Your Guide To Some of the Best Virginia Beach Restaurants/ By Megan Irvin


Many seaside cities are likely to cool down exterior of the summer time months, however not Virginia Seashore. The coastal metropolis retains busy all 12 months lengthy, the place residents and guests alike benefit from the waterfront, festivals and naturally, the meals. Whether or not you are craving seafood by the water, a vigorous brunch ambiance, or among the finest wings round, there’s one thing in Virginia Seashore for everybody.

  • The Bee & Biscuit – Biscuits, benedicts and extra are served on this cozy cottage in Pungo which affords fireplace seating for cooler months and an outside deck in the summertime.
  • Doc Taylor’s – Breakfast and lunch alongside the oceanfront? Signal us up. Company at Doc Taylor’s love the libations (mimosas and bloody marys are in style right here) and breakfast platters, lots of which include one thing each candy and savoury.
  • Three Ships Espresso – Espresso bar and roastery simply six blocks from the oceanfront, serving up a number of forms of espresso, tea, and luxury meals.

Extra Breakfast Eating places:

  • Might’s Parlor
  • Sunnyside Cafe & Restaurant
  • Citrus Breakfast & Lunch
  • Pocahontas Pancake & Waffle Home
  • Pop’s Diner Co.

For Brunch

  • Bay Native Eatery – A neighborhood gathering spot, Bay Native focuses on sourcing its menu from the shores of the Chesapeake Bay when attainable and affords a enjoyable ambiance for brunch on Shore Drive.
  • Leaping Lizard Cafe – This quaint and eclectic spot on Shore Drive shines throughout Saturday and Sunday brunch with specialties resembling home made candy potato biscuits with native Edwards Surry ham & peach jam.
  • Tupelo Honey – Brunch is an all-day affair at Tupelo Honey’s Virginia Seashore location, the place comforting dishes like banana pudding pancakes or French toast and fried rooster and biscuits are served as much as hungry diners.

Extra Brunch Eateries:

  • The Butcher’s Son
  • Scorching Tuna

For Lunch

  • Aloha Snacks- Aloha Snacks is understood for his or her Hawaiian-style burgers, fries, and particularly the Poke bowls.
  • Style Limitless – Merely put, Style is a Virginia Seashore custom. With a number of areas within the space, every one contains a menu of sandwiches, soups and salads with provisions on the market in a market space with goodies like pimento cheese and home dressing.
  • Bro’s Fish Tacos – What began as a well-liked native meals truck lately received its personal brick-and-mortar location. Taco varieties embrace beer-battered flounder, blackened grilled tuna and grilled chipotle lime cod.
  • The Soiled Buffalo – Open since 2012, The Soiled Buffalo is a family-friendly restaurant and sports activities bar serving up scrumptious wings and different Western New York-inspired dishes.
  • Gringo’s Taqueria – Mexican and Tex-Mex joint with tacos, burritos, bowls, and extra. Locals love the fish tacos, habanero cream sauce, and margaritas.

Extra Lunch Places:

  • Commune
  • Noodle Man
  • Chix on the Seashore

For Dinner

  • Chick’s Oyster Bar – An area mainstay proper on the water with views of the Lynnhaven Inlet the place oysters (clearly) abound. Salads, seafood, consolation meals and sandwiches can be found on the menu, too.
  • Waterman’s Surfside Grille – On the oceanfront, Waterman’s is well-known for its seafood fare – assume bacon-wrapped sea scallops and crab dip – and its well-known fresh-squeezed Orange Crush cocktail, of which bartenders serve nearly a half-million every year.
  • Becca Restaurant & Backyard on the Cavalier – Dinner is served each day from 5-10 p.m. at this restaurant at The Cavalier Resort, the place recent and native components are the main target. Select from entrees just like the native recent catch, Chesapeake jumbo lump crab muffins, fish and chips, and brief rib wellington.
  • Tautog’s – A comfortable seafood spot close to the seaside, with indoor and porch seating. She-crab soup, oysters Rockefeller and crab dip spherical out the menu that’s heavy with seafood – although there’s loads for land-lovers too.

Extra Dinner Locations:

  • The Shack on eighth
  • Mizuno Japanese Restaurant
  • The Porch on Lengthy Creek

For Your Candy Tooth

  • Aqua S Virginia Seashore – Initially began in Australia, this Virginia Seashore soft-serve ice cream store affords a rotating number of over 100 distinctive ice cream flavors, like sea salt, margarita, elderflower, and blood orange, and artistic toppings like “fairy floss” (cotton sweet) and roasted marshmallow.
  • Blue Cow Ice Cream Co. – Based in Roanoke, this ice cream firm lately unfold its wings to Virginia Seashore the place hand-crafted ice cream and distinctive taste combos come collectively on Shore Drive.
  • Lolly’s Creamery – Native scoop store with two areas, one within the ViBE district and in City Heart – providing distinctive ice cream varieties.
  • Sugar Plum Bakery – Candy treats for an excellent trigger! Guests can discover pastries, desserts, pies, cookies, and extra at this Virginia Seashore based mostly bakery that serves the wants of people with disabilities by employment, schooling and coaching.

Extra Candy Spots:

  • Twisted Sisters Sugar Shack Cafe
  • Gigi’s Cupcakes
  • Might’s Parlor

For Craft Brews, Wines And Cocktails 

  • Mermaid Vineyard – Meals pairings, wine flights, and a tasting bar, oh my! All the above can be found at this Ghent neighborhood vineyard, the primary for Norfolk.
  • Hunt Room at The Cavalier Resort – Handcrafted cocktails, an in depth wine menu, and beer are all on the menu at this intimate tavern at The Cavalier Resort. Almost 100 whiskies and bourbons are additionally accessible for tasting. Cheers!
  • Esoteric – The husband and spouse workforce behind Esoteric strives to be distinctive in all the things they do. Two methods it involves life right here: the uncommon craft beer supplied right here and a fantastic inexperienced house. Small plates, salads, and different meals to snack on can be accessible for pairing.
  • Again Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Co. – Again Bay is just not your common brewery. A comfortable farmhouse, beneficiant outside house – match pit, swing chairs, and picnic tables included – are only a few of the perks of this distinctive house. With numerous room, it is an ideal place for teams to assemble.
  • Smartmouth Brewing Co. – Open since 2012, Smartmouth has areas in Norfolk and Virginia Seashore the place a wide range of brews are poured to please any palate. Ample indoor and outside house make this an ideal spot for a date, a get-together with mates or a bigger gathering.
  • Pleasure Home Brewing – A small-batch operation on Shore Drive situated only a block off the Chesapeake Bay.

What are you ready for? Sand, solar, and many good eating places are ready for you in Virginia Seashore, in addition to many extra meals experiences across the Commonwealth to eat and drink what you’re keen on in Virginia!

In regards to the Writer:

Megan Irvin lives in Virginia and spends her days doing public relations for company The Hodges Partnership. When she’s not pitching reporters, you may discover her planning her subsequent cool journey, studying, or contributing her writing to native publications on the Virginia restaurant scene