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Experience Virginia Beach's Cuisine Scene

LYNNHAVEN RIVER NOW

Lynnhaven River NOW is local grassroots success story. The organization’s efforts have resulted in a healthier Lynnhaven River and the return of the Lynnhaven Oyster, a local delicacy once famous along the east coast.

BUY FRESH BUY LOCAL

Buy Fresh Buy Local connects people to the freshest food grown by farmers in Virginia Beach and our sister cities. This local food movement helps preserve the family farm while delivering fresh, locally grown food to consumers.

FOOD & BEVERAGE EVENTS

Virginia Beach plays host to various wine, beer and culinary events and festivals throughout the year. From Restaurant Week to oceanfront festivals, these events are a great way to indulge in the city’s local flavors.

SENSIBLE SEAFOOD

Several beach restaurants are dedicated to only serving seafood that comes from local and sustainable sources. The Sensible Seafood™ program helps businesses and diners make better seafood choices.

BEACH BREWERIES

There’s something brewing in Virginia Beach — great coastal craft beers. Local brewers’ creations are featured at restaurants throughout our city. You can also visit a local brewery and enjoy samples during a tour.

COASTAL FOOD TOURS

Coastal Food Tours is a culinary company that organizes local food tours, culinary events and pub-crawls. Tours feature established eateries with hot new spots and mix in a little local history and culture.