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VIRGINIA BEACH SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS

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The Seafood Experience

Eating seafood is quite different here than you will find at other resort beaches. Places like Ocean City and Myrtle Beach don’t have working commercial fishing fleets. We do, and much of the seafood you’ll get here was caught that day! Ask your server which of the seafood entrees are locally caught. We’re proud of our seafood and when you taste it, you’ll know why! She Crab Soup is one dish that restaurants are judged by in Virginia Beach. Some offer warm sherry in a small pitcher so you can add as much as you want. Most places, including some of the best, offer this amazing soup with the spirits already added. Ask your server to exclude the sherry if you must, but that’s what makes She Crab Soup so good.

Softshell Crabs & Blue Crabs

Famous all over the world for their uniquely sweet and tender backfin meat, Blue Crabs are one of our most popular local catches. Softshell crabs are blue crabs whose shells haven’t had the chance to harden yet. These crabs are cleaned, breaded and deep fried to a wonderfully crispy texture. Blue crabs are steamed with Old Bay seasoning and feature some of the most delicious meat you will ever taste. It takes a bit of work to get at the prized “backfin” meat, but it’s worth the effort!

Oysters

Our greatest seafood delicacy is the Lynnhaven Oyster, available only in the Lynnhaven River that winds through Virginia Beach. Oysters are collected all over the world, but those from the Chesapeake Bay area are universally recognized as being the best. The Lynnhaven Oyster, is the best of the best and until recently was unavailable to anyone but a few locals. Even now you may have a hard time finding Lynnhaven Oysters, but Chesapeake Bay or “Eastern Shore” oysters are widely available in most of our locally owned restaurants. The best oysters you’ll ever have. Promise.
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21st Street Seafood
2106 Pacific Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 648-8688
Region: Oceanfront Central (11-25), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: American, Seafood
21st Street Seafood Company offers diners fresh seafood and steaks and an outstanding raw bar. Whether you are craving homeade she crab soup, oysters rockafeller, fresh salads, juicy burgers, or delicious sandwiches, 21st Street is the place for you. Children's menu. Both indoor and outdoor seating … Read More
Lucky Oyster
2165 General Booth Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23454
757-430-9600
Region: General Booth, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Lucky Oyster offers the finest seafood, steaks, sandwiches, burgers and salads along with a fun, comfortable, nautical/fishing themed ambience. We have a full service Bar and Raw Bar and offer Brunch starting at 10am Sunday mornings. Lucky Oyster has won Best Seafood at the Beach - Gold for the last… Read More
Murphy's Irish Pub
2914 Pacific Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-417-7701
Region: Oceanfront North (26-40), Virginia Beach
Murphy’s Grand Irish Pubs are family owned and run restaurants which share a love of traditional Irish heritage, authentic Irish cuisine and lively Irish entertainment. Although you can expect a common feel and experience, each pub has developed its own character and individual flare, which has g… Read More
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3004 Pacific Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-422-2122
Region: Oceanfront North (26-40), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood
This place comes from the owners of another Virginia Beach mainstay, Eurasia. The Atlantic on Pacific, which is only a little over a mile from its sister restaurant at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, offers a menu of small plates, mainly focused on the local seafood bounty. The upscale oyster and ra… Read More
3701 Sandpiper Road Virginia Beach, VA 23456
757-426-7748
Region: Sandbridge, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Quaint, long-running option offering surf ’n’ turf, cocktails & American brunch, plus patio seating. It is unique restaurants like this that make for special dining experiences in Virginia Beach. Read More
2865 Lynnhaven Drive Suite D3 Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 412-4441
Region: Great Neck Corridor, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: American, Seafood
1400 North Muddy Creek Road Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-453-6478
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Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Located in the countryside of the Pungo community of Virginia Beach, about 30 minutes from the oceanfront resort area. Open for dinner only. Reservations are suggested. Read More
3333 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-306-3323
Region: Princess Anne Corridor, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Fueled by their mutual passion for fish, veteran restaurateurs Tim Curci and Chris Parker set out to create a new kind of dining experience. They wanted to build a place that would take the mystery out of fish for people who didn't eat it very often. They would help their guests understand where the… Read More
3323 Shore Dr Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 481-3513
Region: Shore Dr, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood
Bubba’s is a multi-award winning restaurant that offers the best views (and sunsets) of the Lynnhaven River and seafood in town! Opening back in 1987, Bubba’s has been family run ever since. Welcoming friends and families local and far, Bubba’s hopes to create memorable occasions during every… Read More
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4536 Ocean View Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23455
(757) 965-4413
Region: Other
Cuisine: Seafood
After decades as a fine dining restaurant, Alexander’s on the Bay closed in the Winter 2013. Stephen Michaels, property owner, decided to re-open the business as a casual seafood grill, Buoy 44. This waterfront location dictated a restaurant that had a casual, beach friendly vibe. Stephen Mich… Read More
1101 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 228-1972
Region: Oceanfront Central (11-25), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Locally owned and operated, Calypso Bar and Grill prides itself in offering great food at a great price with immaculate service. Calypso is rapidly becoming the choice destination in Virginia Beach for locals and tourists alike. Conveniently located at 11th street and Atlantic Ave on the Virginia… Read More
Captain George's Virginia Beach
1956 Laskin Road Virginia Beach, VA 23454
757-428-3494
Region: Great Neck Corridor, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Only one place has truly captured the essence of the oceans. Captain George's legendary buffet has been heralded up and down the East Coast as one of the best collections of fresh seafood and regional cuisine available. With over 70 items, fresh seafood cooked every way imaginable, traditional Greek… Read More
3001 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-213-3000
Region: Oceanfront North (26-40)
Cuisine: American, Seafood
For avid diners who are visiting Virginia Beach or live within 20 miles of the VB Oceanfront and are looking for the premier dining location, Catch 31 with unique oceanfront dining vignettes and located on the most recognized and valuable real estate in Virginia Beach offers the largest selection of… Read More
2143 Vista Circle Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-481-5757
Region: Shore Dr, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
There are some things in life you can always count on. As sure as the sun sets over Lynnhaven Inlet, Chick’s Oyster Bar is the place locals and visitors alike come to enjoy the sea, the sun, the fun and the freshest seafood on the East Coast. Caught and sourced from the waters that surround our li… Read More
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Chix on the Beach
701 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-428-6836
Region: Oceanfront South (1-10), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Oceanfront dining inside or on their large outdoor cafe. Fresh fish, great seafood platters, raw bar, prime rib and NY strip. Or try their lighter fare salads, burgers and great appetizers. “Best Of The Beach Winner.” Kid's menu. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Free parking. Read More
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336 Laskin Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 222-9508
Region: Oceanfront North (26-40), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Located in the heart of the Oceanfront just one block from the Atlantic Ocean and the Virginia Beach Hilton in the new 31 Ocean area. Chops offers the very best steaks, incredible fresh fish and seafood. We offer an upscale, energetic and comfortable setting. Chops caters to locals and visitors alik… Read More
1427 North Great Neck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23454
757-496-3348
Region: Lynnhaven Corridor
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Classic, consistent, upscale cuisine is offered in a well-appointed, unpretentious setting in this top-notch nosherie. The mahogany bar invites easy conversation and casual dining. Located on the affluent Great Neck corridor in Virginia Beach, just three miles from the Oceanfront, Coastal Grill is a… Read More
1624 Laskin Rd. #762 Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-333-3334
Region: HillTop, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Contemporary fine dining, daily specials, fresh seafood, filet mignon, lamb, duck and chicken. Great wines, special martini and tapas menu. Chef's table next to kitchen may be reserved. Open for lunch 11:00 to 2:30, dinner 5:00 to 10:00 Mon. thru Saturday. Read More
2407 Pacific Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-8676
Region: Oceanfront Central (11-25), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Family-owned-and-operated C P Shucker's Cafe & Raw Bar specializes in delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, and a laid back atmosphere. We opened our doors in 1995 and have enjoyed being a place to either relax or celebrate in ever since. Whether you are in the mood to indulge in a great meal with y… Read More
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3232 Shore Dr Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 412-2929
Region: Shore Dr, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Family-owned-and-operated C P Shucker's Cafe & Raw Bar specializes in delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, and a laid back atmosphere. We opened our doors in 1995 and have enjoyed being a place to either relax or celebrate in ever since. Whether you are in the mood to indulge in a great meal with y… Read More
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3311 Shore Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-481-4545
Region: Shore Dr
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Visit this waterside restaurant by car or boat! Enjoy the unique view of the Lynnhaven Inlet and the fresh seafood specials offered each evening; steamed crabs and spiced shrimp. Terrific sandwiches and boxed lunches to go, too! Spectator Award for having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine … Read More
3388 Princess Anne Rd #311 Virginia Beach, VA 23453
(757) 689-0829
Region: Princess Anne Corridor, Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood
From Irish Originals to Fresh local seafood, They have a menu that is sure to satisfy everyone in the clan. On gameday they always have all the sports bar staples like wings and shrimp and their Chef is always preparing Fresh Fish along with handmade burgers and other amazing dishes! Read More
1211 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-422-4667
Region: Oceanfront Central (11-25), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Serving the freshest local seafood and hand-cut steaks. In fact, they serve only fresh fish, never frozen! If it's not fresh, they don't have it. Casual atmosphere and tropical drinks will make your meal complete. Overlook Atlantic Ave. from this superb restaurant or from their new outdoor café. Ca… Read More
2600 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-4098
Region: Oceanfront North (26-40), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Seafood
Back in 1989 George and Louie started what became one of Virginia Beach's favorite seafood buffets, "George's" serving thousands of satisfied customers every year season after season located at the corner of Atlantic Ave. and 26th St. George's Seafood Buffet stands out from all the rest because i… Read More
3316 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 500-7487
Region: Oceanfront North (26-40), Virginia Beach
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Classic American Italian with the addition of fresh local seafood. Read More