5 Easy and Delicious Recipes for Cooking Your Freshly Caught Fish

Fresh Fish

Are you planning a visit to Virginia Beach and searching for an unforgettable family experience? Look no further than Dockside Seafood & Fishing Center. Nestled in the heart of Virginia Beach, Dockside offers a range of activities that cater to everyone, from seasoned fishing pros to beginners and families seeking a memorable outing. A Family-Friendly… Read more »

Tips for Making Your Family’s Adventure Fun and Educational

Kid in life vest sailing on a boat

Taking your family on a fishing adventure can be a rewarding and memorable experience, especially when you’re exploring the beautiful waters of Virginia Beach. With a half-day fishing charter, you’ll have ample time to enjoy the excitement of catching fish while also teaching your kids about the amazing marine life in the area. In this… Read more »

Savor the Sea: A Guide to Pairing Wines and Sides with Your Fresh Seafood Finds

A raw fish with a bottle of white wine

Ah, seafood! There’s nothing quite like enjoying the fresh, succulent flavors of the ocean’s bounty. And, when it comes to elevating your seafood dining experience, the right wine and side dish pairings can make all the difference. In this guide, we’ll explore some of the best pairings for seafood commonly found in Virginia Beach so… Read more »

Homemade Gifts For An Unforgettable Mother’s Day

A husband surprising his wife for Mother's Day- their daughter is holding flowers to give her.

Mother’s Day is always the second Sunday in May. While that seems far away, planning early is a great way to ensure you knock it out of the park! Rather than panic and default to an overpriced generic card and a department store gift card, create homemade gifts and experiences. It’s a cliché, but it’s… Read more »

How To Have A Great Fishing Charter Trip

A red, orange, yellow and purple sunset over the ocean, with a fishing pole in the center.

Whether you go with friends, family, or solo, a fishing charter trip is an incredible experience. To make sure it’s smooth sailing, we’ve compiled a list of some tips to ensure your trip is a success! Research and Pick Your Company It’s important to look into which fishing charter company you will go with. A… Read more »

One Pot Seafood Recipes

a cast iron pot on a cutting board

With the holiday season in full swing, things seem to be getting busier and busier. After long days of shopping, wrapping, baking, and going to visit family, the last thing you want to do is spend a few hours cooking and then another hour or so cleaning up. That’s where one-pot meals come in! They’re… Read more »

Seafood-Related Holidays

A large pile of cooked shrimp and muscles

Often, seafood is thought of as summer food. While we understand, a nice fresh piece of fish perfectly cooked after being caught is a great summer activity- there’s more to seafood than summer! Seafood can be enjoyed each season, and there are several “National __ Days” for seafood. This blog will go through some of those… Read more »

Benefits of Fish

Fresh salmon on ice

Fish is a great food that is simply delicious. Unfortunately, many people do not know of the benefits of eating fish or have only had frozen breaded fish sticks. This isn’t to say that those can’t be delicious at times! But fresh fish has an unbelievable flavor and texture that is unparalleled. Not only is… Read more »

Different Types of Clam Chowder

Seafood Chowder in a bowl

If reading our last blog inspired you to get some clams, we got you covered! As we spoke about, a great way to enjoy clam is in a chowder! You may think that chowder is only good for the cold months, and while it is a great way to warm up, it also is amazing… Read more »

Three Ways to Enjoy Clams

A batch of freshly steamed clams, right from our restaurant

Summer is here, and what better way to enjoy it than with some fresh, local seafood! While there are many delicious options, some people get stuck ordering the same thing. This summer, branch out and enjoy some clams! If you’re unsure where to start or want to try something different from your usual, below are… Read more »