In accordance with CDC, state and local guidelines, as of May 28, 2021, we will be returning t0 full capacity, offering bar seating again and eliminating distancing and spacing requirements. We welcome our vaccinated guests and staff to join us without the requirements of masks, however we respectfully ask those who have yet to be vaccinated to continue to wear a mask unless seated. If this is not within your comfort level at this time, we kindly ask that you seek dining elsewhere and hope to welcome you in the near future.
We strongly encourage reservations as seating is limited. You will have the option of choosing indoor or outdoor dining through the reservation link. Availability of each is limited.
Gift Certificates are available in any amount and can be purchased by calling us at 434-995-5542.
Please do not visit if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.
Take-out is available on a case by case basis and may be unavailable due to dine-in volume.
Public Fish & Oyster features fresh East Coast Seafood, Raw Bar, craft beer and cocktails and a comprehensive wine list provided with exquisite service.
We are a small restaurant and highly recommend reservations. Our bar counter seating is available on a first come first serve basis and patio seating (in season) is usually reservable day-of, weather permitting.
Our famous lobster rolls are available only during Happy Hour (4 to 6pm) and often sell out.