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Inspector Picks: Five Places to Eat in Virginia Beach

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September 07, 2018
Planning a vacation to Virginia Beach? Consider these food places, which are five of our local inspector's favorite restaurants, when you're deciding where to eat.
Chinese  Hawaiian  Hot & Sour Soup
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The Boardwok Restaurant
1993 Sandbridge Rd.
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AAA Inspector 55: This is my favorite spot for hot & sour soup--which happens to be one of my all time favorite soups. Kev's rice noodles are pretty awesome also.
This fabulous family-run spot melds flavors from throughout Asia with a Hawaiian flair for an unbeatable fresh menu. The hot and sour soup is made fresh to order and is not to be missed. Other favorites include lumpia, pepper jack wontons, noodles with the chef's special roast pork and vegetables, curried scallops and an East meets West omelet.
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Potato & leek soup with crispy prosciutto, blue crab, garlic oil, & leek powder
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Eurasia Cafe & Wine Bar
960 Laskin Rd.
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AAA Inspector 55: I love this neighborhood spot that is sophisticated and cozy. The chef always delivers great dishes and fine wines.
The chic wine bar offers excellent sophisticated dishes in an intimate modern spot adjacent to a wine shop. The menu ranges from upscale sandwiches to creative small bites and entrées. Specialties include local oysters (fried or raw), vegetable spring rolls, candied bacon BLT, pimento-deviled eggs, shrimp and smoked Gouda gritcakes, and fabulous soups such as potato leek and hot n' sour.
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Meat-lovers pizza
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Hearth Wood-fired Cuisine & Craft Beer
605 Virginia Beach Blvd
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AAA Inspector 55: How do I choose between the great pizzas, hand-cut pastas, and wonderful appetizers.
What started as a pizza truck has become one of the most popular spots near the beach for fabulous, gourmet pizza prepared in a wood oven, which is the heart of the kitchen. Other great offerings include deviled oysters, handmade pastas, shrimp and grits, and roasted tuna.
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Lemon tart. Turkey and prosciutto sandwich on cranberry walnut bread
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May's Parlor
2708 Pacific Ave.
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AAA Inspector 55: I love the desserts and the great sandwiches that come from the kitchen of this cozy cottage.
This tiny cottage is charmingly decorated with sunny lemon wallpaper and vintage style. The menu offers a delicious selection of sandwiches such as chicken salad on fresh-baked breads. Dessert is not to be missed—everything is made in house, including croissants, macarons, tarts, and cakes.
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Salmon with risotto
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One Fish Two Fish
2109 W. Great Neck Rd.
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AAA Inspector 55: The food is fabulous and the setting on the water offers a great spot to view sunsets--what a perfect spot to spend an evening.
This restaurant is trendy and bright with a distinct Californian feel and offers walls of windows that provide excellent views of the Lynnhaven River and passing boats. You may also choose to sit on the covered open-air patio and enjoy the gentle breezes and lovely sunsets. This has quickly become the trendy spot for locals to see and be seen, so a crowd can be expected. if you can't snag a reservation you can eat at the food bar overlooking the chrome exhibition kitchen.
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