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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.

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  • #1
    Tulu Seaside Bar & Grill
    #1 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 234 reviewsTripadvisor (234)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Healthy, Grill, Pub
    4201 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2608
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  • #2
    Le Yaca French Restaurant
    #2 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 210 reviewsTripadvisor (210)
    $$ | French, European, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
    741 First Colonial Rd Suite 107, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6102
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  • #3
    Blue Seafood & Spirits
    #3 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 971 reviewsTripadvisor (971)
    $ - $$ | Bar, American, Seafood, Healthy
    2181 Upton Dr Suite 420, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1272
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  • #4
    The Hunt Room
    #4 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 188 reviewsTripadvisor (188)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Contemporary, Gastropub
    4200 Atlantic Ave Located inside The Cavalier, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2667
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  • #5
    Duck Donuts
    #5 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 282 reviewsTripadvisor (282)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    233 31st Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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  • #6
    Hot Tuna
    #6 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 637 reviewsTripadvisor (637)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
    2817 Shore Dr Cape Henry Plaza, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
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  • #7
    FIREBREW Bar & Grill
    #7 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 807 reviewsTripadvisor (807)
    $ - $$ | American, Wine Bar, Gastropub
    1253 Nimmo Pkwy Suite 117, Redmill Landing Shopping Center, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-7782
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  • #8
    ShoreBreak Pizza & TapHouse
    #8 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 271 reviewsTripadvisor (271)
    $ - $$ | American, Pizza, Brew Pub
    2941 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1211
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  • #9
    The Bee & The Biscuit
    #9 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 324 reviewsTripadvisor (324)
    $ - $$ | American
    1785 Princess Anne Rd Near Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-3835
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  • #10
    Duck Donuts
    #10 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 264 reviewsTripadvisor (264)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    3030 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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  • #11
    Mannino's Italian Bistro
    #11 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 849 reviewsTripadvisor (849)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    4402 Princess Anne Rd Ste 107, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-7908
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  • #12
    Terrapin Restaurant
    #12 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 368 reviewsTripadvisor (368)
    $$ | American
    3102 Holly Rd Ste 514 Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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  • #13
    Lager Heads
    #13 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2522 reviewsTripadvisor (2522)
    $ - $$ | Grill
    3315 Atlantic Ave Hilton Garden Inn, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2938
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  • #14
    Mission Bbq
    #14 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 217 reviewsTripadvisor (217)
    $ - $$ | American, Barbecue
    116 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6779
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  • #15
    Mojito Cafe
    #15 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 396 reviewsTripadvisor (396)
    $ - $$ | Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American, Puerto Rican
    300 28th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3034
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  • #16
    Becca Restaurant & Garden
    #16 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 382 reviewsTripadvisor (382)
    $$ | American, Contemporary
    4200 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2667
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  • #17
    Bay Local
    #17 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 268 reviewsTripadvisor (268)
    $ - $$ | American
    2917 Shore Dr 972 Laskin Rd. 23451 757 962-0044, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1207
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  • #18
    Route 58 Delicatessen
    #18 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 569 reviewsTripadvisor (569)
    $ - $$ | American, Deli
    4000 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 156, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1743
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  • #19
    Aldo's Ristorante
    #19 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 394 reviewsTripadvisor (394)
    $$ | Italian
    1860 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-4535
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  • #20
    Manninos Italian Bistro Oceanfront
    #20 of 1,495 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 574 reviewsTripadvisor (574)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    3420 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2834
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