Lunch Menu

Visit Rockafeller’s for lunch and have a light bite to pick you up in the afternoon, or one of our seafood specialties such as fish and chips to keep you going throughout the day. Our burger bar lets you create a burger of your choosing using an assortment of cheeses, sautéed mushrooms and other delectable toppings. With numerous appetizer, sandwich, and even a few brunch selections, our lunch menu easily caters to every appetite in your group.

    • Appetizers & Starters

    • Calamari


      Tender calamari, lightly breaded and flash fried. Served with warm made-from-scratch marinara or our zesty dipping sauce.

    • Crab Cake Appetizer

      Crab Cake Appetizer


      Our signature jumbo lump crab cake – No fillers.

    • She Crab Soup

      She Crab Soup


      A bowl of our creamy, delectable, and award winning she crab soup. Cup 5.99

    • Hot Crab Dip


      A cheesy, crab-filled delight, sprinkled with Old Bay Seasoning.

    • Crab & Shrimp Hushpuppies

      Crab & Shrimp Hushpuppies


      Southern style, and served with a delicious low-country pimento dipping sauce.

    • Rockafeller’s Seafood Samplers

      Rockafeller’s Seafood Samplers


      An enticing combination of our famous Oysters Rockafeller, Clams Casino, Jumbo Lump Crab Rounds, and tender, grilled BBQ Shrimp. Serves 2. Serves (6) 69.99

    • BBQ Shrimp Wrapped in Bacon

      BBQ Shrimp Wrapped in Bacon


      Tender shrimp wrapped in applewood-smoked bacon, basted in our sweet and smoky BBQ sauce, and grilled to perfection.

    • Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail


      Mouthwatering chilled jumbo shrimp, peeled and served with your favorite Bloody Mary garnishes—pickled okra, olives and pepperoncinis—plus our delicious made-from-scratch cocktail sauce.

    • Steamed Shrimp

      Steamed Shrimp


      One pound of juicy shrimp dusted with Old Bay Seasoning, and served with our made-from-scratch cocktail sauce and drawn butter.

    • Today's Oyster Board

      Rockafeller’s Restaurant is a proud participant in our local Lynnhaven River oyster shell recycling program. Not only are these efforts critical in cleaning up our area’s water supply, but they are helping to increase the local oyster populations… so you can continue to enjoy them.

    • Oysters Rockafeller

      Oysters Rockafeller


      A dozen fresh oysters, spinach, bacon and cheese baked until bubbly! A hugely popular house specialty. Half Dozen 8.99

    • Big Island Oyster (VA) 1/2 dozen

    • Big Island Oyster (VA) dozen

    • Lunch Specialties

      Selections are served with seasonal sides, except for quesadilla and tacos.

    • BBQ Shrimp & Crab Cake

      BBQ Shrimp & Crab Cake


      A heavenly combination of two favorite items: Tender shrimp wrapped in applewood-smoked bacon, basted in our sweet and smoky BBQ sauce, and grilled to perfection. Served with a jumbo lump crab cake.

    • Jumbo Lump Crab Cake


      Our signature jumbo lump crab cake – No fillers. Your choice of fried or broiled.

    • Fish and Chips


      Seasonal fish, lightly breaded and fried. Served with homemade coleslaw and French fries.

    • Shrimp & Crab Quesadilla

      Shrimp & Crab Quesadilla


      A savory combination of shrimp, crab, fresh baby spinach, cream cheese and onions, sprinkled with Old Bay in a sun-dried tomato wrap. Served with sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo. Olé!

    • Fish or Shrimp Tacos

      Fish or Shrimp Tacos


      Tortillas loaded with the fresh fish of the day or shrimp, shredded cabbage, tomatoes, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses, and a choice of sauces. Served with house jasmine rice.

    • Sandwich Board

      Selections are served with French fries, except for Lobster Croissant Club.

    • Crab Cake Sandwich

      Crab Cake Sandwich


      Classic recipe with jumbo lump crabmeat, fried or broiled, on a toasted roll with lettuce, tomato, and a side of our zesty remoulade sauce.

    • Fried Fish Sandwich


      Generous portion of Rockafeller’s fish of the day, fried and served on a bun with lettuce, tomato, and a side of tartar sauce.

    • Rockin’ Chicken Sandwich


      Tender chicken breast fried or grilled to perfection, applewood-smoked bacon, cheese, creamy avocado spread and garlic-dijon aioli.

    • Lobster Croissant Club

      Lobster Croissant Club


      Generous portion of our homemade lobster salad topped with a mix of fresh spring greens, applewood-smoked bacon and green onion dressing on a toasted, buttery croissant. Served with homemade Old Bay chips.

    • Burger Bar

      All of our fresh burger bar selections are made with a fresh Hereford beef patty and served with French fries. Hereford is an English breed of beef, which was brought into the U.S. in 1881. Because of restrictive guidelines in raising the breed, Hereford beef is considered to be superior to traditional Angus beef

    • Classic Burger


      Grilled to your preferred temperature and served with onions, lettuce and tomato on a toasted bun.


    • Chesapeake Bay Burger

      Chesapeake Bay Burger


      Topped with our incredibly popular crab cake sautéed with applewood-smoked bacon, on a toasted bun with provolone, tomato, lettuce, and Old Bay mayonnaise.

    • Brunch for Lunch

    • Classic Eggs Benedict


      Toasted English muffins, Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs topped with a heavenly drizzle of our homemade hollandaise sauce. The best eggs Benedict in the world!

    • Classic with Crabmeat


      How do you improve upon perfection? Add lump crabmeat, of course.

    • Rockafeller’s Omelet

      Rockafeller’s Omelet


      Our fluffy omelet filled with scallops, shrimp, tomatoes and scallions, topped with our homemade hollandaise sauce.

    • Uptown Shrimp and Grits


      A fancy rendition of the classic; slow-cooked, stone-ground grits & cheddar cheese with juicy shrimp, roasted tomatoes, spinach, garlic and a country ham cream gravy.

    • Ultimate Brunch Skillet

      Ultimate Brunch Skillet


      Tri-colored potatoes and onions, sausage, and scrambled eggs. Topped with hollandaise sauce and served in a cast iron skillet.

    • Salads

      Dressing Choices: Creamy Basil Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese, Ranch, Thousand Island, and Balsamic Vinaigrette (Gluten Free)

    • Caesar Salad*

      Caesar Salad*


      Our acclaimed classic Caesar: Parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, and from-scratch Caesar dressing. Small 4.99


      Add Chilled Shrimp plus 6.99
      Add Grilled Tuna* plus 8.99
      Add Chargrilled Chicken plus 4.99

    • House Garden Salad


      Fresh mixed greens with grape tomatoes, onions, red cabbage, croutons, and choice of homemade dressing. Small 4.99


      Add Chilled Shrimp plus 6.99
      Add Grilled Tuna* plus 7.99
      Add Chargrilled Chicken plus 3.99

    • Asian Shrimp Salad

      Asian Shrimp Salad


      Four large, butterflied shrimp, fried to a golden brown and lightly coated in a sweet soy sauce served on a salad of mixed spring greens, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, blue cheese crumbles, and cucumbers tossed in a rice wine vinaigrette.

    • Kid’s Menu

      Ages 10 & Under Please

    • Half Rack of Ribs & Fries

    • Shrimp Basket & Fries

    • Chicken Fingers & Fries

    • Pasta with Marinara Sauce

    • Additional Sides

    • Southern Style Hushpuppies

    • Homemade Mac n’ Cheese

    • Steamed Broccoli w/Hollandaise Sauce

    • House Jasmine Rice

    • Onion Rings w/Cajun Dipping Sauce

    • Beverages

    • Rockafeller’s Homemade Blueberry Soda


      A healthy alternative to regular soda - made with real blueberries & honey, served over ice and topped with fresh blueberries!

    • Tazo Herbal Teas

    • Perrier/Dasani Water

    • Freshly Brewed Coffee or Iced Tea

    • Soft Drinks (Free Refills)


      Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Pink Lemonade

    • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade or Limeade