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Top 5: Restaurants to Celebrate Virginia Oyster Month

by Angelique Platas

Nov 4, 2020

Oysters © Natalia Lisovskaya | Dreamstime

Top 5 / North America

Celebrate Virginia Oyster Month in none other than Virginia Beach, Virginia, home to incredible East Coast seafood and dock-to-table dining options.

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Before going into hibernation, celebrate the season like a local at these top eateries:

 

Chick’s Oyster Bar
Sitting on Lynnhaven Inlet’s dock for more than 20 years, this casual stop’s menu is filled with fresh seafood sourced directly from the water surrounding it.

 

Rockafeller’s on Rudee Inlet
One of the most homegrown experiences in a multistory, cottage-style eatery, Rockafeller’s is beloved for its local charm, service and locally sourced ingredients. Dine on fresh seafood and oysters at this Virginia Beach mainstay.

 

Rudee’s
Perfectly situated on the dock with a view, Rudee’s has been slinging fresh seafood and nautical vibes for 40 years.

 

Bubba’s Crabhouse and Seafood Restaurant
Once a bait and tackle shop some 30 years ago, Bubba’s Crab House and Seafood Restaurant is beloved for its she-crab soup. Warm up with a sea-to-table serving and enjoy the surrounding Lynnhaven River views.

 

Steinhilber’s
Established in 1939, this local favorite (also known as Stein’s) is one of the oldest continually operated restaurants in the state. Dine like a local and try the famous fried shrimp.

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