Virginia Beach Travel Guide

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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
    Le Yaca French Restaurant
    #1 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 203 reviewsTripAdvisor (203)
    $$ | French, European
    741 First Colonial Rd Suite 107, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-6102
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  • #2
    Blue Seafood & Spirits
    #2 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 964 reviewsTripAdvisor (964)
    $ - $$ | Bar, American, Seafood
    2181 Upton Dr Suite 420, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1272
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  • #3
    Duck Donuts
    #3 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 275 reviewsTripAdvisor (275)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    233 31st Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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  • #4
    Hot Tuna
    #4 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 549 reviewsTripAdvisor (549)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
    2817 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1366
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  • #5
    The Hunt Room
    #5 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 144 reviewsTripAdvisor (144)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Contemporary, Gastropub
    4200 Atlantic Ave Located inside The Cavalier, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2667
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  • #6
    FIREBREW Bar & Grill
    #6 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 782 reviewsTripAdvisor (782)
    $ - $$ | American, Wine Bar, Gastropub
    1253 Nimmo Pkwy Suite 117, Redmill Landing Shopping Center, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-7782
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  • #7
    The Bee & The Biscuit
    #7 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 313 reviewsTripAdvisor (313)
    $ - $$ | American
    1785 Princess Anne Rd Near Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-3835
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  • #8
    Lager Heads
    #8 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2502 reviewsTripAdvisor (2502)
    $ - $$ | Grill
    3315 Atlantic Ave Hilton Garden Inn, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2938
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  • #9
    Becca Restaurant & Garden
    #9 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 357 reviewsTripAdvisor (357)
    $$ | American, Contemporary
    4200 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2667
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  • #10
    Duck Donuts
    #10 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 262 reviewsTripAdvisor (262)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    3030 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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  • #11
    Mission Bbq
    #11 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 216 reviewsTripAdvisor (216)
    $ - $$ | American, Barbecue
    116 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6779
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  • #12
    Terrapin Restaurant
    #12 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 361 reviewsTripAdvisor (361)
    $$ | American
    3102 Holly Rd Ste 514 Pinewood Square, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2921
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  • #13
    Mannino's Italian Bistro
    #13 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 828 reviewsTripAdvisor (828)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    4402 Princess Anne Rd Ste 107, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-7908
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  • #14
    Mojito Cafe
    #14 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 394 reviewsTripAdvisor (394)
    $ - $$ | Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American, Puerto Rican
    300 28th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3034
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  • #15
    ShoreBreak Pizza & TapHouse
    #15 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 240 reviewsTripAdvisor (240)
    $ - $$ | American, Pizza, Brew Pub
    2941 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1211
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  • #16
    Bay Local
    #16 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 265 reviewsTripAdvisor (265)
    $ - $$ | American, Healthy
    2917 Shore Dr 972 Laskin Rd. 23451 757 962-0044, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1207
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  • #17
    Aldo's Ristorante
    #17 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 390 reviewsTripAdvisor (390)
    $$ | Italian
    1860 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-4535
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  • #18
    Route 58 Delicatessen
    #18 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 568 reviewsTripAdvisor (568)
    $ - $$ | American, Deli
    4000 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 156, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1743
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  • #19
    Ruth's Chris Steak House
    #19 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 513 reviewsTripAdvisor (513)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    205 Central Park Ave Second Floor, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3001
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  • #20
    Leaping Lizard Cafe
    #20 of 1,503 Places to Eat in Virginia Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 375 reviewsTripAdvisor (375)
    $ - $$ | American, Cafe, Healthy
    4408 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-2822
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