6 Virginia Restaurants With Eating Contests That Will Test Your Limits

There’s nothing quite like a challenge. Especially if that challenge involves food. Today we’re sharing 6 Virginia restaurants with eating contests that will test your limits. These restaurants in Virginia offer up some of the tastiest meals you can find – just in slightly larger portions. But the good news is that if you finish it all, your meal is free – and comes with a few prizes, the least of which are bragging rights. Just be sure to wear some stretchy pants…

Have you ever won a food challenge? Do you know of some that should have made it to our list? Be sure to tell us about them in the comments below! And if you know of a local restaurant that could use some love right now, be sure to nominate them for a chance to be featured!

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Address: 4125 Merchant Plaza, Woodbridge, VA 22192, USA
Address: Caliente St, Norfolk, VA 23518, USA
Address: Burger Bar, 120 Piedmont Ave, Bristol, VA 24201, USA
Address: 4012 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508, USA
Address: 33739 Main St, Jonesville, VA 24263, USA
Address: 1924 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554, USA
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Virginia Restaurants With Eating Contests

February 19, 2021

Where can I find the best burgers in Virginia?

If food challenges aren’t your style, there are plenty of spots for more casual diners to chow down on hearty and unforgettably delicious burgers. The cool, speakeasy-style Repeal Bourbon & Burgers in Virginia Beach has an extensive menu featuring unique 100% Grass-Fed Burger preparations and exciting specialty cocktails. Pair yours with a side of decadent Truffle Mac n' Cheese or Flavor Fries dusted in bacon or truffle parmesan. In Arlington, Big Buns Damn Good Burgers is true to its namesake serving made-to-order burgers and incredible shakes and slushies. For an old-timey counter service burger, Burger In the Square has been elected as Roanoak's “best burger” for the last 20 years. Grab and hot dog and an order of onion rings to make your nostalgic dining experience complete.

What are the best buffet restaurants in Virginia?

When dining out in Virginia even the heartiest of appetites are satisfied by the wide range of buffet destinations from which to choose. Sushi lovers in Virginia Beach have made Yukai Japanese & Seafood Buffet one of the most popular Japanese buffets around. Serving over 40 varieties of sushi and maki, guests of Yakai never leave the table hungry. A family-owned favorite in Staunton, Hometown Grill and Buffet serves traditional American, button-popping recipes served buffet style in a cozy and friendly atmosphere. With locations in both Charlottesville and Harrisburg, there’s no excuse not to check out Wood Grill Buffet. The aroma of their scrumptious fresh-baked bread fills the atmosphere with a casual, down-home feel and serves classic American buffet fare with carving stations.

Which restaurants serve the foods Virginia is known for?

The blue crab is a staple icon of Virginian cuisine and there is no shortage of crab houses across our state serving their homespun variations of this delectable dish. A longtime local favorite in Gainsville is Blue Ridge Seafood Restaurant. This beloved spot offers some of the best seafood around and guest can choose to dine either indoors or out on charming picnic tables. The aptly-named Blue Crab of West Point specializes in masterfully preparing local seafood dishes. They are open for brunch, lunch, and dinner and offer mouthwatering weekly seasonal specials. In Sandbridge, don’t miss dining at Margie & Ray's Crabhouse and Raw Bar. This relaxed and homey seafood spot makes steamed blue crabs that have become famous in the region and serves delicious daily lunch specials.