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, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Croc's 19th Street Bistro Ratings and Reviews
We made a reservation after reading abou ...
We made a reservation after reading about the halloween show. Someone called from the restaurant and confirmed at 8:30 am on a Saturday which i thought was a bit odd. When we arrived the hostess told us our seating was at the bar . We could not see the show at all. The food was nothing special and I was really upset they had us drive all the way there and then not even give us our reservation. It would have been fine if the morning of the event they had called me at 8:30 am and said they over booked but they did not they confirmed we were attending. The bar manager gave us complimentary drinks but i would not have driven all the way down to 19th street when i live on shore drive just to go to a dive bar. Very strange way to run a business. I will never come back. obviously maybe they shouldn't be using this online reservation system if they are too lame to count the number of people.
The only negative I can say was that we ...
The only negative I can say was that we checked in before 10:30 and had to sit behind the bar. The hostess said that's where my reservation was made because I probably reserved within a week and they had 120 people. I made my reservation almost 2 weeks prior. It appeared they sat people before us and ran out of room. The view was obstructed and the queens don't walk behind the bar so you can't even tip them. It only improved when spots at the front of the bar opened and we moved ourselves. So seating appears to be first come first serve and they accommodate large groups since most the tables there are for large groups. Food and the ladies were awesome. Get hash browns !
Surprisingly excellent and tasty food, ...
Surprisingly excellent and tasty food, particularly when compared with some of the more popular, also highly rated, restaurants along the beach area. Well worth going several blocks from the beach to enjoy a meal here.
We had an outstanding meal at Croc's whi ...
We had an outstanding meal at Croc's while vacationing in Virginia Beach. The primarily Lebanese menu offered not only some unusual choices, but also variations on more traditional meals. Our humus and Lebanese flatbread choices for appetizers were exceptional, with the beautifully seasoned ground beef in the flatbread being absolutely delicious! Entrees of lamb shank and seafood risotto were outstanding as well - the lamb shank was probably the best we've ever tasted, and the homemade chocolate brownie and Irish Cream dessert was out of this world. The drink menu offered some unique and refreshing options. All in all, Croc's was a worthwhile experience, with a great wait staff and friendly people throughout!
We went for "Drag Yourself to Brunch" W ...
We went for "Drag Yourself to Brunch" We had so much fun! The show was so fun... the staff were mostly friendly...the food was really good.. and the drinks were tasty. I would definitely recommend for a fun girl day out!
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.
Loved Croc's 19th St Bistro in Virginia ...
Loved Croc's 19th St Bistro in Virginia Beach! This is a GREAT restaurant for adults wanting to get away from the boardwalk scene. It's a neighborhood gem with amazing food and an extensive wine list. Saturday night's is date night at Croc's and ALL wine (bottles) are 1/2 price. They even package it to go in the event you're not able to finish the bottle. Will definitely return to this restaurant the next time I'm in VA Beach.
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!
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