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

    • She Crab Soup

      She Crab Soup


      Creamy, delectable, and award winning. Cup 5.99

    • Grilled BBQ Shrimp

      Grilled BBQ Shrimp


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

    • Crab Cake Appetizer

      Crab Cake Appetizer


      Our signature jumbo lump crab cake – No fillers.

    • Hot Crab Dip


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

    • Crab and Shrimp Hushpuppies

      Crab and Shrimp Hushpuppies


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

    • Calamari


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

    • Buffalo Boneless Chicken Thighs


      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


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

    • Rockafeller’s Seafood Sampler


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

    • Steamed Shrimp

      Steamed Shrimp


      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

    • Big Island Oyster (VA) dozen

    • 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

    • North Atlantic Salmon

    • Yellowfin Tuna*

    • Mahi-Mahi

    • Lunch Specialties

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

    • Grilled BBQ Shrimp and Crab Cake

      Grilled BBQ Shrimp and Crab Cake


      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.

    • Crab Cake with Tarragon Relish


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

    • Fish and Chips


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

    • Shrimp and Crab Quesadilla

      Shrimp and Crab Quesadilla


      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 Tacos

      Fish Tacos


      Tortillas loaded with seasonal fish of the day, shredded cabbage, tomatoes, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses, and a sriracha sauce. Served with house rice.

    • Sandwich Board

      Selections are served with French fries or house chips.

    • Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich


      Tender, boneless chicken thigh marinated in buttermilk and a touch of cayenne topped with a hot honey glaze, pickles, onions and an Alabama white BBQ sauce.

    • Crab Cake Sandwich

      Crab Cake Sandwich


      Our signature jumbo lump crab cake, fried or broiled, on a toasted brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, and a side of our zesty remoulade sauce.

    • Lobster Club

      Lobster Club


      Our homemade lobster salad topped with a mix of fresh spring greens, applewood-smoked bacon and green onion dressing. Served with house chips.

    • Burger Bar

      All of our fresh burger selections are made with a fresh, hand-formed, Hereford beef patty and served with French fries or house chips.

    • Classic Burger


      Grilled to your preferred temperature and served with onions, lettuce, pickles, and tomato on a toasted brioche roll. Available with cheddar, provolone or blue cheese.


    • Chesapeake Bay Burger

      Chesapeake Bay Burger


      Topped with our signature jumbo lump crab cake on a toasted brioche roll with provolone, tomato, lettuce, and Old Bay mayo.

    • Salads

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

    • Baja Salad


      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


      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*


      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


      GF (without fries)

    • Shrimp Basket & Fries

    • Chicken Fingers & Fries

    • Pasta with Marinara Sauce

    • Additional Sides

    • Southern Style Hushpuppies

    • Homemade Mac n’ Cheese

    • Parmesan House Chips or Tater Tots

    • Ancient Grains with Kale

    • Edamame Succotash

    • Beverages

    • Rockafeller’s Homemade Blueberry Soda


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

    • Tazo Herbal Teas

    • Perrier

    • Freshly Brewed Coffee or Iced Tea

    • Soft Drinks (Free Refills)


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

    • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade or Pomegranate Lemonade