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What to Eat in Virginia Beach

Some of the freshest seafood is caught just north of this coastal city in the Chesapeake Bay, so it's hardly surprising that seafood is the overwhelming theme of the food scene here. Regional staples (think: crab cakes, fried shrimp, raw oysters and she crab soup) are dished up at many local restaurants, including traveler-approved seafood eateries like Blue Seafood & Spirits, Tautog's Restaurant and Waterman's Surfside Grille.

Virginia Beach is also home to a lot of chain restaurants, but discerning stomachs can find more elegant and diverse establishments, such as Mannino's Italian Bistro and Mahi Mah's Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Saloon. The boardwalk has your typical spread of restaurants, including burger joints and pizzerias.

Find the Best Restaurants in Virginia Beach

  • #1
    Belvedere Coffee Shop
    #1 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 764 reviewsTripAdvisor (764)
    $ | American, Cafe, Diner
    3601 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2706
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  • #2
    Le Yaca French Restaurant
    #2 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 171 reviewsTripAdvisor (171)
    $$ | French, European
    741 First Colonial Rd Suite 107, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6102
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  • #3
    Duck Donuts
    #3 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 252 reviewsTripAdvisor (252)
    $ | American
    233 31st Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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  • #4
    Blue Seafood & Spirits
    #4 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 929 reviewsTripAdvisor (929)
    $ - $$ | Bar, American, Seafood
    2181 Upton Dr Suite 420, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1272
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  • #5
    FIREBREW Bar & Grill
    #5 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 723 reviewsTripAdvisor (723)
    $ - $$ | American, Wine Bar, Gastropub
    1253 Nimmo Pkwy Suite 117, Redmill Landing Shopping Center, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-7782
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  • #6
    The Bee & The Biscuit
    #6 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 282 reviewsTripAdvisor (282)
    $ - $$ | American
    1785 Princess Anne Rd Near Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-3835
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  • #7
    Hot Tuna
    #7 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 466 reviewsTripAdvisor (466)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
    2817 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
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  • #8
    Becca
    #8 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 263 reviewsTripAdvisor (263)
    $$ | American, Seafood, Contemporary
    4200 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2667
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  • #9
    Lager Heads
    #9 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2384 reviewsTripAdvisor (2384)
    $ - $$ | Grill
    3315 Atlantic Ave Hilton Garden Inn, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2938
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  • #10
    Duck Donuts
    #10 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 259 reviewsTripAdvisor (259)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    3030 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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  • #11
    Mission Bbq
    #11 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 204 reviewsTripAdvisor (204)
    $ - $$ | American, Barbecue
    116 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6779
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  • #12
    Terrapin Restaurant
    #12 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 343 reviewsTripAdvisor (343)
    $$ | American
    3102 Holly Rd Ste 514 Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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  • #13
    Route 58 Delicatessen
    #13 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 548 reviewsTripAdvisor (548)
    $ - $$ | American, Deli
    4000 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 156, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1743
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  • #14
    The Hunt Room
    #14 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 95 reviewsTripAdvisor (95)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub
    4200 Atlantic Ave Located inside The Cavalier, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2667
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  • #15
    Mojito Cafe
    #15 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 379 reviewsTripAdvisor (379)
    $ - $$ | Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
    300 28th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3034
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  • #16
    Mannino's Italian Bistro
    #16 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 802 reviewsTripAdvisor (802)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    4402 Princess Anne Rd Ste 107, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-7908
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  • #17
    Ruth's Chris Steak House
    #17 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 495 reviewsTripAdvisor (495)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    205 Central Park Ave Second Floor, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3001
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  • #18
    Swan Terrace Restaurant
    #18 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 582 reviewsTripAdvisor (582)
    $ - $$ | Italian, American
    5641 Indian River Rd Located inside The Founders Inn and Spa, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5247
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  • #19
    Bay Local
    #19 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 248 reviewsTripAdvisor (248)
    $ - $$ | American, Healthy
    2917 Shore Dr 972 Laskin Rd. 23451 757 962-0044, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1207
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  • #20
    Repeal Bourbons and Burgers
    #20 of 1,695 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 290 reviewsTripAdvisor (290)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    202 22nd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3327
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