Dinner Menu

Fresh fish, choice steaks, and jumbo lump crab cakes are just a few of the mouthwatering dinner options that await guests at Rockafeller’s. Whether you’re entertaining clients, on a first date, or enjoying a family night-out, our relaxed atmosphere and inspired menu items are sure to impress.

    • Appetizers & Starters

    • She Crab Soup

      She Crab Soup

      11.99

      Creamy, delectable, and award winning. Cup 5.99

    • Grilled BBQ Shrimp

      Grilled BBQ Shrimp

      9.99

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

    • Crab Cake Appetizer

      Crab Cake Appetizer

      10.99

      Our signature jumbo lump crab cake – No fillers.

    • Hot Crab Dip

      9.99

      A cheesy, crab-filled dip, sprinkled with Old Bay Seasoning and served with house-made crostini.

    • Crab and Shrimp Hushpuppies

      Crab and Shrimp Hushpuppies

      8.99

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

    • Calamari

      9.99

      Lightly breaded, and fried to golden perfection. Served with our made-from-scratch calamari sauce.

    • Buffalo Boneless Chicken Thighs

      8.99

      Hand-breaded, fried to a crispy golden brown, then coated in spicy Buffalo sauce. Served with celery and blue cheese dressing.

    • Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail

      10.99

      Chilled jumbo shrimp, peeled and served with pickled okra, olives and pepperoncinis and our delicious made-from-scratch cocktail sauce.

    • Rockafeller’s Seafood Sampler

      Rockafeller’s Seafood Sampler

      14.99

      Oysters Rockafeller, Clams Casino, Jumbo Lump Crab Rounds, grilled BBQ Shrimp, and Crab and Shrimp Hushpuppies.

    • Steamed Shrimp

      Steamed Shrimp

      18.99

      One pound of shrimp seasoned with Old Bay 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

      Doz. 17.99

      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

      11.99
    • Big Island Oyster (VA) dozen

      21.99
    • Today’s Fish Market

      Check our Chalkboard Specials for Today’s Catch. Available Grilled, Broiled, Fried, Cajun, Blackened, Char-crust, Lemon Pepper, or Poached Gluten-Free options are available. We serve only the finest seafood available, and a wonderful variety of fresh fish is delivered daily to our kitchen.

    • NC Flounder

      22.99
    • North Atlantic Salmon

      19.99
    • Yellowfin Tuna*

      19.99
    • Mahi-Mahi

      21.99
    • Dinner Specialties

      Selections are served with seasonal sides.

    • Crab Cakes with Tarragon Relish

      Crab Cakes with Tarragon Relish

      22.99

      Two of our signature jumbo lump crab cakes served on a bed of house rice, topped with a tarragon corn relish, fresh basil cream and lemon-habanero tartar sauce.

    • Char-Crust Mahi

      22.99

      Served over house rice, topped with zesty tomatillo salsa and a dollop of jalapeño crema.

    • Ben’s Bowl

      21.99

      Char-crusted tuna served over ancient grains with kale and topped with roasted vegetables, feta cheese and a savory tomato-fennel sauce.

    • Rockafeller’s Trio

      Rockafeller’s Trio

      24.99

      Our signature jumbo lump crab cake, scallops, and shrimp, dusted with our house spice blend and broiled in drawn butter.

    • Tidewater Boil

      Tidewater Boil

      24.99

      Fresh local oysters, clams, shrimp, sausage, crawfish, mussels, broccoli, celery, onions, red potatoes, corn on the cob, and crab and shrimp hushpuppies, seasoned with Old Bay.

    • New York Strip

      24.99

      Certified Hereford Choice boneless, hand-cut strip, lightly seasoned and grilled to order.

       

      Rockafeller Style - topped with jumbo lump crabmeat and hollandaise   plus 10.99

    • Mr. B’s Famous Baby Back Ribs

      Mr. B’s Famous Baby Back Ribs

      18.99

      Local landmark Frankie’s Place for Ribs Original Recipe. With French fries, corn and coleslaw.

       

      OR Treat yourself to a BBQ indulgence with a half-rack of ribs and our famous BBQ Shrimp. With French fries, corn and coleslaw. 19.99

    • Crab Norfolk

      Crab Norfolk

      23.99

      Jumbo lump crabmeat, dusted with our house spice blend, and broiled in drawn butter.

    • Pasta Pescatore

      19.99

      Linguine, crab and shrimp tossed with fresh-diced tomatoes, scallions, mushrooms, and Alfredo sauce. (Marinara available)

    • Grilled BBQ Shrimp and Crab Cake

      Grilled BBQ Shrimp and Crab Cake

      21.99

      Tender shrimp wrapped in applewood-smoked bacon, basted in our sweet and smoky BBQ sauce, and grilled to perfection. Served with our signature jumbo lump crab cake.

    • Ultimate Seafood Platter

      Ultimate Seafood Platter

      32.99

      Our signature jumbo lump crab cake, local shrimp, hushpuppies, and the fresh catch of the day – fried until golden brown.

    • Rock’s Chicken

      15.99

      Cheese, spinach, and roasted tomatoes melted on pan-seared chicken and served on ancient grains with kale then topped with a lemon butter sauce. Substitute roasted vegetables for a great vegetarian meal.

    • Fried Shrimp

      18.99

      Lightly seasoned and fried to a crispy golden brown.

    • Crab Cake Combo

      23.99

      One signature jumbo lump crab cake served with your choice of scallops or shrimp.

    • Salads

      Dressing Choices: Creamy Italian, Blue Cheese, Ranch, Thousand Island, and Balsamic Vinaigrette (GF)

    • Baja Salad

      12.99

      Lightly blackened chicken thigh served on mixed greens with fire-roasted corn, tomatoes, red onion, applewood-smoked bacon, cheddar jack cheese, corn tortilla strips, and a BBQ ranch dressing.

    • House Garden Salad

      6.99

      Fresh mixed green garden salad with your choice of homemade dressing. Small 4.99

       

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

    • Caesar Salad*

      Caesar Salad*

      6.99

      Our acclaimed classic Caesar: Parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, and made-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

    • Kid’s Menu

      Ages 10 and under, please!

    • Half Rack of Ribs & Fries

      9.99

      GF (without fries)

    • Shrimp Basket & Fries

      6.99
    • Chicken Fingers & Fries

      6.99
    • Pasta with Marinara Sauce

      4.99
    • Additional Sides

    • Southern Style Hushpuppies

      3.99
    • Homemade Mac n’ Cheese

      5.99
    • Parmesan House Chips or Tater Tots

      2.99
    • Ancient Grains with Kale

      3.99
    • Edamame Succotash

      1.99
    • Beverages

    • Rockafeller’s Homemade Blueberry Soda

      3.95

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

    • Tazo Herbal Teas

      3.00
    • Perrier

      3.00
    • Freshly Brewed Coffee or Iced Tea

      2.25
    • Soft Drinks (Free Refills)

      2.75

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

    • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade or Pomegranate Lemonade

      3.95