VA peanuts(blisters). The atmosphere is wonderful. The staff excellent.
Rebecca Hodd via facebook.com - Oct 8, 2020
Exceptional food and service. If you enjoy a great cocktail have yourself one of their boat drinks.
Nick Brown via google.com - Oct 5, 2020
We stumbled across this place while coming home from the Outer Banks. The food and service was grea
We stumbled across this place while coming home from the Outer Banks. The food and service was great. Will certainly return next year!
Richard Phillip via facebook.com - Oct 4, 2020
The best menu and service in town, With a delightful / awesome 🙌 atmosphere 😀 add to your bucket list 👍 ... read more
Thomas Frank via google.com - Oct 4, 2020
Could give this a higher rating ...
Could give this a higher rating. Great good, excellent service and fantastic view. When Covid is over this place must be a huge hit. Thanks for a great lunch on the way home from OBX. Everybody should stop here!
Tim W. via yelp.com - Oct 3, 2020
Always excellent food and great service.
Annette Edwards via google.com - Oct 2, 2020
Amazing food!
Mike Kline via google.com - Sep 30, 2020
We truly enjoyed a special birthday lunch here. We had fish tacos, crab cake salad, steamed shrimp platter, and fried oyster platter. Everything was delicious! The view is just an added bonus! The service was great and the waitress went out of her way to add to our birthday celebration! By the way, the Smith Island cake is to di ... read more
June Koster via google.com - Sep 30, 2020
very pleased with this place
very pleased with this place ... read more
Earle Bucy via facebook.com - Sep 28, 2020
Fresh seafood, and great service. I highly recommend this restaurant if you are in the area.
Daniel Peterman via google.com - Sep 27, 2020
We sat on the outside lower deck, the weather was lovely with a great view of the marsh changing to a golden color with the change of season. Food was all very good too. Softshell crab sandwich and Island House salad.
Kim Klump via google.com - Sep 27, 2020
Excellent seafood with a gorgeous view on the water. What’s not to like?!
Excellent seafood with a gorgeous view on the water. What’s not to like?!
Jan Becker Willcox via facebook.com - Sep 26, 2020
Excellent Location!
Besides a beautiful location with large windows to watch out over the bay, the food and service was great. We had crab cakes, oysters, fish tacos, and steamed shrimp! Everything was excellent. We also had Smith Island cake for dessert! It was amazing! Our server...was attentive and helpful! We really had a great birthday celebra ... read more
June K via tripadvisor.com - Sep 26, 2020
wonderful beautiful place
wonderful beautiful place ... read more
Mary Crawford via facebook.com - Sep 23, 2020
Excellent!!!
Joann Phillips via google.com - Sep 22, 2020
The food and service was awesome!
Kevin Graham via google.com - Sep 19, 2020
Wow what a hidden gem. We found ...
Wow what a hidden gem. We found the Island House on our way back from Cape Charles. Sitting outside, the views from this restaurant are so serene that no one can really speak loudly or they'll ruin it.

We had fresh oysters, soft shell crab, crab dip, and blackened flounder, and they were all amazing.

Our waiter was al
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Neelo S. via yelp.com - Sep 14, 2020
Some of the best crab cakes on The Eastern Shore! Ample size portions!
Lockhart Caldwell via google.com - Sep 13, 2020
Great, awesome food. Nice view and service was great ... read more
tina thornton via google.com - Sep 13, 2020
The food was amazing! The atmosphere was great. It was nice in a welcoming way. The staff was helpful without hovering.
Natalie Groff via google.com - Sep 13, 2020
Great food. Great service ... read more
Just some dood via google.com - Sep 9, 2020
Wonderful hospitality & food - ...
Wonderful hospitality & food - broiled scallops, flounder & crab cake + sweet potato biscuits. And Anna was the best!
Steve H. via yelp.com - Sep 9, 2020
The Island House has great food, staff and atmosphere. They are always busy so make reservations ea
The Island House has great food, staff and atmosphere. They are always busy so make reservations early. By the way, Shelby is awesome!
Stephen M. Payne via facebook.com - Sep 9, 2020
Good place to get sea food. Nice scenery when you eat outside.
bdude119 via google.com - Sep 7, 2020
My wife and I drove up to the Eastern Shore VA. for our 20th Anniversary. This place was recommended and had very good reviews. We are so glad we picked this place to eat. Not only was the atmosphere and the service outstanding, they have some of the best seafood weve ever had. Also the crab dip appetizer and dessert was soooo good.
John Huie via google.com - Sep 3, 2020
A great find on VA Eastern Shore! ...
A great find on VA Eastern Shore! Super fresh seafood, waterfront view and v good service.  We all had several different oyster appys & entrees; yummy crabcakes too.  Everything was delicious.  We'll DEF stop here again.
Lila W. via yelp.com - Sep 2, 2020
Beautiful view of the water and ...
Beautiful view of the water and marshes.  Great service. I had buffalo chicken in my salad and my wife had a chicken salad sandwich ... read more
Edward L. via yelp.com - Sep 1, 2020
GO! GO! GO!
Mary Patterson via google.com - Sep 1, 2020
We dined at the Island House for ...
We dined at the Island House for our wedding anniversary. We were given a seat outside after waiting maybe 10 minutes at the bar. The service was on par for fine dining. The views were brilliant. A double rainbow appeared to delight us as we waited for dinner. The flounder was fresh and hot, and the scallops were perfect. The prices ... read more
Rachel P. via yelp.com - Aug 31, 2020
Go! You will be glad..
Our lunch was enjoyed on the deck overlooking the water and boats. Peaceful and fun to watch. The food was great (flounder, crab, cole slaw). Top marks for their covid precautions too, masks must be worn until seated, sanitizer at the door, and distancing possible....More ... read more
Jasc H via tripadvisor.com - Aug 26, 2020
Always good fresh food with attentive waitstaff.
bob kather via google.com - Aug 25, 2020
For years I would pass by this place heading north or south on Route 13, and never visited here, but I always thought about it. The food was creative and delicious. The views overlooking the marina, marshes, and Wachapreague Channel are nice and scenic. If the breeze is light outside dining may have a pesky flies around. Autry st ... read more
Neil Etter via google.com - Aug 25, 2020
Excellent Seafood restaurant located on the water overlooking the marshes and barrier islands of the Virginia Eastern Shore, provides the best in service and food! I came for lunch on a Sunday and sat outside at my favorite table. I was promptly waited on and umbrella was place on my table to shade me from the direct hot sun. I order ... read more
James Bladen via google.com - Aug 24, 2020
Good food and good service ... read more
Sylvester Lafayette via google.com - Aug 24, 2020
awesome place food was delicious!
awesome place food was delicious!
Tami Mitchell via facebook.com - Aug 23, 2020
La comida de mar es deliciosa y muy buen servicio ... read more
Ana Maria Canestra via google.com - Aug 23, 2020
It's a great place to get fresh seafood. The atmosphere is relaxed and peaceful.
Carol Brophy via google.com - Aug 19, 2020
It was very good. Nice to sit outside on the deck and eat. It was a pleasant evening.
Keith Bittner via google.com - Aug 19, 2020
Delicious! A culinary experience indeed ... read more
Vivian Rivera via google.com - Aug 18, 2020
Great relaxing atmosphere. Friendly quick service. I would go again. We were just passing through
Great relaxing atmosphere. Friendly quick service. I would go again. We were just passing through the area. Glad we went off the beaten path ... read more
Peggy Secrist via facebook.com - Aug 16, 2020
A wonderful small quaint place nestled in a small boating village. The food is delicious and the prices are reasonable 😋 ... read more
Concella Perry via google.com - Aug 10, 2020
The food was wonderful and absolutely delicious. The staff are friendly and helpful. If you are on the Eastern Shore, this is the place to go!
Amanda Miehm via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
Everything was excellent. And oh my how delicious the chocolate bread pudding was! Great choice fo
Everything was excellent. And oh my how delicious the chocolate bread pudding was! Great choice for lunch ... read more
Joan Quigley via facebook.com - Aug 8, 2020
Wonderful meal and service.
Wonderful meal and service. Surf ( steamed shrimp) and ribeye. Fresh green beans and real mashed potatoes. Also had the special, steak carbonara. Tender steak, bacon and tomato over bow tie pasta with a garlic & wine sauce. Excellent. Great service by Ryan !
RSBaseballMom via tripadvisor.com - Aug 8, 2020
Awesome seafood. The crab cake was outta this world!
William Fogle via google.com - Aug 7, 2020
We were out for a drive and my son checked yelp for a place to eat. So glad we found this restaurant. The food, atmosphere, view and staff were awesome.
Lisa Shifflett via google.com - Aug 6, 2020
Expensive. Good food, live music and nice location and atmosphere. Possibly the best dish here is their one-of-a-kind sweet potato biscuits, which are served almost as an appetizer. However, the food came late because their oven broke. It went out and they couldn't get it lit again for a long time, according to our waitress. The ... read more
Darrell Rawlins via google.com - Aug 4, 2020
We stopped on our drive from Nags Head.
We stopped on our drive from the Outer Banks to Pennsylvania on a Sunday. Our lunches were delicious. Best fish tacos and flounder sandwich. Very attentive server who also gave us a little history of the town. The restaurant also took precautions to keep everyone...More ... read more
mosmian via tripadvisor.com - Aug 3, 2020
Great service and excellent food! Crab dip was light and yummy. Had the burger with crab meat on top. It was so juicy and huge! Can't go wrong.
David Shindle via google.com - Aug 2, 2020
Delicious and great atmosphere!
Delicious and great atmosphere!
Brandon Compton via facebook.com - Aug 2, 2020
the employees where friendly and the Restaurant was clean. but the most far was the FOOD it was so
the employees where friendly and the Restaurant was clean. but the most far was the FOOD it was so far the BEST !!
Michelle D Alexander via facebook.com - Aug 2, 2020
We had dinner and drinks two nights in a row while we stayed in Wachapreague for our fishing trip a
We had dinner and drinks two nights in a row while we stayed in Wachapreague for our fishing trip and OMG it was so good. The drinks were great too. Super affordable prices & fresh seafood. We were very satisfied with our service!! We hope to come back and visit sometime soon 😊 (also the sweet potato biscuits were to die for, I need ... read more
Grace Short via facebook.com - Aug 2, 2020
Great stop for lunch! The food ...
Great stop for lunch! The food was delicious and the staff was super friendly. Great job accommodating during the pandemic with distancing. The crab cake and clams were soooo good. The scallops were good, just needed a little more flavor. Overall, definitely somewhere I would go again.
Brandon C. via yelp.com - Aug 2, 2020
Wonderful excursion! My husband and I have passed by the turn off for Isand House many times, but have always been on a tight schedule. This time we took a moment to veer off the major highway. What a delight! Great social distancing. Fabulous service. Terrific food! My crabcake entree was among the MOST delicious I've ever ... read more
Ruth Prattis via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Try the Oyster Paramore ... read more
Ernie Wichman via google.com - Jul 29, 2020
The service was great the food even better.
Phyllis Wade via google.com - Jul 29, 2020
Great place to grab a meal. Food was fantastic ... read more
William Walthers via google.com - Jul 27, 2020
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