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These 13 Restaurants In Virginia Don’t Look Like Much… But WOW, They’re Good

When it comes to restaurants, a fancy exterior and flashy signs will only get your so far. What really matters is the food. And without a doubt, some of the best food in Virginia comes from the most unexpected places. While every community has its favorites, those little neighborhood dives that only the locals know about, we’ve found 13 spots around the state that you won’t want to miss next time you’re in the area. From unexpectedly upscale to good ol’ fashioned hot dogs and burgers, these places may not have all the flash and flair on the outside, but trust me, they make up for it on the inside.

Tell us about your favorite local dive, hole-in-the-wall, or unexpected surprise-of-a-restaurant. We would love to check it out for ourselves! Let us know in the comments below and in the meantime, happy eating!

Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.