Croc's 19th Street Bistro

4.7
585 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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 17&under. 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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Lebanese, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner:;
Sunday - Wednesday 5:00pm - 9:00pm;
Thursday - Saturday 4:00pm- 10:00pm;
Sunday "Drag Yourself to Brunch" Showtimes 11AM & 2PM, Reservations are required! No children 17 & under.
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Phone number
(757) 428-5444
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Matt Knack
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Private party facilities
Whether it’s business, vacation, family, or friends let Croc’s Event Planning Team help you. Croc’s events are eco-friendly with on premise Recycling programs, elimination of ALL Styrofoam and efforts to minimize disposables by using linens, china and glassware or biodegradable disposables. Croc’s can accommodate small or large groups, and can be easily reconfigured. Indoors offers an Eco-friendly Dance floor, DJ Booth, area for live band, TV’s, PA surround sound system with microphone and podium. Private Patio area features 4 TVs, ceiling fans, optional music, bar and can seat 45. Flexible menus range from a simple cocktail and hors d'oeuvres gathering, to a multi-course dining experience of extraordinary food and custom selected wines for Bridal and Rehearsal Dinners, Birthdays, Corporate Meetings, Convention Banquets, Charity Fundraisers with a friendly staff to accommodate 2 to 200. For more information visit the website and email us.
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Catering
CROC'S Catering and Event Menus are on the website. Corporate luncheons, Birthdays, Reunions, Fundraisers and Rehearsal Dinners.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Cypress
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Parking details
Free, on premise parking
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Entertainment
Sunday Brunch is a unique high energy show. 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 17&under.
Thursday Night features Locals' night with patio party, live music/DJ/dancing
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 585 People Are Saying
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Casual service, attended but not bothered and relaxed atmosphere. Early dinner because we were heading to play. Not busy so noise level was low. Best scallops I have had in ages - delicious Caesar salad with safe romaine grown right there. Generous portions of all. Limited dessert menu but we shared brownie and ice cream - Delicious. Friends’ meals were big hits too. Will definitely be going back!

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CH
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delightful! I had the pleasure of bringing a group of colleagues to the restaurant who had never been there before. They were so delighted by the ambiance, variety, and enthusiastic staff and blown away by the flavors and preparation of the food! All of them said they would definitely come back again!

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CC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was outstanding. They are using home grown and local ingredients. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. The service was wonderful, I have no complaints at all.

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JH
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

By far one of the best meals that I have ever had. Service was excellent as well. This will be a favorite spot when visiting Virginia Beach!

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KD
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful time, as always, at Drag Yourself to Brunch! Wait staff was phenomenal, but my Chick Club (sandwich) was disappointing! The chicken was rubbery and difficult to bite!! Other than that, I had a fantastic time!

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C
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to go. My best friend performs there for the Drag Yourself to Brunch and it’s always a fun time. The food is amazing. Highly recommend!

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CV
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The environment was warm, welcoming and relaxing. Really loved the variety of food choices. The tomato basil soup was amazing! We we’re talking about the next two days. Can’t wait to visit again.

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CF
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

My girlfriend was in town for the weekend and I wanted her to experience the show. She truly enjoyed herself as did I!

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always have a wonderful meal at Crocs! My husband has celiac and Crocs has fantastic gluten-free options. We all said the food was incredibly fresh-tasting and extremely flavorful!

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KN
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved this place! I will be back. The bartender was a major hottie too

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JS
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great time at the drag queen show. The performances were outstanding. I will definitely recommend to friends, and will be back!

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LV
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

i had a BLAST!!! it was my birthday weekend and i had an amazing time!!

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R
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The entrees and sampler appetizers were outstanding. Our waitress was very attentive and quick.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

My family and I are on vacation. The service was great! And the food was delicious. I was very impressed and would definitely dine there again. Also the menu is reasonably priced.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Good food, but the decor was odd, and kind of run down.

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AJ
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Awesome, Awesome & more Awesome space was a little cramped this visit but was enjoyable. The entertainment was excellent as usual.

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DD
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service from management down. Food is excellent!

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PC
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the Five Pepper Tuna!..Can't wait to go back
Can't believe they are making me leave such a long review!

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AA
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Me and my Diva girls had a ball energetic good music all over fun!!!!

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OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Croc's remains the standard for fine dining in VA Beach, on or off the oceanfront. If you've had enough of the 2.5 hour waits elsewhere hit this place up!

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Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great show, drinks, and food!

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N
Indiana
19 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

We’ve gone to the Drag Yourself To Brunch three different times. This time the service was terrible. I don’t know if they were short staffed, but after an hour of waiting for our food, I complained to a manager. They brought us free Mimosas, but we still waited another 15 minutes. The show is always fun, but even that has declined. There was a lack of variety and some of the best acts seem to have moved on. We most likely won’t go again.

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Richmond
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We live in Virginia Beach and eat a a lot of fine dining restaurants. Croc’s was great and makes us want to go back again. Great food and great server. AEG

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KS
Richmond
49 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Truly fresh, farm to table, including from the restaurants own garden. Mediterranean menu, well prepared. The facility itself is a little tired, funky.

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PB
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My daughter and I went to support pride month. This entertainment alone is worth being there. We had a great time.

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AK
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the Drag Queen Show! Will be going back to one on another special occasion event!

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L
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had dinner with family and friends and the service was great and the food delicious! I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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N
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 1

Quiet because we were the only people there. Eventually, 3 more couples arrived.
Freezing cold inside. Not impressed at all & will not return. Sun., May 28, 2018, Dinner. Very disappointed.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friends and I attended the Drag Yourself to Brunch and it was truly AMAZING!!!! It was a great show with delicious food (the mimosas were on point!). Everyone was upbeat and audience participation just added to the fun. Highly recommend booking a table to see this show. The bill for 4 people including a couple alcoholic beverages was a little under $100 so it’s not going to be a cheap occasion but paired with the show it is well worth it!

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AM
Richmond
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The entertainers where not as pretty as the last two times I went. Still good nasty clean fun. Took 7 women who have been before and we are already planning a trip back. The one that had the best time is a religious women who has never been in a bar and she had a blast. Cant wait til Aug for my 4 time back in two years.

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 2service 3ambience 5

Loved it !!

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Richmond
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went on April 29, it was my birthday, and it was the best birthday I’ve had in a long time! The entertainment was fabulous! Will be taking my mother-in-law and mother soon with a couple of friends for another fun brunch!

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J
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went for a friend's 23rd birthday! The environment was enriched and we sat near the bar and Joey kept the mimosas coming! The Drag me to Brunch was a hit.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I met three of my former teaching colleagues for a fun filled Sunday brunch. We enjoyed each other’s company as well as the food and beverage and especially the entertainment! We will go again!

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V
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The scallops were fabulous! Great atmosphere and good wines!

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ML
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was wonderful. Waiter John was on top of everyone's orders and very friendly. It was overly packed so you really couldn't see the performers too well. Overall, we had a great time. Loved the ones from Cali. We will be back.

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K
Omaha
4 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What an awesome restaurant! The food was amazing, the wait staff was friendly, with a cozy atmosphere. The cocktail menu was intriguing and the drinks ordered were fantastic! Definitely recommend getting off the beach front to discover this restaurant!

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KG
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best experience ever! Drag brunch was great . Food and drinks were delicious . Great wait staff and tons of energy from the DJ.

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N
Indiana
19 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Drag Yourself To Brunch is a BLAST! Grab your best girlfriends and go! Make your reservation at least a month in advance.

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