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Ship's Cabin

4110 E. Ocean View Ave. (Shore Dr.) Send to Phone
757-362-0060 | Menu
Waterfront views, a relaxed atmosphere, and fresh seafood.
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Ship's Cabin Restaurant Review

: This de facto special occasion dining destination of yore has changed hands and personalities a few times since former proprietor Joe Hoggard introduced a world-class wine list here from his whirlwind trips to France. Current owner Thomas Dourdoumis has settled in proudly and comfortably, drawing his own faithful clientele from those who frequented his previous restaurant, Venice at the Oceanfront, as well as diners from the redeveloping Ocean View neighborhoods. They come for deep-fried seafood platters, bruschetta salad, veal Parmigiana and snow crab legs, leaving room for the homemade baklava. The mood is more kick-back and relaxed now (there are six flat screen TVs in the bar for all your televised sports needs), but the staff is professional and accommodating (many are family) and the view is as special as ever.

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a sure rip-off
by benjarvis on Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:36 pm
 
there was a time when this restaurant was top notch. my visit yesterday revealed just how far it has fallen in every aspect meaningful to customers: food quality, service, cleanliness, and value. first, the she-crab soup was too starchy, too salty, and worse, hardly any crab meat. second, the entree of cajun red snapper: (a) food was cold & tasteless, (b) fish was overcooked, and (c) veggies were soggy. third, bathrooms were filthy, which reflects on cleanliness of food prep. fourth, service was pretentious, disingenuous, and at times inattentive. fifth, two she-crab soups and two snapper entrees totaled 68$. given the above, hardly worth the price. this once stellar restaurant having fallen on hard times and bad management is now clearly a dump not worth your time and money.
 
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