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Best American Restaurants in Chesapeake


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A photo of Founders Inn Swan Terrace Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Virginia Beach
Booked 4 times today
The Founders Inn Swan Terrace Grill, located in Virginia Beach, is a standout in contemporary American cuisine. Praise from patrons abounds for its quality food, exceptional service, and relaxing, scenic atmosphere. Diners have found it undeniably superb, with a wide and outstanding variety of food selections. The breakfast and lunch buffets, in particular, have been acknowledged for their freshness and quality. The service is frequently described as prompt and exceptional, with servers often going above and beyond to ensure an enjoyable dining experience. The restaurant has also been lauded for its romantic setting, making it a perfect location for special occasions such as anniversaries and Valentine's Day celebrations. It is deemed a "diamond" in the dining world, a testament to its relevance in contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Lockside Bar and Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Chesapeake
Booked 5 times today
Lockside Bar and Grill offers an outstanding American dining experience, highlighted by rave reviews praising its excellent food, efficient service, and great atmosphere. Patrons have lauded items like the flounder and Mahi Mahi fish and chips, and mentioned the unique and delicious offerings, hinting at the restaurant's commitment to quality and tradition of American cuisine. The experience is also marked by attentive wait staff, making each visit consistently enjoyable. The establishment's location offers great views of the river and marina, especially from the back porch, adding a beautiful backdrop to your meal. Lockside Bar and Grill is definitely a go-to for a warm, authentic American meal.
A photo of Saltine restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Norfolk
Booked 33 times today
Saltine offers a truly exceptional seafood dining experience, highly praised by patrons for its tasteful ambiance, impeccable service, and most importantly, superb seafood. Customers consistently commend the diversity and refinement of the menu, highlighting the freshness and perfect preparation of the fish. The staff is lauded for being responsive, speedy, and courteous, enhancing the overall dining experience. Saltine's outdoor tables and relaxing atmosphere create an inviting environment for appreciating its culinary masterpieces. As quoted from a review, the restaurant offers “absolutely outstanding some of the best seafood I have ever eaten.” Whether you are a local or just visiting Norfolk, Saltine is a seafood gem that should not be missed.
A photo of Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Virginia Beach restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Virginia Beach
Booked 139 times today
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant in Virginia Beach is a testament to the excellence of American cuisine. The restaurant receives high praise from customers for its impressive array of delectable dishes, outstanding service, and inviting atmosphere. From the Crispy Brussels Sprouts and Mexican Drunken Shrimp appetizers to Filet Mignon and Soy Ginger Atlantic Salmon entrees, the food is consistently described as 'delicious', 'magnificent', and 'perfectly prepared'. Guests also laud the extensive drinks menu, particularly the various wine tasting options. Furthermore, the service is noted as attentive and personable, contributing significantly to the overall dining experience. Whether you're a local or visiting, Cooper's Hawk is a must-visit destination for lovers of good American cuisine.
A photo of Glass Light restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Norfolk
Booked 14 times today
Traditional hotel dining is completely redefined at the Glass Light Hotel & Gallery. Focused on serving the highest quality ingredients, including seasonal and locally sourced produce and herbs, our restaurant, bar, and communal dining program are a standout among the dining scene of Norfolk on Granby Street. Indulge your senses in artistic, open spaces enhanced by beautifully prepared and presented dishes. Experience an elevated take on casual dining at the Glass Light Hotel!
A photo of Privilege restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Portsmouth
Booked 13 times today
Privilege is a praised establishment that offers top-notch Contemporary American cuisine. Based on the frequent praise in reviews, the cuisine stands out with dishes such as the Tuscan Chicken, crab stuffed shrimp, wings, salmon bites, and flavorful salmon pasta. Reviewers gush over the exceptional dining experience, noting the perfect food, drinks, and décor. The ambiance is described as both cozy and inviting, and the staff receives accolades for being attentive and friendly. Furthermore, special evenings like ladies' night and the artful vibe add to the enjoyable atmosphere. From the sounds of the reviews, Privilege secures its place as a must-visit for all Contemporary American cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of 456 Fish restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Norfolk
Booked 8 times today
456 Fish is a highly reputed seafood restaurant renowned for its delectable menu and superior customer service, as evidenced by the numerous glowing reviews it has received. Diners particularly commend the Seafood Etouffee, Scallops and Crab Risotto, Crab Cakes, and Creole Grouper, appreciating the generous portions and freshness of the ingredients. The dining experience is further enhanced by the restaurant's ambiance, attentive service, and a diverse menu that caters to various tastes. In addition to seafood, 456 Fish also offers a range of meat dishes, salads, and hearty pasta dishes, like the Crab Stuffed Flounder and the Seafood Pasta, which are crowd favorites. The restaurant ensures that every customer leaves satisfied, making it a must-visit for seafood enthusiasts.
A photo of Waters Edge Winery Norfolk restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Norfolk
Booked 14 times today
Welcome to Waters Edge Winery of Norfolk! Founded from a deep love for wine, food, and family, our craft winery offers a unique experience. Owned by Jason & Dyan Witt, both passionate about hospitality and quality, we aim to make every visit memorable. Jason's business acumen and global wine knowledge, along with Dyan's marketing expertise, ensure a warm and inviting atmosphere. From our marketplace to bottling parties, we strive for guests to feel like family, learn about wine, and spread joy. Our diverse selection includes popular varietals and rare finds sourced globally from top grape growing regions, such as California, Italy, and France.
A photo of Aberdeen Barn - Virginia Beach restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Virginia Beach
Booked 29 times today
Aberdeen Barn in Virginia Beach is highly revered for its top-notch steakhouse cuisine. Drawing from the rave reviews, it is lauded as a favorite spot for many, serving delicious and consistent meals worth every dollar. Critical to its reputation are its 'melt-in-your-mouth' steaks and prime ribs, described as the best some have ever had. The accolades extend beyond the food to the superb service, with several patrons expressing their willingness to travel just for the exceptional dining experience. It has also been recommended as the perfect place for special occasions, with several guests choosing it for birthday celebrations.
A photo of Chef's Kitchen & Cocktails restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Norfolk
Booked 31 times today
At only 65 seats, Chef's has an intimate but edgy ambiance and an eclectic dining experience. Located on Colley Avenue, Chef’s Kitchen & Cocktails offers an upscale but comfortable, quality dining experience.Please leave children at home and enjoy the atmosphere.(ADULTS ONLY!)

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Discover best American restaurants in Chesapeake

Discover the vibrant American dining scene in the Chesapeake, Norfolk / Virginia Beach area of Virginia, where you're sure to find a variety of restaurants catering to your cravings for classic American cuisine. Whether you're in the mood for expertly prepared seafood, hearty American comfort foods, or innovative dishes that reinvent traditional favorites, this region delivers an array of options. Each restaurant prides itself on using locally sourced ingredients, ensuring fresh and flavorful meals. The dining establishments here are noted for their unique atmospheres, ranging from casual and family-friendly to upscale and sophisticated. Patrons consistently praise the high standards of food quality and service, highlighting the skilled chefs and welcoming staff. The region's commitment to a satisfying dining experience is evident in the rave reviews from locals and visitors alike. If you’re looking for an exceptional American dining experience, the Chesapeake, Norfolk / Virginia Beach area is a destination worth exploring.

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