Virginia Beach’s restaurant scene offers a rich and diverse culinary experience. Wherever you go in the city, you’ll discover a wide variety of restaurants offering international cuisine, American fare and, of course, great seafood. Whether you’re looking for that total foodie eatery, a fine dining establishment or a casual night out, you can find it in Virginia Beach. Wherever you go in the city, there are restaurants for every taste and any budget. The restaurants listed on this website are active, participating members of the VBRA, the Virginia Beach Restaurant Association. Each one of these establishments is committed to keeping Virginia Beach’s dining scene vibrant and ensuring our diners have the most enjoyable and rewarding experience possible.
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 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.
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.
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.