10 Hot Restaurants To Try In VA


1. Blue Light Grill, Charlottesville


120 A East Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Blue Light Grill & Raw Bar offers contemporary seafood-centric cuisine on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, Virginia. They specialize in seasonal classics, fresh oysters, and a lively bar scene focused on custom cocktails and craft beers.

2. The Orion Sushi Bar & Ultra Lounge, Fredericksburg


318 William Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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The Orion is not only one of the best spots for nightlife in Fredericksburg, but has also been serving up some of the best sushi the area has to offer since opening last summer. They put an out of this world feel on classic sushi rolls by adding filet mignon, lobster, and other delicious items not always associated with sushi. Make sure to give them a try and take advantage of their exquisite drinks while you’re at it.

3. Selba, Richmond


2416 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
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Food is important. It not only fuels our bodies, but also offers us pleasure and entertainment. Selba is focused on providing healthy and natural eats to you and your family. They also provide a vegetarian/vegan and gluten free menu!

4. Mangia, Lynchburg


2496 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Mangia, Lynchburg’s finest Italian eatery, an independent, locally-owned restaurant serving wholesome rustic Italian food, lovingly prepared to order!

5. Firefly Fare, Shenandoah Valley


32 Market Sq SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24011
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Chef and owner Chris Parkhurst offers a seasonally changing menu, a fresh juice bar, and freshly baked deserts. His goal is to bring us back a little closer to how our great grandparents used to eat, but with a bit of modern sensibility and global influence. That means sourcing locally and sustainably when possible and creating a changing landscape of great tastes. Firefly Fare is providing quick access to healthy, tasty food while supporting local farmers.

6. Berret’s Seafood Restaurant and Taphouse Grill, Williamsburg

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199 S Boundary St., Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
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For over 25 years, Berret’s Seafood Restaurant and Taphouse Grill has offered two dining choices in one convenient location. Berret’s is located in Merchants Square, one block from the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg and across from the College of William & Mary.

7. 202 Market, Roanoke


202 Market Square, Roanoke, Virginia 24011
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A 5-star restaurant by day, amazing entertainment at night! The NEW 202 Market is Downtown Roanoke’s place to be!! Whether you’re looking for chic cuisine, a tasty brunch or a night on the town, 202 Market has what you need.

8. Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill, Blacksburg


1470 S. Main Street, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
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Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill is a brewpub with both an upscale dining room and a separate sports bar with a casual dining area. The brewpub is located in the new “First & Main” on South Main Street in Blacksburg, Virginia. From fresh, choice meats to crisp produce and food and beverages prepared daily, every effort has been made to ensure that each dining experience is memorable.

9. Waterman’s Surfside Grille, Virginia Beach


415 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
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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.

10. CityZen at Mandarin Oriental, DC


1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20024
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Chef Ziebold’s modern American cuisine is presented in three different options. Choose from a four-course prix fixe menu, a six-course chef’s tasting menu or a six-course vegetarian tasting menu. Making the most of the finest seasonal and local ingredients, the menu changes frequently.

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