East Coast She Crab Soup Classic

Apr 7
12:00pm - 3:30pm
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451

Ticketing Information:

The East Coast She Crab Soup Classic is a ticketed event.
A limited number of tickets will be available.
Buy ticket s at the entrance to the event.
Children 12 and younger who are not sampling and are accompanied by an adult are free.

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IT ENDED ON April 7, 2018 3:30 pm
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Based on predicted inclement weather conditions, Saturday’s East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic sponsored by Culinary Institute of Virginia, College of Culinary Arts of ECPI University, is being moved to the ballroom of the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street in the resort.

Box office opens at 11 a.m. and doors open at noon.

An open competition among local restaurants, the East Coast She Crab Soup Classic focuses on one of the region’s most-loved seafood delicacies…. She-Crab Soup. This highly identifiable cuisine has been a staple of local menus for decades.

Restaurants serve their individual recipes and compete for People’s Choice Awards, determined by the ballots of those attending. Critic’s Choice Awards also are given by a panel of four leading regional cuisine experts.

Past Participating Restaurants Include:

  • 11th Street Taphouse & Grille
  • Blue Seafood & Spirits
  • Bucketheads Beach Grill
  • Burtons Grill
  • Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant
  • Circa 1918
  • Citrus Breakfast & Lunch
  • C.P. Shuckers
  • Freemason Abbey
  • Irwin’s Pharmacy & Fountain
  • Lynnhaven Fish House
  • Mahi Mah’s Seafood
  • McCormick & Schmick’s
  • Murphy’s Irish Pub
  • Passion the Restaurant
  • Roger Brown’s Restaurant & Sports Bar
  • Scotty Quixx
  • Tradewinds
  • Tubby’s Tavern
  • Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay

Winners for 2017

Critic’s Choice:

1st Place – Blue Seafood & Spirits

2nd Place – Passion the Restaurant

3rd Place – Freemason Abbey Restaurant

People’s Choice:

1st Place – Freemason Abbey Restaurant

2nd Place – Blue Seafood & Spirits

3rd Place – Murphy’s Irish Pub

***The final lineup of restaurants for this year’s event is subject to change.***


Parking is conveniently located in the following locations:
25th Street Parking Garage
336 25th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451


Dogs and beach chairs are not permitted in the tasting area.

The event is held rain or shine.


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