If you plan to visit Chincoteague Island come hungry. This small island off the coast of Virginia is packed with great restaurants. You'll find everything from old-school seafood restaurants to Vietnamese food and vegan options.
Here are a few spots to check out the next time you visit Chincoteague Island or stay at Chincoteague Island KOA.
Don't be surprised if there's a line out the door at this taco shop. It's definitely worth the wait though. They're serving classics like carne asada, but you'll also find fresh flavors like a taco stuffed with fried local oysters and pickled vegetables and a taco topped with crispy cauliflower. They've also got delicious sides and don't forget to check out the specials board!
Treat yourself to a nice meal at this Chincoteague staple for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Stop by for a relaxing Sunday brunch or indulge in delicious seafood and juicy steaks for dinner.
Sometimes after a day in the outdoors nothing but a big slice of pizza will do. Luckily Chincoteague has Famous Pizza. You can carbo load to your hearts content with one of their delicious pizzas or chow down on appetizers, pasta and sandwiches.
Watch the sunset with your toes in the sand at this waterfront hot spot. Their refreshing cocktails hit the spot after a day at the beach and their menu has a little something for everyone. Stop by for drinks and appetizers or enjoy fresh seafood, sandwiches, tacos and salads.
Get an authentic taste of Vietnam right on Chincoteague Island. The menu at Saigon Village is packed with traditional specialties like pho, noodle dishes and summer rolls. Their outdoor patio is the perfect place for a light meal on a summer night.
In a town that's known for its seafood, you might not expect to find delicious vegan and vegetarian options, but Sea Start Cafe has you covered. Don't worry, in addition to their veggie filled wraps and sandwiches they also have meaty options. To top it off, they have daily specials, homemade soup and delicious baked goods.
If you want a classic Chincoteague experience and a great view, stop by The Village. Their menu is packed with local seafood dishes and comfort food classics. Keep an eye out for seasonal specialties like soft shell crabs.
Whether you need a breakfast sandwich before a morning fishing trip, sandwiches to load up the cooler for a day on the beach or a hearty cheese steak piled high with toppings, J&B is the place to go. They've been feeding locals and visitors since 1969, so you know it's good.
There are so many great restaurants on Chincoteague that it can be hard to chose, but this list of favorites is a great place to start. If you ask us, you really need more than one stay to appreciate all of the culinary gems on the island!