12 Amazing Restaurants Along The Virginia Coast You Must Try Before You Die

Virginia’s coast is a major part of our identity as a state. From the bustling Virginia Beach to the remote Tangier Island, lifestyle along the Eastern Shore is as diverse as it is unique. And its food is no exception.

If you thought dining along Virginia’s coast was all about seafood, then you’re exactly right. But it’s also much more, as you’ll see from the following restaurants that you absolutely must try:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

With so many incredible eateries to choose from, it’s true that this list only begins to scratch the surface. So please help us out and share some of your favorite spots — we may even be able to write up a part 2 of this list!