100 Virginia Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Richmond, One Fish Two Fish, Rockafeller's Restaurant
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Richmond, Virginia Beach

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
3,370 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Cooper’s Hawk is one of my favorite restaurants! I always love coming here!
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Virginia
39 people mentioned the Pretzel Bread

One Fish Two Fish

$$$$·Seafood·
Virginia Beach
1,866 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Top Shelf restaurant on the water... snag a table outside if the weather is nice... great sunsets... inside is a great bar... lots of wine and food options... 5 star all around.
94% recommended
50 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Rockafeller's Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Virginia Beach
1,406 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Visiting from out of town, and what a wonderful place with excellent food. Will definitely return
90% recommended
33 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Richmond - Belvedere

$$$$·American·
Richmond
620 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Great precautions in place for a safe, COVID-19 time indoor dining experience. Clean, friendly staff, food prepared perfectly, and great ambiance.
89% recommended
Great for Lunch in Richmond
31 people mentioned the Prime Rib

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Virginia Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Virginia Beach
3,144 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The service was great. We know these are difficult times for the restaurant business We will try to order out from as many restaurants as we can until this is over.
40 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Le Yaca

$$$$·French·
Williamsburg
5,772 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Well not having been OUT to eat since January it was a real treat to get out again and Le Yaca was just the place to go. We ate outside and even a little rain didn't ruin out outiRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Williamsburg
115 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Billy's Roanoke

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
1,246 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Entrée choices very diverse. Server Steve was very personable and efficient. Overall great experience.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Greater Roanoke
53 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Max's on Broad

$$$$·French·
Richmond
2,137 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
What a lovely evening. Our food was delicious and our server was wonderful. We will definitely be back.
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
44 people mentioned the Short Rib

Junction

$$$$·Southwest·
Charlottesville
357 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
Great meal and service, as usual—especially welcome at a difficult time
96% recommended
4 people mentioned the Cowboy Steak
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Richmond - Short Pump

$$$$·American·
Richmond
825 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Lunch
Prime Rib was cooked to as ordered and was tasted excellent. The baked potato was served hot and plenty of toppings. Had the BLT salad before the meal and enjoyed every bite. HighlRead more
91% recommended
Great for Lunch in Richmond
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Tarrant's West

$$$$·American·
Richmond
820 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Delicious blackened red snapper over coconut rice. Great service as well.
87% recommended
Great for Brunch in Richmond
11 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Maggiano's - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
5,840 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Birthday celebration
88% recommended
33 people mentioned the Calamari
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Bravo Italian Kitchen - Virginia Beach

$$$$·Italian·
Virginia Beach
874 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Food was very good. Menu is limited due to Covid which was disappointing but still found something good to eat.
85% recommended
5 people mentioned the Calamari

Strawberry Street Cafe

$$$$·American·
Richmond
302 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
Besides the bathtub salad bar, the food on the menu is good also! I usually order menu and add on the salad bar for five bucks!
89% recommended
11 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie
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Aldo's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Virginia Beach
2,586 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Spectacular veal parmigiana!! Some of the best I've ever had.
97% recommended
Italian in Virginia
39 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Duners Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Charlottesville
937 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
So grateful that Duner's has re-opened. They are meticulous with regard to making and social distancing. And the food and service were exceptional--as usual.
94% recommended
8 people mentioned the Beef Tenderloin
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Hondos

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Glen Allen
2,081 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
My wife and I enjoyed our luncheon specials as well as the chocolate torte that we shared for dessert. We look forward to next time!
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in Virginia
72 people mentioned the Prime Rib

The Stables

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
674 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The server was nothing short of amazing. She is extremely knowledgeable of the makeup of our drinks and gave great recommendations with food pairings.
96% recommended
Best Service in Virginia
18 people mentioned the Cioppino
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Isabella's Italian Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Lynchburg
670 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
When you walk into Isabella's, you are welcomed as a member of their family! Their food and personal service are outstanding. It is a gem of a restaurant to be enjoyed as often as Read more
96% recommended
12 people mentioned the Calamari
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
1,205 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We were in Midlothian for my child’s tournament and it was also my husband and my wedding anniversary. We
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Richmond
13 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

La Tienda Tapas Bar

$$$$·Spanish·
Williamsburg
469 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Excellent and unique in every way! Highly recommend.
92% recommended
43 people mentioned the Paella
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East Coast Provisions

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,014 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Food was great as always. Perfect evening other than one person at another table that had the impression everyone wanted to hear what he had to say. Will be returning soon.
92% recommended
Seafood in Virginia
35 people mentioned the Calamari

The Boathouse at Sunday Park

$$$$·Seafood·
Midlothian
2,675 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
We were a party of 6 and my hubby is in a motorized wheelchair, making it challenging sometimes. The manager and staff quickly rearranged our table down to the bar area, giving us Read more
87% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
28 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Rowland

$$$$·American·
Richmond
455 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
LOVE this place!!! Food is fantastic and always have great service!
94% recommended
5 people mentioned the Bananas Foster
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Casa Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
477 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Authentic
Food was delicious and hot. Very plentiful ! Service was great ! Visiting from out of town (NY) and we are very picky about our Italian food ! Would definitely go back if are in arRead more
99% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Virginia
5 people mentioned the Chicken Parmesan

Saltine

$$$$·Seafood·
Norfolk
977 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Saltine is a wonderful way to enjoy a special time together with friends or loved ones...
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
15 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Portico Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
2,167 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Great experience!
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Virginia
31 people mentioned the Calamari
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Bookbinder's Seafood and Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
2,745 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a wonderful meal, celebrating my birthday. The food was exceptional, as was dessert. Our server was attentive and helped with our questions. We highly recommend the filet aRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Virginia
39 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Hard Shell - Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,291 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Always love this place. The service is great, food is wonderful, and such a good vibe.
83% recommended
Hot Spot in Virginia
45 people mentioned the Crab Soup

The Neighbors Place

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lynchburg
454 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
I love the chipotle skirt streak here!
95% recommended
5 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala
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The Vineyards Trattoria and Pizzeria - Newport News

$$$$·Italian·
Newport News
220 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Six friends met at this restaurant to celebrate a birthday. We made reservations and the table was ready when we arrived. We received great service and the food was excellent. ERead more
97% recommended
6 people mentioned the Marsala
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Mannino's Italian Bistro - Kempsville

$$$$·Italian·
Virginia Beach
776 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We have always enjoyed eating here and last weekend was no exception! We had the veal and lasagne and it was amazing!!!
100% recommended
85 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Stuzzi - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
469 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Kid-friendly
Criminally underrated, probably due to past issues with service.
83% recommended
12 people mentioned the Calamari
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LuLu's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
1,472 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Sunday Lunch
The brunch menu offers a variety of items from classic to unique dishes. Our party thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Our server was attentive & food was delivered promptly. I would highRead more
88% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
86 people mentioned the Red Velvet Waffle
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The Farmhouse

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
641 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We love to visit the Farmhouse. Its always a great experience from the first step to the last. Service is always fantastic as is the food . Such a comfortable environRead more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Greater Roanoke
32 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Chez Foushee

$$$$·French American·
Richmond
1,103 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
The food was amazing. But the cocktails needs improvement.
96% recommended
40 people mentioned the Lemon Butter
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Hamiltons' At First & Main

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
1,108 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Had a wonderful early dinner. Fabulous crab cakes.
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia
47 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Riverwalk Restaurant - Yorktown

$$$$·Seafood·
Yorktown
1,607 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Excellent location and ambience...will definitely come again.
81% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Havana 59

$$$$·Cuban·
Richmond
550 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Such a great place for outdoor dining! Impeccable service and great food. Doing a great job with COVID consciousness and compliance. ♥️
100% recommended
Good for Groups in Virginia
18 people mentioned the Paella

The Boathouse at Short Pump

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,374 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was excellent!! Could give a little more food for the money. Great atmosphere.
83% recommended
16 people mentioned the Mashed Potato

Coastal Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Virginia Beach
2,337 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It’s been years since I’ve been to the Coastal Grill and it is still outstanding. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable. We ordered specials and standard menu and all were outRead more
96% recommended
Seafood in Virginia
107 people mentioned the Soft Shelled Crab

Chops

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
771 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
I cannot recommend this restaurant enough!! 💕 My fiancé and I booked this restaurant for our “should have been honeymoon dinner” after our wedding was delayed due to COVID. Our seRead more
92% recommended
American in Virginia
8 people mentioned the Calamari

The Melting Pot - Newport News

$$$$·Fondue·
Newport News
510 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Overall experience was great. Our server James was helpful & informative. Best date night in a while. We'll definitely be back.
Great for Brunch in Virginia
12 people mentioned the Cheese Fondue

Hot Tuna

$$$$·Seafood·
Virginia Beach
839 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
Hot Tuna never disappoints! Always a greeted great staff from the minute you walk in the door to the friendly servers! The grilled avocado is always a hit for an appetizer and thRead more
97% recommended
Seafood in Virginia
21 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Texas de Brazil - Norfolk

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Norfolk
2,373 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
I love dining at Texas de Brazil. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is wonderful. The service is outstanding and so is management. I have been going for several years now anRead more
Good for Groups in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
23 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Buckheads - Richmond

$$$$·Steak·
Richmond
1,271 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent dining experience will definitely be going again. I love this place
99% recommended
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Azzurro

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
1,239 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Outstanding risotto special and margarita pizza. Patio seating on warm evenings is superb.
92% recommended
Italian in Virginia
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Ten

$$$$·Japanese·
Charlottesville
590 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great spot, the food was nothing short of incredible! Great service and ambiance, would highly recommend! Will be back for certain!
96% recommended
Good for Groups in Virginia
13 people mentioned the Lobster Tempura

Tupelo Honey - Virginia Beach

$$$$·Southern·
Virginia Beach
734 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
We came here for our anniversary. We had the butter chicken with potatoes, mac and cheese and everything was amazing. You have to try the biscuits, they were sooo good. We also triRead more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
10 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
3,814 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
I loved the food and decor. The staff was very professional and the food came out quickly and was expertly made.
86% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
48 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Charlottesville
1,354 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Wonderful, as always.
97% recommended
333 people mentioned the Orzo
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Montano's - Roanoke

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
452 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Montano's has always been one of my favorite places. This is the first time we visited since COVID in the resteraunt. We finally felt a sense of normalcy while they still maintainRead more
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in Virginia
2 people mentioned the Baked Potato

Casa del Barco - Short Pump

$$$$·Mexican·
Richmond
322 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Always a great place to meet for Happy Hour or dinner.
Good for Groups in Richmond
6 people mentioned the Fajita

The Local

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
1,478 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
Brought my son and his roommates here for his 20th birthday. Menu offered a great variety for entrées and the atmosphere, food, and service were fantastic. Only critique is that thRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia
57 people mentioned the Short Rib

Todd Jurich's Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Norfolk
975 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Passed by multiple times on Boush, decided to give it a try after we decided we didn’t want to cook dinner. Got a reservation for outdoor seating. I think there might be a miscommuRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia
24 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Aberdeen Barn - Charlottesville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Charlottesville
1,227 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Aberdeen Barn is a classic steakhouse. It is our go-to restaurant when we are craving prime rib. The servers are excellent- they really take care of you without being intrusive. Read more
93% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Charlottesville
272 people mentioned the Prime Rib

622 North

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Blacksburg
631 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Great place for brunch in Blacksburg. Reservations highly suggested as the line was out the door when we left! Good food, good service and definitely will be going back! SpecialtyRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Greater Roanoke
9 people mentioned the Barramundi

The Boathouse at City Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,181 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
We stopped here for lunch en route from DC to Charlotte. Between the rain and COVID it was pretty empty but the GM greeted us and we had a delicious lunch. My husband’s clam chowdeRead more
89% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
9 people mentioned the Calamari

Berret's Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Williamsburg
2,636 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
The crab cakes were our favorites. The seafood in parchment paper was also very good. I had the Red, White, and Blue and it was excellent.
92% recommended
Best Overall in Williamsburg
88 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Pescados

$$$$·Seafood·
Midlothian
448 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Good food, good menu, good service, simple environment. Definitely a return to be planned.
98% recommended
7 people mentioned the Calamari
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Lucky

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Roanoke
905 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Another wonderful dinner! I just love this place.
94% recommended
Best Overall in Virginia
33 people mentioned the Pork Shoulder

Zocalo

$$$$·Latin American·
Charlottesville
473 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Great food and atmosphere. Can't wait for my birthday dinner next week!
96% recommended
18 people mentioned the Fritters
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Fleurie

$$$$·French·
Charlottesville
1,054 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
This was our 38th anniversary dinner. We opted for the reserve wine pairing and it was absolutely incredible! Melissa was our sommelier and made our experience one that we will nevRead more
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Butter Poached Lobster

Anokha

$$$$·Indian·
Richmond
242 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Seated promptly. Service was excellent. Food was wonderful.
100% recommended
Healthy in Virginia
4 people mentioned the Korma

Texas de Brazil - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
2,762 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Kayla was our server and she was very attentive to our needs and wants always checking in with us. That is wonderful for a server to do! Never ran low on anything! Food was greaRead more
88% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia
37 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Millie's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
454 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
The food was amazing! I had corned beef with their famous potatoes and it was one of the best breakfasts I’ve ever had. I also loved the cold brew iced coffee. The atmosphere was cRead more
92% recommended
13 people mentioned the Thai Shrimp
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Southern Inn Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lexington
1,196 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Love coming here for dinner with my family when visiting my daughter at school. The BEST absolute BEST fried chicken and sweet tea! Keep up the GREAT food and service! HOORAH!
96% recommended
66 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Fat Tuna Grille & Oyster House

$$$$·Seafood·
Williamsburg
1,111 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
Great food, freshly made and out to us with great pacing for all courses! Great waitress!
87% recommended
48 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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Kismet Bistro

$$$$·American·
Newport News
360 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
The food and service was excellent! I would highly recommend the restaurant.
100% recommended
10 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Casa del Barco - Canal Walk

$$$$·Mexican·
Richmond
832 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
We love CDB! The whole experience is relaxing, and casual and the food is fantastic! Daniel was our server and he was a delight... they are doing everything right during these straRead more
81% recommended
Late Night Find in Virginia
27 people mentioned the Fajita

Cobalt Grille

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Virginia Beach
997 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
Always excellent food and impeccable service. Elegant dining but a laid back unpretentious atmosphere.
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
18 people mentioned the Flounder

Eat. An American Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Virginia Beach
915 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Eat. Is a favorite of ours here in VB. The food is excellent and the service is unmatched. We had the Crab Cake and Steak for our entrees. Both meals were outstanding, however, I wRead more
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia
11 people mentioned the Paella
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Helen's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
379 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Cozy
One of the best times at Helen's for us. Zsa Zsa was back -so good to see her! We will be back soon!
92% recommended
18 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Stella's - Richmond

$$$$·Greek·
Richmond
1,818 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Amazing as always! We love Stellas and is our go to date night spot!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Virginia
52 people mentioned the Moussaka
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The Lobby Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
780 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was surprising and wonderful, although a change from the previous concept at Maple and Pine. Tapas is meant to be shared and the portions were tasting size, so it's probabRead more
88% recommended
10 people mentioned the Short Rib

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Virginia Beach

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Virginia Beach
1,366 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Never disappointed with this place! Always know that I am getting what I’m paying for and have never had an issue with the service. The dress code enforcement has diminished a littRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Virginia
14 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Casserole

Stripers Waterside

$$$$·Seafood·
Norfolk
141 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Casual
  • Waterfront
Excellent food, atmosphere and service. Would recommend.
88% recommended
Good for Groups in Virginia
3 people mentioned the Calamari

Byrd and Baldwin Bros. Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Norfolk
1,131 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fresh ingredients, tender steaks, excellent customer service. Our favorite restaurant for date night, or any special night!
93% recommended
Best Service in Virginia
21 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Bistro 27

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Richmond
673 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Bistro 27 last night. Food was excellent, service was very attentive and gracious, and they reimbursed our parking as well. The chef even came Read more
83% recommended
Good for Groups in Virginia
13 people mentioned the Calamari

River Stone Chophouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Suffolk
1,856 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The food was wonderful and the service very good. It is a nice atmosphere and an enjoyable evening. Highly recommend.
90% recommended
Best Ambiance in Virginia
16 people mentioned the Calamari

The Farmhouse at Veritas

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Charlottesville
356 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
This was our second dinner at the Farmhouse in the last month and our only experiences dining out since Covid began. Veritas is exceeding established safety measures. We felt complRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Virginia
4 people mentioned the Sparkling Wine
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Zia Marie

$$$$·Italian·
Virginia Beach
830 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
A family favorite. The meals are all fabulous and fail to disappoint.
90% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
10 people mentioned the Roasted Garlic

Cochon on 2nd

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Williamsburg
1,253 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We enjoyed our meal outside the night before so much we came back to eat inside the following night. I started with a Bulleit Rye Manhattan and my wife had a glass of sauvignon blRead more
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia
17 people mentioned the Sticky Ribs

Fin Seafood Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport News
1,308 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Love the quality and variety of Tapas Tuesdays!
96% recommended
Seafood in Virginia
43 people mentioned the Crab Soup

L'Opossum

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
1,382 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
From the greeting to the goodbye everything was flawless.
96% recommended
Best Food in Virginia
22 people mentioned the Lobster Mac Cheese
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Haywood's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lexington
304 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was great! As was the service. However the piano player didn’t show up and that was our number one reason for booking. That was disappointing. Felt the restaurant could have Read more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia
3 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
1,085 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
Sean did an excellent job as our waiter. He answered our questions and anticipated our needs. The mid-March special is a great deal especially for such delicious food! Thank you.
19 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Seafare of Williamsburg

$$$$·Seafood·
Williamsburg
1,224 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
My husband and I were delighted with the ambiance, our booth was extremely comfortable, we loved, loved ,loved our shrimp cocktail, the bread treat was amazing, the orange sorbet Read more
90% recommended
Best Overall in Williamsburg
30 people mentioned the Flounder

Al Fresco Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Newport News
552 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Great food, fantastic service, lovely atmosphere! It’s one of our favorite places.
97% recommended
Best Value in Virginia
8 people mentioned the Calamari

The Grapevine

$$$$·Italian·
Henrico
221 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
An outstanding meal and excellent service. We will be back.
98% recommended
9 people mentioned the Baklava
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Red Pump Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
Charlottesville
670 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Food is excellent and service outstanding! The ambiance is awesome as well. This place is a must when in the Charlottesville area.
90% recommended
16 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Amiraj - Modern Indian Kitchen

$$$$·Indian·
Williamsburg
223 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Spicy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
We love this restaurant! The service is always good and the food even better. We have never had a dish we did not enjoy!
100% recommended
6 people mentioned the Mixed Grill
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Parallel 38

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Charlottesville
135 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Most excellent pita bread. Entrees were all superb.
90% recommended
5 people mentioned the Pita
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BRIO Tuscan Grille - Richmond - Stony Point - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
1,192 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
The servers were very diligent about cleaning each table several times during this age of Covid-19. They were also very cool, showed no stress and were very professional. We thoroRead more
84% recommended
14 people mentioned the Calamari
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City Table at Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Richmond
114 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
Fine, traditional fare in a relaxed, historic setting. The staff is extremely friendly, but not encroaching. This was exactly the restful experience we were looking for after a lonRead more
84% recommended
2 people mentioned the Free Dessert
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Havana 59 West - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Cuban·
Richmond
130 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Good food and service, friendly staff, always a pleasant experience dining at Havana 59 west. Have been here several times for meals and never have had a bad meal or experience herRead more
8 people mentioned the Paella
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Kona Grill - Richmond - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
812 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
Food was good, noise was acceptable. It was a nice dinner!
10 people mentioned the Calamari
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Matchbox - Short Pump - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Richmond
210 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
We had a great meal and our waitress was wonderful
4 people mentioned the Calamari
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Downtown Grille - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Charlottesville
1,275 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
Elegant steakhouse atmosphere perfect for dining conversation. Excellent wine list and Paul Andrews is a great bartender.
90% recommended
29 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Pearl Raw Bar - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
467 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Always a great time. Best little restaurant in Richmond and the servers are the greatest!
92% recommended
29 people mentioned the Raw Bar
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