Croc's 19th Street Bistro

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A Neighborhood Gem, Fit For Foodies with a Notable Wine List and Great for Groups and Parties! Croc’s is a Platinum Plate Winner from Hampton Roads Magazine. "Wine Friendly Restaurant" from Wine Enthusiast Magazine since 2006. CROC'S coastal casual cuisine infused with authentic Lebanese dishes offer an array of appetizers and half portion entrees. Seafood is approved from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch List and Sensible Seafood programs. Croc's is home to the Old Beach Farmers Market in the Summer and Green Drinks every third Thursday each month. Sunday brunch offers a unique high energy show at 11am and 2pm for a Girls Day Out you'll never forget. "Drag Yourself To Brunch" feature's the region's best female impersonators. Reservations required. No children Must be 21+. Croc's was the first restaurant in the state certified as 'Virginia Green', the commonwealth's program to promote environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia's tourism industry.
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M
San Antonio
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was my first time there. We (my daughter and I) had such a good time. The entertainment was awesome especially Melanie Vondyke (sp?). She was beautiful!!!! I can’t wait to go back again and again.

LR
Richmond
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved our visit to Croc's and will return. Surprisingly, it wasn't very crowded when we visited; we had a reservation and our table was ready even though we arrived a little early. Great food! Highly recommend the scallops or seafood risotto.

DT
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 4

Love it service could have paid more attention. Very late bringing beverages and food. I felt like other tanles got better service then we did.

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Didn’t even stay for the meal. The place was overly loud for a small space and although our reservation was at 1:30 at 1:45 we were still waiting and left.

AS
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

I took my out of town family here for drag me to brunch! We had a blast, breakfast and a show!!

J
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 4

Drag Sunday brunch was fun but too long. We didn’t get what we ordered but server too busy to ask for a do over. No butter/preserves on table. Food was warm, heavy on the preformed hash browns.

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

Awesome definitely will be back

VM
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 4food 1service 3ambience 4

I was here on Sunday had a great time until my food came. My French toast was salty and when I told the waitress about it. She had a discussion with me like I was tasting salty in the food. So after about 20 mins she came back and said two other quest complained. Only then was it Valid that I was right. There was salt used instead of sugar. This was my bday celebration 🎉.

ST
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 2

Show and food were good. The setup is not that great and getting seated was a little unorganized

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, drinks l and service!

AP
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We went to the Drag Youself to Brunch show and had a blast. The food was good and the show was wonderful. Our server was very attentive even though she was swamped.
I would definitely go again.

OT
Richmond
120 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

GREAT at everything! The appetizers (tuna bites and shrimp tacos), and both entrees were perfectly cooked and so flavorful (scallops and seafood risotto)!
Our server (Crow) was professional, knowledgeable, and timely, and the owner (Kal) takes time to visit tables and speak with patrons for genuine feedback.
This is truly a gem in VA beach and we look forward to returning on our next trip!

D
Richmond
25 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Food was very good, and the show was great. Show, however, was about 30 minutes too long.

h
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Drag brunch was amazing! We went for my friend’s birthday to surprise her and she had so much fun. The food was alright but the experience took the cake.

SW
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Sunday Brunch, with amazing entertainment! My crabcake and risotto was delicious.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 2service 3ambience 5

The show is amazing - guaranteed a great time. And you could very well fall in love with one of the queens.
The brunch food could be better.

EB
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Drag me to brunch at Croc’s is so much fun! The drinks are good and the food is yummy! Seating is a little weird, I feel like some seats get more of a show than others. But they did the best with their available space.

s
Richmond
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Would have been 5 star as the performance was phenomenal however the seating process was a bit of a mess.

NM
New England
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

We went for the drag brunch for my sister’s 40th Birthday and had an absolute blast! Would definitely recommend it!

LD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

2nd time attending the Drag me to Brunch and had an amazing time!!!!!!

KG
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

We had an awesome time surprising our supervisor here, celebrating her promotion. She had never been there before and truly enjoyed the atmosphere and food! We shall dine again!

JK
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was fantastic!

AD
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was literally everything I expected it to be and more! I had a fantastic time. Drinks were great and so was the vibe. It was so great I am planning a visit with my whole work team! Very excited to see y'all again!!

KJ
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

LOVE, LOVE, LOVED the show, the staff, the MIMOSAS!!!!! The only thing is that they could maybe put a little more into the hangover bowl (a scoopful will not cure any hangover😂)!! All in all, it was AMAZING and I’ll definitely be back!!!

OT
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food was amazing, however their chairs are very uncomfortable

OT
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious. The service was excellent and for this "drag yourself to brunch" occasion, it was pure fun to be had. Even the DJ participates in all the fun. The bistro is a lovely place for friends and family. The restaurant is cozy with a warm decor, & yet offers plenty of room to walk around. Crocs makes their food from their own garden & with the friendly atmosphere, it feels like a home away from home. The Owners are very involved with this Va Beach original and we'll visit again and again.

N
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Drag show was awesome. Wished they'd come back by the bar more but it was awesome. Me and my fiancé weren't fans of the food we ordered as my burger bread was hard though it was hot still.

PE
Richmond
39 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Nice dinner with friends. Love the 5 pepper tuna.

TP
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Crocs was an amazing experience. I will definitely be back multiple times.

BD
Richmond
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Had an amazing time! Can't wait to see the show again!

D
Richmond
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Visit often. Even though it’s close to the shore you don’t feel like your in a Tourist trap where they are only out for your money. Great service, good food and good times. Thank You

C
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always so kind and on point when I come with my best friend who entertains there from time to time!
Highly recommended!

D
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great place - great people

A
Washington DC
53 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We walked into thinking this would just be a conveniently quick stop have something to eat and drink. We walked out thinking about when I can return. What a wonderful surprise. The food was eclectic and superbly made and presented by an excellent server, who was both knowledgeable of the menu as well as what was the the better choice. Cant wait to return!

LB
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We reserved a table for eight for an after-high-school graduation dinner at 8 pm. Location as always was great. Parking was fine. We were welcomed at the door and the table was set and prepared. I told our server that we were going to split the amount of the ticket between three of us and she said that was fine. Only one other table came and went while we were there and the bar area was slow. Appetizers came out quickly and were good. The beer and mixed drinks were served quickly- the mixed drinks ordered were very good. My mother (80 yrs old) was served her crabcake way before anyone else's dinner was served. It was 20 minutes later before everyone else was served- the kitchen was slow. Because of this we did not have time to order dessert.
Everyone liked their meal - my steak salad had very little steak and a whole lot lettuce. Our server Bella was very nice. Day after the event I noticed that my credit card had been charged three times for the bill. I only signed for one charge. I left a message this morning at 10:30 am and at 1:00 pm I haven't heard back from the restaurant. This type of overcharging was unexpected and very disapointing. I am hopeful they will remediate this error quickly.

ME
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 1ambience 3

Drag brunch was cool, food was horrible and service was horrible and beyond rushed

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took my mom family, friends and colleagues joined for her Birthday...my mom describe this as the best experience she ever had....the show was electrifying...best Drag Brunch on the planet🎉🍾👏👌

OT
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was wonderful, we had an absolute blast. We had a large group, half of the tables food came out and the other half did not but our server was super sweet and kept us updated on when it would be coming. Good food, great drinks, would absolutely go again.

m
Key West
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

Brunch was fun, but service was poor. I made a reservation for a large group and we got there by 10 am and had to wait outside in line until they would let people in. When we got to the front, the lady seating tables was very disorganized and dismissed the fact that I had a reservation. She put us in the corner of the restaurant (where we couldn’t see the show) and when I complained she said “well your here let’s make the best of it”. I made the reservation over a month in advance so to say I was annoyed was an understatement. The best she could do to move us closer was splitting us into two groups at two separate tables. It wasn’t the celebration I thought it would be, organization could have been better and an apology would have been simple for her say.

JH
Richmond
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything is fabulous!
It is a must stop whenever I am in the area!!