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#CGIeats – VB Edition

The beach is in sight! Can you almost taste that fresh seafood and beachside cocktails? To make the most of your culinary excursions for the weekend, our staff has picked their local favorites. Be sure to let us know which ones you try and what you recommend to other runners!

*List is in alphabetical order


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Bad Ass Coffee
Price Range: $$
Good for: Breakfast, Lunch
Just about the only food establishment located near the Expo hall so you are likely to see staff milling in and out of here during event weekend. The perfect place for a breakfast sandwich, lunch wrap or salad, smoothie, and of course coffee.

EAT – An American Bistro
Price Range: $$$
Good for: Dinner
Ingeniously paired foods combined with excellent presentation make this bistro a must-do while in Virginia Beach. Be sure to try the mozzarella stuffed meatballs – a staff favorite!

One Fish Two Fish
Price Range: $$$
Good for: Dinner
As the name would imply; this spot is prime for some scrumptious seafood. The fried oysters and jumbo lump crab cakes received rave reviews.

Pacifica
Price Range: $$
Good for: Dinner; Tapas
This lounge complete with a fireplace is near the Ocean Front and offers a variety of hot and cold tapas plates. Be sure to check out their extensive drink menu which includes delightful beverages such as Dreamsicle, Another Damn Sweet Drink, and Trophy Wife.

Taste Unlimited 
Price Range: $$
Good for: Lunch
In their words, “craveable, chef-created signature sandwiches” are made to order every day at Taste. Everything is sourced locally including the food and wine that stock the shelves.
*Gluten-Free Friendly

 Waterman’s Surfside Grille
Price Range: $$
Good for: Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Brunch
Home to the Original Waterman’s Orange Crush, if you have nothing else while dining here, be sure to try it!