1. Waterman’s Surfside Grille, Virginia Beach
Mouthwatering, buttery seafood is what you’ll find at this southern style seafood joint. Be sure to check out the 80’s party in the attic on Thanksgiving Eve.
2. Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue, Richmond
1119 North Boulevard & 8205 W Broad St., Richmond, Virginia 23230
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Chopping, saucing and glazing to bring real barbecue to Richmond, Virginia for over 20 years.Buz and Ned’s restaurant offers indoor dining in addition to our outdoor covered patio.
3. The Black Sheep, Richmond
901 W Marshall St, Richmond, Virginia
Amazing and unique sandwiches (with cute names) and a quirky atmosphere, just a lovable oddity, like its namesake. The Black Sheep slides in at No. 2 on the Scoutology Top 14 Sandwich Shops. We also suggest The Black Sheep’s brunch. It’s Yum City!
4. Brickhouse Tavern, Newport News
141 Herman Melville Ave, Newport News, Virginia
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Brickhouse Tavern has crispy pizza and amazing wings in Hot, Mild, BBQ, Jose, Chile Garlic, Gen Tso, Teryiaki, Zesty Orange, Bourbon and Garlic Parm flavors.
5. Brambleton Deli & BBQ, Roanoke
3655 Brambleton Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
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Brambleton Deli & BBQ has a lot of great sandwiches to choose from. Just look at this BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich!
6. Wildflour Restaurant and Bakery, Roanoke
1212 4th Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
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Wildflour Restaurant & Bakery, located in the heart of Roanoke’s Old Southwest Historic District, prepares fresh, wholesome, delicious food made from their own original recipes.
7. Cabo Fish Taco, Blacksburg
117 South Main St, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
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Cabo Fish Taco is the combination of concepts from three completely different people, who share the same idea of what makes a restaurant great. Unlike most Baja styled restaurants, Cabo combines coastal Mexican cuisine with a unique healthy California feel. The food and atmosphere of Cabo is an impeccable infusion of very different styles. Everything is made fresh daily, and the bar offers a wide selection of drinks including over 13 types of margaritas and 72 different selections of Tequila.
8. The Little Grill Collective, Harrisonburg
621 N Main St, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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The Little Grill Collective is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant, but don’t worry carnivores, they also have some grass-fed beef dishes.
9. Matchbox Restaurant, DC
713 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 | 521 8th St. SE, Washington, DC 20003 | 1901 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
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What makes a great pizza? It starts with a great oven! Theirs is an authentic wood-fired masonry oven that has been burning constantly since the day they opened. Modern gas and electric ovens cannot produce the intense heat needed – over 800 degrees – to achieve the crispy, smoky pizza crust that their customers have come to know. With dough and toppings made fresh daily in-house, the goal is simple–to be known for serving the best pizza in DC!
10. Grilled Cheese Mania, Harrisonburg
1321 S High St, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Most of Grilled Cheese Mania’s menu is vegetarian. They have great veggie chili.
11. Magnolia Foods, Lynchburg
2476 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia
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Magnolia has great sandwiches and desserts you can order online.
12. Amsterdam Falafelshop, DC
2425 18th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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The Falafelshop Fantasy is waiting for you… top it! The falafel is amazing, but the staff really sets Amsterdam Falafelshop apart from the rest. The toppings and sauces are incredible, as well, and you should definitely try them all!
13. Arosto, Lynchburg
4010 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia
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Arosto has fantastic gourmet pizza and sandwiches.
14. Gillie’s, Blacksburg
153 College Ave, Blacksburg, Virginia
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Gillie’s is a lovely vegetarian restaurant with an Asian influence. They also have a few meat dishes.
15. Belmont BBQ, Charlottesville
816 Hinton Ave, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Belmont BBQ is has great BBQ and amazing cheesy potatoes. Grab a pulled pork sandwich or some tender brisket and get going!
16. FoodE, Fredericksburg
1006 C/D Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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FoodE is a hot New American restaurant. With heavy emphasis on farm to table preparation and cooking, you’ll be delighted with the southern, home cooked style they feature. With some of the most experienced chefs the Fredericksburg area has to offer, you will not be disappointed with your experience there.
17. Nawab Indian Cuisine, Norfolk
888 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, Virginia 23502
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At Nawab, they are committed to preserving a culture, tradition and standard in culinary tastes that a real life Nawab would appreciate. If you are a first-time visitor, you will find the cuisine versatile, ranging from paying real homage to things that should celebrate the simple clean or delicate flavors to going all out in presenting you dishes that explode with flavors redolent of spice and heat.
18. Sammy T’s, Fredericksburg
801 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Sammy’s T’s is a vegetarian restaurant with some meat options as well.
19. Xenia A Kebab Grille, Harrisonburg
219 Burgess Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
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Xenia has wonderful specialty kebabs like Cajun chicken.
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