About Croc's 19th Street Bistro
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.
American, Lebanese, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Dinner:; Sunday - Wednesday 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Thursday - Saturday 5:00pm- 10:00pm; Sunday "Drag Yourself to Brunch" Showtimes 11AM & 2PM, Reservations are required! No children 17 & under.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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
CROC'S Catering and Event Menus are on the website. Corporate luncheons, Birthdays, Reunions, Fundraisers and Rehearsal Dinners.
Free, on premise parking
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.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Croc's 19th Street Bistro Ratings and Reviews
I thoroughly enjoyed my first experience ...
I thoroughly enjoyed my first experience at the Drag Brunch. This is NOT a kid friendly environment. Some crazy person had her 12 year old daughter there! I am hoping she was uninformed and just didn't know. The Drag Brunch should definitely be advertised as adults only, not so much because of the performances, but definitely because of the language of the MC. I also hated my seats. We were sat right at the entrance in the seats facing the wall, so we had to break our necks to see everything or just turn our chairs around, interrupting our meals. No one should be sat there, it sucks!!!!
All of the performers were awesome...except Victoria! LOL! The MC should just MC. The other three performers were amazing from their presence to simply knowing all of the words of their songs. And boy, can they move!!!!!
Went to 2pm Drag show brunch. Reserved s ...
Went to 2pm Drag show brunch. Reserved seating at back of the bar made it hard to see and hear at times. The food was decent although the service could have been a tad quicker and the bartenders a little more attentive. Fun time for a girls get together.
We had a great time at the show! Our big ...
We had a great time at the show! Our biggest complaint is that everything was SUPER loud. At first it wasn't a problem, but after two hours of blasting volumes we had to leave, because of headaches.
The food was good.
The show was fun!
Everything was great, except the headache inducing volume.
This was my second time here and this ti ...
This was my second time here and this time we went to the first seating at 1100. I was hoping that the food and drinks would be better at the first show vice what I had at the last seating at 2pm. The drinks were better but the food was atrocious. The entrees were cold and tasteless. It took forever to come out of the kitchen! The show is the main reason I go. And I will continue to attend the show but I will not be eating there again!
We ate at croc's 2x. We liked it so much ...
We ate at croc's 2x. We liked it so much the first time, we went back for more. Both food and service were excellent the first time, although it was a little loud where we sat inside. We went back two nights later and sat outside. While the food and service were still pretty good, there was a big party going on and the kitchen seemed to be overwhelmed - as our dishes came out as they were ready which had my wife and I eating at very different times. My main course was also a little over done. I would still go back again, however.
Music was too loud
Music was entirely too loud during the Drag Yourself to Brunch. My ears were ringing for 2 hours afterwards and I'm 31. Did not have food that was on the menu which was unfortunate. Amazing wait staff for how many people were getting served at once.
Won't be going back
The food was overpriced so was the drinks, horrible smell from the kitchen, and the drag queen's some of them look like clowns. $96 tab, I was not happy. Thought show was till 5 ended at 4. Very disappointed and the place was run down not worth the $$$
Drag Queen show worthwhile
The food was passable, the mimosas barely drinkable and the margaritas was terrible. But the show was great! Loved that portion! Crowd was great. However there is limited seating so if you only have two people they will sit you with others. And while the performers move around, if your back is to the room you miss portions of the show. Highly recommend you bring cash to give the performers, they work for tips only. Good way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
Dragqueen brunch/lunch is great girl fun
drag queen show is lots of fun, great day fun for anyone who likes to have a good time and wants a super fun entertaining and different thing to do with a group of friends. I would definitely recommend - but don't forget your one dollar bills !!!
I was a bit put off by the exterior and ...
I was a bit put off by the exterior and wondered if I had made a mistake, but I was wrong to judge a book by its cover. The hostess was with us promptly, and we were seated right away. Our server Daniel brought us wonderful hot bread from the oven. I ordered the lavender lemonade sangria and it was delicious and refreshing. My friend ordered a margarita and it was horrible. She sent it back and got a sangria instead. My friend wanted a salad for dinner, so Daniel recommended the kale salad. I ordered the pan seared scallops. We shared the 5 pepper tuna bites as an appetizer. The tuna was seriously the best we have ever had with the most incredible dipping sauce! The kale salad was an explosion of flavor in your mouth and the scallops were cooked perfectly and had a lovely delicate sauce. The service and the food were outstanding and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Can't wait to get back to VA Beach for those tuna bites!
Our first "Drag yourself to Brunch". Had ...
Our first "Drag yourself to Brunch". Had a great time. Probably a half hour too long. Food was ok but not up to their usual standards. The wait staff was very helpful. They got t-shirts we wanted and helped us preorder a birthday cake. They were even honest enough to tell us the cake wasn't from the advertised bakery and charged us less. Great for a special occasion - probably my new favorite Easter tradition!! 😀😀
Great food and service
We chose Croc's over other VA Beach options based on the online posted Restaurant Week menus. The food not only didn't disappoint, but it was absolutely delicious. My wife had the Duck Breast Salad to start and it was a meal unto itself. My Tuna Tar-Tar was the best that I've had. Our main courses of Lobster Fettuccine and Lamb Shank with Risotto were also excellent. We ended up taking home half of our dinners so that we could enjoy our desserts of Bread Pudding and Apply Roll-up Pie; both served with home ice cream. Both desserts, especially the home made ice cream were delicious and good endings to a perfect meal. The service was excellent as well as our specialty cocktails and dinner wine. Highly recommend this restaurant. We're heading back soon to enjoy their Sunday Brunch
Always delivers...never disappoints!
Once again my husband and I "introduced" a couple to Croc's and as usual were delighted we did.
We started out sharing a mezze sampler which was delicious and it was a perfect choice for 4 people to share.
For entrees I had convinced my husband to try the crab cakes with risotto and he as thrilled he listened...thoroughly enjoyable. I was delighted with a beautiful salmon, our guests enjoyed seafood risotto and chicken ratatouille!
When my husband saw bread pudding on the menu he was ecstatic. It was to be served with ice cream which he refused so our delightful server brought 2 pieces of pudding and....you guessed it...four spoons! Of course no one but my husband wanted desert yet the rest of us more than helped him demolish this exquisite dessert!
We are extremely happy to have this awesome "green" establishment in our neighborhood!
First time visiting what turns out to be ...
First time visiting what turns out to be a local gem. Food was delicious and service was outstanding. while setting is more like a local bar the food and service matches a fine dining experience. The wait staff sports shirts with S.O.L. emblazoned on the backs... Sustainable. Organic. Local. and the restaurant even has their own organic garden out back.
Saturday night surprise
We had not eaten at the restaurant for many years. We knew we were going to be at a nearby venue and because it was so close I wanted to eat there. My wife wanted a different restaurant but I stuck to my guns and made the reservation. What a great surprise. Food and atmosphere was great. The broiled crab cakes were awesome and would recommend the entre to anyone who likes great crab cakes with no filler! Did I mention that any bottle of wine was half price that night (Saturday). How could you go wrong? There was three of us and we ordered a bottle and took what we didn't drink - just a tad. We will be returning even though we live in Chesapeake.
Four people 2 drinks 1 bottle of wine (1 ...
Four people 2 drinks 1 bottle of wine (1/2 price Saturday) 1 appetizer 4 salads 4 entrees. $216.00 and worth it. Rather small place reservations necessary. They have a private parking lot. They offer 1/2 portions of several entrees. I had 1/2 portion of crab cake. 1 good sized crab cake. Cheese risotto fresh Asparagus. Only disappointment was crab dip. Smaller than pictured in other reviews, and came with Mexican style chips instead of pita quarters. But large enough for all four to have a sample. Will definitely return.
Great time at Crocs!
This was a birthday celebration and everyone had a blast. Service was attentive and quick. Food was good, drinks were good and plentiful. The performers were outstanding, over the top. the DJ was great in keeping things moving along and creating a party vibe. Everyone in the room was having a great time. This is my 2nd time there and I will come back again for another special occasion. Good job!
Went for my wife's birthday. Found that Saturday night is half price on bottles of wine - yea.
We went for the calamari appetizer, which was as good as I have had. We opted for the half orders on our main dishes, which turned out to be as much portion as most places on a regular order. The food was very good with one small issue. The sea scallops were just a bit over cooked and on scallops that really makes them dry and a bit tough. Once we received the check it took quite a while to get it picked up so we could leave. I hate sitting around when I am done and ready to go. The wine list was excellent and a bargain at half price. I will return as the menu had quite a few items that were tempting. I won't get the scallops. Good service, good food and reasonable pricing - what more can you ask for.
One of the funniest days of my life!!
Came with a group of girls for a bachlorette and I have never laughed so hard in my life. I couldn't stop handing out money left and right because I was so impressed with everyone's performances, this isn't somthing you only go to once! this brunch makes you leave knowing you will be coming back for more !! Amazing people amazing show!!
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