Chincoteague Island rightly has a reputation for fresh delicious seafood. The Mid-Atlantic Coast has a long history as a major fishery and Chincoteague has always been a fishing village. The locals have fishing in their blood. They know how to catch seafood and prepare it just right! While staying at our Chincoteague B&B, you certainly can’t miss out on our local restaurants serving these fresh fruits from the sea.
Below is a sampling of Chincoteague seafood restaurants and dining experiences. This is by no means the end-all-be-all list! There are far more options to suit seafood- and non-seafood-lovers alike. For a more complete list, please visit the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce. Here are a few Chincoteague seafood places to whet your appetite:
AJ’s on the Creek: Casually elegant fine dining with water views indoors or out. Artfully preparing seafood, beef, poultry and vegetarian dishes paired with fine wines. Lounge features live music. @ 6585 Maddox Blvd. ~ (757) 336-5888
Bill’s Seafood Restaurant: Fine dining specializing in fresh local seafood, hand cut steaks, pasta dishes and legendary desserts served with an international wine list. @ 4040 Main St. ~ (757) 336-5831
Captain Zack’s Seafood: Takeout only. Pick up your seafood, such as fresh oysters or a flounder sandwich. See them bring the catch in and prep right before your eyes. @ 4422 Deep Hole Rd. ~ (757) 336-3788
Sea Shell Cafe: A casual cafe serving seafood and beyond, from tapas and pasta to brunches and a full dinner menu. Bring your dogs to dine with you on the porch! @ 7085 Maddox Blvd. ~ (757) 336-6005
Village Restaurant: The Conner family offers fine dining with a water view on Eel Creek. Experience fresh seafood, fine aged steaks and veal, plus an international wine list. @ 6576 Maddox Blvd. ~ (757) 336-5120
Woody’s Beach BBQ and Eatery: Laid back beach shack atmosphere. Grab a picnic table and dine on your slow-smoked ribs or seafood dishes such as softshell crab sandwiches. @ 6700 Maddox Blvd. ~ (410) 430-4429
We hope this short list is just a start to your exploration of Chincoteague seafood dining. During your stay at our inn near Assateague, talk with us and we can guide you to the dining experience that best suits your style and palate. For the fine restaurants of Chincoteague, we’ll also be happy to make your dinner reservations.