will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

Rose's Crab House and Raw Bar: "A tolerable second choice" Top 5 Page for this destination Virginia Restaurant Tip by b1bob

Virginia Restaurants: 85 reviews and 165 photos

  Rose's Crab House & Raw Bar
by b1bob
  • Rose's Crab House & Raw Bar - Virginia
      Rose's Crab House & Raw Bar
    by b1bob
  • crab omelet with potatoes - Virginia
      crab omelet with potatoes
    by b1bob
  • nautical decor - Virginia
      nautical decor
    by b1bob
  • beware of the attack crab - Virginia
      beware of the attack crab
    by b1bob
  • a little over the top on the decor - Virginia
      a little over the top on the decor
    by b1bob

Rose's Crab House was our second choice. Lee was so intent on taking Christian and me to Smokin' Joe's Barbecue for lunch. He was angry to find it closed on Sundays. However, he found us a good second choice. When you think of the Northern Neck, you think of seafood, specifically crab. Rose's was decorated with nautical themes, like you find at many nice seafood restaurants. The decor was only slightly overdone. This restaurant has a case of the cutes. On its loo doors, instead of saying ladies and gentlemen they have buoys and gulls. Beam me up! That type of decor could even by material for a stand up comedian. Lee made fun of me all day long for having taken the picture. Aside from that the food was great and the service was attentive. Rose's is a little pricey at supper, but it is very reasonable at lunch.

Favorite Dish: I had the crab omelet which simply consisted of eggs, cheese, and crab meat. It came together with a type of potato salad which was not prepared with mayonnaise.

en español, em português

Address: 652 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Phone: (804) 435-7998
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 5
Theme: Seafood

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Oct 24, 2007
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


b1bob Lives Here!


“If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so. - Thomas Jefferson”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 7 6

Have you been to Virginia?

  Share Your Travels